Insights

Articles and insights from Headforwards covering a broad range of topics, interests and viewpoints. Get to know about the exciting solutions we build for our clients and delve into the technical side with content directly from our software developers.

Agile at a distance: adjusting to working from home and the future of work

By Craig and Toby

Headforwards founders Toby Parkins and Craig Girvan discuss the transition to working from home – and how to preserve an…

Read more

Balancing risk and reward: considerations for AI implementation

By Emma Grimes

We explore some of the misconceptions and risks around AI – and how to overcome them for a successful implementation.

Read more

Onshoring vs offshoring: what’s the difference, and why does it matter?

By John Howell

What’s the difference between onshoring and offshoring – and does it really matter in modern software development?

Read more

Why outsourced software development works

By Helen Stembridge

Outsourcing can be the secret to software development that delivers long-term value for organisations across all verticals…

Read more

Secrets of a Scrum Master | Part Three

By Andy Roberts

We asked three of our own to talk about their focal points when practising the art of Scrum. Andy Roberts talks about his…

Read more

Secrets of a Scrum Master | Part Two

By Craig Girvan

We asked three of our own to talk about their focal points when practising the art of Scrum. Craig talks about his take on…

Read more

Working from home and its impact on productivity

By Dave Longman

As staff around the world have moved to working from home during lockdown, Headforwards has looked at its productivity impact…

Read more

Secrets of a Scrum Master | Part One

By Mike Fosker

We asked three of our own to talk about their focal points when practising the art of Scrum. Mike Fosker talks about his take…

Read more

Three Critical Elements for Success in Outsourced Software Development

By Toby Parkins

As a company that has been delivering outsourced software for many years, we have come to understand any possible pitfalls…

Read more

Local authorities are revolutionising the way they use data

By Andy Roberts

Find out how we are helping Cornwall Council create a new digital architecture and a forward looking culture with Business…

Read more

The benefits of outsourced software development

By John Howell

Outsourced software development is a huge worldwide industry and one that is growing fast, fuelled by the rapid emergence of…

Read more

The continuing importance of data science

By Helen Stembridge

Data science is one of the fastest growing fields in tech and one of the most exciting, as it has such huge potential to help…

Read more

Pioneering Healthcare innovation in India

By Rahul Lamba

Rahul Lamba is developing a pioneering health tech system in partnership with a hospital in India, which will lead to…

Read more

How local authorities can deliver an outstanding online customer experience

By Toby Parkins

People increasingly expect their council to provide services quickly and efficiently, using the online technology which makes…

Read more

Software Cornwall TDD Workshop Learnings

By Peter Conway

Last week I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to attend Software Cornwall’s TDD workshop being run by Jon…

Read more

Can Agile work in local authorities?

By Andy Roberts

From a little seed planted at Agile on the Beach, Cornwall Council has gone through a real transformation in how they’re…

Read more

Building the business case for long term IT investment

By John Howell

As an outsource software development company Headforwards has worked with a lot of people in building the right business case…

Read more

An exciting future for AI in UK healthcare

By Toby Parkins

The UK government has already committed to a £250 million investment in AI technology, which includes the setting up of a…

Read more

Why Artificial Intelligence has the power to transform the work of local authorities

By Toby Parkins

A recent national survey has revealed one in six councils are anticipating savings between £750,000 and £1m through the…

Read more

COVID-19

The health of our team along with business continuity are our priorities at this time. Our teams are now working from home and continuing with projects as normal.

All phones and emails are being monitored as usual so if you have an enquiry or any questions, please get in touch.