Category Archives: BYOD

creative desk

Keeping the creative industry running with reliable IT

creative desk

The creative industries earn the UK £9.6m every hour, and one in 11 of all UK jobs now falls within the creative economy. Those are some pretty big wheels to keep turning, and perhaps more than any other industry, the creative economy relies on its technology. Whether it’s specialist video editing software, job management systems […]

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OTM Insight page on website

Supporting creative growth at OTM (Case Study)

OTM Insight page on website

OTM is a leading brand and communications agency based in the heart of London, working with prestigious clients such as ITV, RBS, BOC, Cartoon Network and Britax. We have worked with OTM since 2007 as their fully outsourced IT suppliers, supporting their growth by planning and managing all their technology infrastructure. “The Stripe OLT team […]

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controlshadowIT

Control shadow IT – or embrace it?

controlshadowIT

This week, we’re trying very hard not to think about the EU referendum, despite it being all anyone is talking about. So rather than discussing the relative merits of whether we should be voting in or out, who did best on the debate, and which campaign has behaved badly, we thought we’d distract ourselves from […]

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colleagues collaborating at table

Building collaboration into your business

colleagues collaborating at table

Any business leader knows that one of the keys to a successful company lies in building highly collaborative teams. There is increasing evidence that it is peoples’ ability to collaborate, rather than their individual skills and attributes, that determine much of their performance at work. But collaboration is not just a matter of getting the […]

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Number 100 to illustrate post about 100 days of 2016

100 days of 2016

Number 100 to illustrate post about 100 days of 2016

Every December and January, media outlets line up to reveal their predictions for the coming year. The big analyst players like McKinsey, Forrester, IDC and Gartner take a macro view and tend to deal with the bleeding edge of the industry,  while industry experts often discuss what they would like to happen in the coming […]

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Hybrid Cloud diagram

Data in the cloud? You still need to think about business resilience

Hybrid Cloud diagram

‘We’re fine – all our data is in the cloud’. Have these words ever come up in conversations about your organisation’s business resilience? Cloud is often touted as the magic solution to many business challenges, offering flexibility and agility for a fraction of the cost of running your own hardware, as well as protection against […]

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Crossing boundaries illustration from Stripe OLT

3 technology considerations when making flexible working a reality

Crossing boundaries illustration from Stripe OLT

As of June 2014, employees who have been with a business for 6 months or more have the right to ask for flexible working to achieve that all important work-life balance. Though historically the advantages of flexible working have been more obvious for the employees, many businesses now recognise it as an opportunity from which […]

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Carlisle Floods at Tesco - photo credit ad551 via Flickr

Not thought about business resilience yet? Start here.

Carlisle Floods at Tesco - photo credit ad551 via Flickr

(Photo credit: ad551 via Flickr) We’re thinking about business resilience this week – and with the recent severe floods in Cumbria and Scotland, I imagine we’re not the only ones. We’ve had lots of experience helping our customers deal with all sorts of disasters, and know that technology can be a big factor in helping […]

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Finger touching people diagram representing blog post about data security and people leaving your company

Does your data stay put when your people leave?

Finger touching people diagram representing blog post about data security and people leaving your company

89% of employees moving on from a company still have access to at least one secure business application, according to a recent survey. The types of applications that businesses fail to secure include Office 365, Google Apps, MailChimp, WordPress and many others. Failing to close off access to data can cause major harm even when […]

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