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Techfortesco server back online soon

UPDATE: All working now! Well done Adrian and the Tesco Labs engineering team. https://secure.techfortesco.com/tescoapiweb/login.aspx — Hello if you’ve reached this blog when you thought you were going to techfortesco.com’s API server. It’s OK, my lovely ex-colleagues at Tesco Labs are sorting out a new server to host the API and it will be back online …

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Podcast Episode 2: Innovation in Data

Innovation in Data We live in the ‘Information Age’ where the creation and use of data is prolific. Data drives business operations, social media and more. Data is important, but my passion is for open data. That’s data that is freely available in data files that you can download and import into a spreadsheet or …

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Frankly, Tesco, we’re getting bored with your iPhone-only apps

It’s OK: message received loud and clear.Both customers and colleagues have been emailing / commenting that there are now three Tesco apps for the iPhone but absolutely none for anything else and that frankly they are getting a bit bored waiting.It’s even reached Twitter: ScaredyCat: @techfortesco: getting a bit bored with tesco iphone only stance. There are other phones. Well there’s only one person to …

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Azure to the rescue

Developers following the build of the new Tesco Grocery API, (an R&D project that allows third-party access to our grocery service through their own applications) may well have questioned a consequence of enormous download counts for our iPhone Clubcard app. The question: If we had similar downloads for the forthcoming Tesco iPhone Grocery app, how …

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