Archive | June, 2012

Super(hung out to)Dry

The admission in April 2012 by SuperGroup (the parent company of fashion brand SuperDry), that the entry of a ‘+’ sign instead of a ‘-’ sign on some forecasting figures, led to its 3rd ‘profit’ warning being issued in 6 months. This led to a revised annual profit shortfall of £8m. Robust business intelligence (BI) […]

RTFM and the Software Dummy

Developing software is a rewarding career, but at times it can be tedious and very frustrating. The ability to debug your own code and that written by others is crucial. As those of us working in IT know, from the outside we are all bunched together, but within the industry the skillsets today are extremely […]