OptionPlan for Index Ventures

Creating an effective hiring plan Last week, Index Ventures launched their OptionPlan app at SLUSH 2017 in Helsinki. We had a great time working together to design and launch this tool for their community. The OptionPlan app was part of a … Read More

New event series: Frontier Forum

We recently held the first in our new series of events known as Frontier Forum, in collaboration with Futureheads. The invitation-only breakfast was created so executives could come together and share their insights and experiences with data-driven product development. The … Read More

Design Principle #1: Make new data

Most of our projects require us to create a new product driven by data. When we say ‘driven by data’, we don’t mean harnessing current usage data to inform a better version. We mean data drives the product, like engine oil … Read More

AtF Spark: Two weeks on

Reaction It’s been a great couple of weeks for us after the release of AtF Spark, with lots of engagement online and in the wider community. Downloads from our website have been growing everyday 5{8,24,33,37,40,45,60,63,87,100}9546 since the release, now almost at 10,000! … Read More

MiFID II – It’s not just about the pricing

We all know the problems that equity research operations face in January 2018,  with many now focussed on new pricing models. By using design thinking, leaders can transform MiFID II into an opportunity and stay competitive in the long run. Our … Read More

Unlocking the value in your data with Lean concept development

Introduction In 2017, it’s no secret that businesses are failing to capitalise on their data. All companies now sit on piles of data that they could be using to optimise their businesses, gain customer insights and create products that attract … Read More

Welcome Sabih Ali

Sabih Ali has joined us as Commercial & Business Development Director to advance our growth plans. Sabih will be working with us on further professionalising our pipeline and operations. As we grow, we will need to standardise the best of … Read More

Design principles at After the flood

1. Make new data Make new datasets as part of new propositions. Or relaunch a product with new data added. User needs will not just be met by a new interface. To meet users needs, a product will need to … Read More

Working with Nikkei

Nikkei are one of the world’s most prestigious information and media brands. Our expertise across a wide range of sectors is proving useful. Our new platform is due to launch in 2018. You can read a bit more on our … Read More

The strategy is invention

The idea Having spent years getting their digital operations in basic working order, businesses need to once again begin inventing new propositions. The problem is that invention requires a fresh pair of eyes and new tools, different from those used … Read More