Category: Blog

Starting up a business: Avoid the common mistakes, part 2

This series of blogs hopes to secure your success by avoiding these common mistakes. These are mistakes I have both made and experienced through my clients. My blog last month detailed two common mistakes when setting up a business: not choosing the right advisors and mismanaging cash flow. The next two mistakes are: Poorly drafted,…

Rob Norris talks about Fujitsu and cybersecurity

Enterprise Times sat down with Rob Norris, VP Head of Enterprise & Cyber Security EMEIA at Fujitsu recently to talk about cybersecurity. Norris has been involved with cybersecurity for a long time. His career spans time with Fujitsu and ESET Global. A few years ago Norris got permission to setup a UK cybersecurity resource as…

The real winners as VMware sells its vCloud AIR business

When VMware launched vCloud Air at the 2008 VMworld conference it looked like it was going to move into and dominate the nascent cloud market as it had done the virtualisation space. It took five years, however for VMware to move from announcement to production. In that time, VMware had missed the boat and other…

Are you ready to scale your Professional Services Organisation?

Many professional services organisations (PSO) are successful and grow, fewer grow successfully. Each pathway to growth presents its own challenges. Some are more hidden than others and it takes an experienced leader to spot the issues. These problems can occur in both large and small operations. Paths to growth. There are several pathways to growth…

Why two heads are better than one for IBM and Salesforce in AI

On Monday 6th March 2017, IBM and Salesforce announced they will form a strategic partnership centred on their Artificial Intelligent (AI) and cognitive computing products: IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein. While many of the details around the integration are unclear this is neither a one sided, nor a marketing announcement.  A strategic relationship for strategic…

Things to consider when buying a business in the UKs

According to a report by BDO, M&A (Merger and Acquisition) deal activity showed a huge jump in Q4 2016 compared to Q3 2016. It was also a record for quarterly M&A activity since Q2 2008. In the final quarter of 2016, trade buyers completed 672 deals and showed no signs of reducing their appetite for…

Why HPE can be an Infrastructure Advocate

IT is under pressure to move out of the company data centre and into the cloud. The business sees it as the answer to many of today’s challenges and it often forms the platform on which Digital Transformation is built. The goal for the business is to become faster, more agile and innovative in order to…

What Really Matters? HIMSS 2017 Day One Insights

Data of course! It helps you find new insights but ask relevant questions! At day one of HIMSS the prelude of the show was dedicated to education. I choose the stream on ‘Digital & Personal Connected Health’. And my personal key take-away: It’s all about the data and the way individual patient journeys can be…