BBC WeatherWatchers

LShift were the Lead Developers for the BBC WeatherWatchers project (see this explanation video) which went live on November 3rd. This is one of the first projects under BBC’s “Make It Digital” initiative and close to the hearts of Brits, so it’s already received a lot of interest since its first announcement on the One Show…


DSDM and UX Design Pocketbook out now

Hot on the heels of a research study, LShift have helped the Agile Research Network produce a DSDM Pocketbook on how to get the best out of your UX and Programming teams. You can order your copy from the DSDM website.


LShift joins GA4GH

We're extremely proud to announce our membership of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH).


SimpleGifts say thanks

LShift was very pleased to receive this as a result of a donation we made to SimpleGifts. The donation will be used to buy video equipment that will help them promote their work of building community links in London’s Tower Hamlets. SimpleGifts run multiple day and after-school programs and lunch clubs for seniors.


Je suis ein Berliner

Today sees the creation of the LShift office in Berlin. LShift Services GmbH will be providing software development and consulting services to companies in Germany and the rest of mainland Europe.


CAN launched

LShift have written a software platform for The Cartesius Advisory Network (CAN), a new international advisory business that launched this week.


Putting RabbitMQ in the cloud

Bigwig is now available on Heroku. It’s been a big week for Bigwig! We’re now live on Heroku with plans ranging from a no-cost testing tier through to production-ready services. The Bigwig add-on is powered by the open source RabbitMQ broker and comes with a slew of advantages for developers and organisations: Scale your applications.…

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Skyline/Highrises. Photo taken by Nils Jeppe, released under {{cc-by-sa-2.0}} at

Typesetr at the Frankfurt Book Fair

LShift and its partners from the Leuphana Inkubator (University of Hamburg) presented Typesetr(™) to a packed session at this year’s Frankfurt Bookfair during the “The Future of Higher Education and Academic Publishing” seminar. Typesetr had just undergone a complete UI refresh and integration with the Zotero citation and bibliography service before the show and so…


Forces bolstered

After an intense drive to recruit over the last year we are proud to welcome a number of new staff. They bring a wealth of experience and talent. Guy Strelitz fills the Programme Manager role. Joining the Lead Developers are Alex Thomas, Panos Katsaroumpas, Ash Hewson, Sam Carr, Robin Green and Shaun Tehari. We are…


Lead Developer and Programme Manager sought

For those of you paying attention you will see we are advertising our regular “Lead Developer” position and we’re also now looking to fill a “Programme Manager” position, which is a rare event for us. At its heart our development model centres the focus of project management around the Lead Developer. We’re always on the…