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Hey I’m Nick! I build & lead teams who create products & solutions that help people do more.
I am a passionate technical leader & full-stack software architect with over 14 years’ experience in designing & delivering large–scale commercial cloud SaaS software solutions, predominantly using Microsoft technologies.
As a hands-on leader, I have a proven track record of building effective on-site & remote software teams, based on the sharing of good practice, defining clear processes, implementing best-of-breed systems and shipping quality code.
BlackBerry Bold: The Business iPhone?
When RIM announced the BlackBerry Bold in April of this year, they promised the ultimate BlackBerry in terms of form and function. They have been kind enough to
Twitter’s rules of business
Twitter recently announced that they are to stop sending SMS updates free outside the USA. I’m not really bothered about this as I use Twitterific
Follow up on my trip to Italy
I thought I would follow up on my trip to Italy. The purpose of the trip was primarily business, but Pam Turner and I managed to add on a
iPhone 3G: The Lack of a User-Replacable Battery
I am appalled by the iPhone 3G’s battery life. Apple has put an obsessive amount of effort into creating a fantastic looking product that’s light years
Never before has there been such a gulf between the excitement of a product’s name (The TELEFUNKEN) and the disappointing reality (an 11″ digital photo frame) In
Apprently Apple haven’t got enough of your money and want some more. Last week saw the announcement of the new iPhone 3G with exciting new features like 3G
Migrating a SQL Server Database to Oracle 11g
After attending a session with an Oracle consultant this week, I thought I’d share with you some tips for migrating an SQL server database to
DVD Retailing: The Next Generation
Do you buy DVDs, Blu-Ray discs or download movies? Whatever your preferred format, you can now buy direct from the studio through a network of hi-tech
Earth Hour 2008: Glasgow, 28th March
If you had your lights on between 8 and 9pm on 29th March, you probably didn’t realise / care that it was Earth Hour, a worldwide
Tweeting: Even more irritating than blogging
Just when we thought it couldn’t get more irritating than blogging, we can now share our tiniest thoughts throughout the day with Twitter. I just
Heroes Happen Here: Birmingham ICC
Yesterday, I travelled down to Birmingham to attend Heroes Happen Here, Microsoft’s launch event for Visual Studio 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008. After checking
Calls for a Scottish top level domain
Do you think Scotland needs it’s own top-level domain extension? Scottish visitors should check out this page for an outline of the proposal on Wikipedia Scotland. Everyone