GDPR and its role in how you handle your customer data

Blog : GDPR

In less than six weeks GDPR will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) to become law in the UK. GDPR is a set of legal requirements which will govern how organisations of...

10 Ways to Smooth your Transition to Windows 10

Blog : desktop as a service, windows 10

So far, we have covered the compelling reasons for migrating your Enterprise to Windows 10. The one barrier that remains for most Enterprises attempting the transition to Windows 10, is managing the physical migration....

Core People – Jessica Meats, Senior Presales Consultant

Blog : Core culture, SharePoint

Core's Senior Presales Consultant Jessica Meats began her career in IT at Microsoft's UK headquarters, joining their graduate scheme straight out of university. Since then, she has established herself as a 

10 Security Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10

Blog : desktop as a service, windows 10

This week’s instalment of my (yet to be fully defined) series of blogs on Windows 10 focuses on the reasons why you should upgrade to Windows 10 from a security standpoint. We are living in interesting...

Core People – John Brice, SharePoint Consultant

Blog : Intranet, SharePoint

In the latest instalment of our Core People blog series, we catch up with SharePoint Consultant John Brice. A stalwart of the SharePoint team, John has been with Core for a number of years. Here,...

10 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10

Blog

Windows 10 has been adopted quickly by Home users, but even at the end of 2017, 2 and a half years after its launch, only about half of Microsoft's Enterprise customers have taken the plunge....

5 of the Biggest Data Breaches

Blog : GDPR, Managed Services, Security and Compliance

Data hacks, also known as a data breach, are becoming increasingly common and more severe. Some of the world’s biggest companies have fallen victim to hacks in recent years. Many thousands of smaller businesses are...

Benefits of Managed Services for Businesses

Blog : Managed Services

In an ever-evolving IT landscape, more and more businesses are turning to Managed Services for their IT needs. Managed Services is the name for a group of IT services provided to a business by a...

How we got people using Microsoft Teams

Blog : Microsoft Teams

As outlined in my previous blog, ‘What is Microsoft Teams?’, Microsoft Teams is a great new collaboration tool and addition to Office 365. Since its launch, many organisations have asked me how they can encourage...

What is Microsoft Teams and when should I use it?

Blog : Microsoft Teams

Microsoft announced the addition of Teams to Office 365, at the beginning of 2017. Already, more than 50,000 businesses are using Microsoft Teams on a day-to-day basis, and, given its success, Teams looks set to...

Why you should brand your intranet – 5 levels of branding

Blog : Intranet, SharePoint

There are many reasons why you should brand your intranet . As an application that people will interact with on a daily basis, not only does it need to work seamlessly, it...

10 things you might have missed from the Microsoft Ignite conference

Blog

As 25,000 + people landed in Orlando just over a week ago, Core’s Head of Infrastructure and Cloud Services, Tim Eichmann, took time out of a busy schedule to join the crowds at...

How to restrict access to Office 365 through Microsoft’s Conditional Access

Blog : Azure, Office365

Problem Office 365 offers some fantastic benefits over traditional on-premise infrastructure.  No costly infrastructure required, no advanced IT knowledge required, 100 GB mailbox, online meetings, document collaboration, 99.9 % uptime, flexibility allowing...

Overview of the new and exciting Office 365 capabilities from the SharePoint Virtual Summit

Blog : SharePoint

Microsoft have just announced their latest updates to the ever-growing Office 365 suite; some minor, some pretty major, and some I am personally pretty excited about. We recently learnt more about these updates,...

Introduction to Advanced Find – Part 2

Blog : CRM

In the first part of our blog, we discussed and demonstrated the power of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Advanced Find and how it can be used for basic filtering. In part two,...

CRM Dynamics Vs Salesforce

Blog : CRM

This article has been written by David Jennaway, a Microsoft Business Solutions MVP who has worked in the CRM arena for over 12 years. Although David’s primary experience is with Microsoft...

Managing identities in the hybrid world of Azure AD

Blog : Cloud & Infrastructure

Whatever your opinion is on the cloud and how secure it is for data storage, one thing that holds true is that a lot of cloud services are now moving into cheap 'commodity'...

Appit versus SharePoint workflow

Blog : SharePoint

Appit versus SharePoint SharePoint has functionality around electronic forms and process automation. This is something that has been developed and improved over the various releases of SharePoint. Back when I started with SharePoint 2007...

What’s new in SharePoint 2016?

Blog : SharePoint

What does SharePoint 2016 have in store? SharePoint is such a large product that any release of a new version generally involves a focus on a few key ideas or areas of...

New Office 365 feature – what is Delve analytics?

Blog : SharePoint

If you use Delve in Office 365, you might have noticed a new link on the left hand side labelled Analytics. This new feature - Delve Analytics- is being rolled out across Microsoft...

Branding your intranet

Blog : SharePoint

Branding and company identity are key buzzwords in the business world; and this blog looks at why it is important to brand your intranet, even though it is for internal use only. So, let’s...