Office 365 is now known as Microsoft 365: what it means for your business

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As of April 21, 2020, the official branding of Microsoft’s productivity suite has changed from Office 365 to just Microsoft 365. The new branding is to reflect Microsoft’s strategy of providing a single complete productivity platform for its customers. Fortunately, from the viewpoint of current subscribers, the change from Office 365 to Microsoft 365 is… Read more »

1 in 6 UK IT professionals are female

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According to the Centre for Economics and Business Resources (CEBR), only 1 in 6 UK IT professionals are women proving that gender disparity is still very prevalent in the sector. The survey, based on research from ONS, analysed 608,000 IT professionals of which only 103,360 were women. The research also looked at gender inequality among… Read more »

Four easy steps to keep your manufacturing business safe

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is providing a world of opportunities for UK manufacturing and engineering (M&E) businesses. In particular, the increased use of automation and computer-controlled manufacturing techniques means that IT systems have evolved to become a mission-critical part of all M&E businesses. Despite economic and political turbulence, UK M&E businesses are investing in the… Read more »

Know where your cloud data is stored or risk a GDPR fine

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For businesses who have chosen cloud-based data hosting services, there’s a temptation to relax and think “great, we’re paying someone else to take care of our data, we don’t need to worry about it anymore.” Of course, using cloud-based services can deliver major benefits for businesses. But it’s vital to remember that all the data… Read more »