Guest Blog: Microsoft Put a Foot on the Acceleration Pedal

Microsoft Put a Foot on the Acceleration Pedal In the past, some people have accused Microsoft of being a bit pedestrian, and not shifting quickly enough with the times. This criticism can now take a back seat with a new focus from Ballmer and Co. to streamline their development as a company, and hasten the…


Friday Support: Licensing - Simple MVA courses to solve your licensing headaches

Microsoft Licensing – Simple MVA courses to solve your licensing headaches If licensing has been a pain point for a long time or if you’ve ever wanted to gain knowledge on Microsoft licensing then the new simple and effective MVA licensing courses would be an exceptionally great place to start. This training canbe taken at…


2012: A Year of Microsoft Milestones

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ismMaczcCzo&feature=player_embedded] It’s certainly been a busy year for Microsoft. What has been our highlight? Posted by Steven Woodgate We, at Microsoft, are happy to announce ‘Talking Business’ to help entrepreneurs and business owners’ succeed. We believe in your ability to innovate and in the ability of technology to help, so to support ‘Talking Business’ we have many resources available for…


Ten ways to cut your computing costs today

Trimming out costs is a priority for most businesses right now; and IT shouldn’t be exempt from good business practice. Here’s our top ten list of ways to shave real pounds, shillings and pence off your technology spending, in plain English for busy business owners! Check your licenses, and only pay for what you need….


Should SMBs allow the use of personal mobile devices?

SMBs appear divided on the issue of bring your own device (BYOD). How strong is the case for embracing the consumerisation of IT? As more employees make requests to work on their own personal smartphones, laptops and tablets, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are being forced to devise policies for bring your own device (BYOD)….


10 Steps to Leadership Success

Leadership can be a tough ask. Here are some tips that should help you manage your business more successfully. 1.      Communicate openly and often – Set the tone as people need to know what is expected of them. Give a sense of optimism, and ensure communication is a two-way process. Communication flow is key, supply by…


'Get On' with Microsoft

On 7th November, Microsoft launched  ‘Get On’, a new programme offering young people in the UK the skills and inspiration they need to succeed in getting that all important first job. With youth unemployment currently at 1.02 million, Get On aims to help 300,000 16-24 year olds take meaningful steps toward work and the start…


‘Why Microsoft Dynamics ERP’? Part 5: Works the way you do

A business solution from Microsoft—Works the way you do Thanks for following the “Top Reasons to Purchase a Business Solution from Microsoft” blog series. We are halfway through our exploration of how a business solution from Microsoft delivers more than just ERP. If you are joining us for the first time or if you simply…


Are start-up conferences the way to go to boost business?

Ego boost or trying to find a friend? Trying to save your business, or trying to promote your business? Conferences and roadshows are filled with all walks of life. Some of them are desperate, trying to save their business from spiralling out of control by leaning on someone more successful. Some of young pretenders, talking the…


‘Why Microsoft Dynamics ERP’? Part 4: Gets you up and running quickly

A business solution from Microsoft— Gets you up and running quickly     Buying a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution is a strategic investment for your business, so it’s well worth your time to examine your options carefully before you act. If you’ve been viewing the “Top Reasons to Purchase a Business Solution from…