What our Red Hat Partnership means to us and for our customers

4th March 2019

Here at Tier 2, we’re proud to be able to call ourselves Red Hat Premier Partners. While many partnership schemes for other software companies simply require a client to purchase a certain amount of products or to shout about their greatness from the rooftops, the Red Hat Partner Program is based on merit alone. With […]

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Top 10 tips for delivering agile projects using Scrum

25th February 2019

Want to benefit from Tier 2’s hard-won experience in delivering agile projects using Scrum? Read on to see our top tips for the agile delivery of web, mobile and integration projects….. Keep talking the talk First and foremost, you’ll want to ensure that communication channels are always open. This helps because it means fewer surprises […]

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“It was always assumed that…”

11th February 2019

Top (sometimes unspecified) functional considerations for software developments For the second part of our blog on the functional and non-functional requirements for custom software (you can read the first part here), we’re going to concentrate on those functional requirements which are often assumed but all too rarely stated explicitly. This is particularly true of a […]

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Why choose Red Hat OpenShift when community software is available?

1st February 2019

Two steps to “enterprise readiness” When starting out on their containerisation journey, many of our customers look to the open source community – for projects like Docker and Kubernetes – to understand the key concepts, and simply ‘have a play’. Step 1 – You’ll need more than just Docker Effective use of containers in corporate […]

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“But the user didn’t specify that requirement…”

16th January 2019

Top non-functional considerations for software developments Tier 2 Consulting helps organisations create custom software for web, mobile and enterprise applications – often including integration with 3rd party products and services. For custom software development, the functional requirements should, in the main, be driven by customer needs and objectives. But there will be requirements that as […]

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Business process management update: change in name of Red Hat® BPM software

7th January 2019

Formerly Red Hat® JBoss BPM Suite, Red Hat® Process Automation Manager enables business automation. It includes Business Process Management (BPM), Business Rules Management (BRM), and Complex Event Processing (CEP) technologies. Red Hat® Process Automation Manager – what’s on offer? Compliant with popular industry standards like BPMN2 and DMN1.1 for process and decision management, Process Automation […]

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What is business process management?

27th December 2018

A business process is a set of activities that are organised into a sequential process flow to accomplish a specific goal. All businesses have processes, whether that’s to onboard a new member of staff, approve a loan request or just process a payment. Whatever it is, there will be a series of steps (or ‘tasks’) […]

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Data handling challenges and software solutions

1st December 2018

Metering provider EDMI Europe won a major contract that involved supplying communication hub devices and service management to a major communications service provider, and supporting secure data transfer between smart meters, in-home display devices, and energy suppliers. The is part of the UK’s smart meter roll-out program. To support an estimated 10 million devices over […]

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IBM acquires Red Hat for $34 billion

29th November 2018

At the end of October 2018, tech giant IBM made a surprise move and purchased open-source software vendor Red Hat for 34 billion USD. This is the largest deal IBM have made in their 107-year history as well as the second largest tech acquisition of all time! This week we look at what the future […]

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Red Hat: Taking a look at the latest OpenShift technology

23rd November 2018

  Red Hat announced the introduction of their latest OpenShift technology to the public in October: the OpenShift Container Platform 3.11 update and release of the Red Hat OpenShift Container Engine. The release of the OpenShift Container Engine has piqued the interest of many in the Red Hat community keen to know what the difference […]

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Search Consultancy selects Tier 2 ARENA to aid contract management and reporting

16th November 2018

Search Consultancy is one of the UK’s leading recruitment consultancies with a vast array of long standing blue chip clients who benefit from a clear value proposition and a demonstrable commitment to corporate and social responsibility. Timely decision-making and operational agility sit at the heart of successful businesses, and so a project team was created […]

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Handle things properly when working in property

9th November 2018

Move with us provide an expert conveyancing service to estate agents across the country, from large chains to single offices. The services and tools they provide help their customers and businesses to value, manage and sell their properties. Through their partner network of over 1,200 independent UK estate agent offices, Move with Us manage over […]

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TradEd platform recognised as ‘Broking Initiative of the Year’ at the Insurance Insider Honours

2nd November 2018

Ed Broking LLP and Tier 2 Consulting have created TradEd, a revolutionary digital platform for the broking industry that’s enabling change across the globe. The goal of the project was to use digital efficiencies that drive down intermediary costs, whilst increasing trading intelligence at every stage of the process. The platform has since attracted interest […]

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Get a Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite PoC via our Kickstarter Program

7th March 2018

Making a choice of which Business Process Management technology (BPM) is right for your business is not easy and conducting research in a way that shows project teams how to build sophisticated business automation solutions can be a challenge. As a result, Tier 2 Consulting has created the BPM Kickstarter Program to offer clients a […]

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[webinar] Get under the bonnet of Business Process Management (BPM)

23rd January 2018

Today’s business environment is changing more rapidly than ever. To succeed, your business has to be agile. It must respond quickly as markets, customer needs and regulations change. Business process management (BPM) with rule-driven applications is key to making that happen. Red Hat® JBoss® BPM Suite can help your organisation be successful in your transformation […]

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Is your enterprise IT at the crossroads?

23rd November 2017

There is a wholesale cultural and technological shift taking place in enterprise IT. Companies are waking up to the reality that they can no longer let legacy systems dictate the pace of change needed to remain competitive. CTOs, CIOs and IT Managers are no longer seen as heading up expensive cost centers. They are the […]

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On balance, Red Hat 3Scale API Management looks to us like an API leader

11th October 2017

Last month we issued a couple of day passes to colleagues from the technical team, to attend a Red Hat training course on Red Hat 3Scale API Management, Red Hat’s API management offering. This post is penned by Tier 2 Middleware Consultant David Norris, who rounds up his findings with a balanced scorecard approach. Fresh […]

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Enlightenment from the Red Hat EMEA Partner Conference

26th June 2017

  Last week I was a delegate at the Red Hat EMEA Partner Conference in Frankfurt, spending quality time with senior Red Hat product managers, marketing VPs and fellow partners from across the region. Three days of visioning, tech updates, product roadmaps, knowledge sharing and contextualising the changing face of enterprise IT. And what change […]

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PRESS RELEASE: AMMEON AND TIER 2 CONSULTING DRIVE GREATER IT AGILITY WITH RED HAT PRODUCT SUITE

5th June 2017

In a move which directly reflects the changing face of enterprise IT, two of Red Hat’s most accomplished partners in the UK have agreed to partner to support client engagements. 5 June 2017, LONDON – Ammeon, a leading IT transformation company and Tier 2 Consulting, Red Hat’s Premier Middleware Partner for the UK & Ireland, […]

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Tier 2 Consulting on ‘G-Cloud 9’ with new Crown Commercial Supplier status

1st June 2017

Tier 2 Consulting now offers Cloud Software Support and technical services around the Red Hat OpenShift Container Management Platform (PaaS) on the G-Cloud 9 procurement portal, which went live on May 22nd. Tier 2 Consulting is now a Crown Commercial Supplier (CCS) within Cloud Support on the Digital Marketplace, where buyers can find cloud support […]

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