It is crazy that three years have already passed since I was writing a similar blog post to this, celebrating Red Badger turning 5. In that previous post I started by mentioning how time goes so quickly and that still rings true. I cannot believe it has been 8 years since Stu, Dave and I started this company.
Old-fashioned command-and-control ways of operating simply do not cut it anymore. These days, it’s all about creating an agile culture and adaptive management to get the most out of your team.
We love feedback and so asked our team what they thought about working here. The results were so strong we've ranked in 95 position in The Sunday Times Best Companies to work for 2018 list which will be published on 25.2.18. Thanks everyone, it means a lot to us.
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.
Scaling a company can be a bumpy ride but there are some key things you must do to ensure you can scale without reducing the quality or value provided to your clients or customers. Alignment is a critical part of your transformation as you scale.
Red Badger recently hosted an event called “The Future of the Cloud: Go beyond servers & containers to increase speed to market” in collaboration with Horizon Business Innovation.
In a world where consumer demand changes as fast as the direction of the wind, the demand on enterprises to rapidly deliver change is never more prominent. Enterprises need to change the way they drive value to their customers or face the threat of being disrupted.
In today's world where technology progresses at an incredible rate, established firms must innovate to remain competitive
A common misconception is that financial rewards, such as performance-based bonuses, always help improve employee motivation. In fact, the opposite is often true. So what are the best techniques for increasing employee motivation and productivity?
Why is there such little engagement from the procurement department during the process? The traditional set-up is run almost as if it is an external event; the outcome of which has no impact on the purchaser at all.
The term "agency" for me has it’s origins in marketing/advertising like AKQA of old, but as we have moved into the digital age, companies like AKQA have had to adapt their service offerings, adding in a strong technical capability to their armoury.
With Gartner results showing that in 2014 mobile and tablet sales equated to approximately 2.4 billion unit sales compared to 318 million PCs and with an ever increasing proliferation of mobile devices, for many enterprise level organisations developing an effective mobile strategy continues to be one of their biggest challenges.
Why doing it differently produced an innovative minimum viable product and enabled a better supplier selection process for Fortnum & Mason
I suggested to Dave and Stu that the three of us take a Founders Week, to do some more strategic thinking away from the day-to-day of running the business. After I suggested the idea, it became apparent that Dave had also already been considering taking a week, but to himself, not the three of us together. When suggesting we do it together, both Stu and Dave were sold immediately.
Back in January this year I went away for a 10 day retreat. The initial intention was to get away from work completely. No phone. No internet. No work. However, unexpectedly it ended up being incredibly conducive to coming up with a whole plethora of creative ideas.
For many businesses the principal barriers to customer driven business agility are speed and risk. Speed – because change happens so fast these days its hard to keep up. And risk – because of the concern that the costs associated with getting something wrong could outweigh the benefits of getting it right.
Red Badger are always looking at new ways of working with regard to our tech stack as well as our process engineering methods. Our focus is on helping our clients to realise benefit as quickly as possible.
Over the last year we have done a wealth of very different projects for a host of very different companies. In every project we have done, one thing has come across loud and clear, the customer. Almost everything we have worked on – internal and external, across every sector from finance to retail, media to technology – has been driven by the need to meet customer expectations.