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Retail Technology: a unique culture 

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Big Red has many years’ experience in sourcing the right technology people to succeed in the retail environment. Our skill set is in the understanding of the perfect cultural fit, which we have previously written about here. So what is it about in the retail sector, and what are the characteristics of the culture? At […]

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What is DevOps? Do I need to know about it?

Sunday, February 10th, 2019

What is DevOps? Is it just a fancy buzzword that’s going around? Or is it something I need to know and should be adopting? Could my business benefit from DevOps? – These are just some of the questions that are being asked about the ‘elusive’ topic of DevOps, but it doesn’t have to be elusive. […]

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The changing roles of CIOs and CMOs

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

When Gartner proclaimed back in 2012 that by 2017, chief marketing officers (CMOs) would spend more on tech than chief information officers (CIOs), many in the tech industry didn’t bite. Such a significant shift in board-level tech spending seemed improbable, yet the tide is starting to turn. Fast-forward to today and Gartner’s prediction of CMO […]

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Relocating Channel 4 to Birmingham would create 3,400 jobs

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

  Since Channel 4 announced that it was on the lookout for a new home, cities across the country have been vying for the chance to win the TV juggernaut over. Birmingham is no different. And, if a recently published government report is anything to go by, it’s a move that would be highly beneficial […]

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Gartner’s top tech predictions for 2018 and beyond

Monday, October 30th, 2017

For the third year running, Gartner has tried its hand at fortune-telling by setting out its top tech predictions for 2018. Will it be the year of AI or the IoT? Will voice search gain traction, or will VR take centre stage? With a collection of forecasts that range from genius to the obvious, Steve […]

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