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IT management

Good IT management is essential to achieving value from IT systems and managing the risks associated with them. IT management covers the full lifecycle of systems, from the initial decision to invest in a system through its operational life until it is no longer needed and ultimately decommissioned.

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Data backup solutions

This guide considers the business benefits of backup, including the specific advantages it can deliver in terms of business continuity, disaster recovery, and other areas.

Developing a digital marketing strategy

This guide provides an overview of some of the many management issues involved, for example the role of backup as a part of broader business continuity and resilience strategies. These highlight the fact that backup is not merely a technology issue but one that can go to the heart of the business's survival.

Brace yourselves

When a disaster hits, businesses want to know that there is a plan in place to get them back on track. Sam De Silva outlines how business continuity plans can help deal with disruptions

Business Continuity Management

This introductory guide will offer tools, tips and techniques for businesses of any size.

My home data backup strategy

Data is at the heart of our personal and business lives today. Protecting data from malware or hardware failure is essential to ensure a business can continue trading.

Webinar resources

Thank you for registering on to the Business and Management Faculty's webinar, Five key questions all boards should ask about fraud, broadcast on 16 October.

Project ready

Do you know the difference between Agile and a structured approach to project management? Which is best? Mike Acaster explains why a combination of both could help in business.

Developing a social media policy

Policies should be put in place to actively manage opportunity and risk. This Helpsheet sets out how this might be achieved and complements the IT Faculty guide Social media and the law. The Helpsheet takes into account modern working practices, which might also include bringing outside contractors and consultants into the working environment.

Finance in a digital world

Finance in a Digital World

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Making information systems work

Making Information Systems Work is about the successful application of IT by business and government. It supports informed debate and practice on the basis of three themes –value, trust and standards.

Cloud adoption

Read our three guides to cloud adoption – what are the risks and how to choose a cloud platform?

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AI in data governance

The article explores the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in improving small business data governance. Topics covered include the consideration of AI as a way to augment human intelligence, how AI can help in democratizing data governance, and the ability of AI in identifying internal and external data sets and evaluating the importance of the data sets to an organization's target performance metrics.

Delivering cloud in the financial services sector

The article reports that the financial services community has become one of cloud’s keenest users, as regulator attitudes to the technology relax to find how its appetite for digital transformation is perceived. It mentions that the financial data is very valuable and sensitive to move off-premise and entrust to the public cloud. It further reports that the number of financial services organisations had small pockets of cloud use emerging at the time.

Managing culture in a dynamic environment

The article offers information on the role of the member of boards to managing company' culture in a dynamic environment. It mentions the ways to effectively oversee the company's culture including seek feedback and measure what actually matters, to know the impact of digital transformations and to pay attention to the evolving work environment.

The changing face of the datacentre

The role datacentres play in the wider enterprise IT landscape is changing to meet the growing variety of enterprise data processing requirements. The article explores the changing role of datacentres in the enterprise information technology (IT) landscape. It advises companies to build new, smaller datacentres rather than enlarging existing ones. Companies are advised to introduce artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) to the datacentre.

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Data protection and your business

Government guidance on data protection, covering: recruiting staff; managing staff records; marketing products or services; monitoring staff at work and CCTV

Guidance for the use of cloud service providers by financial institutions

The EBA Recommendations clarify the EU-wide supervisory expectations if institutions intend to adopt cloud computing, so as to allow them to leverage the benefits of using cloud services, while ensuring that any related risks are adequately identified and managed.

Blockchain what you need to know

Industry presentation what you need to know about blockhain by Areiel Wolanow, Managing director of Finserv Experts.

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