Richard Blanford
Richard Blanford set up Fordway in 1991 and grew it through winning and delivering increasingly larger contracts. In 2011 he led a major investment in infrastructure, staff and training to enable Fordway to offer managed cloud services, which now provide approximately half the company’s total revenues.
Author posts
Why the G-Cloud purchasing framework is high on my agenda

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Why we need to talk about technical debt as well as financial debt

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I feel like social media for business is a double-edged sword

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Business messaging – People only “get it” after seven attempts

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Turning vision and values into practical actions – an entrepreneur’s...

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Cutting through IT complexity means stepping back

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There’s a lot that businesses can learn from the mentality of cyclists

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Why the summer holidays are a good time to sell

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How 300 emails a day helps develop our technology roadmap

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Experimenting, failing fast and moving on has worked wonders for me

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Improving customer focus actually means more business

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The business innovation challenge: A case of Perspiration vs. inspiration

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Don’t give up too early: You may be ahead of the mainstream

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Spending time on the right public sector tenders

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Redefining our company values to support growth

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Looking back on 25 years in business and forward to new opportunities

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Founders Diaries: Introducing Fordway MD Richard Blanford

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