Working as a delivery manager at Made Tech, I’d never felt so content in a role. I was responsible for making sure we delivered in the open, communicating well, delivering value for money – and I loved it! As I started to explore my career progression opportunities after a year or so, I was presented with the option to move into the role of client principal. I was flattered to be considered, but it was also a step into the unknown…
Building a high-performance agile team sounds simple. But when you wade into the detail, getting teams working together to ramp up delivery while maintaining high levels of service can seem a daunting task. It doesn’t have to be. In this post I’d like to share 3 simple principles that we’ve used to help put together teams that deliver at speed.
With environmental targets an ever-growing concern, building applications that are as efficient as possible is more important than ever. Data is the key to understanding the environmental impact your applications have. With this in mind, how do you begin to measure the carbon footprint of your software?
If you’re interested in how we go about user-centered design at Made Tech, then our blog, Designed and Made, should definitely be on your radar. Each week, a design community member takes a turn to write a post that falls somewhere under the vast umbrella of all the things we talk about when we talk about design. Here are a few recent highlights.
This month, we celebrate Black history, and to mark Black History Month at Made Tech, we’ve decided to put together a few team interviews to get a better insight to what Black history and culture means to our team members.
I love being a freelancer. With freelancing, you deliver then move on. Often, you don’t have enough time to develop strong and effective relationships. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time freelancing – and got to work for some great people and teams. But it was time for a change.
Housing is one of the fundamentals of local government. But what’s obvious from our conversations with local authorities is that legacy technology is no longer fit for purpose. We must do better. And with a collaborative mindset and agile approach – we can.
Last Thursday, I was really excited to unveil the Made Well Collective at the Leeds Digital Festival. This is a new collaborative approach to helping NHS organisations deliver digital and technology projects. Today I want to talk a bit more about the changes we need to support the future of health and social care and the shift in mindset needed to make that happen.
We’re listing our shares on the London Stock Exchange, becoming a public company as of this morning. So I just want to share our reasons, so hopefully everyone can see that this is not only good news for Made Tech as a business, but more importantly for our customers and our staff.
Happiness is very much part of our business at Made Tech. As it’s International Week of Happiness at Work, we thought we’d share some of the things we do to work towards making sure we’re supporting a happy, healthy, and inclusive workplace for all.