Is technology getting buggier?

Technology has become central to our lives: we work, socialise and play using our phones, computers and tablets. It has, as a result, become that much more important for said technology to run safely, smoothly and reliably. But does it? At the time of writing, the BBC technology section features no less than three independent […]

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Throwback Thursday: Social Media

It may seem strange to be writing a Throwback Thursday feature on social media. After all, it’s a relatively recent development and very much alive and kicking – in fact, it’s probably more central to our lives than many of us are willing to admit. Every aspect of our lives has a social media outlet, […]

Robots in the Digital Age

As technology has become all the more prevalent in modern society, its importance has been brought into question. The list of those being questioned has increased across the last few decades, whether that’s wearable tech or augmented reality. But these various inventions are taking the focus away from a classic invention – robots. Robots have […]

Trustmarque selected as a supplier for the Technology Products agreement

Trustmarque Selected as a Supplier for the technology Products Agreement to Supply IT Services and Software to UK Public Sector and Government Crown Commercial Service appoints Trustmarque to the Technology Products Agreement 18th November 2014 – Trustmarque announced today that it has been awarded supplier status on a new Crown Commercial Service Agreement, the centralised […]

Technology Politics

With the 2015 general election fast approaching, the UK is turning its eyes ever more towards its politicians – and in whole new ways. Politicians now interact with the populace via Facebook and Twitter, as do many other organisations: the UK Parliament, NHS England, and even the Queen have verified accounts on Twitter. It’s a […]

Throwback Thursday: the Macintosh 128K

The Macintosh 128K, initially released as simply the ‘Apple Macintosh’, was the first personal computer Apple ever produced. Released on the 24th of January, 1984, it retailed at $2,495 with a nine inch monitor, a keyboard, mouse and 128K of RAM – more remarkably, the commercial that attended its release cost $900,000 to make. The […]

SAM Regional Workshops – Debrief

Recently, Trustmarque, in conjunction with the British Computer Society (BCS), Snow Software and Microsoft hosted three NHS regional workshops focusing on the challenges that the NHS may face when it comes to vendor software audits and managing their software estate. The aim of the workshops and roundtables was to empower organisations, by providing them with […]

Social Media – The Unconventional Doctor?

If you were to search ‘Is social media bad for your health?’ into Google, you’ll be bombarded with various blogs and newspaper articles about the negative impacts it can have on your psyche and physique. But with every bad perception comes a good one – and a growing trend is starting to show how this […]

NHS Wales – November SAM Package

Do you want to reduce licensing costs, improve availability and minimise compliance risks?​ On 14th November 2014, Andrea Perrot, Solution Manager and BCS SAM Group Committee Member will be hosting two sessions specifically for NHS Wales, that will cover the November SAM Package. These sessions will give you an insight into how to address issues […]

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Throwback Thursday – Microsoft

There are many products in life that are considered to be innovations in our society. Of course, they had their humble beginnings, as everything does. Now, thanks to the likes of Throwback Thursday, the Internet celebrates the notion of looking back at the inception of these products, just as we did with email. But what […]