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Heathrow Volunteers proves there is no shelf-life to bespoke software

Heathrow airport

Back in 2011, Meantime were approached by Heathrow Airport to write a new system for the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Clear skies ahead for Dublin Airport’s VIP system

Dublin Airport

When all the code is written, and the client has finally signed off on a project, the biggest milestone lies ahead - the go live date.

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More Trusts trust AMaT

AMaT

There’s a moment whilst experiencing something new when you finally and truly 'get it'. It’s when everything clicks into place and you wonder why you haven’t always done it this way, or why you didn’t think of it first.

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Meantime developing Heathrow’s ‘Here to Help’ system

Heathrow

Earlier this year, Heathrow Airport asked us to develop a new system to take its reservist management programme to the next level. Learn more at the link about how we brought our ‘bespoke’ approach and deep knowledge of Heathrow’s systems to bear on this exciting challenge.

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Meantime help Eggbase go free range

Eggbase

A Cumbrian agri-IT business has grown by 400% and expanded its reach from Cumbria to across the UK and Ireland, and even as far as New Zealand, thanks to a cloud-based software application developed in collaboration with Meantime IT.

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RetroCo goes future with Meantime’s software

RetroCo

A company which creates birthday cards featuring songs and videos from birth years on a disc which comes with the card has implemented Meantime’s software to enable customers to download their purchases. RetroCo approached Meantime to create the program to expand their service and enable customers to electronically download the music and videos contained on the disc within the card.

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Meantime’s software creates efficiencies for airports

Heathrow airports ltd

Meantime IT first became involved in airport IT in 2011, when the Kendal-based bespoke software provider was asked to create an ID booking system for what was then BAA Airports Ltd.

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Meantime’s software helps Heathrow’s T2 get off to a flying start

Heathrow

Software from Meantime IT helped to ensure the smooth opening of the £26 billion Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport.

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Meantime's software enhances Heathrow's customer satisfaction

Heathrow

Michelle Smith, head of passenger welfare with Heathrow Airports Ltd, explains how a partnership with Cumbria-based company Meantime IT has resulted in ‘one of the most innovative things the airport has done for customer satisfaction’

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When it comes to clever systems, the sky’s the limit

Heathrow

In our first newsletter of 2013, we told you about the system we created for the retail training operation of Heathrow Airports Ltd, which they said gave them ‘a level of intelligence [they] never anticipated’. Cast your mind back a little further and you may recall our news story about creating a ‘robust and reliable system’ to manage Heathrow Airport’s Reservist staff during particularly busy times.

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A happy ending for the World of Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter Shop

We're very proud to number the official World of Beatrix Potter's e-commerce shop amongst our clients and, much like the lady's most famous character Peter Rabbit, we're of an inquisitive nature. But it's not Farmer McGregor's carrots we're interested in, it's how our clients work.

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Managing all your council’s appointments? We’ve built an app for that.

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A mobile app Meantime has developed for Colchester Borough Council has just completed a successful trial and is set to be rolled out across a further nine local authorities.

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Heathrow chooses Meantime for new retail programme

Heathrow

Meantime has been appointed to deliver its fourth software application for BAA Airports Ltd, which manages airports including Heathrow and Glasgow.

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Heathrow reaches volunteer target

Heathrow

Early in 2011, Meantime was commissioned by Heathrow airport to build their Team Heathrow website to encourage members of the public to volunteer to help out at the airport during the Olympic Games.

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Streamlined software puts all eggs in one basket

Eggbase

Software created by Meantime for a small Cumbrian business has allowed it to streamline multiple off-line database systems into one single web-based operation.

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Meantime redesign The Will Writing Company website

The Will Writing Company

Meantime has revamped the Will Writing Company’s website to bring it up to date and in line with the business systems we created for them last year.

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Office news

It’s growth time for Meantime

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We must be bucking some kind of trend, here at Meantime, because we’re pleased to welcome our second new member in almost as many months.

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Goodbye Jack, hello Zak

Meantime - business systems that work

One of the things we are most proud of here at Meantime is that members of our team stick around for a long time.

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Meantime's quick guide to GDPR

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Nobody can have avoided hearing about the EU law on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on the 25th May 2018.

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Meantime secure with ISO27001 re-audit

Meantime IT - business systems that work

The world, judging from Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance in front of the US Congress, is waking up to the importance of information security. The how, why and where personal details are used affects us all in this increasingly connected online world. It ought to be a topic everyone is addressing but sadly only 1% of companies care enough to achieve the all-important ISO27001 certification.

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Meantime is code for job satisfaction

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The solution to a problem isn’t found by us all talking the same language, it’s in making ourselves understood.

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New hardware upgrades for the Meantime team

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With the first half of 2016 keeping the Meantime crew quite busy, we thought we’d treat the hardest working development team around to some shiny new hardware.

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PHP Great migration

Meantime

Meantime IT has been working behind-the-scenes to upgrade to the latest language, security and performance features of PHP 7. Here’s how we managed a complicated migration to ensure our clients had a seamless transition to this vastly more powerful version of PHP.

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‘Bad weather, crisis management and incident response’: Fenner’s Airport IT keynote address

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Meantime’s MD Fenner Pearson addressed a gathering of air industry senior managers and directors at the Airport IT conference in Barcelona in November.

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A year of working hard and playing hard

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The latter half of this year has been very busy here at Meantime HQ. We’ve been awarded the ISO27001 certificate, which took a huge amount of planning and resources, but now means we’re one of just a small number of organisations in the UK who have this prestigious IT security standard.

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Meantime joins the select group of UK businesses awarded prestigious IT security certificate

Meantime IT - business systems that work

Meantime IT has been awarded the ISO27001 standard, making the Kendal-based business one of just a fraction of UK organisations to achieve this prestigious information security certificate.

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Meantime to exhibit at Airport IT, Barcelona

Meantime IT - business systems that work

Kendal-based bespoke software developers Meantime IT will be exhibiting at the Airport IT conference in Barcelona on 17 and 18 November.

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Our developing team just keeps on developing - welcome Tom!

Meantime IT - business systems that work

The latest addition to our ever-expanding team is Tom Wilkinson, who’s joined us as a developer.

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Search for developer

Meantime IT - business systems that work

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new search for a developer to join our team. Less than a year since our last call for coders, we’re looking for that special someone who’ll fit into our team like a hand into the proverbial glove.

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Flying the nest - and landing with a bump

Meantime IT - business systems that work

You’ll often hear us say that one of the best things about working here at Meantime is our location; nestled in our little corner of the Lake District but within easy reach of the big cities.

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Smile please - it’s time for the Meantime mugshots

Meantime IT - business systems that work

With it being our tenth anniversary year, we decided it was time we got a few snaps for the family album. We invited Steven Barber, an ex-press photographer who is now resident around these parts, to spend the day with us and capture us in our natural environment.

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Say ‘Hoi’* to our new developer, Ronald

Meantime IT - business systems that work

Last month we told you we were expanding and appealed for developers to get in touch. We're very happy to announce that Ronald Hummelink heeded our cry and has joined us as software developer.

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