David Coveney

David Coveney
Dave has been working in software development since 1988, starting with payroll development and then ERP consultancy for large corporates. He is a keen traveller, photographer and motorsport enthusiast, but now puts family first as he’s massively in love with his two little boys. Dave is still an early adopter. He was connected to the internet from his bedroom, way back in the eighties, had a personal website by 1994, was into the connected house in the late '90s, a smartphone by 2002, and a was the first in the office with a fitness tracker.

Imagine if a website could know you. A website that responded to your needs and your mood on that day. This year we’ve started to roll out software that will be able to do just that.

We’ve been building software for the publishing industry for a long time. From business models to specifications to project planning, you name it, we’ve seen it all.

When we receive a Request For Proposal, we have to consider any potential risks or challenges associated with the project. It’s about treating every client as an individual and every project as unique.

As part of our commitment to diversity and to ensure we follow best practice, we have now opted to publish an annual team and recruitment diversity report. Read on to get the stats!

In a recent system we built, we realised we were going to be storing the names of people from across the world. We thought we’d share what we learnt.

Adding The New Statesman to our portfolio of users was a great honour. This venerable magazine was founded in 1913 and has been providing political commentary in the UK since then.

Standfirst for Kindle is our first Software as a Service product, giving you fine and unrivalled control over your Kindle e-ink edition.

There was a scary realisation at a recent company meeting, when someone pointed out that I should write about my thirty years of experience in IT.

On our twentieth anniversary we stop for a moment and think back over the success of the company; The clients we’ve helped, the friends in the web development industry we’ve made…

There’s a direct link between web traffic and revenue when you’re a publisher. How well that works depends a lot on other factors – the business model, commercial relationships and so on.

The Spectator is one of the world’s oldest continuously published magazines and one of the UK’s leading and most respected political and lifestyle magazines. Published since 1828 it has a rich history and tradition in print media.

Ethel’s not happy – whenever her artfully arranged photos are centrally cropped, they look wrong. And she’s fed up of only half her face being used in square thumbnails. So we decided to fix the problem…