Ryan Townsend

Ryan Townsend

Ryan Townsend is the CTO of Shift Commerce, and has over 15 years experience developing for the web. His pragmatic and performance-led outlook means that his favourite place to be is right in the thick of things, working closely with his team.

The very real problem facing British retailers that nobody is talking about

Everyone hates slow websites, but retailers should hate them more than anyone else - after all, billions of pounds in revenue is being lost to poor web performance.

Is it time to kill the retail app?

As we investigate how businesses can keep their technology ecosystems as agile as possible, we explore if apps are as viable as statistics appear to show.