Category Archives: Small Businesses

MMU 2020

Disappointing end to Live Projects 2020 with the lockdown preventing proper completion and denying the students the opportunity to demonstrate their talents. However, we have taken away the work as something to build on, and we are committed to getting involved in 2021 when two of our projects including a measuring system for plasterers, and […]

The History Of (My) Coding – Part 5 Fantasy Cricket And Cowboys

After years of familiarity it can be a big step out into the unknown swimming with the sharks, but I needn’t have worried. The big wide world of contracting was not exactly a showcase for excellence… I marketed myself as a senior analyst programmer, with skills in COBOL, CICS, VSAM, Supra, and if push came […]

Websites and the small business owner

Ten years ago the online world was a very different place. Many of the big commercial players had websites, but only the really technologically advanced ones had transactional sites, as well as the infrastructure behind the scenes to service customer orders. To the small business owner the world wide web was still an unnecessary black […]