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November 8, 2017
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Team by name, but team by nature? Developing an effective ‘Heads Of’ team

There are many teams within Decision Tech: from departmental units, to the Executive, not forgetting the five-a-side team, but one of the most pivotal for us, is our ‘Heads Of’ team. Where the company strategy is devised by the Executive Team (Exec) it is the Heads Of team (HO) that has the responsibility of driving delivery of that strategy. Without them, it is all just […]
October 27, 2017
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Fullsight, the complete sales and data service for the affiliate industry

We are delighted to announce the launch of Fullsight, our new SaaS product that will give 1 million work hours back to the affiliate industry over the next 5 years. Fullsight was built in-house to solve a problem faced by broadbandchoices, one of Decision Tech’s consumer-facing brands. As a price comparison site, broadbandchoices’s commercial model is based entirely on affiliate sales tracked by multiple affiliate […]
October 20, 2017
Continuous integration

Developing an effective testing strategy for Continuous Integration

In 2014 we invested in our technology and processes to enable Continuous Delivery, so that we could release features for our users quickly, efficiently and securely. We wrote this blog post to share our experiences of the process. It describes the challenges – identified via our testing strategy – that we overcame during the migration towards Continuous Delivery. For example, our automated tests just weren’t […]
July 10, 2017
Dev team prioritisation

Development team: Managing multiple competing priorities

Apart from the ideas and work generated from within the Product Development Team, there are always plenty of stakeholders needing engineering support. When I first joined Decision Tech in 2013, the number of requests I would get for the Dev Team to ‘just help out’ or to ‘take a quick look at this’ was bewildering. And every request was, of course, ‘needed ASAP’. So how can […]