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Preparing for investment or exit – are you ready?

I was a panellist in a seminar recently and the topic of discussion was ‘Preparing for investment or exit’. It was very well attended and we had lots of audience engagement....
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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...
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Application development for Digital Transformation

How to App Dev in the age of Digital Transformation: New challenges, new thinking Look around you and ask yourself this: How far away am I from a software application? Software is everywhere...
Rob Norris talks about Fujitsu's security ambitions

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...
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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...
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What to look for in the modern accountant

I attended a Xero-Microsoft Power BI event at Metrobank this morning. It got me thinking about what companies should be looking for in a modern accountant. Gone are the days when an...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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Linking spreadsheets in Excel 19

A while ago I wrote a tip on how to consolidate two or more spreadsheets together. It occurred to me that maybe some of...
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LogChain completes international blockchain shipment

LogChain has completed, as part of its pilot program, a full cycle international blockchain-backed maritime shipment. This executed on its end-to-end, digital and tamper-proof...
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SWIFT’s ‘gpi Link’ meets Corda DLT for trade ecosystems

Back in January (2019) SWIFT added a proof of concept (PoC) to trial a new gateway - the 'gpi Link' - with R3's Corda....
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Norsk Hydro shutdown by ransomware

Norsk Hydro, one of the largest aluminium producers in the world has been hit by a ransomware attack. The attack has forced the company...

Council of Clerks of Commercial Courts (NCC) deploys IBM-developed blockchain

The French National Council of Clerks (NCC) and IBM have developed a blockchain-based commercial court solution devoted to the clerks of commercial courts' commercial...
SAS invests $1 billion into AI

SAS to invest $1 billion in AI

Analytics vendor SAS is to invest US$1 billion in Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the next three years. The money will be spread across three...
2nd Watch selects RiverMeadow for cloud migration

RiverMeadow helps 2nd Watch migrate to the cloud

2nd Watch is to use RiverMeadow to help migrate client data and apps to the cloud. This deal sees 2nd Watch take advantage of...
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Tide launches blockchain-based data marketplace 

Tide is a non-profit foundation with a blockchain protocol which seeks to address costly GDPR compliance, compensation and data accuracy issues. Its objective is...
Qlik donates 18 more courses to Data Literacy Project

Qlik boosts Data Literacy Project course library

The Data Literacy Project has just expanded its course library after data analytics vendor Qlik made 18 of its courses available. The project was...
BITC highlights problems with cyber security in SMBs

BITC claims small businesses key to preventing data breaches

Business in the Community (BITC) is claiming that small businesses are the key to preventing data breaches in the future. It's relatively easy to...
NAO slams UK Cyber Security Programme

NAO calls UK Government Cyber Security Programme a farce

In 2016, the government announced it was to invest £1.9 billion in a National Cyber Security Strategy. The announcement came with a lot of...
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CertiK to audit smart contracts on LTO Network

CertiK is introducing an LTO Network Live Contract Audit. The relevant, auditable, Live Contracts run on LTO Network, a hybrid blockchain platform for decentralised...
EQT completes acquisition of SUSE

EQT completes aquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus

EQT Partners has completed its acquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus. The deal was first announced in July 2018 with EQT paying US$2.5 billion...
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Change and keep column settings in Explorer 10

You would be amazed how many times I get asked this question. “How do I keep the settings of particular columns in Explorer for...