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Five Reasons to Get Involved with Mentoring

15.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Whether you're the mentee or mentor, mentoring programmes help to expand your network and skillset. They are vital for facilitating both professional and personal development. No one knows this to be true more than Tech Manchester director Patricia Keating. Tech Manchester is a non-profit organisation. It's helping startups across the North West to grow through events, workshops and online educational resources. Tech Manchester also has its own mentoring programme, which was recently announced as one of three finalists in the Mentoring Programme of the Year category of this year’s National Mentoring Awards. What does Patricia have to say about mentoring?…

Meet UKFast’s Director of Technical Support

8.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

At UKFast, providing outstanding technical support for our clients is always a top priority. But, to be able to support you the very best we can, we need the very best in the business to coordinate, train and motivate our…

Why TLS 1.3 Makes Your Data More Secure

6.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

It’s time for our weekly UKFast Guest Blog, and today we’re on the topic of TLS 1.3. If you’ve never heard the term before, TLS stands for Transport Layer Security. It’s what makes communication across computer networks and the internet…

DevOps Series: Unit Testing and TDD

29.1.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Welcome to your third instalment of the fantastic DevOps Blog Series, written by UKFast DevOps Engineer Tim. Today, we’ll get straight into the world of Unit Testing and Test Driven Development (TDD). Over to you, Tim. * Any developer knows…

Collaboration: Naomi Timperley’s Expert Tips

23.1.2019 by Charlotte Greene

It’s no secret that collaboration is incredibly important in business. But, why? And how do you become an effective collaborator? To answer these two fundamental questions, we asked Naomi Timperley – an expert in collaboration. An experienced partnerships and engagement…

DevOps Series: Continuous Integration

17.1.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Back in December 2018, our very own DevOps Engineer Tim explained to us exactly what is meant by the term DevOps. Today, he’s taking over the blog once again to tell us all about continuous integration. Without further ado, we’ll…

Cybersecurity: Top Tips from a Business Leader

25.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

It only takes one hacker a single hour to bring your business down. Recent stats reveal that 64% of businesses consider a lack of budget to be a barrier to further IT adoption. But with cybersecurity threats always imminent, how…

Life After GDPR Deadline Day

25.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Anna Dick, CTO of online recruitment marketplace Hiring Hub, answers your questions and gives us her experience on the world of data protection, post-GDPR. * Why is data protection so important? It’s more important now than ever before as we…

IWD18: How to Build Your Path to Success in Tech

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…

Supercharge Your Sales With These Digital Tips

5.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Poppy Heap from CTI Digital gives us her highlights from the highly anticipated Supercharged Commerce event. We’ve all looked at our figures on a Friday night and wondered if there’s a magic spell to skyrocket our sales. What are we going…