This June, myself alongside others from the Which? Digital team had the chance to attend ReactEurope 2016 in Paris. Two years strong, the conference invites members of the React community from across Europe to meet up, share knowledge, engage in workshops and listen to talks from a wide range of industry professionals. One of the … Continue reading Victory – Modular data visualisation components using React
In March, members of the Which? Digital engineering team were given the opportunity to attend BathRuby 2016. BathRuby is an annual conference focusing on everything Ruby, with talks from a wide array of industry professionals. This year, one talk in particular piqued my interest as both a Ruby developer and a musician. This was Xavier … Continue reading Could Sonic Pi help get you into programming and music?
Recruiting for software engineering teams can be tricky; there are over 2 million Google results on “how to” recruit great engineers or agencies offering to do it for you. There are as many different views on interview questions, telephone screens, technical tests and on site assessment days as there are engineers (probably). An important part … Continue reading Silicon Milkroundabout – recruiting and getting recruited!
I wanted to talk about our program of work on Reviews and Advice and the work that the digital team has been doing, with some of our key milestones…. 2013 & the beta We were set a challenge in early 2013 to re-imagine the design of both our product reviews and the accompanying advice content. The goals … Continue reading Reviews – moving beyond the beta
For a while now we’ve been observing and listening to our users as they respond to our new website and are working away in the background develop the next set of improvements. Back in January 2013 we set out to create a responsive website with an improved user experience and updated design. We spoke to our … Continue reading Iterating on the new Reviews design
For the last year we’ve been redesigning Which? Reviews and Advice. From the beginning we made it our mission to understand users and provide an experience that truly supports their needs and exceeds their expectations. We are involving our users throughout the design process to ensure that we: make the right thing make it in … Continue reading Putting users at the heart of the Reviews redesign