Paisley Patterns - The Chess Digital Blog

Capturing Requirements in a Virtual Workshop

At Chess, we have always tried to take a creative approach to requirements gathering. Rather than sit passively across a table from ‘stakeholders’ with laptops open and an expectant cursor blinking at a cell within DevOps, we’ve found that the best results and understanding are gained when clients are actively engaged in an environment that encourages open conversation, debate and structured consideration.

Rapid innovation to support the NHS

Various Teams across Chess collaborated to repurpose and deploy an application, originally designed for use in the construction sector, to help the NHS gather information about COVID-19 in children.

6th - The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For

Chess has officially done it again, achieving 6th in the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’. This continues the success of previous years - number 1 in 2018, 5 years in the top 6 and 11 years in the top 100.

Transforming business using Power Apps

PowerApps are a no code/low code platform that enables anyone to build rich web and mobile applications.

A relaxed approach to accessibility compliance could be an expensive oversight.

With the virtual world an extension of the physical, accessibility has often been treated with the same consideration – as an afterthought. It's time for change.

CambrianSV - Encouraging grassroots development on BitcoinSV

Everyone’s talking about it, but not everyone’s talking about it in full view of a Bali sunset surrounded by the ‘best minds in bitcoin’. In the first of a series of posts on bitcoin and blockchain, Senior Consultant Craig Porter reveals all about the CambrianSV bootcamp.