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5 reasons why you should cure your legacy application headaches

Regardless of how your current situation came to be, the thought of tackling any major upgrade or migration can be intimidating. The fear of breaking a business-critical application can paralyse an organisation. However, if managed effectively, downtime could be minimal, and your business could be released from the shackles of the countless workarounds you’ve become […]

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Global software giant backs Exception as its first Scottish Headquartered partner

Edinburgh-headquartered Exception is focused on delivering the NowPlatform to help digitally enable organisations across UK. ServiceNow’s cloud-based platform provides the capability for anyone to innovate with a user-friendly, full stack of developer tools and the ability to develop faster with readily available customisable application templates. Scott McGlinchey, CEO of Exception said “We are extremely excited […]

Banking on Digital Transformation ExceptionUK

Banking on Digital Transformation

How Can Banks Become Winners in a Digital World? Many of our banking customers have an acute realisation of the challenge of digitisation and are pursuing transformation strategies to better position their businesses to compete in a rapidly changing world. Digital transformation doesn’t only concern digitising the front-end and the primary ways customers interact with […]

Exceptional commitment to the community - Children In Need

Exceptional commitment to the community

This year we are pleased to announce Exception has pledged to support BBC’s Children in Need.  But that’s not all, we have also implemented a new policy to enable all staff to take an additional day of annual-leave to do charitable work in their local communities! Whether, taking part in a charity race or helping […]

Exception bolsters DevOps practice

Exception bolsters DevOps practice

Scotland’s largest indigenous digital solutions company, Exception, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Craig Hynd as the company’s new Head of DevOps. Craig will take on responsibility for the company’s DevOps practice across the UK and joins the business from Ideagen, where he spent 2 years as Head of Information and […]

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

Gartner define “strategic” as the technologies that will have significant disruptive potential over the next five years. As with last year’s predictions, the ten trends have been broken down into three main categories, Intelligent, Digital and Mesh* Technologies. Intelligent: How Artificial Intelligence (AI) is in virtually every existing technology, and creating entirely new categories.   Digital: Blending […]

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All sectors must avoid technological complacency

It was predicted in the late ‘90s that the advent of e-commerce and the internet would revolutionise the retail market. Bricks and mortar would no longer be the asset they once were and consumers would switch their buying habits away from the high street and onto the emerging retail platforms available on the web. Convenience, […]

Protect your big ideas! - ExceptionUK

Protect your big ideas!

Data Protection laws may have been tightened up but establishing who owns what online can still prove tricky, not to mention costly. Business critical cross-border transactions that involve an organisation’s intellectual property rights (IPR) are getting more complex, especially when it involves working with multiple third parties. Get it wrong and the outcome can all […]

Exception becomes a Docker Partner

Exception becomes a Docker Partner

In addition, we can implement solutions to modernise traditional applications on more modern infrastructure and architectures. Whether applications are in their infancy or over 30 years old, apps containerisation with Docker can help isolate decades of different software languages, running on different systems, to liberate expensive resources and support your transformation process. Exception endorsed as […]