online privacy

The digital paper trail

As both individuals and businesses we are spending more time online than ever before, which makes our digital footprints the largest they’ve ever been – and the hardest to manage. Most of us know how to keep our personal affairs in order online: keep Facebook privacy settings high, make sure your LinkedIn account stays professional, […]

SAM Event Exeter – Are you prepared for vendor software audits?

You’ve heard about the risks from vendor software audits – but are you prepared? If you’re finding the prospect of increased software vendor audits daunting, here is an invaluable opportunity to speak to SAM consultants and members of the British Computer Society SAM group about current issues. Similar to a recent event Trustmarque and BCS […]

SAM Event London – Are you prepared for vendor software audits?

You’ve heard about the risks from vendor software audits – but are you prepared? If you’re finding the prospect of increased software vendor audits daunting, here is an invaluable opportunity to speak to SAM consultants and members of the British Computer Society SAM group about current issues. Similar to a recent event Trustmarque and BCS […]

SAM Event Leeds – Are you prepared for vendor software audits?

You’ve heard about the risks from vendor software audits – but are you prepared? If you’re finding the prospect of increased software vendor audits daunting, here is an invaluable opportunity to speak to SAM consultants and members of the British Computer Society SAM group about current issues. Similar to a recent event that Trustmarque and […]

Holding the Internet to account

Much has been made of the recent ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling, with many – including the UK’s House of Lords – condemning the regulation as unworkable at best and ‘wrong in principle’ at worst. The ruling dictates that search engines such as Google are legally required to remove links to content deemed ‘irrelevant or […]

Business Intelligence in the sky: Why the travel industry needs big data

The travel industry was an early adopter of Business Intelligence (BI) practices, with some systems stretching back fifty or sixty years, and it continues to be an industry in which real-time reporting and analysis is imperative. The inherently time-sensitive nature of travel has put pressure on service providers to improve their reaction times, both internally […]

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Software asset management: facing the NHS’ challenges

Today there is increased pressure on NHS IT teams to develop and employ an effective IT strategy, whilst facing numerous challenges including: Extensive budget cuts alongside pressure to make cost reductions wherever possible. The expiry of Windows XP support and undertaking Windows 7 migration. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s policy promise of a completely paperless NHS […]

The Secrets of Successful Business Intelligence in the NHS – Technical Thursday Webinar

The secrets of successful Business Intelligence in the NHS Business Intelligence (BI) plays an important role in improving quality and safety whilst managing cost, by ensuring your colleagues are better informed. Or at least it can do. However, according to research by analyst firm Gartner, 70% to 80% of business intelligence projects fail*. So, what […]

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Small business and the ‘fourth utility’

Flexible working has rocketed in popularity, primarily stimulated by huge improvements in domestic internet access. Better broadband quality has allowed employees to work effectively from home – enabling remote access to business IT systems using cloud computing services. Yet the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), a campaigning pressure group for small firms and the self-employed, […]

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Keeping digital house

More than ever our lives revolve around data, making data storage and security a high priority. Everything from important documents and spreadsheets to photos of the family holiday can now be stored digitally, but where and how do you store them? Deciding which storage solution is best for your personal needs boils down to three […]