R&D Christmas Experiment: Tesco Instant – Write-up and Play

OK so it’s live – and achieved using no more than some C#/Java and SQL database skills! It helps me answer the question:  Can I get to a particular product faster than via our standard web offering (of departments, aisles and shelves, or text searching)? Does it for you? Go play at http://www.techfortesco.com/tescoinstant !! The rest […]

The R&D Christmas Project: Tesco.com Grocery Instant

That’s it! The final group of customers are having their groceries delivered before Christmas as this entry publishes – and once again they have entrusted us with delivering their Christmas Day dinner. Yes, Tesco.com grocery customers have once again trusted us provide the ingredients for their most important meal of the year. It’s a huge […]

Christmas is coming / Tesco Finder update

I knew there was a reason for the workload – I have been radio silent on this blog for the last two weeks because you you could say that work reached a crescendo as we put in the final preparations for Christmas trading. It was not just that customers seemed to be waiting for us to […]