We are so proud that our new studio has been awarded Best Working Environment (Silver) in the UK Company Culture Awards.
We've been running regular R&D sessions since the end of 2014, and this is what we’ve learnt so far.
Our values are the basis for how we conduct ourselves, make decisions and grow as a team.
We’re loving working in-person with the team again, and welcoming clients to our new home on the river
We’re an extra two years older, but we finally got to celebrate our journey so far.
A historic look at the blog posts around Brightec's relationship with office spaces
Brightec favours flexible working, over remote working. This blog reflects on the last few years, our decisions and the choices that led to where we are now
Before we welcome the new year, let's first reflect and appreciate all that came in 2021
Technology is in a constant flux of evolution and we always want to stay ahead of the game. So much so that we’re jumping the gun with this one…
The Brightec team is delighted to have been recognised as the Best App Development Agency of 2021
Here we explore some key reasons why every Software Developer should blog
Joining any new team can be daunting. And probably never more true than joining a team renowned for its outstanding company culture.
The events of 2020 gave most of us cause to rethink the ways we work.
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.
This series celebrates the achievements, acknowledgements and awards we have won
We’ve developed a Slackbot to help you track your team members happiness, and improve your team’s wellbeing.
Over the years, I have learnt a lot about how best to run teams. Although the job is never ‘done’, the last 12 months’ events have prompted an opportunity to write a blog series exploring the most poignant lessons that have stuck with us at Brightec.
Knowing where inspiration comes from means that our 'creating' doesn't become a factory line of churning out the same old thing.
A sound understanding of what it is to do creative work and get the job done is vital for team health and long-term client relationships.
We could be utterly passionate or utterly considerate, but the middle ground is where we want to be.
What if I was bold enough to say that developing empathy is the most crucial skill that any creative team can continue to grow. Would you agree?
2020 is a year no-one will forget for a multitude of reasons. Here's the year at Brightec in review
Work meetings can easily be seen as a necessary evil, something as an individual you have to endure whilst as an organisation you have to initiate.
When lockdown started, I used to think that the main risk to the productivity of my working day would be interruptions from my kids...
Steve explores the role virtual reality could play in future software development
At Brightec we are colleagues but we are also friends. We value our connection as a team and whilst another lockdown means we can’t meet socially, or share lunch times in the same way, it hasn’t beaten our spirit. Feeling connected is key.
A team that eats together, stays together…. And we’re doing the best we can.
Like many organisations, Brightec were introduced to a new word earlier this year - ‘furlough’.
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?
This glossary explains some common app development terms you'll come across when working with us
WFH. Social distancing. Furlough. These are some of the terms that have become the new normal in this strange time.
Is it just me or do the words ‘refactor’ and ‘rearchitect’ fill you with dread?
Like many, I have been thrust into the completely new situation of leading our team remotely.
Our Stand-Ups weren’t serving us as best they could, but its nothing a freshly brewed coffee couldn’t solve.
Remote working games and working from home activities for you and your team.
Jonny is our latest junior developer, here’s his experience of working at Brightec so far…
Why we strongly think your agency should monitor billable time
We're really excited that MDHub awarded Brightec an award for happiness.
Answering the question of how we "actually" do culture is critical to our growth.
When tough times hit your business, how do you bounce back?
Getting the most out of regular team research and development time.
How we learnt to praise each other honestly and openly to get the most out of our team.
We're delighted to partner with AquAid as they strive to make a difference to people's lives.
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