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Ready to recap? Highlights from Codemotion Amsterdam 2018

Did we mention we went to Codemotion Amsterdam 2018? Oh, we did? Well, we’re going to wax lyrical about it again because not only was it a fantastic event, it was a great success for 101 Ways on all fronts and ensured our Netherlands’ launch got off to an impressive start.  First up, our Serverless Lab – run by CTO Odhrán

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BREAKING NEWS – Saccade becomes part of 101 Ways!

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 well-established role of providing leadership

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Codemotion Amsterdam 2018 – Mudi Ugbowanko talks about the 101 Ways Serverless Lab

On 8 May, the 101 Ways’ team descended on Amsterdam to attend the Codemotion 2018 conference. Although not strangers to Codemotion, this year was particularly exciting for us because we were there to showcase our expertise at our very own Serverless Lab. Alongside CTO Odhrán McConnell and consultant software engineers Domas Lasauskas and Diego Vazquez Nanini, our Tech Lead, Mudi Ugbowanko

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101 Ways goes abroad: Codemotion 2018 and our Netherlands launch

Codemotion 2018 is coming up in Amsterdam on 8 and 9 May and we’re very excited because it coincides with 101 Ways launching in the Netherlands. So we sat down with our very own incredible CTO Odhrán McConnell to get the lowdown on what the 101 Ways’ team will be doing at Codemotion and why the Netherlands is the perfect

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Emma Hopkinson-Spark rocks in the SR2 spotlight

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 you give to women about contracting

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WTF? 7 things you need to know about contracting

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 to find out why. One

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Announcing the 101 Ways Amsterdam Launch at Codemotion 2018

Codemotion – the leading tech conference in EMEA for software developers and IT professionals – is back and bigger than ever. Taking place on 8th and 9th May 2018, some of the 101 Ways’ team will be heading to Amsterdam to join a fantastic line-up of international speakers to talk all things Devops, Blockchain, AI/Machine Learning, Inspirational, GameDev, IOT, Big

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101 Ways Event: WTF is contracting…!?

Drumroll please… The first get together for WTF! (Women’s Tech Focus) is only a week away! Following the hugely positive reaction to the launch of the group on International Women’s Day, we’re really looking forward to meeting you in person and figuring out how we can help and support one another. Taking place on Wednesday 11th April from 6pm to

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101 Care in the Community

Today I am feeling very happy and proud of the growing community contribution from 101, as it’s very important to me that we keep giving back to the tech community. Apart from all the meet-ups and talks we contribute to, we also have a growing list of our own clubs and events: * Our public tech club, IWOMM (“It works

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101 Ways: An Unusual Recipe for Growth

I was very proud to be interviewed by Forbes and have our 101 Ways growth story featured on Forbes.com. It’s about how we’ve taken a slightly counter-intuitive approach to building and growing our business. You can read the interview here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alastairdryburgh/2018/03/01/an-unusual-recipe-for-growth/#3640aa5243e1 Kelly.

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10 Tips for Startup Founders

It’s been an incredible couple of years for 101 Ways, growing from just me to a consultancy business with over 70 people in 18 months – soon to be 100 people and expanding internationally! So I thought it would be helpful to share some tips on what I think it has taken to do this, along with some tips on

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