Using predictive analytics powered by Microsoft Office 365 and machine learning to transform education in the UK

Blog : Power BI

I was fortunate enough to attend a Microsoft Education Partner day, which featured a range of seminars and presentations covering some of the latest Microsoft technologies available to the education sector. The talk that particularly captured...

Desktop as a Service Explained

Blog : desktop as a service

Desktop as a Service (also known as DaaS) is a subscription-style IT service that is growing in popularity and is a really cost-effective, efficient solution for lots of organisations. If you're thinking of moving to...

Does free Desktop as a Service exist?

Blog : DaaS, desktop as a service, Managed Services

You might have heard of Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and wondered what it is. Or maybe you want to start using Desktop as a Service, but think it will be too expensive and want...

IT trends 2019

Blog : Cloud and Infrastructure, cybersecurity, Managed Services, technology

Technology and IT are constantly evolving, with new capabilities appearing all the time. This means that the way in which we use tech and IT in business, and the things we can use them for,...

Top four reasons to move from an EA to CSP

Blog : CSP, Licences, Licensing

Traditionally, companies over 500 employees would purchase their Microsoft licensing through an Enterprise Agreement which was, in Microsoft’s view, the most strategic vehicle to purchase licenses. This is now changing, with more companies moving...

How have computers changed the way we work?

Blog : technology

Just 30 years ago, hardly anyone had heard of the internet or email. Today, around 3 billion people use the internet across the globe. Email has permanently changed how we communicate, both in our work and...

Core’s most-read blogs of 2018

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Every week, Core Insights brings you a mix of news, discussion and information around technology, software and the IT services we offer. Our blog attracts thousands of visitors each week and is an important part...

How much do Managed Services cost?

Blog : Managed Services

What are Managed Services? Before we look at how Managed Services are paid for, we need to be clear on exactly what is meant by the term Managed Services. Managed Services refers to a...

Improve employee engagement with an intranet

Blog : Intranets, Intranets and Collaboration

Good employee engagement is essential for an organisation to be successful. Staff need to feel motivated, inspired and like they make a real contribution if they're to be as productive as possible. An intranet is a...

Cloud intranet solutions with Office 365

Blog : Intranets, Intranets and Collaboration, Office 365, SharePoint

What is Office 365? Office 365 is a web-based suite of enterprise-grade productivity applications created by Microsoft and used by millions of businesses around the globe. It is the online equivalent of Microsoft's traditional...

Time is nearly up for Windows 7

Blog : Office 365, windows 10

There is just over a year to go until Windows 7 expires. Here's what you need to know... Why is Windows 7 expiring?  Windows 7 will expire in early 2020, which means if your are...

5 reasons to use identity and access management services

Blog : IDAM, Identity Management

Identity and access management (IDAM) is the process of managing digital identities within an organisation, which includes restricting or allowing access to certain data. It's a vital step in securing the data your organisation holds,...

How Managed Services can benefit individual roles

Blog : Managed Services

Using Managed Services can be really beneficial for organisations as a whole, but did you know it can also help individual roles within your business? How Managed Services can benefit the CFO There are lots...

5 identity problems that IDAM solutions solve

Blog : Identity as a Service, Identity Management

Identity and access management is an integral part of any organisation's security. Having a good IDAM solution in place makes sure only authorised people can access your data and files, in line with their...

Examples of Managed Services

Blog : Managed Services

Managed services encompasses a lot of IT services and solutions. Every business has different IT needs, so some might use a Managed Service Provider for lots of services while others might use just a...

When is a free intranet not really free?

Blog : Intranet, Intranets and Collaboration

Intranets have been popular for businesses since the 1990s and have helped organisations to collaborate, communicate and share knowledge more easily. A good intranet is likely to cost a significant amount, which can stop some organisations...

The 7 Undeniable Benefits of Using Office 365 for Business

Blog : benefits, business, Cloud, Infographic, Office 365

Efficiency is important for business. Being able to create, collaborate and communicate seamlessly makes any organisation more effective at being able to complete their work. This is why Microsoft's Office 365 is a must-have for...

Intranet solutions for SMEs

Blog : Intranets, Intranets and Collaboration

An intranet is an essential tool for any large organisation, but did you know small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can benefit from them, too? In fact, if you employ more than a few people, you...

Identity and access management explained

Blog : Identity Management

What is identity and access management? Identity and access management (IDAM) is the process of managing digital identities within an organisation, including restricting or allowing access to certain data. Through identity and access management,...

The 7 key benefits of an intranet for business (Infographic)

Blog : benefits, business, collaboration, Infographic, Intranet

Intranets are important. They help create a collaborative and engaging environment in a company. There are 7 key benefits that an intranet can bring to a business. These benefits are:

What are managed services?

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What are managed IT services? 'Managed Services' has crept into computing lingo in recent years, but if you had to explain managed services to someone who had never heard of it, could you? The definition...