ThoughtWorks: GDPR: it’s time to rethink your approach to privacy

15-Aug-2017

From May 2018, UK companies could face huge fines for failing to comply with new data rules that many seem unprepared for. But instead of viewing the General Data Protection Regulations as yet another tick-box compliance issue, it might pay to take a more strategic view. At ThoughtWorks, we think GDPR should fundamentally change the way you think about customer data.read more

ThoughtWorks: Why conversational UI? Why now?

09-Aug-2017

The mobile era has shifted our society from always on to always on demand. The standard of always on, which caused a great shift in social and workforce dynamics, is a remnant of the desktop and Blackberry era. read more

ThoughtWorks: Idea to product: the working model

25-Jul-2017

A McKinsey report talks about how product excellence provides a key competitive advantage to companies that master their intricacies. However, consistently achieving high performance in this area remains a constant challenge for even the most innovative companies.read more

ThoughtWorks: ThoughtWorks Releases First-Ever Report on Courageous Leadership Among Successful C-Suite Executives

19-Jul-2017

Today, ThoughtWorks, a global software consultancy released a first of its kind report, "The Next Big Disruption: Courageous Executives", revealing what sets top business leaders apart from their competition. The report profiles an elite segment of C-Suite leaders referred to as "Courageous Executives" in the US, the UK, Australia and India and the findings underscore the critical role technology plays in business strategy, from navigating the chaos of digital transformation to how they're setting their business up for future success. read more

ThoughtWorks: Revving Up Your Engine: The Nuts and Bolts |

09-Jun-2017

Without a doubt, every industry is being impacted by the exponential rate of technological change these days. Consider this – 2017 is the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone. Today, there are 2.6 billion smartphone subscriptions globally, and that number is expected to increase to 6.1 billion smartphone users by 2020. Simply put, we are at an exciting inflection point in our collective history as science fiction becomes our reality.read more

ThoughtWorks: The New Tech Industry Macro Trends

07-Apr-2017

We publish our Technology Radar twice a year: it’s a snapshot of the major technologies and trends that glean from our work, partnering on our clients' most ambitious projects. In this piece, we highlight some of the wider trends that emerge from compiling the Radar, but which aren't covered directly.​read more

ThoughtWorks: Women in Work and the Tech Industry

17-May-2016

Why Inclusivity, Equity and Leadership are key. Recently, I found an annual report from my first employer, a large UK firm, where I was one of six graduate trainees, with five of us being women. At that stage in my life, I didn't even think about equality and diversity, and assumed the notion of 'work hard and you will be rewarded whatever your gender', would be upheld...read more

ThoughtWorks: The Rise of the Serial Innovator

12-May-2016

We live in one of history's great eras of opportunity. In the years ahead incredible things will be done in the name of innovation, ultimately replacing an economic system that has been the foundation for employment and wealth for hundreds of years. There are deep dangers here.read more

ThoughtWorks: Bridging Digital Divide In Underprivileged Communities

18-Apr-2016

Access to information strongly depends on people’s socio-economic status. Although this seems to be a worldwide problem, it's even more pronounced in the Global South (GS). Underprivileged communities in this particular region of the world continue to be denied equal access to information, because of their poor socio-economic conditions.read more

ThoughtWorks: Tips on how to work from home like a pro.

24-Mar-2016

Nearly a quarter of American workers work from home at least once a week, and that number is expected to continue rising. But is working from home actually productive? Definitely, say many studies: it not only increases productivity, it also increases employee retention and reduces absenteeism. read more