Spinks Snapshot

Sharing our thoughts and knowledge on all things tech...

People Behind Technology - Leeds Building Society

Each week we bring you interviews with the people behind the technology. This week we spoke to Louise Elliot, Development Manager at Leeds Building Society.

Digital Platforms and Retail outlets go hand in hand

On the evening of the 22nd October, we were lucky enough to be able to host a fantastic event in conjunction with our friends at Valtech.

Exploring the topic, 'The Future of Retail' we welcomed Peter Cowgill, Executive Chairman of JD Sports, to come and speak to an intimate group of C-Level retail and technology professionals.

And what an evening it was!

What does 2016 hold for the tech industry?

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The Technology sector is set to grow four times faster than GDP in 2015

Women in Technology 2015 is here!


Our Women in Technology publication 2015 is here - it's for you too gentlemen! 

GCSE Results Day - What now?

Heart beating in your ears, palms sweating while jumping classmates, with cheers of celebration, gleaming smiles, hugs from parents, pats on the back from teachers for their outstanding efforts surround you.

Something a little bit special #MSTech15

The Mortimer Spinks annual Technology survey was complete; we had the data, it was fresh from print...now it was time to launch! 

Why do you work in technology?

The ever-growing topic of 'Women in Tech' is not just about women. It is about the industry as a whole and is a real topic that highlights not just a lack of diversity in the industry, not just the lack of talent available, but a problem that is threatening the future of technology.

Balancing the scales

Technology and Digital has not only become a core part of our lives but also a core part of the economy, contributing £69bn in the last year and projecting at least £100bn for 2015.

Getting positive about Women in Technology

In 2005, I was writing an essay for my A levels entitled "bridging the gap between business and technology"

Our Tech survey launch with an all star panel!

On Thursday evening, Mortimer Spinks officially released their fourth annual technology survey in conjunction with Computer weekly.

Back to the Future....

...as we end our financial year we reflect back on our 25 years in the tech industry and what lies ahead!

A guide to Scrum meetings

Now that we're up to speed on the different roles in a Scrum team it's time to take a look at the meetings which take place in a regular sprint cycle.

A reflection of the Women in Technology 'bandwagon' - from a woman in Technology.

As I sit with the countryside whizzing past me on my way from London to Manchester for an office visit, I can't help but reflect on what has truly been an amazing and eye opening 18 months for me at Mortimer Spinks as a young female working in the technology sector.

A Guide to the different roles in Scrum

I'm kicking off this series of posts - which act as an introduction to Agile and Scrum - by looking at the different roles within a Scrum team. But before I do that, it's probably best to explain what Agile and Scrum are. 

Back to School!

"Is our education system doing enough to get kids into computing..."