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Caz Houghton


Company Coordinator

Caz thrives on organisation and is instrumental in looking after the wellbeing of our team so that we are as productive as possible. She manages much of our marketing as well as the day-to-day running of our studio space and assisting various members of the team. In addition, Caz is a skilled yoga practitioner, believing in a holistic approach to mind and body and the importance of work-life balance.

Discover more about Caz in this interview.

Caz Houghton Profile


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Brightec Studio Spaces

A historic look at the blog posts around Brightec's relationship with office spaces

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Brightec named Employer of the Year

We’re a team fuelled by continuous improvement and vast quantities of coffee, pastries and dad jokes. If pressed, we’d say it’s the coffee that keeps us grounded…

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2021: Brightec's year in review

Before we welcome the new year, let's first reflect and appreciate all that came in 2021

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Brightec partners with Global strategic engineering and environmental consultancy

Brightec has begun the discovery phase of development for Ricardo’s proof of concept app, and it's a project that is geographically and ethically close to our hearts

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Brightec named Best App Development Agency

The Brightec team is delighted to have been recognised as the Best App Development Agency of 2021

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Onboarding at Brightec

Joining any new team can be daunting. And probably never more true than joining a team renowned for its outstanding company culture.

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Essential Brightec

Brightec has evolved, changed, adapted, shrunk, adjusted, grown and prospered as a business, and a team, since its founding days in a garden shed.

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Team Wellbeing

As an employer, we recognise our responsibility to support our staff. Our ethos is for work to be enjoyable but that life, health and happiness are more important.

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User Testing

We love to learn by studying and sharing the knowledge of our business and the projects we work on. We never want to settle for ok and testing our apps with real users enables us to continually improve and deliver products that exceed expectations.

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We value the joy in both life and work. A good balance between the two goes hand in hand with productivity.

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Awards & Success Stories

This series celebrates the achievements, acknowledgements and awards we have won

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Brightec in 2020

2020 is a year no-one will forget for a multitude of reasons. Here's the year at Brightec in review

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Waterstones app wins Best Retail/Shopping app of the year

The UK App Awards announced the 2020 winners via Twitter on Thursday 12th November and Brightec were popping the virtual champagne to hear our Waterstones app was named Best Retail/Shopping app of the year.

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How can we make online meetings more engaging?

A team that eats together, stays together…. And we’re doing the best we can.

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What is Brightec life like online?

You know how it is. People ask how you are, and as humans, we tend to give a generic answer. We can tell you we’re doing well. But what’s really going on behind what you see and hear from Brightec at the moment?

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What did you say?

Our Stand-Ups weren’t serving us as best they could, but its nothing a freshly brewed coffee couldn’t solve.

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Onboarding the Brightec way
Staff engagement is vital, and first impressions matter
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How to help your team thrive

A few simple things to help engage your team in their work.

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Quadruple Awards Recognition Is Worth Shouting About
Brightec make the UK App Agency awards shortlist in four categories
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Growth in 2019

Our big vision for this year was ‘Rhys plus one’. We did a little more...

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How to develop the digital career you want
Helping young people in our digital community is really important to us at Brightec.
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How we keep clients happy and returning
We’re proud of the close working relationships we have with our clients.
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Our process evolution
As an agile organisation, our landscape is constantly evolving, so we thought it was time to write a new blog about our process.
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Scrum again
Scrum Master Caz takes a look at how we strive to improve our processes
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Sprinting differently
Planning sprints with lots of unknowns is hard. Here’s one way we’ve tried to make it easier.
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Research and development in focus
Getting the most out of regular team research and development time.
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Daily Scrum Guidelines
Some simple and fun guidelines to help you get the most out of your team’s scrum meetings.
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Organising Organise
Best practice in Issue Reporting
How to streamline and effectively manage your issue raising process
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Glossary of terms
A glossary of terms for beginners to the world of development
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Simple user stories

Simple steps for writing better user stories for you and your team.

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Becoming a Brightecoid
What does it mean to work at Brightec? We had a good long think about just that.
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