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Mar

23

What You Need To Know About The BT/Openreach Split

Why has BT been ordered to split from Openreach?

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Mar

10

Budget 2017: Robots, Cars, 5G, Digital Skills

On Wednesday, Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the government’s latest Budget. From robot research and driverless cars to 5G and investment digital skills, there were plenty of announcements for the UK’s tech industry.

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Mar

08

Just How Smart Will Our Smart Cities Be?

The world is getting bigger, but technology has the potential to bring us closer together. Read any tech website these days and you’ll likely find a slew of references to ‘smart cities’.

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Feb

28

Do You Have Your Own Connection To The Public Cloud? If Not, Get One - Now

To say that the public cloud is growing would be something of an understatement.

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Feb

20

UK Public Sector And The Cloud: State Of Play

Today, the public sector is dependent on the cloud. Local and central government, police forces and more now harness networks of remote servers to provide vital services, communicate with each other, manage data and keep IT costs within budget.

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Feb

17

IT Teams Reach For The Cloud

Proof if it were needed that the cloud has gone from being a nice-to-have to a business essential: 34 per cent of firms’ IT budgets will be spent on external cloud and hosting services this year - up from 28 per cent in 2017.

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Feb

02

The Monthly Digest

Your monthly round-up of all that's wonderful in the world of technology, science and, y’know, weird. Plus the occasional useful thing thrown in too.

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Jan

31

IT In A Post-Brexit World

We are (probably) leaving the EU. What does it mean for the IT sector?

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Jan

27

New Digital Growth Vouchers Announced For Leeds-Based Businesses

If you’re an SME in Leeds looking to stay ahead of the curve, you’ll no doubt be interested in the launch of new funding designed to give businesses in the city ‘growth vouchers’ so they can invest in digital technology to improve their business performance and achieve growth.

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Jan

17

Virtual Reality: Where Is It Going?

How will Virtual Reality evolve from fancy-looking headsets worn by trendy millennials to a genuinely useful, mainstream technology used by millions of people and businesses? In the first of a two-part post, we take a look at where virtual reality is really going – and how it could get there.

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Jan

09

DDoS Attacks In 2016

The dreaded distributed denial of service (DDoS) hit the headlines in 2016, thanks to a rise in attacks, new, sophisticated ways of conducting them and some embarrassing website downtime for some very big names.

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Dec

31

5 IT Trends for 2017

The IT industry is enjoying a period of huge change. Rapid advancements in technology is creating great flux, as companies race to keep pace with developments. The shift to online shopping, as evidenced by the popularity of retail events like Black Friday, is putting more pressure on website networks.

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Dec

09

Five IT Tickets We Bet Your Team Are Sick of Getting – and How You Can Fix Them

‘It won't turn on'. 'It's locked me out'. Computer says no? Shame. We've all been there. To celebrate the litany of frustrating requests your team will have invariably faced this year, we round-up our favourite/not favourite IT requests.

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Dec

01

The Monthly Digest

Your monthly round-up of all that's wonderful in the world of technology, science and, y’know, weird. Plus the occasional useful thing thrown in too.

Editors note: Some links have been updated since this was originally published.

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Nov

25

5 Things Elon Musk Has Done - And 3 He’s Planning To

Elon Musk, the SpaceX, Tesla and PayPal billionaire, wants to change the world. Here we list five things this modern-day genius and industrialist has done, plus three things he’s got in the pipeline...

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Nov

24

Black Friday: Big Opportunity, Bigger Challenges

Black Friday’s here - but is your business prepared?

The US phenomenon that is Black Friday is now firmly cemented in the UK’s retail landscape as one of, it not the, flagship ecommerce events. Brands large and small now compete cat-and-dog to launch the best deals and tempt those shoppers to their physical and online stores.

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Nov

18

So What Does A Business Continuity Plan Actually Look Like?

Business continuity planning = boring? Well, not really. As you'll well be aware, BCP is an essential part of any organisation’s response planning. And, with you in the driving seat, you might well be the one who gets all the flak if that zombie apocalypse does finally happen and all your firm's IT kit goes up in smoke/gets eaten by zombies/stolen by vagabonds.

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