The Best Things About Docker (so far)

A new frontier for engineering has dominated every blog and conversation for months. Docker the container giant has arrived and if your team is not using it you’re like “so yesterday”. We aren’t fans of those types of statements but we’ve recently started to explore what Docker can do for us. The recent introduction of … 

 

How we Approach Testing at Old St Labs

Here at Old St Labs we care about quality. We believe that it is impossible to achieve quality without testing. Testing is often an overlooked part of development. It is time consuming, tedious, and the philosophy is not always easy to grasp, so it’s often left out of the development process. But programming without testing … 

 

Marvel shines the spotlight on Old St Labs

Old St Labs was featured this week in the blog of industry leading web prototyping organisation Marvel. As part of its ‘spotlight’ series, Marvel profiled the great work that our design team, led by Nick Peasant and Tom Pritchard, is carrying out and how the Marvel product supports this critical work. In this profile piece … 

 

Saying Goodbye to GitHub

Here at Old St Labs we’re always looking for ways to improve the way we work. We are a small team so improving the way we develop and test product is paramount. We decided to say goodbye to GitHub and this post details our reasons and what we’ve learnt along the way. We just want … 

 

Gaining Speed: Matthias Gutzmann Joins Old St Labs as VP Americas.

The team at Old St Labs is proud to announce that Matthias Gutzmann has joined the organisation as VP Americas. Matthias spent 11 years with Procurement Leaders driving the international expansion of that business. Held in the highest regard by the international procurement community, Matthias brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in B2B sales … 

 

Introducing LUCYD – The Cognitive Engine for Commercial Relationships

The team at Old Street Labs is proud to introduce LUCYD, a cognitive engine, that powers commercial relationships. What is LUCYD? Harnessing machine learning and algorithms, LUCYD provides users with actionable information and insights that enable them to better understand commercial relationships. By uncovering opportunities, identifying risks and predicting trends LUCYD powers smarter business decisions.

 

Why Enterprise Software is Becoming the New Design Trend

At home we use beautiful, well-designed apps and websites. However, at our place of work, where we spend 5 days a week, people have become accustomed to frustrating, out of date software that they have very little choice in but to use. Now why is this? Why should we suffer at the hands of technology … 

 

A Different First 90 Days

I joined the OSL team in October of 2015. While I was excited to get my teeth stuck into the great work the guys are doing, I also had a fiancee who, after 4 years of hard grind, sweat and tears, had just submitted her PhD and was itching to get away on a long awaited, … 

 

What’s been going on?

You may have noticed that the Old St Labs blog has run a little dry over the last few months, and there’s a pretty good reason why. So, let me tell you what’s been going on.  We’ve been beavering away, and now we’re ready to introduce you to Vizibl.

 

Supporting The Henry van Straubenzee Memorial Fund

Old St labs is over the moon to announce that we will be working closely with The Henry van Straubenzee Memorial Fund (HvSMF). We will be raising money on a continuous basis for a charity that is very close to our hearts.