Journal posts
How we work with AI 10 January 2018 - In 2018, we are focussing on designing services powered not just on data, but on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. This has been our clear direction of travel over the last few years, and it now makes sense to focus ...
OptionPlan for Index Ventures 4 December 2017 - 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 ...
New event series: Frontier Forum 25 October 2017 - 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 ...
Design Principle #1: Make new data 23 October 2017 - 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 ...
AtF Spark: Two weeks on 14 September 2017 - 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! ...
MiFID II – It’s not just about the pricing 28 July 2017 - 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 ...