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GDPR Deadline: Everything You Need To Know

20.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

We’ve got it all: April showers, glorious sunshine and the promise of beers on the balcony this afternoon. But that’s not the only thing spring brings this year. Friday 25th May is the GDPR deadline day. The EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) means that all data must adhere to a new set of rules – the old data protection laws just aren’t good enough anymore. That means we’ve got just over one month to go. GDPR will change the way we work, with tighter regulations meaning your company may have to pay thousands if not millions of pounds if…

Your NPS Score: Stay First-Class For Your Customers

18.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

Ever had an experience with a company that’s left you fuming? Kept on hold for two hours until someone cut off your call? Sales assistant abandoned you in the bread aisle? Ooh, it gets my blood boiling just thinking about…

Help! The Robots Took My Job – The Ethics of AI

16.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you’ve been keeping on top of the news lately, you’ll know our TV screens and online papers have been whirring away with talk of AI. Artificial Intelligence is a huge leap forward for business, academia, health and indeed technology…

On Cloud Nine: The Best Cloud Events of 2018

11.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

This year has been a rip-roaring year so far when it comes to events– our team have been zipping off all over the country, getting the best up-to-date info on the latest innovations. And one topic has been dominating the…

Taking Control: Who is Using Your Data?

3.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

When did you last give your details away to a stranger? With the recent revelations from Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, we are currently hyper-aware of how our data is shared around the world. When we enter our name, location, age…

GDPR: Two Months To Go

28.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Wait, it’s April next week? Where does the time go? Many businesses may well be thinking this as we head off for our Bank Holiday weekend. The deadline to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is creeping up…

What Can You Do To Plug The IT Skills Shortage Gap?

26.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

A growing business is a booming business. You’ve got new team members, plans for a bigger office space and the figures keep getting better. Add that to a positive, can-do attitude and you’ve got yourself a winner! With your business…

2018 – The Year of the Memcached Attack

8.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

DDoS attacks have been hitting the headlines over the past few years, with a number of high-profile cases causing catastrophic effects for many businesses. However, a new kind of attack is on our radar. Meet the memcached attack. We’re all…

International Women’s Day: How to Build Your Path to Success in Tech, with Raejeanne Skillern

8.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Raejeanne Skillern has a stunning career in technology. She is Intel Vice President at the Data Center Group and General Manager of the Cloud SP Platform Group. Here, on International Women’s Day, she shares her experience of the highs and…

Cloud UK Live Manchester 2018 – Live Blog

7.3.2018 by Jenn Granger