Open Data & new Drink Driving Law

At Storm we support open data for a number of reasons. Data that is open: has significant potential for re-use in other digital services will help the discovery of new and innovative solutions to societal problems; can drive efficiencies by enabling frictionless sharing of information between public bodies can help foster participation of citizens in […]

Web designers: consider using a bad monitor

That’s an odd thing to suggest, isn’t it? We digital designers love us some shiny tech. From Retina MacBook pros or the new 5K iMacs to the latest hi-res displays from Samsung or Dell, what we view our work on is important to us, for better or worse. There’s only one problem: most people don’t have fancy […]

Storm ID Appointed as Digital Consultant to SQA

In November 2014 Storm ID was appointed to undertake a review of the digital services currently being offered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority and provide recommendations of how the organisation will meet the evolving customer and organisation needs, with the focus being on helping to shape the long term strategy for the digital services being […]

On adaptive design

There’s some confusion from some of our clients about what adaptive design really is and if, when and how it should be used. Responsive design is all but the industry standard at this point, but what about adaptive? Originally the term adaptive design was used to describe layouts which were very similar to responsive layouts, but […]

Storm Appointed to Redesign & Build Historic Scotland Digital Services

In 2015 the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) and Historic Scotland will become fully integrated to form Historic Environment Scotland (HES) to deliver on the Scottish Governments vision for the Historic Environment. The purpose of the project is to design and develop a digital platform that will support the […]

Storm scoops 4 awards and 2 highly commended nods

October 2014 proved to be very successful for Storm. We scooped 4 awards and received 2 highly commended accolades, across three separate award ceremonies held in Glasgow and London. At the start of October, Storm won the Best Website category at the Scottish Creative Awards for our work with The National Galleries of Scotland on […]

Storm ID Present – How to Transform Customer Behaviour Online

Storm ID are looking forward to speaking at The Future of the Web conference, which is being held at the Sun Oracle offices in Linlithgow on Tuesday 11th November. This event looks to outline the implications that come with the ever evolving world of digital, presenting the opportunities and threats posed to businesses across, public, private and voluntary organisations. […]

Storm ID Invest in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council appointed Storm ID to redesign and build a new website for the Investor Support Team – Invest in Edinburgh. The team encourages inward investments into Edinburgh from businesses, property investors and developers seeking to capitalise on the opportunities presented by one of Europe’s most inspiring cities. The Challenge The website […]

The Independence Referendum – what do You think?…

With the countdown to September 18th picking up pace, the conversation around Scotland’s independence is everywhere, splashed across every medium possible, but can you find the information that you are looking for? Plain. Simple. Unbiased. Points of reference. The What Scotland Thinks website provides impartial information on attitudes to how Scotland should be governed. The […]

The R&A Rules Academy – do you need to up your game?

Inspired by this year’s Open Championship at Royal Liverpool? Need to improve your swing or putting techniques? On the 20th of July 2014, Rory McIlroy, 25, claimed his third major championship title at The Open at Royal Liverpool, shooting a 1-under 71 to finish at 17-under 271, two shots ahead of runners-up Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler. An […]