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

Culture Matters

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Culture Matters

Culture matters at Ghyston because we want to work in a place where everyone feels valued and people are enabled to do their very best work

The benefits of rapid prototyping: A Case Study

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The benefits of rapid prototyping: A Case Study

Rapid prototyping has existed in physical industries such as design and engineering for many decades. Producing scale models to demonstrate appearance and functionality can save time, reduce cost and improve innovation.

How to get your software project done faster

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How to get your software project done faster

Four things you can do to help get your software project done faster. Assign a project manager, plan, choose the right team, launch early.

How AI can get you more sales

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How AI can get you more sales

5 ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning can help your business get more sales: recommendations, automated subject lines, consumer testing, paywalls, targeted sales funnels

12 ways Agile will make your software project a success

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12 ways Agile will make your software project a success

Understanding the Agile manifesto and methodology and how it can benefit your software development projects through collaboration, communication and maximising efficiency and effectiveness.

Why we use React

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Why we use React

There are no hard and fast rules for whether or when you should choose a Single Page Application over a traditional Multi-Page Application, or whether to choose React over other tools.

Legacy systems - can they be maintained?

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Legacy systems - can they be maintained?

So, can a legacy system be maintained? The answer is: maybe! It really depends on a number of important factors.

Software scoping - a step-by-step guide to doing it right

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Software scoping - a step-by-step guide to doing it right

In a nutshell, software scoping is the process of understanding the underlying business need and defining how that’s going to translate into a piece of software that addresses those needs in the best way.

Which database should I use?

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Which database should I use?

By definition, living in an information age means we have an awful lot of data. And in order for us to use that data, it needs to be organised. Enter the database.

Digital transformation - three questions to ask yourself

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Digital transformation - three questions to ask yourself

Keeping up is a valid motivator for engaging with digital transformation. But rather than charging in blindly, stop and ask yourself these three important questions first.

7 questions to ask before appointing a software partner

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7 questions to ask before appointing a software partner

Embarking on a new software project is a big deal and one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the early stages is which software development company to work with.

How do I start writing code?

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How do I start writing code?

There are so many programming languages to choose from, choosing the right one to start learning can be a daunting proposition.