Archive: 2017



On 1st June we held our first Technology Panel Event in central London.  The purpose of the event was to network and discuss a specific burning topic within retail architecture with the intention of educating but also to spot future trends and future opportunity.  We gathered a number of top ... Read More
June 7, 2017Mark Adams


May 2, 2017theAdmin


The delivery of mission critical eCommerce related IT projects has never been so important to Retailers, yet many organisations struggle to deliver new features and solutions with high quality, at a fast pace.  Meanwhile many organisations offer the promise of “Agile Delivery” as ... Read More
March 24, 2017Lewis Williams


Our belief is that for certain types of development it is mission critical for Retailers to begin bringing development in-house from the point of view of gaining control back of their technology investment, gaining higher throughput of new features, and ultimately engaging more directly with their customers.
March 22, 2017theAdmin


  As we have written previously eComp conducted some research in Q4 2016 looking at the business and IT challenges the top 500 UK retailers were having with eCommerce development. Specifically, we looked at whether the development teams were in-house or outsourced ... Read More
February 15, 2017Lewis Williams


Bad habits die hard, so they say. Because we get caught up in ticking off our daily tasks, we as humans just learn to "get on with it", and rarely stop to take a hard look at how we are doing. ... Read More
February 8, 2017Lewis Williams


  One of the great things about Scrum is that you have pre-defined meetings and ceremonies that keep the cadence of your Sprints moving so that you are always feeding the development machine with appropriate and prepped activities. You are grooming and ... Read More
February 2, 2017Lewis Williams


  When it comes to contract negotiation we often find that only the large clients have in-house legal resource or use external lawyers. This leaves the majority of clients at a disadvantage. Technology and services contracts are often complex where the commercial ... Read More
January 25, 2017Lewis Williams