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Architecting for maintainability through Vertical Slices

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Architecting for maintainability through Vertical Slices

At Ghyston, a technique we strongly recommend for building maintainable software is to architect your application around Vertical Slices. In this post, we’ll explore how this architecture style works, and how the benefits it gives over a more traditional approach.

Reinventing the workplace: the new office normal

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Reinventing the workplace: the new office normal

There is no question that COVID-19 has changed the way we work, but what will the long term impact be? In this session our panel of business leaders will discuss what happens next for office life and what are the implications for our workforce.

Inclusive design in the public sector: digital transformation for everyone

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Inclusive design in the public sector: digital transformation for everyone

Digital Transformation is here to stay, but its popularity isn’t evenly spread across different sectors. This whitepaper looks at some of the drivers behind transformation in the public sector and how to ensure the success of a project which needs to be designed for a wide user base.

3 factors that leaders need to consider for the new normal

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3 factors that leaders need to consider for the new normal

The way we work has changed and it is not going to go back - here are the things you need to consider about the new normal.

Your future office: Digital workspaces will be the norm

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Your future office: Digital workspaces will be the norm

Now is a great time to think about what the new work normal is going to be like and how we can ensure that it works just as well outside the office as it does in it.

Your dream digital transformation team

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Your dream digital transformation team

Chances are that the difference between the success or failure of your project won’t be down to the technology you choose but rather getting the right people on board. Let’s look at how you can build a team to propel you towards success.

Tips for a successful Digital Transformation project

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Tips for a successful Digital Transformation project

Starting a digital transformation project? This infographic has handy tips to ensure it is a success.

Could your business be more efficient

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Could your business be more efficient

Making small changes can have a big impact on your overall operating efficiency, this blog shares how you could identify areas in your business for improvement.

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 within 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.