• An Enterprise level solution for We are Wales

    An Enterprise level solution for We are Wales

    Earlier this week, we posted a blog on how blur had worked with ‘We are Wales’ - the Welsh National Cycling team and how they secured their fundraising success on our platform which now means that they can launch onto the international competitive scene. Another High Profile Project In this video interview with IG, blur founder and CEO Philip Letts…

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    The value of stress testing

    Is stress good for software? You can tell a lot about a person when they're under stress, it’s like putting a magnifying glass on their strengths and weaknesses, so why not do the same with software?  Stress testing, aptly synonymous with ‘torture testing’ involves putting a system under a deliberately intense workload, way beyond normal capacity and pushing its boundaries to…

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    blur is a Size Zero Enterprise

    When blur launched the Size Zero Enterprise it was not just a philosophy but more a way of life - a state of being. We live Size Zero Enterprise’s 10 principles daily and have them embedded in our very being. Further, we constantly challenge ourselves to do more - to be more Size Zero than any other enterprise in the…

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    10 years of YouTube

    Since the advent of Youtube and the spread of video, there's amazing potential for humankind to elevate our collective consciousness by sharing knowledge in a way never seen before. Spiritual inspirers such as Eckhart Tolle, Mooji and Alan Watts, truth seekers, teachers, artists and activists have videos freely available that can enlighten and enrich the lives of those willing to…

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    Is ageism outdated?

    I know a real high-flyer in London’s City who was recently made redundant. He'd just turned 60. The chances are that the timing was a fluke but what if it was more than that? What if age discrimination is still rearing its ugly head? In recent weeks, blur has discussed the impact of longevity on employers. We found that while there…

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    The first 30 days of a CEO

    After a series of high profile disasters at UK supermarket chain Tesco last year, which ultimately lead to the appointment of a new CEO, even a veteran like Dave Lewis with all his Unilever experience must have wished for a manual at times. Whether you’re a new CEO to the rescue or a veteran in your role it’s pretty unusual…

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    The full stack start-up

    A term we’ve been hearing a lot in technology business circles recently is full stack start-up. But what is it and how is it changing the business game? What is a full stack start-up? It essentially means a company that has its core capability in technology, yet employs multiple capabilities outside of its core traditional focus to control the entire…

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    IBM & the cloud

    The saying used to go “no-one ever got fired for choosing IBM”. Well, in light of more recent (and likely imminent) events, can that maxim hold any weight - particularly with their own employees? And does the answer lie in the cloud? What it basically comes down to is that IBM is struggling in the current, increasingly cloudy technology landscape.…

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    5 dumb uses of modern technology

    Hello there. You look like you’re probably wondering if there’s a list somewhere of 5 randomly odd/annoying/depressing/hilarious uses of technology that you could read about at your leisure while you snack on your vacuum packed crudités or gluten-free energy bar. Well, it turns out you’re in luck. Read on, and keep breathing the free air... 5. Lenovo Vibe Xtension - The Selfie…

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