New website revealed for Understanding Scottish Places

Background The Carnegie UK Trust is an independent, charitable trust based in Scotland. The Trust works to improve the lives of people throughout the UK and Ireland, changing minds through influencing policy, and changing lives through innovative practice and partnership work. Understanding Scottish Places is a joint venture commissioned by the Scottish Government and created […]

Storm ID Appointed to Streamline NHS Scotland’s Digital Services

Three former divisions within NHS National Services Scotland – Health Facilities Scotland, National Services Division and National Procurement – have appointed Storm ID to provide a strategy to consolidate and streamline their current digital estate. The new body, Procurement, Commissioning & Facilities (PCF), provides Construction, Asset Management and Facilities, Procurement, Physical Logistics, Information Management and […]

Storm ID Design and Develop Digital Service for West Sussex County Council

The project sought to redesign the West Sussex County Council website around the needs of its customer experience, key audiences and users, giving due consideration to their user needs, context of use, technology and user journeys. The new digital service needed to offer users an exceptional and compelling online and mobile customer experience that would […]

Storm ID Design and Build New Digital Service for Exova

Storm ID was appointed in November 2014, by Exova, one of the world’s leading providers of laboratory-based testing, calibration and advisory services to conceive, design and build a digital service for their Proficiency Testing Program (PTP). The Exova Proficiency Testing Program (PTP) team is located in Toulouse at the heart of the European aerospace cluster […]

Private Method Access Modifiers as Code Smells

There’s a couple of anti-patterns that I’ve noticed in my own code. Private methods are a code smell Private methods are not inherently bad, but they are a sign that you might be missing out on an opportunity to make a useful abstraction. If you have a private method that calls another private method, then […]

Storm ID Discuss the Merits of Programmatic Buying

Storm’s Head of Paid Search, Steve Hope, will be part of a panel hosted by Rocket Fuel this Thursday at the Glasshouse Hotel in Edinburgh to discuss the benefits of programmatic buying. What is Programmatic Buying? Programmatic buying describes online display advertising that is aggregated, bought, analysed and optimised in real-time via demand side software […]

New Website for Convention Edinburgh

Storm ID was appointed by Marketing Edinburgh to create a new website for Convention Edinburgh. Background Edinburgh is 40th in the world-ranking of international conference destinations by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).  For the last seven years, Edinburgh has retained its position as the most popular UK city after London for hosting international […]