Project Management, Software Development, UX Design



QVC Active

QVC Active was QVC’s interactive shopping app on the Sky platform.

We managed the development of the Set Top Box application and the backend services to integrate with their CMS and eCommerce systems.

Collins Technology Consulting provided both Project Management and Software Development Services to delver this project.

Highlights of the project included.

  • Development in OpenTV and .NET C#
  • Integrated with QVC’s Content Management Systems
  • Automatic Tracking of the On Air products for instant purchase via Sky Red Button
  • Statistics Gathering built into application

Data Centre Migration


QVC relocated their London HQ, including all their Broadcast Infrastructure, from Battersea to Chiswick Park.

Collins Technology Consulting was proud to be involved form the very early stages of the project, before the new building was even built, so provide Project Management Services to relocate all their Broadcast Related IT Systems.

Highlights of the project included.

  • Supplier selection
  • Equipment Specification and Purchase negotiations
  • Installation of Servers, Networking and Storage
  • Consolidation of over 100 physical servers into a new VMWare environment
  • Upgrade from Server 2003 to Server 2010 and SQL Server upgrades as part of the migration
  • System Testing
  • Migrating all services into the new Data Centre with limited disruption to their business

Standard Project Management Tools were used to manage this complex programme of works using methods based on Prince 2.


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