The latest news from Meantime IT
More bookings at Dublin airport
Back in the late nineties when Meantime was just a ‘hobby company’, our first proper project was an e-commerce site for The Roofbox Company. This would have been in 1997, when we had no recourse to an online relational database and, if I recall correctly, did everything with perl scrips and cgi-bins!
Heathrow Volunteers proves there is no shelf-life to bespoke software
Back in 2011, Meantime were approached by Heathrow Airport to write a new system for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Clear skies ahead for Dublin Airport’s VIP system
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.
More Trusts trust 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.
Meantime developing Heathrow’s ‘Here to Help’ system
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.
Meantime help Eggbase go free range
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.
RetroCo goes future with Meantime’s software
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.
Meantime’s software creates efficiencies for airports
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.
Meantime’s software helps Heathrow’s T2 get off to a flying start
Software from Meantime IT helped to ensure the smooth opening of the £26 billion Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport.
Meantime's software enhances Heathrow's customer satisfaction
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’
When it comes to clever systems, the sky’s the limit
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.
A happy ending for the World of Beatrix Potter
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.
Managing all your council’s appointments? We’ve built an app for that.
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.
Heathrow chooses Meantime for new retail programme
Meantime has been appointed to deliver its fourth software application for BAA Airports Ltd, which manages airports including Heathrow and Glasgow.
Heathrow reaches volunteer target
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.
Streamlined software puts all eggs in one basket
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.
ISO27001, Hosting, and what Meantime does for you
We recently made a number of changes to our infrastructure. Not uncommon in IT by any means. We communicated this to our clients and, to our surprise, one of them asked us what exactly it was we had done, and why.
Coping with Covid
Over the course of every year, we review all of our ISO 27001 documentation set to ensure that it is up to date and that there is mutual recognition between our processes and how we’ve documented them, i.e. that we do what we say we do.
May Brings Autumn Development
We like to keep the team small and friendly, here at Meantime. There’s an important dynamic to team building which is more art than science but which is key to creating and maintaining great client relationships.
New pod works for Meantime
Whilst Meantime takes a happily open-plan approach to work, there are times when a more private, enclosed space is required. But creating such a space in a building of historical significance is far from straightforward.
It’s growth time for Meantime
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.
Goodbye Jack, hello Zak
One of the things we are most proud of here at Meantime is that members of our team stick around for a long time.
Meantime's quick guide to GDPR
Nobody can have avoided hearing about the EU law on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on the 25th May 2018.
Meantime secure with ISO27001 re-audit
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.
Meantime is code for job satisfaction
The solution to a problem isn’t found by us all talking the same language, it’s in making ourselves understood.
New hardware upgrades for the Meantime team
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.
PHP Great migration
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.
‘Bad weather, crisis management and incident response’: Fenner’s Airport IT keynote address
Meantime’s MD Fenner Pearson addressed a gathering of air industry senior managers and directors at the Airport IT conference in Barcelona in November.
A year of working hard and playing hard
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.
Meantime joins the select group of UK businesses awarded prestigious IT security certificate
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.
Meantime to exhibit at Airport IT, Barcelona
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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