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 However, at our place of work, where we spend 5 days a week, people have become accustomed to frustrating, out of date software that they have very little choice in but to use.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.

 

Top Ten Trends Influencing Procurement

At the recent World Procurement Congress Tom Linton CPO Flextronics spoke about his top ten trends that are Influencing procurement. It was a fantastic way to open the event with some interesting content and concepts especially around non zero sum.

 

World Procurement Congress London 2013

Following on from the success of the Procurement Leaders Forums over the last nine years, it was great to attend the first World Procurement Congress held in London. Here our best bits from the World Procurement Congress and look forward to sharing some more detailed blogs in the coming weeks.

 

Top 5 TED Talks to Inspire Your Supplier Innovation Programme

In my opinion TED is the best website in the world. Here are my top 5 TED Talks to inspire you and your organisation to put your Supplier Innovation programme on steroids. My personal favourite is Eddie Obeng presentation on Smart failure for a fast-changing world – if you only have time to watch one video watch this one.