Latest posts

GDPR and Episerver cookies

G

Many organisations are currently working hard in an effort to be prepared for the incoming GDPR regulations that come into effect 25th May 2018. The new law heralds a big change for online services in particular, and includes the use of cookies and similar technologies within its remit. As part of that preparation, organisations are making sure they understand what cookies their websites and...

My big fat digital wedding

M

Planning a wedding is difficult. I’ve been meaning to write this post for some time to share some of the digitals tools and skills Ann-Marie and I used to help us plan for our big day on the 13th June 2015. Wedding CRM Communicating about your celebration and the logistics is a vital part of the story. Without your family and friends it would be a very different sort of party. Its...

Exception handling for developers – dealing with day-to-day issues in the workplace

E

Understanding exception handling is a key programming skill and one that every seasoned developer should know and understand. Those same rules hold true for real-life exceptions that occur in your team and workplace. Exceptional handling… Wikipedia defines exception handling as: Exception handling is the process of responding to the occurrence, during computation, of exceptions – anomalous...

​A development team is more than just developers

A football team is made up of footballers. A cricket team is made up of cricketers. A rugby team is made up of rugby players. Anybody with more than a passing interest in any of the above sports will tell you that whilst those statements are true they mask a huge amount of detail. Each of those teams is made up of a blend of different roles and skills. A goalkeeper is very different from a centre...

How exactly do you need to manage your content?

H

Detailed content management requirements are often overlooked in the design and build of a content managed website. This can result in an implementation that lacks flexibility and incurs higher costs over its lifetime. Dual purpose Web Content Management (WCM/CMS) implementations deliver two key capabilities for an organisation: A website, perhaps with a new or updated design or brand. The...

The real cost of owning a development team

T

Development teams are expensive. There, I said it. If you want a high-performing development team then be prepared to invest. I’m not just talking about salaries. You’ll also need to equip your team with high-quality hardware and the expensive software tools they need to deliver the solutions you want. This isn’t news to many organisations. It’s actually not hard to get those bits right, and...

Mark Everard

I've worked across the digital industry for the past ten years, helping clients and colleagues across a diverse range of sectors meet numerous digital challenges, specifically focusing on web technologies, digital marketing and content management.

I've worked on large multi-supplier projects and led and managed both in-house and geographically-disperse development teams. And I've always approached my work with a smile on my face.

Get in touch