Marking a milestone
Software specialist Codify took guests back through the decades
and gave a glimpse into the future during a special celebration to
mark the firm's 15th anniversary.
The Aberdeen-based company rolled back the years with an array
of computer hardware from the 1980s and 90s as well as offering a
taste of emerging technology during the event.
Nostalgic games on ZX Spectrum, Super Nintendo and Commodore 64
were among the most popular with visitors to the gathering - whilst
an immersive virtual reality experience on an Oculus Rift provided
a nod to the future of mainstream gaming. More than 80 people
attended at the firm's city centre office in Migvie House on North
Silver Street, where an eye-catching timeline of technology and
Codify's the journey was unveiled.
Whilst gaming was at the centre of the celebration, Codify's
success has been built on its expertise in delivering business
software solutions to clients at home and abroad.
The company, which was founded in 2000 by Mark Griffiths, creates
custom software solutions for a wide range of clients of different
sizes across diverse industries and has grown to employ 25
Managing director Graeme Humphrey said: "This is a very special
year for Codify as we mark our 15th anniversary. The millennium and
all the attention that brought feels like a long time ago, but for
everyone who has been part of the journey with Codify the past 15
years really have flown past.
"Working in such a fast moving sector ensures we are constantly
evolving. The whole team is very proud of what has been achieved so
far, as well as excited about what the future holds for the
business. It has been fantastic to share our 15th birthday with so
many friends of Codify."
The company moved into 2015 boosted by a strong year with a number
of high profile contract wins, including projects with asset
integrity services specialists Stork, subsea services and enewable
products company Balmoral Group and contract catering services
provider Entiér. Throughout the year it has continued to deliver
software solutions in the UK and Europe which have helped deliver
efficiencies for organisations during the energy sector's drive to
counter the low oil price.
Graeme Humphrey added: "We have been through many different cycles
in the past 15 years and that experience allows us to respond to
client needs with bespoke solutions. Now more than ever it is vital
to ensure investment is used wisely and we are working with
companies with a clear focus on getting the best from their