Insights

The pros and cons of user-created apps

With low-code tools growing in popularity, is citizen development a worthy investment for organisations – or could it cause more problems than it solves?

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The 24-hour proof of concept: how to solve business challenges with hackathons

Software dev Barney Nicholls reflects on how 24-hour development challenges can help organisations encourage creative thinking – and overcome real obstacles.

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How can councils improve digital literacy – for employees and citizens?

As councils adopt new software and processes to improve operations, digital literacy and change management are becoming vital for success.

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

Headforwards founders Toby Parkins and Craig Girvan discuss the transition to working from home – and how to preserve an agile culture over video chat.

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Balancing risk and reward: considerations for AI implementation

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

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

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

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Why outsourced software development works

Outsourcing can be the secret to software development that delivers long-term value for organisations across all verticals – if you choose the right provider

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Headforwards Scrum Master Andy Roberts looks at the impact of organisational debt and compares it to technical debt

Secrets of a Scrum Master | Part Three

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

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Secrets of a Scrum Master | Part Two

We asked three of our own to talk about their focal points when practising the art of Scrum.

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Working from home and its impact on productivity

As staff around the world have moved to working from home during lockdown, Headforwards has looked at its productivity impact in comparison with office based working.

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Secrets of a Scrum Master | Part One

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

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Three Critical Elements for Success in Outsourced Software Development

There are many areas to consider but here are the three key elements that we believe should be cornerstones of an outsourced software development project.

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The benefits of outsourced software development

Here is our expert view on why you should consider outsourcing your software development.

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Local authorities are revolutionising the way they use data

Find out how Headforwards are helping Cornwall Council create a new digital architecture and a forward looking culture with Business Intelligence at its heart.

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The continuing importance of data science

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 shape the future of business and society.

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Pioneering Healthcare innovation in India

Rahul Lamba is developing a pioneering health tech system in partnership with a hospital in India, which will lead to improved patient care through the use of AI.

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How local authorities can deliver an outstanding online customer experience

People increasingly expect their council to provide services quickly and efficiently using the online technology which makes their lives as easy as possible.

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Software Cornwall TDD Workshop Learnings

ast week we were fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to attend Software Cornwall’s TDD workshop being run by Jon Jagger and Kevlin Henney.

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Can Agile Work in Local Authorities?

Cornwall Council has gone through a real transformation in how they’re structured, how they manage products and of course in their new Agile approach.

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An Exciting Future for AI in UK Healthcare

As a leading software developer, Headforwards is looking forward to helping drive the innovation in Artificial Intelligence that will keep UK healthcare ahead.

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

Local authorities in the UK are revolutionising their use of Artificial Intelligence. At Headforwards, we are helping them transform their service delivery.

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