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John Wright: New Director Announcement

We are excited to announce that John Wright has joined the 101 Ways team as a Director to support our team’s ongoing expansion and growth. With an engineering heritage and over 25 years of experience in digital transformation and product-based delivery, John’s strength in strategic consulting will play a major role in bringing 101 Ways’ unique private-sector delivery approach to

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Is There a Limit to Scaling Your Business?

The short answer is no. However, the fact that this article isn’t one sentence long means there is more to the story. The reason this question is harder to answer than it should be lies in the confusion surrounding growth and scale. Scaling is often viewed as an end result when it’s actually a process that enables sustainable growth. The

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How to Identify the Right Tech Consulting Company for You in 2022

Proactive technology improvement is critical to business success. Even booming and well-established companies are always on the lookout for ways they can better their technological capabilities and capacity. However, identifying the right opportunities and scaling implementation to match is often beyond the scope of internal expertise. The best solution for many: tech consultancies. The numbers speak for themselves, as worldwide

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Is There a Best Way to Structure Your Digital Development Team in 2022?

How you structure your digital development team is critical to success. It directly impacts your ability to scale and deliver digital products successfully. As such, leaders looking to improve their team structure rightfully ask, is there a best way to go about it in 2022? There is, unfortunately, no one-size-fits-all formula for structuring digital development teams. You need to consider

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My Onboarding Experience at 101 Ways

Having to get on a train and navigate the London tube network after two years of not having to do this was daunting. I was also anxious about travelling during a pandemic. I won’t lie, I was definitely one of those people who frowned at others, from behind my mask, for not wearing a mask. I was, however, keen on

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How to Actually Scale Development Teams in 2022

Scaling product development and delivery is one of the most crucial stages in the development of a successful tech business.  A lot of companies face common difficulties associated with scaling, and it’s completely understandable. It can be challenging, no doubt, especially for companies that have gotten the groove of startup culture and working with small teams. However, here’s something you

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Is Low-Code/No-Code The Future of Development?

Low-code/no-code development solutions seem to be all the rage right now. In fact, this year we’ve seen the low-code market grow by 22.6%!1 But, we’re skeptical… While these approaches allow for application development outside of tech-heavy development teams, we’re tempted to believe that putting in the code-groundwork reaps better results.  That’s by no means to say that low-code doesn’t deserve

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How to Realistically Scale Product Delivery in 2022

Scaling product delivery is an important goal for most tech teams and businesses. However, that doesn’t mean things always go as planned. Success requires being realistic, and that starts with understanding the specific terms being used.  Scaling vs growth: Scaling and growth are often confused, and this is a mistake. Growth is simply about more — more product, more people,

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Critical Software Development Trends to Watch in 2022

Digital transformation has placed technology firmly at the heart of every business. As a result, software development has become a business-critical function. Ensuring the rapid development and ongoing quality of software is crucial for a company to survive and thrive.  Software development is now a mature business. Open source entered the mainstream in the 1990s, and Amazon cloud services date

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5 Tips on Becoming a Better Tech Leader

Ongoing self-improvement is critical to success in both your personal and professional life. Without a hint of irony, you really should be applying continuous development principles to yourself. By looking at small and achievable improvements on an ongoing basis, making changes, and adapting based on how those alterations impact real-world outcomes, you can become a much more capable and flexible

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101 Ways Welcomes its Newest Leader: Technical Director Grant Smith

We are excited to announce that Grant Smith has joined the 101 Ways team as Technical Director. With over 20 years of experience creating and leading high-performance teams in some of the world’s fastest-growing companies, Grant perfectly complements our existing leadership team — Founder Kelly Waters, CEO Zane Gambasin, Chief of Staff Emma Hopkinson-Spark, Director Mike Dixon and Technology Director

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The Future of Serverless Computing is (INSERT OPINION)

Serverless computing feels like it’s been a “hot trend” forever. Even before AWS Lambda first introduced the concept in 2014, it’s been hailed as both a saviour and a curse, finding its way onto countless lists of IT and software development trends. So, what’s the truth, where is it going, and why are we still talking about it?  The reality

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All About Agile

By Kelly Waters

“’Agile’ is one of the biggest buzzwords of the last decade. Agile methods often come across as rather more complicated than they really are. This book is an attempt to unravel that complexity. To simplify the concepts. This book breaks the concepts into small bite-sized pieces that are easy to understand and easy to implement and delivers the message in a friendly and conversational style. Allaboutagile.com is one of the most popular blogs about agile on the web. ”

Kelly Waters

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Emma Hopkinson-Spark

“Whilst there are lots of ways you can vary the game depending on the teams you have and the learning outcomes you want, the basic flow of the game play is common to all.”
Emma Hopkinson-Spark

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