Yes, okay, I'll buy it then!

Holding a gun to someone’s head to get them to do what you want is an effective way of persuading them to buy your product, but then if you are going to cast aside law and order, you may as well just take their money and keep the product. If repeat business is important to you,… Read More

EngLancer in action

We have, on a few occasions now, come across an unexpected practice since launching the  EngLancer platform. If I’m entirely truthful, when we set about building and launching the site, we didn’t appreciate how useful it could be for freelancers or smaller firms to outsource to the bigger engineering consultancies. I envisaged the majority of… Read More

The Double-Sided Network Conundrum

“Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” is an oft quoted phrase used in a philosophical context to demonstrate a seemingly unanswerable problem – the circular argument. Traced back to Aristotle, although undoubtedly rooted further back in time, this phrase was frequently used analogous to broader discussions about the origins of life, the universe… Read More