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Rapid Digital Product Development comes to Wales

Posted in News by Tim Morgan

4D2L Wales

I’m delighted to announce that this year our annual rapid digital product development event known as (‘4 Days 2 Launch’) will be coming to Wales (where it will be known as ‘Pedwar Diwrnod I Lansio’).

Since 2006 we have disappeared to the English countryside for a week (mostly Dorset, maybe Devon) and rapidly built digital products in teams. These events and the products we’ve built have helped us:

1. Come closer together as a company. It’s the only time our New York and London offices come together en masse;

2. Develop some of our best-known and most popular business ventures;

3. Experiment with new technologies and techniques.

So why Wales, specifically Swansea, this year?

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A disposable camera for your phone

Posted in News by Tim Morgan

WhiteAlbum Pics

On January 6th we wrote about WhiteAlbum, our disposable camera app for your phone.

One question we face when we launch a new product or service like this is “how do we know if it’s working?” That’s a tough question, I mean what does that even mean? But here I will try and answer it.

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Shoot now and forever hold your photos

Posted in News by Greg Beck

WhiteAlbum main image

The brand new year brings a brand new venture. One that provides keepsakes, preserves memories, and is generally pretty cool.

We built a simple camera app that prints the photos you take. But our app is a bit different than others in the category...

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Open Policy Making toolkit with the Cabinet Office

Posted in News by Tom Jarrett

Cabinet Office

We recently kicked off an exciting new project. It’s a discovery phase with the Open Policy Making team at the Cabinet Office. On their blog, they describe Open Policy Making as: “broadening the range of people we engage with, using the latest analytical techniques, and taking an agile, iterative approach to implementation.”

The brief for Mint: Create an Open Policy Making toolkit to help policymakers use the most up to date methods and tools.

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Mint's Winter Warmers

Posted in News by Laura Grace

Adam Mint's Winter Warmers Introducing: Mint’s Winter Warmers. Our pop up shop of festive delights, currently open for business in Fenchurch St Station’s Winter Market. Roll up, roll up…

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