Tag: Business

  • The Digital Challenges Frequently Asked Questions

    The Digital Challenges Frequently Asked Questions

    We have created an article to cover some of the questions we are frequently asked when working with both new‚ and existing clients. We hope you find it interesting‚ and useful reading. What to do When Your CTO Leaves The departure of a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) can be a significant event for a company‚…

  • What is a node in Blockchain and Crypto

    What is a node in Blockchain and Crypto

    Blockchain technology is changing how we validate transactions. From smart contracts to cryptocurrency networks‚ blockchain has given us a new and exciting method of sharing information. As more organisations‚ apps‚ and individuals embrace its possibilities‚ the need to know how the blockchain works grows. That’s why it’s important to understand nodes. The most famous blockchain…

  • How to pay with your phone

    How to pay with your phone

    Mobile phones have taken over many functionalities. We use them to store music‚ surf the web‚ take pictures and get directions. As a result‚ they’ve become a source of incredible convenience. They’ve also become one of the best methods of making contactless payments. With apps like Apple Pay‚ Google Pay and Samsung Pay‚ users can…

  • The Role of Internet of Things (IoT) in the Retail Industry

    The Role of Internet of Things (IoT) in the Retail Industry

    The internet of things (IoT) refers to any device connected to the internet. These devices are increasingly common in the home – from virtual assistants and thermostats to smart fridges – and‚ in recent years‚ have started to make their presence felt across a myriad of industries. IoT devices allow companies to record data‚ share…

  • hedgehog lab ‘What If?’: B&Q

    hedgehog lab ‘What If?’: B&Q

    This is the first installment of our ‘What If’ Series‚ where our development specialists question and discuss the current opportunities in the market for digital improvement. Over the past couple of months‚ we challenged our Mobile and UX teams to put their minds to solving the world’s problems. We wanted to pick the brains of…

  • How to Write a Great Software Developer Brief

    How to Write a Great Software Developer Brief

    New to Digital Product Development? Read our latest insights: How to Define a True Minimum Viable Product (MVP) How Do I Protect My App? Interview with Nathan Bilton What are the Phases of Digital Product Development? Your Complete Guide to App Development Costs in 2021 A good brief not only sets the stage for a…

  • 5 Ways To Raise Funds For A Startup

    5 Ways To Raise Funds For A Startup

    The way you raise funds for a startup or small business will determine a lot about your future. The structure of your business‚ the size of the loan you take and the monthly credit repayments involved all have an effect on your capacity for growth and expansion.  The presence of an angel investor or choosing…

  • What is Burst Capability and Why is it Important?

    What is Burst Capability and Why is it Important?

    For many digital products‚ their use and importance don’t follow a consistent upward trend. Real-life events often dictate a necessity for increased developer attention as user bases undergo rapid expansion‚ with massive repercussions if something goes wrong during these periods. Read on for our run-down on what burst capability is‚ why it is important‚ and…

  • The Limitations of Hiring Internal Development Teams

    The Limitations of Hiring Internal Development Teams

    Whilst hiring internal teams can seem like a good way of controlling the full development process‚ it can cause business-critical issues in scalability‚ project velocity and ultimately‚ your ability to achieve sustainable success. Many of these pitfalls are not immediately obvious without an in-depth understanding of the industry‚ so we dissected the core obstacles to…

  • How Do I Protect My App? Interview with Nathan Bilton

    How Do I Protect My App? Interview with Nathan Bilton

    The thought of somebody using your idea for financial gain is not only frustrating‚ but can threaten the legitimacy and viability of your own product. We sat down with Nathan Bilton‚ Managing Associate at Ward Hadaway LLP‚ one of the UK’s Top 100 law firms‚ to find out what IP protection exists and what to…