In the US, Tuesday 21st November marks Entrepreneur’s Day and as we mark the end of our financial year, I thought I’d share some insights into our business growth story here at Red Badger.
When it comes to delivering digital products, expertise in UCD (User Centred Design) and an understanding of how digital design works across channels and devices (as well as development) is essential. Many organisations struggle to get this team set up right. But when it’s done well, your customers are looked after, retention and acquisition increases and profit goes up.
On October 19th, Red Badger hosted its first get-together in the new digs. Celebrated with friends, old colleagues, clients and industry-innovators, we proudly reflected on our accomplishments as a company these past 7 years. We also gained an insight into what the next 7 might look like..
A new breed of peer to peer web technologies like IPFS and Blockchains is coming, that has the potential to change the internet as we know it and make the cloud and servers in general the thing of the past. But how does it all work and how can you benefit from it?
DevOpsDays London 2017 - a breath of fresh air in the land of conferences, showing us how it's done when it comes to Diversity, DevOps and Developers.
Four months into my second internship with Red Badger, I’m here to give you my opinion about what it’s really like to work here. Daily life, social experiences and free holidays. There’s a lot going on at Red Badger.
While the majority of senior managers are keen on the idea of boosting organisational efficiency
and improving customer focus by restructuring the way teams work, very few are doing so. But why?
With globalisation and the prevalence of tech in everyday life, boundaries between work and life have become increasingly blurred. Red Badger hosted the women's tech network Circle for a discussion on work-life balance.
Accessibility is a massive topic, and, if you are a developer who doesn't have much control over the designs, it can feel like a lot of it is out of your control.
With a few simple coding changes, we can make our features accessible. In this blog post I will walk you through how I approach making an existing feature accessible in three steps.
You will know that the microservices pattern is very popular right now. For good reason, because it enables Evolutionary Architecture. Each service’s bounded context allows it to evolve on its own roadmap. This gives us great domain-based separation of concerns so we can move very quickly while being more scalable and highly available. When done properly.
Most management consultants hone their skills in deductive, convergent thinking. Considering pros and cons and making informed decisions. Design consultants bring another skill to the table. Divergent thinking aims to create better options in the first place, before narrowing down and making decisions in the convergent phase. It requires an empathetic, generative, and optimistic approach.
When a problem is initially stated, everyone assumes they understand it in the same way. That might be false because we tend to unconsciously fill the gaps with our own projections, and colour in the words with our own point of view. My aim for this article is to show how we can be more effective and intentional with our questions.
A humble form of inquiry is perhaps not the fastest, but the most honest and durable way to building great relationships.Questions built on a relationship of mutual trust can achieve amazing outcomes for you and your clients. Watch it work.
This week we appeared for the first time in Econsultancy's Top 100 Digital Agencies report, straight in at number 62. Whilst we don't see being the best as having the highest revenue, it's great to see how much progress we've made since starting out in 2010.
First coined in the mid 20th century, the term “speculate to accumulate” refers to the need invest (at some degree of risk) in order to make meaningful gains. In other words; roll the dice, take a punt, have a gamble.
Red Badger's work with Fortnum & Mason shows how retailers can replicate impeccable customer service online, according to Essential Retail. Essential Retail outlines the methods Red Badger brought in to bring the website to life, such as consulting Fortnum & Mason's in-store historian. You can read the full article here.
Computer Weekly outlines how Fortnum & Mason chose Red Badger to build its new site, and details how the Badgers worked collaboratively with the retailer, building the site within only eight months. You can read the full article here.
Creating a new site for a leading retailer is no mean feat and in this article, Econsultancy, outlines how Red Badger did it. The piece shows how the Badgers built a site that not only utilises leading technology but also keeps the customer at the heart of it all, with optimised navigation and a redesign. You can read the full article here.