Dulcie Jackson articles

How to get the most out of working with a Technical Partner

Published on 6 Oct 2022, By Dulcie Jackson.

When you first contact a tech agency, it’s likely that you’ll be looking for development work to build your tech business. You might view it as a simple exchange, but, as Dulcie explains, there’s so much more that can come from a strong relationship with a technical partner.

Harnessing the power of Open Data (Part 1: Voting and Democracy)

Published on 26 Oct 2021, By Dulcie Jackson.

Data is everywhere - but more often than not it can be overwhelming to find, format and use. In this article, Dulcie introduces you to some great open data sources, and give a few examples of how you could use voting and democracy data to level up your next project.

Using CASC to set up Slack messaging in Jenkins

Published on 21 Sep 2021, By Dulcie Jackson.

So you've set up your Jenkins server, and mastered Configuration-as-Code... but now you want to send Slack messages when your builds pass or fail? This tutorial will walk you through exactly that, using JCasC to set up the plugin and manage messaging within your pipelines.

Accessibility in tech

Published on 16 Sep 2021, By Dulcie Jackson.

In this deep dive, Dulcie takes a look at accessibility in tech: what it actually means and how developers and content creators can help people with a wide range of functional abilities use technology successfully.