Migrating to a new database

We all know that, whatever size of house we have, sooner or later we’ll run out of space. At least that’s what will happen to most of us, except those infuriating people who are so well organized that they take … Read More

The Cost of Cleverness

Recently I’ve been thinking more about architectural principles, why some projects get in a mess and why some don’t. One thing that keeps cropping up is the cost of cleverness in pretty much any area of an IT project. It … Read More

On specialization

I found myself in an embarrassing position the other day – I was pitching to a potentially important client, and he mentioned ‘Data Discovery Tools’. I had to admit that I had not heard of this term, despite the fact … Read More

Azquo- the story so far

Fifteen months ago the founders of Azquo, Dave Williams, my son Edd, and I left Feefo and founded Azquo. Azquo was a new company, but the product was not new. It was a development on a previous product of mine, … Read More