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Everything you need to know about SheSaysMCR — Inclusion

On Thursday this week, our Service Designer Vimla organised the last SheSaysMCR, complete with a stellar event, before the summer break. Find out what happened in her debut blog...

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The best bits of being part of Unbound50 this week

We loved being part of Unbound London this week. In our roundup blog find out what the DigitalBridge team enjoyed the most, and why you should attend next year.

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We’ve raised our Series A!

We’re excited to announce Maven, one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, has led a £3 million funding round in DigitalBridge. The funding will support the roll-out of our Guided Design platform and the creation of 15 new jobs. It will also enable the company to create additional products and penetrate new markets, particularly the US.

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Why we're using Rust for cloud rendering

High quality visualisation is key to a great design experience. Our Visualise 360 service uses cloud-based ray-tracing to deliver custom panoramas of a user's bathroom or kitchen design, without needing the help of a computer graphics expert. In his debut blog developer Iain jumps into the reasons why we're now using Rust for cloud rendering.

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3 key actionable insights from this year’s HYPERGROWTH conference

From the resident DJ to the swag room, graffiti artists and festival feel HYPERGROWTH is like no other conference we’ve been to recently. Not only did it have the cool factor though, it also had top class presenters and an unveiling of Drift’s new product (Squeals!). For those who couldn’t make it to London on Monday we’ve summarised our highlights...

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Being a lead mentor for InnovateHER, by our Head of Design & UX Tina

I am absolutely chuffed to be chosen as a lead mentor for InnovateHER. It’s a fantastic opportunity to help mentor girls ages 11-16, and inspire them to pursue jobs in the tech industry or even just make them more aware of possible jobs that may in the past have been seen as a ‘man’s’ role. Being chosen as a woman in the industry to help make a difference really is an honour.

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RetailEXPO 2019: 2 days, 10 teas and an Innovation Award certificate

Last week, our Senior Product Manager Lee, our Head of Innovation Ash and I headed to London to spend two days at RetailEXPO. Held at Olympia London, RetailEXPO is Europe’s leading event for retail technology. We’d been invited by Baringa to take part in their Start-Up Safari, and were particularly excited as we’d also been shortlisted for a coveted Innovation Award.

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What happens when you mash Growth Hacking and the Design Sprint together?

We’ve just completed a fantastic Growth Sprint workshop delivered by AJ & Smart and Form in Manchester at the imposing Gorton Monastery. In the space of two days, a team of senior leaders from our company have worked together to design 14 business growth experiments, prioritise them and define key actions to execute over the next few weeks. Not only that, but we’ve learnt how to effectively work as a team in a disciplined way to identify challenges and plan efficient ways to overcome them. Want to find out how? Read on… 👀

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We’re live on the John Lewis website!

It’s been an exciting week at DigitalBridge, as we launched our visualiser tool on the John Lewis website.

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Why do people recoil at the idea of a colourful bathroom?

Flicking through the Sunday papers I was struck by an amusing piece written by David Mitchell this weekend entitled ‘As a society, we must get over the green loo.’

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