Diversity in the workplace

One hundred years on from women winning the right to vote in the UK, and female rights, and in particular equality in the workplace, are still dominating the headlines. Notable advances have been made, but women are still woefully underrepresented at the senior levels. International Women’s Day...

DevOps

DevOps combines development and operations in an agile way, removing walls, gates and transitions to increase accountability for the full end-to-end software development process. It reduces the time-to-market, lower costs and improves the overall quality of the software.

GDPR

The deadline for compliance with the long-awaited EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may now be behind us, but there is still no room for complacency. Failing to take seriously what has been billed as the biggest change to data privacy laws in over 20 years could cost your business as much as €20 million or 4% of global turnover. Make sure you know where your business stands.

Robotics

The robots are coming! Now is the time to embrace technological advances that are accelerating the process of replacing people with robotics and automation. It’s not about removing humans from the workplace, but rather enabling organisations to make the best use of their employees in areas that...

Brexit

With less than a year to go until Britain officially leaves the EU, uncertainty still remains over the exact terms of the departure. While the authorities have managed to agree on a transition period that will allow financial services firms to continue to benefit from passporting permissions until...

Diversity in the workplace

One hundred years on from women winning the right to vote in the UK, and female rights, and in...

DevOps

DevOps combines development and operations in an agile way, removing walls, gates and transitions...

GDPR

The deadline for compliance with the long-awaited EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may now be behind us, but there is still no room for complacency. Failing to take seriously what has been billed as the biggest change to data privacy laws in over 20 years could cost your business as much as €20 million or 4% of global turnover. Make sure you know where your business stands.

Robotics

The robots are coming! Now is the time to embrace technological advances that are accelerating the...

Brexit

With less than a year to go until Britain officially leaves the EU, uncertainty still remains over...

About us

Brickendon is an award-winning transformational management and technology consultancy, specialising in innovative solutions for the financial services industry. Our people are intelligent and focussed high achievers, with an average of 10 years’ domain experience. Every member brings the best process and expertise from their past to continually improve how we, at Brickendon, improve things for our clients.

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A Testing Centre of Excellence is all about uniformity and continuity

A Testing Centre of Excellence is all about uniformity and continuity

One of the biggest challenges in the testing world is how to achieve an efficient and robust testing service model across the organisation’s entire IT department without introducing operational risk. Here, one of Brickendon’s testing experts, Director Iya Datikashvili, looks at how adopting a Testing Centre of Excellence (TCoE) can help.

Brickendon names Clare Chalmers as a non-executive director

Brickendon names Clare Chalmers as a non-executive director

Brickendon has strengthened its executive board with the appointment of Clare Chalmers as a non-executive director. Her role is to advise the fast-growing transformational consultancy on growth and strategy. Chalmers, who specialises in advising financial services...

Managed Service – it’s an all-inclusive offering

Managed Service – it’s an all-inclusive offering

A managed service offering is all about improving operations and reducing overheads. Gone are the days of shipping out the testing function to one location and development to another purely to cut costs. Today, the key is that the managed service provider takes managerial responsibility for certain business functions with the aim of utilising cheaper resources based overseas but maintaining the responsibility and quality expected in the home location. The demand for these services is growing fast. Here Brickendon Partner Lee Pittaway outlines what Brickendon is doing to develop our own offering in this area.

Brickendon achieves 300% growth

Brickendon achieves 300% growth

Challenger Consultancy achieves substantial growth in an uncertain market Brickendon has today revealed 300 per cent growth since 2012 (1) as it celebrates eight years of success and significant expansion despite challenging market conditions. With reports speculating...

Open banking is an opportunity for all

Open banking is an opportunity for all

The banking revolution is upon us. In a market where competition is already fierce, new initiatives and regulations such as Open Banking in the UK and the second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) in Europe are seeking to modernise the banking offering, giving innovative FinTech firms and payments specialists the opportunity to play the incumbent banks at their own game. Who will emerge as the winner remains to be seen, but the consumer has a lot to gain from their attempts to dominate the market. Corneliu Dicusar, a senior consultant and data specialist at Brickendon, looks at what open banking really is and why it matters to both the consumer and the financial institutions.

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