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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 […]

Exception marks growth with key hire

Exception marks growth with key hire

Alasdair will hold responsibility for Digital Transformation, Software Development and its DevOps practice across the UK, and joins the business from Sopra Steria, where he spent over 10 years in various roles including his most recent as Head of Regional Digital Transformation. The appointment of Alasdair is part of a larger strategic plan which will […]

Exception invest in Mozenix

Exception invest in Mozenix

Exception, Scotland’s largest indigenous IT consultancy company has taken a significant minority stake in Dundee-based augmented reality (AR) business Mozenix. Exception CEO, Scott McGlinchey stated, “Our investment in Mozenix is one we are very excited about. To be able to provide additional expertise in emerging technologies such as Augmented Reality supports our business to deliver […]

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How can Scotland’s economy thrive in the Digital era?

Here’s a question: Could we create a more collaborative, cohesive and joined-up Scotland where we help each other in trade and commerce; with real partnerships, with measurable outcomes creating new supply chains and an enhanced indigenous marketplace? Not in place of internalisation but alongside it: effectively developing our own eco-market? We could start in the […]

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Don’t be afraid of embracing “The Cloud”

Current Cloud climate A wealth of off-the-shelf solutions and components are now available, and the selection is ever growing. Almost any functionality required can be purchased as a virtual machine image or as-a-service.  Public Cloud solutions can now also cope with higher performance and scale requirements than ever before – for example Cloud instances to […]

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Cloud and DevOps – delivering real business agility

To achieve this objective many organisations have adopted an Agile-based development process. However, this in itself does not deliver the desired goal of business agility or responsiveness. The adoption of Cloud infrastructure and the implementation of a DevOps process for software development, testing and deployment are now considered essential if an organisation is to become […]