Mike Donoghue

Mike co-founded Economit in September 2011. Working as a Fractional CIO for Economit’s clients, Mike is very much at the forefront of the business.

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

By Mike Donoghue

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

By Mike Donoghue

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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The Biggest Error SME’s make in IT Judgement

By Mike Donoghue

SME organisations that don’t operate in the technology sector, as a rule generally don’t employ technical staff that have the ability to question the IT status quo or make positive decisions in the best interests of the company they represent. In fact, most SME’s tend to outsource their IT support to external providers and heavily […]

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Cyber Security Event

By Mike Donoghue

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

By Mike Donoghue

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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New Year, a New Approach to IT Budgets

By Mike Donoghue

Planning for an upcoming budget can be a daunting and unwelcome task at the best of times. Especially IT budgets. For businesses that operate without executive level technology input, planning for an IT budget could be almost seen as an impossibility. I don’t mean to discredit the many Finance Directors out there who have overall […]

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