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.
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.
This introductory guide will offer tools, tips and techniques for businesses of any size.
Chief information officers have an unprecedented opportunity to show how IT can add value to businesses in the wake of the euro crisis, says a recent report by analyst Gartner.
Mark Taylor of the IT faculty explains the pros and cons of adopting BYOD and runs through practical tips for developing effective a BYOD policy.
Almost every central processing unit is under threat from two flaws – Meltdown and Spectre. Leo Waldock explains what are they and why they are so dangerous, including tips for keeping them at bay.
Gary Tinnams explores the world of quantum computing and how the efforts of IBM and Google might one day bear fruit. Enter the megacomputer.
Christopher Brinton and Mung Chiang chart the six principles that guide the networks influencing our everyday lives.
IT governance and strategy
This guide focuses on how IT can help your organisation reduce its environmental impact and concentrate, in particular, on areas where the greatest cost savings can be achieved.
Governance is a framework for leadership, organisational structures and business processes, standards and compliance to these standards, which enables the achievement of an organisation's strategies and objectives. In the twenty-first century, applying these principles to IT is critical for all organisations. Those without an IT governance strategy face significant risks; those with such a strategy perform measurably better.
This guide is for finance directors who have overall responsibility for IT in a small to medium enterprise (SME). For the purpose of the guide it is assumed that the day-to-day working of the IT function is in the hands of an IT manager.
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.
There are a number of legal implications that should be considered by both accounting practices and small businesses in the UK before adopting cloud computing services.
Read our three guides to cloud adoption – what are the risks and how to choose a cloud platform?
The guide to Digital Transformation outlines the business benefits including increased customer engagement, flexible working and more.
Article looks at how changing work styles have driven the need for a perimeterless workplace and details the steps that enterprises can take implement this strategy.
Article gives takeaways from discussions with directors on the board's oversight of industry disruption and digital transformation, which present opportunities and risks that are changing business models.
The article discusses guidelines for implementing effective and efficient data governance. Topics discussed include the role of data governance in ensuring the accessibility and reliability of data, data-driven culture based on trust in data analytics, and principles for implementing data governance including accountability, standardization and quality.
The article discusses how accountants and finance professionals can leverage technological innovations to develop their leadership skills and become strategic partners. Topics discussed include tips for communicating the implications of technologies on organizations, technological trends that accountants and finance professionals should gain knowledge of including artificial intelligence, blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and the importance of understanding the pros and cons of new technologies.
Guidance on IT management topics for SMEs. Covers the following areas: computer hardware; business software; the internt; communications; IT security; buy and manage IT; IT support; staff and IT training.
This document summarises the progress made by the government to deliver against the goals outlined in the 5G Strategy and the steps to be taken to ensure that the UK is a global leader in this area.
MIT Sloan Management Review has partnered with The Boston Consulting Group to provide baseline information on the strategies used by companies leading in AI, the prospects for its growth, and the steps executives need to take to develop a strategy for their business. (Subscription required to view full report)
Deloitte guidance on the adoption of robot-led automation. Includes five steps to automation adoption and a checklist.
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