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Meet the Team: Greg West, Headforwards Full Stack Developer

Greg West is a Full Stack Developer, who works as part of Headforwards Special Projects Team. In his Meet the Team article Greg discusses the importance of collaboration, and talks about the latest project he’s been working on.

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Angular vs React

Do you use Angular or React for your software development projects? Is it always an easy decision? Full Stack Developers Greg West and Andy Weir debated the pros and cons of both.

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Webinar

Workshops and Webinars 2023

For 2023, we’re hosting a series of workshops and webinars to support tech leaders as they navigate the pressures and changing priorities. Places for these sessions will be limited, so don’t miss out and register your interest.

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Our Team

Meet the Team: Sam Perry, Headforwards CXP Developer

Sam Perry is a Developer on the CXP team at Headforwards. His final year of university was spent locked down at his family home in Cornwall, and the new world of remote working changed his plans for the future.

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Setting up your cloud journey for success

Headforwards CIO Advisory partner Pete Reed explains how leveraging and using the cloud well, as a part of your digital transformation journey, can provide great business value.

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Keeping it simple: Why the easiest route in software development is often the most effective

While there’s no doubt technology is becoming more complex, Headforwards Full Stack .Net Developer Phil Hargreaves makes the case for going back to basics with software development.

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Meet the Team: Emma Grimes, Headforwards Full Stack Developer

Software developers today need to have the full package of technical skills and teamwork. Headforwards Full Stack Developer Emma Grimes explains.

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As Seen from Space

Who’s winning in the space race at the moment? Is it Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos? Right now actually, it feels like Cornwall is. As the UK’s first horizontal satellite launch is set to take place from Cornwall this autumn, Headforwards founding director Toby Parkins shares his thoughts on how the tech sector needs to build on the excitement and take the opportunity to engage the next generation.

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5 Lessons I Learned Supporting a HealthTech Transformation

Nine months ago, Headforwards Full Stack Developer, Andy Weir changed roles. Read about the lessons he learned supporting a HealthTech transformation.

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Our Team

Meet the Team: Przemek Furtak, Headforwards Software QA Leader 

In a world of increasing automation, Software QA Leader Przemek Furtak discusses the growing importance of humans in software development.

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Digital Transformation: the coexistence challenge

The process of undergoing a Digital Transformation requires organisations to continue to run their business at the same time as transforming. CIO Advisory Partner, Pete Reed says companies must give both the old world and the new world attention, being careful not to let one overtake the other.

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Our Team

Meet the Team: Louise Patch, Headforwards Business Intelligence Developer

We chat to Louise, a Business Intelligence Developer, about how her role combines creativity with technology in our next Meet the Team blog.

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Our Team

Meet the Team: Mike Thomas, Headforwards Dynamics Developer

In our next Meet the Team post, we speak to Dynamics Developer Mike Thomas about how his start in graphic design led him to Headforwards.

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Nurturing Talent

Headforwards Founding Director, Toby Parkins shares his thoughts on the progress made so far working with Cornwall College and exciting plans for the year ahead.

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Creating true flexibility in the workplace

Lindsey Nicholls, who heads up our People Operations, discusses joining the team during lockdown, and how we’re striving to provide true work-life balance.

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Events

Headtalk: Great Strategy is Design

Raoul Humphreys, who heads our Leadership and Business Development, discusses all things strategy and why it is a company-wide team effort and not just leadership driven.

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Lessons in teamwork from the Army and RNLI

Developer Mark Strudwick shares what he’s learned about teamwork from previous lives as a soldier and lifeboat crew member – and how it applies to coding teams.

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Rising salaries in the tech sector – fact or fiction?

Turbulence in the market sparks everyone’s interest; employees wonder what’s going on, and employers want to know more – given how much a situation of this kind can shift the cost base of doing anything. But is it as bad as we think it is?
Headforwards founding director, Toby Parkins shares his thoughts.

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Headforwards provides bespoke technical consultancy solutions Case study

From healthcare to healthtech: Building a roadmap for digital transformation 

Our client, a private health check provider, brought us in to provide technical consultancy – a process where we critically assess an organisation’s architecture, codebase, and plans to make sure they’re fit for purpose. 

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Case study

Transforming how Cornwall Council uses data and business intelligence

Our work with several departments within Cornwall Council involved unifying multiple datasets and presenting insights in digestible formats for both internal and external stakeholders. 

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In our newest Meet the Team blog, we speak to Akhila Rao, a software developer looking to make a real difference to people’s daily lives. Our Team

Meet the Team: Akhila Rao, Headforwards Software Developer

In our newest Meet the Team blog, we speak to Akhila Rao, a software developer looking to make a real difference to people’s daily lives.

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