From procurement and supply chain management tools, to accounting or customer relationship management systems… what is the common theme across all these tech platforms (and more)? They all generate value for their users by helping them better understand the companies they’re dealing with, for example when a CRM tool charts interactions with a firm across … Continue reading Building a tech or data platform? Ask these 6 questions first
What is your role at OpenCorporates? I joined OpenCorporates in April as Chief Technology Officer. What drew you to work for OpenCorporates? When I looked at the company, three things in particular interested me. Firstly, it’s a real revenue-generating business, not one of these venture capital-backed companies that are trying to make a unicorn. Secondly, … Continue reading Meet Alan Buxton, Chief Technology Officer
Meet Dominic, the newest addition to the OpenCorporates tech team.
A question we get asked a lot is "what does your tech stack look like?", so we thought we'd do a brief blog post to answer it. We hope this is useful to other people working on data projects, and we’d be interested to hear how teams at other organisations have tackled similar problems. Our … Continue reading The OpenCorporates Tech Stack
Even when planned maintenance goes well, there are always things we can learn from it. And when it goes less well, as ours did last week, you can learn even more. So either way, we think it's useful to review how things went and see what we can take from it for next time. It … Continue reading Lessons learned from scheduled maintenance 8th February 2017