Guessing the price of websites

Over on the Deeson blog I’ve been writing about agencies writing proposals for client websites. Having been back agency-side for almost two and a half years now, it’s fascinating to see how many of the norms of the digital agency business remain unchanged...

Drupal for marketers in 2015

It’s clear from working with our clients and keeping an ear to the ground that big data, open source, content marketing, personalisation and online communities are just a few of the trends that are high on the agenda for this year. Providing the backbone of a good...

It's been a while…

It’s been almost five months since I joined Deeson – the Canterbury-based digital agency – looking after the company’s marketing, creative, user experience and strategy work. And it’s been a good few months since I last blogged here too,...

Every business is a digital business

Here’s an interesting (and quite long) piece of thinking from Accenture on the relationship between digital and business. The overall argument that’s put forward is: Becoming a digital business is no longer simply about how we incorporate technology into...

A GDS for local government?

Richard Copley has written a well considered and detailed blog post about what a Government Digital Service for local government might look like and why the sector should have one. This is a debate that’s bubbled up a few times in recent times, with Carl Haggerty’s...