Agile Testing and BDD Exchange 2013

We had been to this one-day conference a couple of years ago, and were keen to go again. Especially as Chris Matts was on the speaker list. It was his work as a BA working with Dan ...Read More

Velocity – London 2013

After a thrilling 3 days at the Velocity Conference in London, I've put together this blog to give an overview of the more interesting talks covered in this year's conference. For those whom are unfamiliar with the Velocity conference, you can ...Read More

The Power of Personas

Prior to joining Caplin via an internship for my master’s program in Human-Centred Systems at City University London, I had spent several years working in front-end Web development, application design, and Web project management. Whilst I incorporated various forms of ...Read More

Designing for the user: not as easy as it sounds!

As a UX intern, I got the chance to work with the UX team on in house research for Caplin Systems solutions and services. Being involved with research designed to inform aspects of the UI of future products helped me realise how important, ...Read More

The importance of colour in trading platforms

Psychologists, scientists, advertisers, web designers and so many others have studied colour extensively throughout the years. Studies that associate colour with psychology, culture and even gender have been conducted in an attempt to understand and appreciate its significance in our everyday lives. Its ...Read More

JAX London

This was my first year at JAX London, so I cannot compare it to other years, but I must say that my level of satisfaction is quite high. The location was perfectly adequate –the place was very central and ...Read More

Trouble in Flatworld

My mother gingerly taps the screen at arms length, as if lighting a firework, and then waits, flinching. And, as with a firework, only when she is absolutely sure that nothing is going to happen – and that could take some time - ...Read More

Gradle eXchange 2013

A whole day devoted to Gradle – what fun! The fact that the event took place shows how much traction, and how prominent Gradle is becoming in the build community. It’s becoming the de facto build tool for Android, and its support for ...Read More

Hit The Numbers – An aid to blue-sky thinking

When the digital world first became a workplace, trading platforms were adaptations of physical work environments evolved over many years for a niche group of highly skilled and specialized people. The burgeoning speed and power of the Internet, which originally made ...Read More