Is the role of CTO broken?

Are the financial benefits of becoming a tech contractor upsetting the traditional career progression and creating a shortage at the top? This challenging question has prompted numerous conversations within our Leaders in Tech communities. When we ask this question of engineers  –  particularly those with more experience in smaller companies  – they imagine a sort…

Leaders in Tech | Reading: Does size matter? Big Data Deconstructed

  Leaders in Tech | Reading: Does size matter? Big Data Deconstructed   On the 13th September we hosted one of our most successful events today in which we discussed the benefits and trends of AI, Big Data and Machine Learning. We discussed how to draw much deeper insights into our data, understand what motivates…

Leaders in Tech | Reading: Does size matter? Big Data Deconstructed

  We’re very excited to bring you the third instalment of Leaders in Tech | Reading. Why is Big Data a game changer? It allows companies to draw much deeper insights, understand what motivates customers and highlights what slows down production lines. It allows businesses simultaneously to deliver highly personalised experiences to millions of customers.…

Leaders in Tech Berlin: Liberating Structures and Unleashing Innovation

‘Leaders in Tech’ is a group of senior execs and thought leaders who get together to discuss current tech trends, share knowledge, learn new things and network. We have created thriving local communities in Munich, Stuttgart, Berlin and Reading, UK. Our Berlin launch event was held at VW Digital Labs on 23rd November 2017. Eric Heymann, Vice…

Austin Fraser secures top 20 ranking in Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200

Austin Fraser secures top 20 ranking in Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 Celebrations are set to take place across all Austin Fraser offices, following our second consecutive placement in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. 2018 sees us come in at 20th in the ninth annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league…

Next stop, Dallas: consolidating Austin Fraser’s US presence

Next stop, Dallas: consolidating Austin Fraser’s US presence We’re delighted to announce our next new office opening in Dallas, Texas, scheduled for October 2018. This move will anchor Austin Fraser deeper in the US market, hot on the heels of our award-winning Austin, Texas office and Denver, at the start of the year. We’d also…

It is important to move with the times, but robots are not taking over completely!

It is important to move with the times, but robots are not taking over completely! Iain McCulley, Senior Consultant, Controls & Automation specialist at Austin Fraser shares his view on the impact of Artificial Intelligence and advancement of technology in the workplace. I have read a variety of articles on the advancement of automation and…