What we can learn from Steve Jobs

As I write this, it’s less than a week since the death of Steve Jobs, and it’s impossible to write an article about IT without thinking of the man who has rightly been cast as our day’s equivalent of past industrial greats like Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.

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Can you trust your IT company?

A few years ago, when the East Belfast Partnership was setting up Espresso East, a social enterprise espresso bar, we brought in a consultant to advise us on the finer points of the coffee business. One of his questions for us sticks with me to this day. ‘How will you know how much your staff are...

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Upgrade your organisation with an online management information system

Information lies at the heart of most third sector organisations. Data. Endless amounts of data, really, about everything from service delivery, end users and an organisation’s interactions with them, through funders, donors and promotional campaigns, to core business documents covering...

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