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5 reasons you should validate page speed

Page speed is now both a critical part of delivering good customer experience but also impacts directly on your website ranking by major search engines. Here our Head of Performance, Mike Forshaw, gives you his top tips with 5 reasons you should validate page speed. 5 reasons you should validate page ...

Performance Testing as a Service

Performance Testing as a Service Performance Testing as a Service gives you specialized performance testing expertise without the need to hire and train internal staff. It's ideal for quick proving of your ability to scale for an upcoming promotion or to quickly assess a new product launch. We can also run ...

Fractional Test Leadership

What is Fractional Test Leadership? The concept of fractional leaders is common for C-level roles and is a popular approach for companies needing a CTO or CFO on a less than full-time basis. But have you considered this for your critical test leadership roles? Put simply, fractional test leadership offers a cost-effective, ...

Merry Christmas from all at Spike95

Dementia affects so many people in this country, individuals and their families. It's a topic very close to the Spike95's team's hearts so this year we're again donating our Christmas card budget to the Alzheimer's Society. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of the Spike95 team!
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As well as increasing our blog content over lockdown, we also created a few short videos and have more to come. They’re now all in one handy place on our YouTube channel and accessible through our website. Why not subscribe to get updates as we add more or send us ...

Luke Pelham joins the Spike95 team

We are delighted to announce that Luke Pelham has joined technical testing consultancy Spike95 as Head of Sales. Luke brings vast experience and knowledge of software testing along with consultancy expertise of  managing large scale engagements.  He shares with the Spike95 team a passion for delivering excellent solutions to companies who ...

Remote delivery and the work life balance

I’ve largely worked remotely for the past 10 years, delivering projects in collaboration with teams across the UK, Europe, India, South Africa and Thailand. I was asked by the kind people from the Ministry of Testing Manchester Meet-up to jot down some thoughts and ideas on how I approach this to ...

Spike95 on QAT

We’re excited to announce that Spike95 have been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s Quality Assurance and Testing for IT Systems 2 framework RM6148. This framework complements other digital agreements, such as Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS) and G-Cloud. Crown Commercial Service (CCS) supports the public sector to achieve ...

What will the “new normal” look like after Covid-19?

That is the question on everyone’s minds. The coronavirus has shaken up the world and left many of us feeling dizzy at the prospect of not only how our societies and businesses are going to adjust to the “new normal” way of life, but - more importantly - respond to ...

The future of data

The COVID-19 outbreak has been unique in the way we’ve seen connectivity and data not only influence the global response, but help to coordinate it down to the individual level. Never before have people confined to their own homes been able to chart the progress of the infection curve so closely using their ...