IT Strategy

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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Cloud Computing

IT in an age of austerity

While it’s not been that long since computers were still viewed as ‘luxuries’ and IT budgets were among the first casualties of belt-tightening measures, computer systems are now at the core of most organisations, an inextricable foundation of all business communications, operational processes and...

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