Our Code has Affected Millions... in a Good Way!

During the last twenty years, we have had the opportunity to work on many exciting projects. Millions of lines of code we’ve written have affected the everyday lives of millions of people and we’ve been fortunate to create ground-breaking pieces of engineering. Our tech has made the world a safer place and we’ve enjoyed projects that have taken us to places we’d never imagined going.

Surviving the 90s as a Developer

A lot has changed in the world during the last twenty years, and that includes IT jobs. But how different it was to be a developer in the 90s?

Fun Facts About CRITICAL Software

Have you ever wondered how many cups of coffee we get through at CRITICAL? How about the number of projects we complete in a year? To find out (and learn other fun facts about us), take a look at our new infographic!

The Languages that Rule the World

Java, Python, PHP and Ruby, all developed in the 90s and 00s, are some of the most popular computer programming languages that we still use today.

Are You a 90s Tech Guru?

Let’s test your memory!

Possibly The Best Programmers of All Time

Programmer (noun): Someone who creates or modifies software.

10 Things That 90s Kids Lived Through

The 90s were pretty exciting years for kids to grow up in. With crazy TV shows, talking toys and amazing tech breakthroughs, this decade is one to remember.

The Rolling Evolution of Transportation

How has transportation changed in twenty years? In this piece, Luis Gargaté, one of our Business Development Managers, briefly discusses the evolution that’s taken place in the aerospace, automotive and rail sectors.

A Small Step for Man… A Giant Leap for Technology

When it comes to aerospace, space and defence, the evolution of technology isn’t always easy to see. Jorge Almeida, Principal Engineer, talks through some of the highlights of the technological evolution that’s taken place in these sectors since the 90s.

10 Influential Scientists of the Last 20 Years

Since CRITICAL Software was founded in 1998, the world has witnessed a huge shift forward in our capabilities and understanding in the field of science. In this article, Ciara Mulkerrins, our Marketing Manager in the UK, talks about a few of the most influential men and women who made this evolution possible.

A New Era of Engineering Change

As CRITICAL Software reboots its corporate social responsibility programme in its 20th year, find out what this means through the eyes of one of our employees. Here Ciara Mulkerrins, Marketing Manager based in our UK office, talks about her experience at CRITICAL.

The Seasons of Artificial Intelligence

AI has become a hot topic but it hasn’t always been like this. In this article, we look at some of the highlights in this field, beginning when the name ‘artificial intelligence’ was first coined. 

Tech Evolution ‘As Seen On TV’

There’s a lot we can learn about how technology has evolved just by watching TV commercials. We’ve gathered some of the most iconic ads from the last 20 years to show you how much tech has evolved. How many do you remember?

Let's Get Disruptive

What do people who work in the innovation business daily want to see disrupted by tech?

90 vs Now – How Office Life Has Changed

The way we work has changed a lot in twenty years, mostly due to the evolution of technology. We’ve gone from heavy computers that took ages to turn on to sharing files in seconds between lightweight laptops. Check out what else has changed in our new infographic.

Top Ten Strange Tech Inventions

While CRITICAL has been in business, the world has seen some odd inventions. Here are our picks of the strangest!

Twenty Years of Change in… Energy

The energy sector encompasses a very large market containing some of the biggest companies in the world and it provides something unique – a product that almost every person in the world uses every day: heat, light, power… when was the last time you survived a day without these?

To Space and Back: 20 Years of Growth

From a single client to an entire ecosystem of companies, CRITICAL Software has come a very long way. One of the company's founders and its Chairman, João Carreira, shares how the company has grown over the last twenty years, starting where it all began back in 1998.

90s vs Now - How Technology Changed

Once upon a time, the internet was wired, maps were paper-based and you’d have to get off your couch to rent a movie. And, somehow, we survived without smartphones! Take a look at our infographic to see what else has changed over the last twenty years.

The Most Important Tech Innovations of the Last Twenty Years

Some people think that the most successful tech is the kind that almost goes unnoticed, blending into our lives to the point where it no longer stands out. And yet – if you took this tech away – life would be much less convenient.