Jordan Appleson

Jazzing Up Java With Jamie!

We’re going to need a bigger office sooner than we thought…..meet Jamie Vaughan, our newest Software Engineer! Jamie will be responsible for the maintenance, performance, research and development of The Hark Platform along with other tooling and projects. Harnessing 4 years of experience in professional development and a further 5 in ICT system administration, Jamie... Read More


Jordan Appleson
Unleashing The Power Of Energy Innovation

We teamed up with Dell to bring the brightest minds in energy efficiency technology and utilities together to discuss the future of the sector at the first ever Energy Innovation Summit! As part of Leeds Digital Festival, the largest digital festival in the north, we hosted an engaging summit surrounding energy innovation, which featured a... Read More


Leeds Digital Festival 2019: Energy Innovation Summit

Our staff at Hark have teamed up with multinational computer technology company and key collaborator, Dell. We’re bringing together the brightest minds in energy efficiency technology and utilities to discuss the future of the sector in the heart of Leeds. As part of Leeds Digital Festival, the largest digital festival in the north, our team... Read More


Jordan Appleson
Our Growing Team: Strengths and Skills

With a number of exciting projects under way and on the horizon, our 2019 is set to be an incredible year of growth for Hark. More notably, and to give us a helping hand along the way, we’ve gathered three of the best Leeds-local talented minds to help us on our journey. In the spirit... Read More


Jordan Appleson
Reducing Festive Waste in Retail with Environmental Monitoring

Every year in the approach to Christmas, the retail industry goes into overdrive as its hours lengthen and festive decorations brighten store windows. For industry leaders this means a vast increase in energy usage as well as monetary and carbon waste. To make matters more difficult, the November to February months see higher demand on... Read More


Jordan Appleson
How Businesses Can Combat Rising Energy Costs in the UK

Energy costs for businesses in the UK are rising for the tenth consecutive year. This increase is so commonplace that it no longer sounds like scaremongering – it’s just the cold, hard truth of being in business. As companies face political and economic turbulence in the next few months – Brexit is looming! – many... Read More


Jordan Appleson
We Live Monitored The PlaceTech Trend Talk!

On Friday, we were invited by the guys at PlaceTech to exhibit the Hark Platform and discuss the latest innovations and research in proptech. As part of the Mi Idea community, Hark was one of three companies asked to showcase our technology and demonstrate its place within the growing conversation around smart buildings and cities.... Read More


Jordan Appleson
Remote Working and Maintaining Communication

Since the launch of Hark, as a team, we’ve found we’re not always in the same place at the same time and projects such as one we’re working on currently are seeing myself and our CTO being out of HQ around 60% of the time, both at home and in other offices. We’ve learned that... Read More


Jordan Appleson