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Stuff we do

Take a look at some of the areas we work in.

New Thinking

We keep writing about the latest stuff we think about. Some people like reading it...

The countdown has started

The countdown has started

At the end of last year, we completed the first phase of our new apps development programme; research, needs analysis, and general planning was done for creating our...

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Regulating IoT devices

Regulating IoT devices

The Internet of Things (IoT) can bring many benefits to consumers. The opportunity to reduce overall electricity consumption by optimising home usage, safer homes and...

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Modelling Design Partners rebrands as MDP Labs

Modelling Design Partners rebrands as MDP Labs

We’ve updated our brand and logo, and will be trading under the new name MDP Labs from the 1st of May 2014. Modelling Design Partners was founded in 2010, and...

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The internet of socks has arrived

The internet of socks has arrived

The latest release of ‘smart socks’ means the internet of socks has officially arrived. These socks can communicate via Bluetooth with other devices, such...

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Internet of Things and data privacy survey

Internet of Things and data privacy survey

London – 2014-03-13 MDP is running a new short survey to find out what people expect from the Internet of Things, and how their views on internet privacy have...

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SQL on Hadoop

SQL on Hadoop

In a recent article published on bloorresearch.com, some interesting views about running SQL on Hadoop have been highlighted. In the article, Philip Howard answers...

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The Social Internet and Data Privacy – part 3

The Social Internet and Data Privacy – part 3

by Gerrie Coertzen and Daniel de Bruin As we discussed in part 2 of this series of articles, the internet is becoming more social, and content is increasingly being...

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The Social Internet and Data Privacy – part 2

The Social Internet and Data Privacy – part 2

by Gerrie Coertzen and Daniel de Bruin The internet is now mostly social and social media platforms are fast moving towards a gated ‘ecosystem’ approach, where updates...

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The Social Internet and Data Privacy – part 1

The Social Internet and Data Privacy – part 1

by Gerrie Coertzen and Brad Thiele Most organisations have realised that the internet is now social. Users now experience life as a mash-up between real-life...

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MDP expands with development of new data analytics software

MDP expands with development of new data analytics software

Investment At the end of 2013, MDP secured investment and added five equity partners to the board as part of a major expansion plan to develop new software and increase...

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Our customers

A wide range of international companies have used our products and services.

MDP Labs Clients

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This is us

Our team is made up of 15 geeks, engineers, creative designers and all-round perfectionists. We have enough different nationalities to start a little 'world cup' if we wanted - with British, Australian, German, Swedish, and South African colleagues in the team. We collaborate across two continents, in three cities: London, Edinburgh, and Pretoria.

Stewart Allan

Stewart Allan

Director - Investment

  • Strategic Asset Allocation 85%
  • Software Development 60%
  • Actuarial Mathematics 90%
Dieter Barnard

Dieter Barnard

Software Engineer

  • Hadoop and Mahout 90%
  • Android App Development 95%
  • iOS App Development 55%
Cameron Ross

Cameron Ross

Director

  • Actuarial Mathematics 100%
  • Mathematical Statistics 90%
  • Software Programming 60%
Gerrie Coertzen

Gerrie Coertzen

Director – Marketing

  • Marketing Communications 90%
  • Social Media 80%
  • Analytics 60%
Karel de Bruin

Karel de Bruin

Director - Research and Development

  • Software Development 90%
  • Hadoop 80%
  • Database Design 70%
Brad Thiele

Brad Thiele

Director

  • Anti-Money Laundering 90%
  • Data Governance 90%
  • Risk Management 80%
Daniel de Bruin

Daniel de Bruin

Founder and Managing Director

  • Software Development 90%
  • Mathematics 80%
  • Project Management 80%