Custom software to improve your business Developed for your organisation, designed for people

We create software to automate tasks, gather data, present information and enhance communication in your business to make it more effective

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Simplify your workflows

We build systems that simplify business processes, automate tasks and reduce the number of tools you need to get the job done.

Custom software

Integrate your systems

Our technologies improve efficiency by integrating in-house systems with online customer-facing applications and data from partners or clients.

System design & integration

Develop new technology

We work with organisations to develop ideas for new technology products and identify and assess options to solve existing business problems.

Technology consulting

Getting technology to work harder for you

As technology consultants and software developers, we get technology to work harder for you. If you've got a business problem we look at it from all angles. We talk to your teams, observe your processes, and ask a whole lot of questions about why and how you do things. Using that knowledge, we then build and integrate software, databases or web applications to solve problems and streamline workflows. The end result is that you can work faster and smarter, enjoying the competitive advantages that efficient software and access to relevant real-time data give your organisation.

More about our approach

Latest blog posts…

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Late Developer: Ageism in IT

Information Technology is a notoriously age-obsessed industry. Everything is about what’s next, and staying ahead of the competition. Tech has an ageism problem: discuss. Certainly, Mark Zuckerberg has a big one. He told a Stanford audience “I want to stress the importance of being young and technical. Young people are just smarter.” Are they, though? And is being ‘smarter’ what IT needs, or is it something else?…

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Startup or Meltdown?

Purple Crane has clients across most sectors, and many of our customers are SMEs (small and medium enterprises). This was a key area of potential growth for the UK economy even before the pandemic created a new template for how the British business is supposed to look.…

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Your Dev Team: In-house, or Outsourced?

Ping. Your lightbulb moment happens. You’ve had the gamechanging idea that will shake up the market or revolutionise how you do things. Now you just need software that will bring it to life. But should you do this in-house, or appoint a development partner?…

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What are your business challenges?

Talk to us about how to develop technologies that solve them, meet your business objectives, and are a pleasure to use.

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