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ISO 9001:2015 accreditation

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I’m pleased to announce that we’ve been awarded ISO 9001:2015 accreditation, which covers all of the services we offer including design, development, marketing and support. This big milestone has been a long time in the making, so I wanted to describe the journey we’ve taken to achieving this accreditation.

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What the Public Sector can learn from how disruptive brands use Open Source

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The rate of innovation in digital seems ever growing in pace. In the past 5 years alone we’ve seen Uber, Deliveroo, Amazon Prime, and click and collect become ubiquitous across our cities. Introducing frictionless payment and rapid access to goods and services, these disruptive startups and technologies continue to raise consumer expectations.

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Public Sector Show Manchester 2017

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The upcoming Public Sector Show in Manchester showcases the latest government key policy updates from industry leaders. 1,300 public sector businesses will be attending to learn from best practice case studies and to satisfy their procurement needs to deliver smarter and more efficient public services. As providers for London.gov, we’re attending to share our latest insights and catch up with existing partners.

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CTI at eCommerce Show North 2017

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The eCommerce Show North is the largest ever gathering of eCommerce companies outside of the capital, with over 2,400 visitors, vendors, and suppliers. We were one of 106 businesses proud to be exhibiting at the event that we think will become the ultimate eCommerce show in the North for years to come.

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CTI Digital at PHP NW

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On the last weekend in September 2017, I attended the PHPNW conference in Manchester on behalf of CTI Digital. This was something of a special occasion being the 10th anniversary of the conference, but also something of a sad one as it turned out to be the last conference for the foreseeable future.

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Checkoutless Commerce

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Our eCommerce Director, Ian Cassidy, gave a talk about Checkoutless Commerce at the eCommerce Show North in the Magento Theater on Wednesday 11th October.

Advances like Amazon's Alexa have revolutionalised online shopping. How long will it take before every business must adopt some sort of checkoutless commerce strategy. 

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Do you like Piña Coladas? We sure do!

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When our client Pernod Ricard asked us to re-build the Piña Colada Day website, we were all pretty excited here at CTI. With less than week to go (at the time of writing this blog) until Piña Colada day we can almost taste the Malibu!

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Fixing image resize issues after upgrading to Magento 2.1.6

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After recently upgrading one of our existing Magento 2 clients from Magento 2.1.4 up to Magento 2.1.6 an issue was reported whereby images on the front-end were not displaying correctly.

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War Child UK's new  site launch in just 3 weeks

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War Child UK describes itself as “a small charity that protects children living in some of the world's most dangerous war zones”. Founded in 1993, the charity works with vulnerable children and communities in war torn areas; providing safe spaces, access to education, skills training and much more to ensure that children’s lives are not torn apart by war.

War Child International has multiple offices all over the world, protecting, educating, and empowering marginalised children.

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Fix it quick, then fix it right

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I write bad code. So do you. So do our colleagues. Whether you realise it yet or not, the project you’re working on right now contains bad code. This isn’t as terrible as it first seems. The code behind a site doesn’t have to be perfect to provide value. In fact, the bad code might never cause a problem. It might only become a problem when new functionality is required later and the way something has been done makes it more difficult to add the required change. Situations like this are ripe for refactoring.

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