Software Development

Smart application development: Automation, Innovation, Growth

Smart application development: Automation, Innovation, Growth

Innovation, value and competitive advantage. New value driven approach, applications built by people, for people. Maximising return on investment over the application life time.

Innovation > impact > evolution

Applications continually evolve to meet changing business demands. Building an evolutionary architecture and embracing Agile and DevOps behaviours leads to repeatable success. Quantitative management of development process.

Platforms and Technologies

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • AngularJS
  • SQL Server


  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Architecture
  • Modernisation
  • Programme, Project and Service Management
  • Agile & Scrum Development
  • DevOps


Focused on delivering impact and business outcomes. Quantifiable improvement.

Why Agidea

We work with business leaders to simplify complicated problems and to develop agile digital services that deliver impact and growth.

Service leaders

Phil Gilligan

Phil Gilligan

I co-founded Agidea with Sam Flanagan in 2010, building on 15 years of experience in data, reporting and business intelligence solutions, including being part of IBM’s Global Business Services division, where I worked on major projects for large, blue-chip clients.

What we're thinking

5 reasons why you need an Umbraco Certified Master on your web CMS project

Agidea’s Chris Ashton attains the “ultimate Umbraco achievement” Chris was first introduced to Umbraco in early 2012 and was initially skeptical. Was Umbraco really any different from other web content management systems? Would it really change the way business stakeholders and developers collaborat…

Afternoon at the tracks

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…

Google Docs and Adobe Indesign - Streamlining the workflow

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 a…

Prolific North Live

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 ann…