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  • GDPR Simplified

    GDPR Simplified The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the biggest change in data protection laws in 20 years, effectively replacing the Data Protection Act of 1998.  There is a lot of confusion around GDPR, and so the purpose of this article is to try to convey its principles as simply as possible,....

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  • DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION… and The Parable of the Motor Mechanic!

    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION… and The Parable of the Motor Mechanic! I have been a motorsport enthusiast pretty much all of my life.  My interest began as a small boy with Scalextric, moving through Motorcross, and at the very pinnacle of my “addiction” I was destroying a small country’s GDP worth in tyres when the rallying bug bit....

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  • Putting Flowers in Gun Barrels

    Putting Flowers in Gun Barrels One of the most powerful images of the 1960’s was that of a young “hippy” putting a flower into the barrel of a soldier’s gun.  It was a time of turmoil, coupled with confusion; it was the time of the Civil Rights Movement and the time of Vietnam.  Most profoundly, however,....

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  • The GDPR deadline is exactly 1 year away – but fear not!

    With the GDPR deadline just one year away, tighter regulations on data protection may seem daunting, but it’s not too late to become compliant in time. Work with us on your GDPR journey to guarantee compliance. Why work with us? Our team are fully conversant with GDPR, ISO27001 and Cyber Security / Cyber Essentials Up to....

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  • GDPR Simplified

    GDPR Simplified The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the biggest change in data protection laws in 20 years, effectively replacing the Data Protection Act of 1998. There is a lot of confusion around GDPR and so the purpose of this article is to try to convey its principles as simply as possible,....

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  • GDPR – the ticking time bomb all organisations must comply with by May 2018

    GDPR – all organisations must comply by May 2018 D-Day 25th May 2018 – Following hot on the heels of Auto-Enrolment comes “Data Day” – The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a stringent set of data protection regulations intended to strengthen and unify data protection and WILL affect every organisation in the UK. The....

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  • 5 cost saving strategies to reduce your IT spend by 30%

    5 cost saving strategies to reduce your IT spend by 30%   Is it possible to lead an inspiring IT department, that drives the business culture towards growth and pioneers revolutionary transformation, while simultaneously keeping management happy and the CFO on board? Here are our top tips:  Align your IT costs to the value of each....

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  • 7 geeky hacks to reduce your IT spend

    Get the text books out Third party, third line support costs for niche software can quickly mount up. If you are regularly spending money on support calls, think about growing your own talent, arming passionate employees with a text book and an industry training course. Ambitious team members will rise to the challenge.   Predictive IT....

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