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Key takeaways from The Bicycle Association Industry Conference
The Loft team had a great day at the The Bicycle Association of Great Britain Industry Conference yesterday! One really interesting takeaway (of many), was from a brilliant presentation by Lisa Hopkinson…
Data Strategy #2: High level data diagrams
In the previous article we explored how you can use our Loft Data Canvas as a tool for brainstorming the data in your business. In this article we will look at how you can start…
Data Strategy #1: Introducing the Loft Data Canvas
In this first part of our new series exploring how to develop a data strategy and roadmap for your product, we introduce a process for brainstorming the data in your business and how you can create value from it…
Everyone’s talking about data
Until quite recently a data warehouse was thought to be a Big Business thing. But the tools and technologies are now fit and affordable for use for even the smallest businesses. We are currently helping a number of companies, from startup to about £50m turnover, to plan and build new data strategies…
Vantage Accelerator Data Workshop
In November 2022, our founder Nick Nettleton helped digital health accelerator Vantage launch its inaugural MedTech Growth Series of workshops by presenting a session on All Things Data. A robust data strategy is something many…
The rise of Femtech
Encompassing fertility, period tracking, nursing care, reproductive health, wellness and much more besides, Femtech is an increasingly important area of digital health. Here at Loft, we recently launched the Aura app for women receiving fertility…
Big data boost for the UK cycling industry
Loft is helping the Bicycle Association take its UK Cycling Market Data Service to the next level. Working on a consultancy basis with the BA and Sports Marketing Surveys, Loft is providing advice and insight…
Loft joins Vantage to support digital health startups
Loft CEO Nick Nettleton is working with the tech startup accelerator Vantage on a new series of workshops tailored for company founders in the digital health space. The inaugural MedTech Growth Series will take place…
Diversity in Digital Health
Diversity is a key topic across the technology industry and an issue that throws up a variety of specific challenges in the digital health sector. To better understand these, raise awareness and explore some potential…
MyEyeSite academic paper published
A research paper focusing on the MyEyeSite project has been published in the UK, which helps demonstrate how technology can be used to benefit patients, improve treatment and advance medical research. Collaborating with Moorfields Eye…
Next digital health networking event – 30 November 2021
Run with our partners at Health Foundry, Loft’s digital health networking events are increasingly popular, particularly with so many of us itching to get out and meet industry colleagues again post-lockdown. Our next one could…
Boosting senior leadership diversity with Sapphire Partners
Loft has recently begun work on a new website for Sapphire Partners, a London-based executive search boutique that specialises in helping organisations find exceptional talent to enhance the capability and diversity of their boards and…
Windows of the Soul
Pay a visit to the Windows of the Soul website – the beautiful and unique artwork on display will lift your spirits. Each work has been created by an artist with some form of visual…
A brief introduction to AI in digital health
In her address at the GIANT Health Event in May 2021, Bayer’s Sophie Marie Park estimated that the volume of data within the NHS is doubling every 90 days and that 30% of all the…
A new look for Loft
Like many companies, lockdown gave us an opportunity to recalibrate and refresh our company strategy, including the Loft brand. A few weeks ago, we soft launched the new Loft logo and we’d love to know…
The importance of effective workshopping
At Loft we work closely and collaboratively with our clients, getting to understand their wider goals as well as what they need from the technology we build for them. That’s why workshopping is such an…
Loft prototypes new subject access request tool for health data
In January, we announced that we had received funding from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, to develop a fast and secure data pipeline for the MyEyeSite project. We can now report that we have…
Loft teams up with Neighbourly
We’re pleased to reveal that Loft is working with Neighbourly, a start-up that helps families to coordinate care for their elderly relatives at their own home, as an alternative to going into a care home.…
Can containers solve all your problems?
Application containerisation is a very popular approach to the development and deployment of applications in the cloud. It simplifies a lot of processes and solves many problems. But is it a silver bullet with the…
UK cycling boom supported by Loft technology
While COVID-19 delivered a hard hit to the UK economy, the cycling industry has been booming – with a little added acceleration from Loft. With lockdowns limiting people’s leisure activities, people have turned to cycling.…
Loft Digital has worked on our Cyclescheme products since 2007. They are delightful to work with and the quality of service provided by Loft has been a key factor in Cyclescheme’s success. Their agile, iterative approach and the close cooperation between their team and ours has allowed excellent strategic support and fast delivery of new features to minimise risk and maximise ROI. I would absolutely recommend their services.
Senior Director, Engineering, Blackhawk Network
We worked with Loft not only because they understand our systems and our business, but because of their track record of innovation … Everything was achieved on time and on budget, with very easy collaboration between Loft and our internal teams. You couldn’t ask for more.
Scrum Master, Cyclescheme
Loft has been an amazing technology partner for us. They quickly understood our business vision, and have worked closely with us to build technology that meets the requirements of patients and healthcare providers in the femtech space. A fantastic collaboration – couldn’t have done it without them.
CEO and Co-founder, Aura Fertility
Once we handed over to Loft, we were impressed at the speed with which they managed to turn the work around. Each element was carefully considered to ensure a satisfying, fluid user experience. The site is something of which we can all be proud.
Website Manager, T3
We’ve created a strand of T3 content that goes beyond just ticking some boxes and delivered a site that lives up to the media’s perception of the T3 Awards as the Oscars of the tech world.
Online Editor, T3
Following the launch of our new brand last year it was vital that we redeveloped our site to ensure that it meets all our brand values – uncorporate, positive and direct. Loft has done just that and at the same time helped us to bring our work alive so we can get more people involved in our mission to end homelessness.
Head of Communications, Crisis
Loft has completed two projects for CDKN and the standard has been superb. From the design phase to completion, the Loft team have provided us with excellent products under tight deadlines without compromising on quality or value for money. In addition, the team have been a pleasure to work with.
Project Manager, CDKN
Future has been working with Loft on some of our biggest campaigns and they have never failed to deliver on what was required. They are always looking to push the creative boundaries resulting in some very effective campaigns. It is a real pleasure working with them.
Digital Commercial Director, Future Plc
Loft understood and anticipated our requirements perfectly and delivered on time & on budget. Delivered without a hitch – and the guys worked perfectly with multiple stakeholders across Future.
Head of Digital, Future Plc
Working with Loft is transforming our ability to engage with patients around data, and empower them to think of their data as an asset that they can take control of, to improve their clinical care and the opportunities for research into their disorder.
Professor Andrew Webster
Chair of Molecular Ophthalmology, UCL, and Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital
Loft’s ability to consistently deliver excellent and innovative solutions at speed, together with their understanding of how to use digital to support the transformation of our business, makes them a fundamental strategic partner in Cyclescheme’s outstanding growth.
Product Manager, Cyclescheme