News archive of: Newsletter

  • Staff buyout of MRG Systems

    31 January 2018

    We are delighted to announce that, following the purchase of shares from its erstwhile holding company, Panther Securities PLC, we now have control of 80% of the company’s shares.

    Read more ...

  • Sean Graham bookmakers take on BIDS5

    31 January 2018

    The information displayed will be split into quarters to provide the equivalent of a full gantry display. Additionally, their existing Albos servers have been re-purposed to run the BIDS5 system. They will continue to run the existing gantry screens ; meaning that existing assets can be used, costs can be managed & roll-out time minimized.

    Read more ...

  • Bruce Betting roll out the Single Meeting screen

    31 January 2018

    They proved to be so popular it prompted a roll out across the whole estate. Thomas Byrne said: ‘We were quick to see the benefits of the Single Meeting screen and wanted to include them in our shops at the earliest opportunity. We are very pleased with the amount of use they receive and our customers love the extra information they provide.’

    Read more ...

  • Agile continues to transform development

    31 January 2018

    Each sprint cycle starts with a Sprint Planning meeting where the tasks that will be worked on during the sprint are identified. We hold two Product Backlog Refinement meetings, one halfway through the sprint and another toward the end. In these meetings we decide on the importance and size of any “pending” work, the result of which determines what tasks will make it into the next sprint cycle. When the sprint is finished we hold a Review and Retrospective meeting, providing us with the opportunity to discuss what we achieved during the sprint and identify areas that could be improved or refined. And then the cycle begins again!

    Read more ...

  • A review of The Irish Bookmakers' Forum

    12 December 2017

    Approximately 150 shops were represented by the attendees, so plenty of business was discussed throughout the day.

    Read more ...

  • MRG launches the Single Meeting Screen

    12 December 2017

    As they progress through the menu they can choose to display the list of all of the day’s meetings, the full race card for a meeting and the form of all the runners in a particular race.

    Read more ...

  • James Dinan joins the MRG development team

    12 December 2017

    Following a recent ceremony, I officially graduated with a first-class Bachelor of Science degree and was also awarded two prizes.

    Read more ...

  • Farm 491 harvests more from digital signage

    24 July 2017

    …Each element in the quad is independent and treated like the full screen. This means each quad is capable of displaying its own content in a playlist. With a mix of image slideshows, video and Twitter the screens always display eye-catching content.

    Read more ...

  • Jess Vines joins the Development Team

    24 July 2017

    …For my dissertation I worked closely with them and David Johnston, a senior lecturer at the university and certified Scrum Master, to investigate the challenges involved with implementing Scrum in a small organisation.

    Read more ...

  • Localisation Techniques

    24 July 2017

    …The ability for managers to make these selections is easily managed by head office and can be turned on and off at will to avoid confusion with other campaigns. Because these offers and promotions are prepared by head office the integrity of the brand is retained.

    Read more ...

Page 1 of 2 Next