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Our articles on software development, technology, design and our culture.

Explaining user-centred design in your organisation

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Explaining user-centred design in your organisation

Whether it’s a large-scale development from scratch or a small tweak to an existing system, good user-centred design principles often feel like they should be a no-brainer for all organisations. So, it can be a surprise to meet resistance from your colleagues when this approach is put forward

Now is the time to innovate

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Now is the time to innovate

Change is one constant that businesses always face and a crisis like the one we’re currently facing just accelerates that change. Which means that if we are to get through it, we need to learn to adapt and innovate.

Ghyston's Innovation Day

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Ghyston's Innovation Day

We ran our first innovation day - here is what happened and tips for if you are thinking about running one.

What tech projects are worth investing in right now?

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What tech projects are worth investing in right now?

The COVID-19 crisis could be an opportunity for many brands. That’s why it’s important to spend time exploring all your options, looking at both short and long term projects.

Mental wellbeing - what can you do now to support your team?

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Mental wellbeing - what can you do now to support your team?

Mental wellbeing has always been an important issue for the tech industry but now it’s more essential than ever.

The making of Silicon Gorge

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The making of Silicon Gorge

With 10,000 technology companies and a workforce of 25,000 people Bristol has become a huge player in the tech scene. But how has it achieved its success and what opportunities are there for the future?

How to structure your team for happiness and productivity

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How to structure your team for happiness and productivity

People are key for business success. But hiring a skilled team isn't enough, you need to create the structure and environment taht allows them to do what they do best.

Why motivation matters and how you can max out your team’s

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Why motivation matters and how you can max out your team’s

Nobody likes to be bored, unfulfilled or uninspired. If your team ever slips into a dulled mindset, it’s because something else has gone missing. It could be that things have become a little vague.

How to structure your tech team for happiness and productivity

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How to structure your tech team for happiness and productivity

Almost every business has ambition, but not every business finds success. More than ever at Ghyston, we are aware of the importance that people play in that difference.

Why the best developers are technology agnostics

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Why the best developers are technology agnostics

Find out why we believe the only way to ensure the best possible solution to your software project is by taking a “technology-agnostic” approach.

How to improve communications so your software project succeeds

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How to improve communications so your software project succeeds

Communication is key for the success of a software project

Four ways technology can support change management

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Four ways technology can support change management

Here are four ways technology can support change management.