Future Proofing Your Business in a Sharing Economy

This is a guest post by Jennifer Le Roux, Digital Marketing Consultant at www.thoughtshift.co.uk and Founder of altmu.co.uk. Globally the Sharing Economy is worth £310 billion. Not only that, according to Sharing Economy expert Benita Matofska, 52% of adults in the UK are accessing it and another 28% are interested. It is clear the Sharing Economy has thrived in … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).

Paper prototypes on your iPhone

This week a colleague sent me a link to POP App, a new tool for making paper prototypes interactive using your iPhone. POP allows you to take photos of your paper prototype using the app and then highlight link spots so that users can move between pages. It’s super easy to use, and once you … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).

Use your Android phone as a sensor system

MaxMon is a free Android app that lets you use an Android phone as a monitoring system. Rather than just using your personal phone to connect to the internet and find out what your sensor is reporting, the MaxMon app turns your phone into a data collecting device. The MaxMon app monitors mains power and … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).

Lloyds team win second Digital Wallet Foundry event

Last week I attended the second Digital Wallet Foundry event, on the topic of Identity and Loyalty in digital payments, at Microsoft’s Modern Jago workspace in Shoreditch. It was the first time that I had visited Modern Jago and the space itself is absolutely gorgeous. Set in an old school, many of the original features … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).

Wayra Week – results announced and Tank Top TV interview

Wayra is the technology accelerator of O2’s parent company, Telefonica and the last week of March was Wayra week – where 30 startups battled it out to win just 20 places at the Wayra incubator. The results have now been announced and are online at  http://uk.wayra.org/en/wayraweek/6329/ganadores. I spoke to Liz Rice of winning startup Tank … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).

FDM Women in Technology Awards 2013

Last week I was lucky enough to be able to attend the FDM Women in Technology Awards as a finalist. Although I didn’t win myself, I was bowled over by all the female talent there and the range of achievements – from founding award winning start-ups to creating artificial organs. Here is a roundup of … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).

5 best free web apps: 5. Hootsuite

Do you use Twitter? If you’re reading tech blogs, I’m guessing you probably do. If you’re just a personal tweeter then you won’t need a service like Hootsuite, but if you run a small business or an personal projects it can become invaluable. If you run a small business then it’s advisable to have a … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).