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28 04, 2015

Certification demonstrates competence, but not excellence – discuss

By |2019-04-16T11:19:59+00:00April 28th, 2015|Categories: Company News|0 Comments

Certification demonstrates Competence, But Not Excellence – Discuss

When you hire someone to do a job for you, whether it’s mending your car or servicing your central heating boiler, replacing a filling in your […]

27 02, 2015

High Quality software – How Do We Consistently Deliver It?

By |2019-04-16T11:20:07+00:00February 27th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Blog Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

High Quality software – how do we Consistently Deliver It? We’ve been writing a series of posts describing the different phases that a software development project goes through from inception to completion.  At each […]

9 12, 2014

Another TickIT in the Box

By |2019-04-16T11:20:11+00:00December 9th, 2014|Categories: Company News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

TickIT, the certification program for companies in the software development and computer industries has been updated to become TickIT Plus. Zircon has held TickIT certification since 2002 and is now pleased to announce that we have now successfully transitioned over to TickIT Plus.

28 11, 2014

Look Out,Tthere’s A Potted Palm on the Line

By |2019-04-16T11:20:15+00:00November 28th, 2014|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , |0 Comments

or how we got playful in search of a remote condition monitoring solution. In our continuing series of posts about the different stages that a software development project goes through from start to finish we constantly find ourselves saying “every project is different and we have to vary our approach accordingly". At one end of the spectrum we have projects where the requirements are very well defined, everyone has a clear picture of what the solution will look like, and the route for getting there is can be described accurately at the outset. At the other, however, are projects where the requirements are vague, it’s not clear what shape the solution will take and there’s no prescribed route for arriving at the answer. The first type requires a systematic and formalised approach, the second calls for imagination and creative problem solving capabilities.