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Fridays at UKFast – 29th April 2016

29.4.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Well done everyone, ya made it. This week we’ve been talking about how to keep your business going in the face of increasing power outages, why Spiceworld London is where you want to be next month, asking the experts whether M2 is right for you, and sharing the surprising benefits of going mobile-first. We’ve also heard insights from the amazing speakers at the IoD Women Directors Forum event on impact and influence (and Chaka Khan). Now crack on with the best of the rest! Don’t get held to ransom(ware) Being held to ransom might sound like something that only happens…

The Surprising Benefits of Going Mobile

28.4.2016 by Katherine Kelly

When I say ‘mobile working’ you might imagine a millennial, probably in a Starbucks, working on their novel over a soy chai latte. And you’d probably be right - those millenials are pretty smart (probably because they're so caffeinated). But it's…

IoDWDF – Impact, Influence and Chaka Khan

28.4.2016 by Guest

As part of our Women Directors Forum last Friday we welcomed a panel of inspirational speakers to the stage to share their journey and further encourage and motivate a room full of powerful women. Lowri shares thoughts on impact and influence…

Is M2 Right for You?

27.4.2016 by Katherine Kelly

With the arrival of a new version of Magento, M2, the question that many online retailers are now asking is ‘Should I upgrade?’. At our recent round table industry experts discussed the question, from the benefits to why some businesses…

IODWDF – Impact and Influence

27.4.2016 by Guest

The sixth annual Institute of Directors NW Women Directors Forum (IoDWDF) took place at the UKFast Campus last Friday. Themed around ‘Impact & Influence’, this year’s forum once again celebrated the best in female business leadership and talent in the region…

Spiceworld London: Top Tech And Bacon

26.4.2016 by Katherine Kelly

We’ve recently joined the Spiceworks Community, an online portal where millions of IT pros around the world meet for tech conversations, vendor reviews and all things bacon (seriously). We’re excited about sharing our stories, joining in on tech debates and…

Top Tips for Impact and Influence

26.4.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Last week we were lucky enough to have a full day of inspirational talks at the IoD Women’s Directors Forum, held here at UKFast Campus. In today’s blog three of the amazing speakers share their thoughts on impact and influence.…

Don’t Let the Lights Go Out on Your Business

25.4.2016 by Katherine Kelly

With technology an increasingly big part of business strategy it’s important to know that we can count on it. Unfortunately, the number of power outages is on the increase, which means exactly the opposite for productivity. If this news is giving you…

Fridays at UKFast – 22nd April 2016

22.4.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Happy Friday and Happy Earth Day one and all - be a pal and take care of the planet today (and every day)! This week we’ve mostly been hearing why Olympian Diane Modahl links sport and business and asking if…

Is the Traditional ‘Office’ a Thing of the Past?

21.4.2016 by Katherine Kelly

The cloud is changing the way we work, which isn't exactly news at this stage of the game, but taking its potential to the next level means it also can drastically change where we work. This means more flexibility, more…