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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.

Nesting Router Outlets In Angular 6 / 7

By Nick McKenna | 28th November 2018

We’ve been building progressive web Applications (PWA) in Angular and Typescript for a few years now, but once in a while something new and interesting still comes along. In the last couple of weeks I came across something pretty interesting which although is possible, is … more

Co-Sourcing App Software Developers

By Nick McKenna | 22nd November 2018

Co-Sourcing With McKenna Consultants Our specialist App development teams have a long history working alongside existing in-house software development teams. This has allowed us to find the optimal mix of rapidly delivering value to our clients as well as up-skilling their staff. Why Co-Source? There … more

Using Your Mobile App To Gain Competitive Advantage

By Nick McKenna | 21st November 2018

Get Competitive Advantage From Your Mobile App Building a mobile App for your organisation is a serious endeavour and so it should be strategically important to your organisation. This means that your mobile App should in some way confer competitive advantage on your organisation. Barrier … more

Mobile App Developers Grow Your Audience

By Nick McKenna | 20th November 2018

Mobile App Developers Facts And Figures By 2019, over a third of the human population on Earth will have a mobile smart device such as an Android phone, iPhone or iPad. This represents a new way undreamed of ten years ago to communicate with new … more

Mobile App Development Step 1: What Do You Want?

By Nick McKenna | 17th November 2018

Defining The Scope Of Your Mobile App The first step of building a mobile App (for iOS, iPhone, iPad or Android) is working out what it should do, and it’s always the hardest step. In general, the narrower the scope of your idea, the easier … more

Integration With App

By Nick McKenna | 14th November 2018
Integration with App

Integrating Your Internet Of Things Device With Your App Most Internet Of Things devices have a companion App that they work with. The App usually allows the Internet Of Things device user to remotely control the device, get status data from it, extract reports etc. … more

Integration With Back Office

By Nick McKenna | 8th November 2018
Back Office

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

Are you thinking about IoT?

By Nick McKenna | 5th November 2018
Internet of Things

Why 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 making a physical device integrate with the virtual world of the Internet. The Internet … more

How We Used Management 3.0 To Make Us Love Appraisals

By Nick McKenna | 16th March 2018
McKenna Team Agile

At McKenna Consultants, we are like the majority of people who dread the annual 1 to 1 appraisal. Rather than moaning about doing it like we do every year, we decided to explore what we could do instead using some Management 3.0 practices. In the … more

Desktop Kanban

By Aaron McKenna | 13th March 2018
Desktop Kanban

It is a common understanding that some of the biggest benefits of agile, scrum and kanban is found by teams, however when working alone, how can you maximise some of the techniques successfully employed by agile teams? In my role at McKenna Consultants, not only … more