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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 […]

Is the customer at the centre of your current development project?

Is the customer at the centre of your current development project?

Optimise for customer value An organisation’s main driver is to deliver value to the customer, so ask yourself again: “Is my transformation programme truly focused on achieving customer value?” and more importantly, “Is my next release?” I’m sure you’ve seen this before, your Agile delivery is short of time, your sprint planning consists of ensuring […]

Life at Exception

Life at Exception

What is your role at Exception and how long have you worked here? I have been at Exception for five years and my role has expanded quite considerably since I first joined. I originally held the position of Head of Human Resources but have taken on the responsibility for internal IT Services, Quality Assurance, Resourcing […]

When Blockchain meets IoT

When Blockchain meets IoT

Interview with Wallet.Services & Waracle | Blockchain Technology In order to help you navigate the rapidly growing and highly lucrative world of blockchain tech, two of Exception’s Emerging Tech partners, Waracle and Wallet.Services have taken the time to discuss how their areas of expertise overlap and how IoT & blockchain initiatives are picking up speed. […]

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DevOps at Dell Technologies World

Other than tech buffs, hands up who thinks they know what the term actually stands for? Hot off the heels of my trip to Dell Technologies World, staged at the Valley’s “playground” Las Vegas, it became abundantly clear there exists a profound lack of understanding and visibility about how work flows (or doesn’t) through an […]