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(Some) rules of software development that might apply in the rest of your life

Many of these rules relate to software development, but can be applied more broadly and produce some interesting learnings for business. Occam’s Razor The simplest answer is usually correct. Recognised long before the time of William of Ockham, after whom the rule is named, the learning from this rule is that minimising your assumptions can …

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Get on the electoral roll and make your voice heard

One in six Londoners risks not having a voice in the upcoming mayoral elections. With just five days until the 18 April deadline for voter registration, nearly one million people living in the capital who are old enough to vote are not on the electoral roll. Voiceless: The percentage of unregistered eligible voters in each London borough …

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Match Factor: Smarter Credit Comparison

I’m excited to be able to announce a first for the credit industry: intelligent search results ranking for credit products. TotallyMoney.com Match Factor performs a series of complex calculations and analyses of eligibility; APR and other product features; lender acceptance data; and usability and user experience insights. These algorithms are personalised to reveal the best …

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Why we want to End Duchenne in Ten

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a devastating disease; it’s the most common fatal genetic disease diagnosed in childhood, it’s 100% fatal and there is no cure. Those affected by Duchenne, most of whom are boys, will be in a wheelchair by the age of 10-12 years and few live much beyond their 21st birthday. Emily Crossley, …

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And the award goes to…

With the winners and losers at the Oscars and BAFTAs dominating discussions on the Creative desk this week, the conversation quickly turned to the ever-controversial subject of book vs film. Which are the best film adaptations of novels or short stories? Which brilliant books were lost in translation when they ended up on the big …

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TotallyMoney.com's mission and vision for the future

As a company grows and evolves, it’s important for everyone to hold true to the core beliefs and objectives for the business. This morning, TotallyMoney.com CEO Alastair Douglas laid out his thoughts on what we’re all working to achieve. TotallyMoney.com’s mission “TotallyMoney.com’s mission is to create a fairer credit market for UK consumers by giving …

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Why Facebook ads are what online banners always wanted to be

Online banner advertising (aka standard display, display advertising) is 22 years old this year[1]. Over £2BN was spent on this channel in 2015[2]. Yet most people I speak to struggle to make this channel scale or drive an impressive return on investment. In the late ’90s, banner ads were measured on click through rates[3] and …

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