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…

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…

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…

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…