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IT spending for 2018 highest since 2007

11/04/2018 - 16:58

Predictions from Gartner suggest that global IT spending in 2018 will grow at its highest level since 2007. As a result, the research firm is advising business leaders to prepare for a “new cycle of IT growth.” According to the latest forecast, IT spend is set to increase 6.2% from 2017, reaching a...

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What is the state of public sector digitilisation

22/03/2018 - 19:32

Technology has brought many benefits, enabling people to work more efficiently, improving daily lives, and has led to many advances in the medical sector. But it isn’t without its flaws. Arguably, the biggest disadvantage of our digital world is the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks. But does...

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Is your business ready for the right to be forgotten?

06/03/2018 - 20:46

There are less than three months until the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. One of the main aims of the data protection reforms is to provide people with more control over their personal information and how it is used. But research by Solix suggests that...

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What is the answer to the UK's productivity problem?

27/02/2018 - 12:33

It’s no secret that the UK is currently facing a huge problem -- low national productivity. From employment changes, to lack of sleep, to poor management, there are numerous factors being blamed for our fall in productivity. While the Office for National Statistics recently reported that...

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The evolution of the IT channel and getting customers to value services

19/01/2018 - 15:37

The evolution of technology has and will continue to change the landscape of the IT channel. In the 90’s it was all about selling equipment In the early 00’s we saw the proliferation of software In the mid 00’s cloud burst on to the scene Now in the late 00’s we’re seeing AI and big data What was a...

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Your GDPR project is on the way. Have you considered everything?

16/01/2018 - 14:18

Your GDPR project is on the way. Have you considered everything? All of the noise and information on GDPR to date has revolved around data governance and the day-to-day management of data. However, whilst this is undoubtedly important, there’s so much more to GDPR. We’ve built a 3-block check-list...

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Education technology trends for 2018

11/01/2018 - 23:48

As is customary at the start of a new year, industries look ahead to predict the next big trends and, in this digital world, technology inevitably plays a big role. And with tech progressing at a staggering rate, each year will bring innovative new solutions. So, what’s in store for ed tech this...

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Uncovering the hidden 80% of IT costs is essential to reduce TCO

08/01/2018 - 11:12

When IT and technology purchases are planned, it is important to remember the 20/80 principle: from the total costs of a workstation (TCO, Total Cost of Ownership), the share of equipment costs is only 20%. This means that the equipment purchase price as such does not consume the largest share of...

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3 Step IT and Blancco - Circular Economy case study

06/12/2017 - 11:53

Why is Technology so Important to a Prosperous Future? Businesses that fail to adopt new technologies risk getting left behind. The best businesses ebb and flow with technology, immersing it in to every part of their organizations. The advancement of technology is mesmerising, and it only seems to...

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What's the risk of shadow IT?

29/11/2017 - 13:44

When it comes to company IT systems, external risks are often the main concern. But internal threats can be just as damaging. Shadow IT is a rapidly growing risk to businesses. And, as CSO notes, if you haven’t heard of the term before, that doesn’t necessarily mean it isn’t already happening...

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