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The Agidea team, minus Sean - busy with his STEM commitments, enjoyed a fun afternoon out at Daytona Motorsports in Trafford park to mark the occasion of our well liked team member - Pavol Vasko - coming to the end of his internship at Agidea. It also marked the end of Allen Martin’s placement from Manchester Business School, who has also proved himself to be a valued asset to ...

Agidea utilizes new software to allow content editors and designers to work simultaneously on the same document in real time using Google Docs and Adobe Indesign. The problem of inflexible workflow between copy and designers For the creation of print documents with complicated design layouts there are some key logistical problems that plague all organisation involved in print ...

Agidea had the pleasure of hosting a stand at Prolific North Live 2017, the largest media, marketing and creative industries expo outside London. Held at EventCity, Trafford Park, Manchester, 15-16 February 2017 this was our first exhibition at a trade fair. We doubly excited to use the event to announce our brand relaunch from ‘Blueprint Web Technologies’ to ‘Agidea’. As well ...

Digital services innovators, Agidea, based at MediaCityUK, Manchester has been awarded a place on the Government’s G-Cloud Framework, enabling them to supply cloud services to the public sector. The aim of the Digital Marketplace is to make it simpler, clearer and faster for those in the public sector to buy what they need. The G-Cloud Framework is part of the Government’s im ...

My experiences in adopting agile practices and becoming a Certified Scrum Master During the last 4 years as Production Director at Blueprint Web Technologies, I’ve been involved in a large number of software development projects, many hugely successful, others providing valuable lessons from the school of hard knocks. Recently, I was fortunate enough to meet the world renowned ...

The team of technology specialists based at MediaCityUK focus on web, mobile and cloud development using the latest Microsoft and open source technologies, including ASP.NET, Umbraco and Windows Azure cloud services. The independent digital consultancy strives to deliver value through innovation and attention to the human dimension. Big Chip is the UK’s longest running digita ...

5 questions to ask when selecting the best CMS for your project: Question 1: What is your content? This is possibly the most important question when planning a CMS implementation. It’s deceptively simple, but very important. Is your content made up of a few simple pages, or is it structured? Unless your project involves a very basic 5-10 page website, you will need to develop ...

Intranets are a cornerstone of business communications and productivity and DotNetNuke (DNN) has long been a popular choice of platform for development. DNN remains the the most widely used content management system and portal development framework for the Microsoft .NET platform. In this article, I look back on some personal experiences in developing DNN intranets, including ...

Technical support and outsourced development for marketing and PR agencies Most marketing, PR and creative agencies don't have the resources to maintain their own technical web development teams, particularly when it comes to the kind of complex and challenging digital work that clients are increasingly demanding. Freelancers, recruitment consultants and offshore teams are all ...

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