Operating IT in Harmony with How the Business WorksAs the IT environment becomes increasingly more complex, one challenge faced by many CIOs is understanding how all the different technologies relate to one another. The demand for increased velocity of business in terms of both process and development has created the ... read more..
Time: 09:00 - 13:00 Location: VariousCost: Free of ChargeEnrol: Click hereOverview: Sapphire's Master-class in Selecting Implementing a new Financial Management System, is aimed at anyone who has at any point considered changing their financial solution but does not know where to start. Come along to this morning session where ... read more..
Date: Thursday 15th March 2012Time: 09:00 - 13:30 (GMT)Location: LondonCost: Free of ChargeEnrol: Click hereOverview: Sapphire's Master-class in Selecting Implementing a new Financial Management Solution is aimed at anyone who has at any point considered changing their financial solution but does not know where to start. Come along to ... read more..
Date: Thursday 26th January 2012Time: 09:00 - 13:00Location: LondonCost: Free of ChargeEnrol: Click hereOverview: Sapphire's Master-class in Selecting Implementing a new Financial Management Solution is aimed at anyone who has at any point considered changing their financial solution but does not know where to start. Come along to this ... read more..
Date: Thursday 19th January 2012Time: 09:00 - 13:00 (GMT)Location: BirminghamCost: Free of ChargeEnrol: Click hereOverview: Sapphire's Master-class in Selecting Implementing a new Financial Management Solution is aimed at anyone who has at any point considered changing their financial solution but does not know where to start. Come along to ... read more..
Date: Tuesday 29th November 2011Time: 09:00 - 12:45 (GMT)Location: EdinburghCost: Free of ChargeEnrol: Click hereAgenda: Click hereOverview: Sapphire's Master-class in Selecting Implementing a new Financial Management Solution is aimed at anyone who has at any point considered changing their financial solution but does not know where to start. Come ... read more..
SharePoint The Business Collaboration Platform for the Enterprise and the Web, according to Microsoft - has enjoyed many years of steady growth. Its low cost, ease of use and almost endless applications make it an attractive proposition to IT departments, CEOs and project teams alike. Wikipedia lists some of SharePoints ... read more..
Understanding and addressing the security and legal risks of using personal devices 05 October 2011 Networking Seminar Download the presentations Michael Dean Will Roebuck Daniel Dresner ... read more..
tomorrows technology today And in this case I dont mean that the market cap of Apple is now significantly larger than the market cap of Microsoft and Intel combined. (Its 215.15 + 110.06 billion versus Apples 346.38 as I write this.) Rather, since smartphones and other handheld devices are where ... read more..
NCC's Autumn Conference 27 September 11. Ian Jones, NCC's Head of Research Content, talks about our upcoming Members Conference. ... read more..
VDI - case study For Keystone, securing the continuity of our business and key applications is essential. Having survived the 2005 Buncefield oil depot fire (our headquarters were next door), we wanted to enhance our disaster recovery strategy and so looked at how our ICT infrastructure could improve business continuity, ... read more..
CMS is the hot topic for 2011Ovum participated in Danish-headquartered J Boye's inaugural European CMS Expert Group in London in February 2011. This non-competitive community of practice intends to draw together the lessons and best practices around content management systems (CMSs), particularly their deployment, to enable organizations to get the ... read more..
NCC Guidelines for IT ManagementNumber 336 Every business now collects and stores volumes of information that were unimaginable even a decade ago. Managed well, this data can be used to unlock new sources of economic value and provide fresh insight for marketing. But how many organisations can truly claim ... read more..
Cisco is gearing up its Smart+Connected Communities strategy to enable the next generation of cities to compete with each other to attract citizens by offering smarter, technology-enabled, and sustainable ways to live, work, and play. The pace of urbanization is accelerating and could create technology opportunities bigger than the ... read more..
So long as business applications are user-friendly and do the job, users shouldnt need to care about the bits and bytes. Whether youre at the helm of your company or are a time-pressed employee trying to get your job done, the last thing you want is to be slowed down ... read more..
why it pays to rationalise your BI infrastructure Your IT budget is razor thin, your staff is maxed out, and management has ordered another round of cuts. Meanwhile, three departments are clamouring for specialised applications to compete effectively against the market leader thats eating your lunch. Somehow youre expected to ... read more..
Sam Jackson discusses a few key strategies to make business processes more robust and agile in the fashion retail supply chain.All over againFashion businesses have unique complications built into their business models that reflect directly on the supply chain. Trends must be identified quickly, products designed, samples created and then ... read more..
It is intended that this document will provide IT strategists and decision makers with an overview of the benefits, risks and challenges faced in moving to an Exchange 2007 environment and help them to prepare their organisations and infrastructures for the future. This document is not intended to provide a ... read more..
Cloud Computing is a term that has quickly become the hottest topic in the technology sector, with seemingly every major provider and thousands of smaller companies offering Cloud Computing services. But what exactly is Cloud Computing? A recent McKinsey report listed twenty-two definitions of Cloud Computing! The umbrella term 'cloud' has been used ... read more..
SharePoint is a powerful product but a careful and considered approach is needed for a successful implementation. Ian Woodgate from PointBeyond shares his top 10 tips to help your organisation avoid some of the pitfalls commonly seen. Choosing to implement SharePoint is a ... read more..
From the National Computing Centre, Manchester UK. Issued 3rd August 2009 The National Computing Centre has published a new set of Guidelines to help IT decision-makers evaluate their options in relation to legacy IT systems. The concepts of joined-up IT and web services are powerful tools for business innovation and cost reduction, ... read more..
Dave Gosling of Premier Global Services argues that IT and the business functions must work more effectively together to produce an efficient more productive organisation. In order for a business to be run both efficiently and productively, the IT and the business functions must work hand-in-hand. The problem is that in ... read more..
A valuable reference source and the foundation for guidance material supporting the TickIT scheme for ISO 9000 certification in information technology. For more information about STARTS or to order a copy please email Daniel Dresner or ring 0161 242 2352. About STARTS Launched in 1982, the STARTS Initiative was originally aimed at ... read more..
Nearly all businesses - whatever their size - use some form of data network. As soon as two or more computers are used, they need to communicate with each other in order to share common files, databases, software and hardware. Networking is also invaluable where two or more businesses work ... read more..
Because, no matter how well prepared we may think we are for all contingencies, there will always be something that appears out of nowhere to surprise us. Such are the joys of living in the real world, where the combined lessons of experience and ... read more..