The Bright Side Blog: Project News and Events

Browse through our blog! Get the latest news about activities, developments and projects on behalf of our customers, as well as updates about the BSL team and events.

Our blog pages reflect our passion for software development. Our skills. Our Agile approach. Our commitment to deliver on-time, and on-budget. We demonstrate our passion time after time, as our project portfolio shows. Our blog tells you what interests us, and our clients. How our engineers and designers work closely with clients - large and small - to deliver reliable, innovative custom solutions. Learn how we create responsive web sites, and great mobile apps for iOS and Android. Whatever the challenge, our passion for software can help you to achieve your business goals. So get in touch, and find out just how the Bright Side of Life can help with your next project.




Summer Event – BSL and the Soldier of Orange

Summer Event – BSL and the Soldier of Orange

Our summer event this year was an opportunity for Martyn (Director, BSL) to finally experience a little Dutch culture. He’s not yet ready for the full Marco Borsato/Andre Hazes experience. So on Thursday June 6, we tore ourselves away from our work, and stood in the sunshine outside the office, waiting for a coach. A coach that was going to take us all to Katwijk, and the Soldier of Orange! (more…)

Keylane Careers – a Recruitment Challenge

Keylane Careers – a Recruitment Challenge

Recruiting talent for IT software & solutions service providers is not easy. Good Web Developers / Designers and Java Developers are scarce. BSL uses our own website, LinkedIn, Indeed, recruiters and social platforms to find new talent. But when you’re a European Software supplier, looking to recruit & hire across Europe, you need to (borrowing from Apple), “Think Different”. And that’s just what the Keylane Careers team has been doing…
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BSL team at the NN Rotterdam Marathon 2019

BSL team at the NN Rotterdam Marathon 2019

In February, BSL received an invite from NN to take part in a charity Business Run as part of the Rotterdam Marathon on 7 April. Participants could sign up for a 10K (1/4 marathon), aiming to raise money for a good cause along the way – the Linda Foundation. This charity helps make life a little brighter for less fortunate children in the Netherlands. And because we’re not called the Bright Side of Life for nothing, BSL wanted to help them to reach their target of €100,000. We sponsored two of our colleagues to take up the challenge!

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Will the proposed ‘EU Copyright Directive’ endanger the Internet?

Will the proposed ‘EU Copyright Directive’ endanger the Internet?

While the Brexit soap attracts most of the headlines (Theresa [MAY|MAY NOT] lead Britain to [RICHES|POVERTY] when they finally [LEAVE|REJOIN|DESTROY] the EU), the EU have voted on their proposed EU Copyright Directive. Some think that this directive will endanger the Internet. A claim made by many journalists and technical gurus, including Tim Berners-Lee and Jimmy Wales. (more…)

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