Entries by Mike Donoghue

New Clients, Accreditations and Ventures – An Update on what Economit has been up to.

New Clients, Accreditations and Ventures – An Update on what Economit has been up to.

The last couple of months have been an extremely busy time for Economit in terms of onboarding new clients, obtaining accreditations and delivering a premium service to existing clients. A really profound aspect of this past couple of months is the new data protection regulation (GDPR). I’ve recently become the Virtual DPO to 3 new, […]

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing can be simply described as the action of taking services and moving them outside of an organisation’s local servers or personal devices to access them via the internet. The services are usually used and paid for on an as-needed or pay-per-use basis. The Key Types of Cloud Computing Public Cloud These are owned […]

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Cyber Security Event

Cyber Security Event

We have teamed up with The East Midlands Chamber to deliver a series of free information sessions for Chamber members. 2016 has seen a significant number of high profile data breaches, leading to some of the largest fines ever handed down to UK businesses. This series of briefings will cover all of the “need to […]

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Getting Cyber Security Right

Getting Cyber Security Right

It goes without saying that cyber security is the tech theme of the moment. Yahoo! just had 1 billion accounts hacked the other day and there will no doubt be further high profile victims ready and waiting to be sprung in the media shortly. It’s inevitable. No individual or organisation is really completely safe. And […]

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Better Project Management

Better Project Management

Nick Briers

As is customary for the timing of Economit ‘new starter’ blogs I am writing this as I am just coming up to the six-month point of my employment. I suppose the advantage with being this late in writing is that it has given me the opportunity to better take stock of everything… from my role, […]

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Does your A team know your plan A?

Does your A team know your plan A?

business people in a meeting

A business cannot function effectively without staff buying in to its technology strategy. A cultural understanding and knowledge of how individuals should utilise a company’s chosen tech tools for optimum performance is key. Whether inputting data, writing word documents, creating applications or supporting the infrastructure; technology should work to increase individual performance as well as […]

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