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Agile as a concept has its roots in software development. Its various approaches to developing requirements and pushing solutions through a collaborative and succinct effort of self-organising and cross-functional teams is all very relevant to those involved in digital and the wider tech industry. However, it’s also for these very…


Startups can oftentimes call upon the services or external parties to help scale their vision. One of the most well known is the NED (Non Executive Director). But the question is, do you need one?

The role of NEDs at a startup

One of the most influential but confusing appointments…


A startup can often be defined as a company that meets the following criteria:

  • A founder-led team of under 30 employees
  • Bootstrapped, seeded, VC funded, or funded by loans
  • Not a ‘mature’ business, typically pre-acquisition and either anticipating or in experiencing j-curve / hockey stick growth

Whilst startups can vary…


Dark Data is not a new idea, coined as a term back in 2012 by Gartner analyst Doug Laney dark data has been thrown about for better part of the last decade. But much like the thing in which is describes, dark data as a term has been overlooked. Given…


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Last Wednesday (22 July 2020) Slack filed an EU antitrust complaint against Microsoft in what is the most recent development in a string of incidents since Microsoft tried to acquire and then pulled out of purchasing Slack in back in 2015. …


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As of June 2020 there were 4.4 millions apps across the App Store and Google Play. Mobile apps are everything nowadays and with the growth of mobile first, they are now the most common way of connecting with your customers. This isn’t just restricted to software itself, but all services…


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Thats the clickbait title out of the way. The real title should read: How machine learning (ML) and artificial neural networks (ANN) will come to dominate the broadband market and how agile players can get there first.

Our consumption of Netflix, YouTube and almost all other sources of data-intensive online…


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When BoJo announced that the UK would go into lockdown every UK based company (with the capacity to do so) scrambled a transition to remote working.

A defining moment shared across industries saw employees rush to set themselves up to work from home (WFH) and from speaking with old colleagues…


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If you haven’t noticed already, digital technologies are emerging rapidly as essential facets to most businesses. Under normal circumstances, companies invest in digital transformation to avoid being bypassed by competitors. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has created an unusual business environment. Most businesses have migrated to online platforms and companies with…


Knowing where certain teams, departments or your entire company is on its digital journey and what your next available steps are, can tip the scales in favour of successful deliverables and outcomes.

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Digital transformation is just a fact of life for both the private and public sectors coming into the…

Nik Nicholas

Venture Investor // Practice Lead @ Radically Digital

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