Punctuate

Musings

A blend of thoughts, insights and info generally inspired by good coffee.

Better business with automation

- 4 minute read

Automation using web technologies has become a hot topic as businesses look to take advantage of the power it brings. But what is it and how can your business tap into the benefits of automation?

Before we dive in let’s talk briefly about what…

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Web to email with Mailgun

- 3 minute read

We recently migrated a number of of our client websites over to Mailgun for sending emails from web forms and components with a data to email requirement.

When we hook up web to email we generally use authenticated SMTP servers tied to the domain…

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Privacy Act 2020

- 3 minute read

The Privacy Act 2020 came into force on 1 December 2020, replacing the Privacy Act 1993. Now that the dust has settled we take a look at some of the effects the updated act has had on how we build our products.

Undoubtedly one of the trickier…

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Rescuing Inflight Projects

- 3 minute read

Every so often we are tasked with rescuing a project. The rationale behind why a project finds itself in a position where it needs rescuing tends to vary widely, it could be financial, political, ownership, shifting market forces or a change of direction.

Inflight…

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Using purpose to redesign a website

- 5 minute read

In recent weeks we've been working on updating customer websites as many customers pivot their businesses in response to Covid-19. Part of this work has included full redesigns of two ancient (by internet standards at least), websites.

The…

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