In the last year or so, many of us discovered the challenges (and pleasures?) of remote working. Whatever your experience has been, a quiet living room all for yourself, or a kitchen table with screaming kids around, we can't deny that moving all our activities online hasn’t been easy.
All sectors have had to considerably adapt in the face of the global pandemic. With income from events and face-to-face fundraising having dropped off a cliff, perhaps one of the most challenged sectors has been charities. This is especially the case as their services have rarely been so high in demand.
There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has changed our lives for ever. However, often times of crisis can drive changes that are positive, especially in technology. To take one example, the humble QR code has grown explosively in the past few months.
WPNC Digital has supported The Royal British Legion’s 2020 Poppy Appeal, handling a big rise in online donations. The number of online donations is 20 times higher than in 2019.
The importance of testing is undisputed in the world of development with little doubt that testing functionality, happy and unhappy paths of user flows, and front-end display is vital to any development work. However, what is tested and to what limits, is seemingly less well understood.
Despite many UK households facing financial insecurity as a result of Covid-19, one-off online donations swelled by 561% in the three months to 30th June 2020, compared to the same period of 2019.