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Nick McKenna

We are computer programmers at heart and implementing high quality, tailored systems to suit your needs is what we do best. We have been delivering revenue generating, time saving and life changing bespoke software development in Harrogate, Yorkshire since 2004.

Legacy System Migration: Moving to Modern Technology Without Pain

By Nick McKenna | 12th October 2020
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What Is Legacy Migration? A legacy system is an outdated computing software or hardware that is still in use. While these systems may still meet the requirements they were originally designed for, they are typically based on old technologies that are no longer common. Legacy … more

Explaining the Main Services in Cloud Computing

By Nick McKenna | 2nd October 2020
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Are you looking to develop a new cloud based storage solution to meet the needs of your business? By explaining what cloud based services are, the main services in cloud computing and the advantages of cloud computing, we hope to give you the knowledge you … more

Should My Business Have an App?

By Nick McKenna | 29th September 2020
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If you have ever thought “does my business need a mobile App?” you’re in the right place. Building a mobile App for your business is a serious endeavour, so you need to understand the importance of having a mobile App for business and the advantages of having … more

An Expert Guide to Using Digital Platforms

By Nick McKenna | 1st September 2020
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What is a Digital Platform? A Digital Platform is a low-cost method of leveraging your existing IT systems into a unified platform. Using IT system integration, a Digital Platform allows your business to be more competitive in the modern marketplace. There are many elements and … more

Integrating Auth0 With Azure Active Directory

By Nick McKenna | 9th July 2020
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Integrating Auth0’s OAuth mechanism with Azure Active Directory can be a little bit tricky! The Auth0 integration documentation available on Auth0’s Azure Active Directory page doesn’t completely cover all the steps you need to take, so we’re presenting a more complete guide here. There are … more

Why is Systems Integration Important?

By Nick McKenna | 29th April 2020
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In this post, we discuss why system integration is important, as well as the different categories of systems that can be integrated, and the many benefits of system integration solutions. Why Systems Integration? The system integration process is when communications are created between disparate systems that do … more

What is the Difference Between IoT and Cloud Computing?

By Nick McKenna | 28th April 2020
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The Internet of Things and Cloud computing complement one another, often being branded together when discussing technical services, and both working together to provide an overall better IoT service. However, there are crucial differences between them, making each of them an effective technical solution separately, … more

Progressive Web Apps Part 1: Installable Web Apps

By Nick McKenna | 26th April 2020
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Previously, we ran a short article introducing you to progressive web Apps. In that article, we discussed several common traits of progressive web Apps. In a series of articles, we are going to drill into these traits in more detail. Today we are starting with installable … more

Are You Thinking About IoT?

By Nick McKenna | 11th April 2020
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Are You Thinking About IoT? If you are thinking about creating a new product or integrating an existing product with the Internet of Things, it’s probably because you’ve heard about the great benefits of IoT device integration. Simply put, what this means is making a physical … more

Internet of Things Integration With Your Back Office Systems

By Nick McKenna | 30th March 2020
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Integrating Your Internet Of Things Device With Your Back Office Systems As organisations grow, their back office systems often become a little unstructured; it starts out innocently enough with the odd spreadsheet here and there, and maybe an access database. Then, a few cloud-based web … more