Building an intelligent operating model for the future: The importance of looking ahead
To build an operating model that allows you to respond quickly to business needs, you need to look forward to your roadmap and outside factors. This blog looks at how other customers have built an...
Building an intelligent operating model for the future: The considerations and the blockers
How does IT build an agile operating model to support an ever-changing working environment? We look at some of considerations and blockers as organisations start their journey.
How to create a digital workspace
Productivity tools enable your teams to work better, but with various solutions available how do you start to create your digital workspace?
PSTN and ISDN switch-off
BT’s plan to decommission PSTN and ISDN lines will come into effect in 2025. To get prepared and to future-proof your infrastructure we’ve pulled together some key information you will need to...
3 ways technology can accelerate your onboarding and induction process
With the right technology, you can accelerate your onboarding and induction process. We look at three different ways to support your organisation.
CIO learnings from the pandemic
The pandemic has resulted in rapid changes to the way we work, but it's not only the shift to remote working which CIOs have been hard-pressed to deal with. Read more here.
Environmental benefits of public cloud
Climate change presents one of the biggest environmental challenges our species has ever seen and as the impact is increasingly felt, it is becoming increasingly important for us all to reduce...
Delivering full-fibre projects with a trusted partner for gigabit capable connectivity
When selecting a supplier on the gigabit capable connectivity DPS framework to deliver your full-fibre project, you need someone you can trust. This blog looks at how to find a qualified supplier.
What should retailers look for in a Managed Services Provider?
The retail sector is increasingly focused on adding value, building resilience and delivering innovation, we look at why MSPs are an attractive option for retailers.
Top tips on using technology to thrive
When looking towards the future and considering how your organisation can thrive, read our tips on reviewing and using technology to thrive
Transitioning from surviving to thriving
During the global pandemic we look at how some organisations have been using technology to survive and set themselves up to thrive
A comprehensive guide to Managed IT Services
Outsourcing some functions to a managed IT service provider can bring huge benefits but how do you decide if it’s right for you? Our buyer’s guide explains.
What is a managed service provider?
A managed service provider (MSP) is a company that manages a range of IT services and infrastructure on behalf of an organisation. Read more here
Top 10 benefits of using managed IT services
There was a time when organisations only had to concentrate on their core offer: baking cakes, selling furniture, making cars, providing care etc. But over the past three decades, every specialist...
Using Oracle Data Integrator knowledge modules
This article will review one aspect of the ODI product, the concept of “Knowledge Modules”, and discuss how these can be used to stream-line the ETL development process through the use of...
Oracle data integrator: enabling the transition to SOA
This article will review the web service features of ODI and discuss how they can be used to develop and deploy a ‘data service’ layer that will prove critical within a Service Oriented...
Migrating from Oracle financial analyzer (OFA) to Oracle Hyperion planning
This article compares the two systems and highlights the similarities, differences and details what is to be gained by moving over to Hyperion Planning from OFA. It also looks at the methodology to...
Migrating from business objects planning to SAP BPC (budget planning and consolidation)
Following the acquisitions of Outlooksoft and Business Objects in 2007, SAP have recently announced a revised go-to-market offering for Planning, Budgeting and Consolidation. As a result of this,...
Choosing between SQL server mirroring and log shipping: when to go for either
SQL Server professionals have always been locked in the dilemma of which SQL Server High Availability solution to recommend to clients who require a cheap, easy to install and reliable solution. In...
Business impact levels
At Redcentric we’ve a long history of doing business with the public sector, and like anyone else working within this sector we’re well aware of the Government’s Business Impact...
Cloud contingency planning – head to the middle of the road
Another week and another cloud service provider bites the dust. OK, so I am being a little dramatic, it’s been a few months since the last high profile closure. But whether it’s one day or 100...
Getting into the it fast lane with purchasing frameworks
Public sector procurement of IT services and products has undergone something of a makeover in recent years. When once we ran slow, onerous, cumbersome and expensive processes, today things are...