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

  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.…

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…

Understanding Developer Typology

Understanding Developer Typology Ahead of our June 2018 Leaders in Tech: Baden-Württemberg we speak with 1&1’s Matthias Wittum, Head of the Source Center and Christian Rehn, Software Developer in 1&1’s Customer Selfcare Solutions about their highly developed frameworks and models which are specially designed to examine developer typology. Their frameworks and models are proven to support developer…

How do you implement AI?

How do you implement AI? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is able to improve business and customer facing processes, automate repetitive data tasks, ease workload from staff and ultimately improve efficiency. Dr Janet Bastiman, Chief Science Officer at StoryStream, returns to help demystify how to implement an AI strategy into your business. How does a business start…

What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)? The tech landscape is changing rapidly and having an AI system in place will certainly help improve efficiency, but what exactly is AI? Dr Janet Bastiman, Chief Science Officer at StoryStream explains:   So what is AI and what are its capabilities? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is intelligence gained by the…

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…