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Byte-Vision was formed in 1997 to develop, deliver and maintain high
quality multi-tiered Object Orientated computer systems.
Byte-Vision utilises Agile practices and is an active practioner, trainer
and mentor of Extreme Programming (XP). Byte-Vision has proven experience
providing training and mentoring for clients moving
Byte-Visions fundamental principles are:
Byte-Vision prides itself on its technical know-how and full project
life cycle experience. Byte-Vision works closely with with its
clients to achieve their business objectives using technical solutions.
Byte-Vision has a wealth of project experience and technical experience.
It practices, trains and mentors agile development techniques such as
eXtreme Programming(XP), and specialises in
Test Driven Development (TDD). In addition, Byte-Vision
has first hand experience and knowledge of heavier processes like
Byte-Vision has consistently proved itself capable of delivering on very
challenging projects, with rapidly changing requirements and tight
Byte-Vision passionately believes in quality and has demonstrated many
times that if you look after software quality
early, then productivity follows. Byte-Vision has developed a training course,
Quality By Design, that contains a combination of very pragmatic,
practical and highly effective development techniques based around software
quality and agile development techniques. This training course has been
delivered to major blue chip financial institutions.
Contractors' Handbook: The expert guide for UK contractors and freelancers
Dave Chaplin, the founder of Byte-Vision Ltd, has lived and breathed contracting since he first took the plunge
and became a professional contractor in 1997. He spent seven years working as an IT contractor in the City of
London on critical, cutting-edge IT infrastructure and development projects for global players
like HSBC, Merrill Lynch, Cable and Wireless, and many others.
Dave’s contracting career has seen him survive and thrive through the highs of the boom years and the lows of
the dot-com crash; and through bright periods of plenty and gloomy times of belt-tightening recession. He
founded the popular contractor website, ContractorCalculator, and
has been its full-time CEO since 2004.
In Dec 2008 Dave published the Contractors' Handbook : The expert guide for contractors and freelancers.
For unbeatable coverage of the key issues facing contractors NOW, the Contractors’ Handbook provides:
- In-depth how-to guide for CV writing and interviews
- Key guidance on the latest IR35 case law
- Unique section on ‘what to do when things go wrong’
- Advanced marketing and sales for contractors
- Advice on contracting abroad and coming to the UK