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First Netherlands SilverStripe Meetup

by Richard Johnson on 29 Nov

I was invited to travel over to the Netherlands with Aram Balakjian from to attend the first ever Dutch SilverStripe meetup. As an organiser of the UK SilverStripe meet up I was very intere... read more

Email Signature: Best Practice

by Richard Johnson on 12 Nov

We all use email (well with the exception of a Finnish friend of mine who spends a lot of time in the forest) and most of us have a signature at the bottom of all emails we send out. The purpose of th... read more

Curling with the GPMD team

by Richard Johnson on 12 Nov

On Wednesday the GPMD team took the day off and travelled to Tunbridge Wells in Kent. Our destination was the Fenton's Curling Rink. We split into two teams and had a lesson in the Scottish game. Need... read more

Sourcing usability testing participants

by Emma Ratcliffe on 18 Oct

When conducting a usability test and finding people to take part: on the one hand some one is better than no one! but the ideal is to test on the site's target users. This involves thinking about who ... read more

Top Takeaway Tweets from a4uexpo on Day 2

by Chris Avery on 14 Oct

The a4uexpo concluded last night, and from what I have heard the second day was just as entertaining as the first with some fantastic advice from many of speakers. I would like to give special thanks ... read more

Top Takeaway Tweets from a4uexpo on Day 1

by Chris Avery on 12 Oct

I was one of the ones who unfortunately could not attend A4UEXPO. I have heard some fantastic things about this marketing conference, but due to being snowed under with work I gave this one a miss :(.... read more

Team Lunch

by Richard Johnson on 08 Oct

We nearly had everyone together.  From left to right: Chris Raettig, Jamie Neil, Richard Johnson, Mark Slocock, Emma Ratcliffe and Sveta Coward. read more