I had a great time at the Middlesex University Scholarship and Awards Event 2016. This was held in the Ricketts Quad – certainly a place to shock and awe. Systematic sponsors the First Year Challenge Award which is awarded to the winning team of first year computer science students who take part in a challenge […]
Was that technology I just used?
Last week I was at the Arts Marketing Association Digiday where Carol Jones made the comment that “… it’s not about the tech, done properly you don’t even notice it”. Immediately my thoughts jumped back to our first brochure (about 1990!) which started with a quote that “… the true test of successful implementation of […]
Think you do enough to remain secure while online? Password security has been a hot topic recently (a subject we will return to in a later blog) but you need to be ever vigilant as more sophisticated threats emerge on an almost daily basis. We’ve put together the following checklist to ensure your data and […]
Responsive Web Design. What! Why? Should you care?
Personally, I would say yes!. Let’s start by explaining some things. Back in the day we accessed the internet via a desktop computer, or maybe a laptop, screen sizes and computer speeds were pretty low, slow and inconsistent. But at least we knew roughly a few things about our potential visitors. They would probably be […]
When is technology successful?
I think of technology as anything that is developed to make our lives easier and more productive (although not necessarily better). However, not all technology developments are successful. Some fail to be adopted and vanish into the blue yonder, possibly even some good ones. Some get remembered as a quirky or amusing anecdote, most disappear […]
Plant your flag.
Do you own your plot on foursquare? You need to make sure that you control your venue information and encourage people to check in and comment, this is becoming an important database. foursquare is used in more places than just in its own phone app – instagram, momento … well take a look here. Russell […]