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How to avoid pitfalls and make scaling a success

by Rachel Murray, 18 December 2018

The burning question on every CTO’s lips: How do you scale successfully? And who better to answer that question than an expert panel? So at our November CTOZone event we did just that. Leading the charge was Ed Conolly, Group CTO at Ovo Energy, Jon Mullen, Associate Director, Product Engineering Director at and our very […]

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101 Ways Event: cto zone talks ‘Exit Strategies’

by Rachel Murray, 16 July 2018

Following cto zone’s successful kick off in April, we’re back with our new identity, great talks, food and opportunities to network. Join us at The Driver in Kings Cross on Wednesday 18 July 2018 from 6pm onwards for this month’s edition where we’ll be focusing on ‘Exit Strategies’. First you’ll hear from Just Eat CPO/CTO, […]

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BREAKING NEWS – Saccade becomes part of 101 Ways!

by Rachel Murray, 23 May 2018

Saccade – the network of freelance consultant CTOs – is becoming part of 101 Ways. For those that aren’t in the know, Saccade has a history of helping digital businesses succeed in engineering and product endeavours by providing independent, experienced C-level consultancy and coaching to existing teams and leaders on an interim basis. With 101 Ways […]

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Emma Hopkinson-Spark rocks in the SR2 spotlight

by Rachel Murray, 03 May 2018

  Our awesome Delivery Director and part-time coach Emma Hopkinson-Spark spoke to SR2 Co-Founder Alicia Teagle for their Women Rock blog last week about her contracting career path, supporting women in tech with our new WTF community and how to stand out in the crowd (blue hair helps). In case you missed the highlights: What advice would […]

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WTF? 7 things you need to know about contracting

by Rachel Murray, 30 April 2018

The statistics illustrating the gender gap in tech makes for grim reading: after peaking in 1991 at 36 percent, the rate of women in IT roles has been in steady decline. As of 2016, they held only 25 percent of such jobs. Against this backdrop, 41 percent of women leave tech completely and we need […]

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