HI, WE’RE COGENT.

We work with founders and teams to turn great ideas into
thriving digital businesses.

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We’re glad you found us.

You’re probably here because you’re looking for great people to help build your product. We do that, and a whole lot more.

Whether you’re a startup founder or part of a team trying to shake things up, we can help get your idea off the ground and grow it into a successful digital product that your users love.

Let’s get started.

How we work

We’re open, honest and friendly – first we’ll get to know you, then we’ll decide on our approach together. We’ve spent the last ten years figuring out how to build better digital products, quicker. You’ll benefit from our lean approach – we’re big believers in taking action rather than writing up lengthy documentation, so you can solve your problems sooner.

Who we work with

We work with a pretty diverse mix of clients across clean energy, healthcare, education – you name it. Whether you’re a startup founder, part of an innovation team or somewhere in between, we’re here to help you solve big crunchy problems and help get your ideas off the ground faster.
Who We Work With - Cogent

Work at Cogent

As part of the Cogent team, you’ll be valued for your individuality and treated with openness, warmth and respect.

Transparency, evolution and meaning underpin everything we do. Wellbeing is also a big part of our culture.

If you share these values and are passionate about collaborating to create great products, we’d love to chat.

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On the Blog

The importance of learning to read code

Felienne Hermans recently gave a marvellous talk which relieved one of my lingering insecurities almost immediately – she told me that it was OK to spend time reading code, and that it was in fact a necessary precursor to being able to write code effectively.

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Design and Development Empathy – Covidence Case Study

It’s been interesting to watch the ways in which software companies are trying to bridge the conceptual and language gaps of designers and developers. There are frameworks, design systems, collaboration tools and so on that are ‘trying to connect designers and developers in a better way’. And, whilst I use these tools regularly, none of them come close to doing the actual work of listening and understanding the needs of ‘the other’.

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