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Privacy-By-Design & The Children’s Code

The Children’s Code has been designed by the ICO to protect children ‘within’ the Digital World, rather than ‘from’ it
GDPR
privacy policy
privacy-By-Design
data privacy
DATA PROTECTION
Children's Code

How To Connect To A Named Sandbox Environment

You'll often find you need to connect visual studio code to each of the sandbox environments you're working with
business central
dynamics 365 business central
d365
solution

What Are The Different Types Of Cloud Licensing Agreements?

Are you considering an ELA, a BYOL or PAYG cloud licensing model? Do you know the difference, and which will work out better for your organisation?
Cloud License
License
Cloud Licensing Agreements
BYOL
PAYG
ELA
EA

How To Export to Text Files from Microsoft’s Business Central SaaS

Before going down the development route, it’s always good to see what standard has to offer
business Central
dynamics 365 business central
Dynamics 365
microsoft Dynamics

Technical Debt – The What, Why, When & How Do I Get Rid Of

Defining technical debt, how to reduce it and how to get rid of it
technical debt
organisational debt

Ensuring Business Continuity With The Microsoft Stack

Business Continuity isn’t a term to describe dealing with a short-term disaster anymore, but something that needs to be baked into long-term business plans.

What’s The Best CRM For The NonProfit Sector?

Engage new, existing and old donors, build relationships, process donations and manage analytics quickly, efficiently and cheaply
charity
CRM
non-profit
not-for-profit

Rage Donations – How To Engage Past The ‘Now'

NonProfit’s creating a ‘story’ has always been an effective fundraising tool; generating an emotional response in potential donors… But can rage donations be leveraged into an overarching strategy?
charity
non-profit
not-for-profit
rage donation
fundraising

What Is It & How To Avoid: Vendor Lock-In

Vendor lock-in can be a huge worry for anyone thinking about Cloud Migration. Knowledge (and the right partner) is key to mitigating that risk
vendor lock-in
non-profit
Membership Sector

The Bad Guys Don’t Care You’re The Good Guys

How to improve your NonProfits Cyber-Security – Quickly, easily… and at low cost
charity
non-profit
not-for-profit
Cyber Security
Cyber Criminal

Build The Future Of The NonProfit Sector… Today

Cloud-native companies are leading the way in increased donor revenue, financial stability, improved business agility, enhanced volunteer experiences & donor retention
charity
non-profit
not-for-profit
Build Future

Data Protection & Artificial Intelligence: Best Practice

Resolving the conflicts between the masses of data AI requires and an individual’s right to privacy
artifical intelligence
AI
GDPR
data breach
Data Science
DATA PROTECTION

Shadow IT – 9 Things To Look Out For & 1 Unexpected Benefit

Shadow IT will stop your Digital Transformation in its tracks… and you may never even realise it!
Shadow IT
Business Architecture
business culture
DevOps

Organisational Debt & Why It Makes Digital Transformation Hard

You won’t find the debt that’s slowing down your organisation on a balance sheet in the accounts department
organisational debt
Business Architecture
technical debt

Discussing All Things RPA... Robotic Process Automation

Let your staff focus on higher value work by automating time consuming manual processes with RPA (Robotic Process Automation)

Creating A Low Code App Using PowerApps & The Power Platform

Demonstrating the building of a low-code/no-code Microsoft PowerApp with text recognition, using Azure Cognitive Services
microsoft
PowerApps
Microsoft PowerApps
power platform
citizen Developer
low-code/no-code

Now's The Time To Get Excited About Cognitive Search

Cognitive search employs artificial intelligence (AI) to extract relevant information quickly and efficiently from disparate data sets.
Cognitive Search
AI
machine learning
Predictive Science

If You Don’t Have An Automated Deployment Process… You’re Already Obsolete

Speed, quality, trust, and adaptability is how a modern release process should be described
Automated Deployment
Devops

Tips & Tricks To Creating Successful Volunteer Management Systems

A volunteer management process needs to save time & money whilst empowering the volunteers
charity
not-for-profit
Volunteer Management System
Devops
digital culture

What Is Solution Architecture?

Solution Architecture is vital in minimising the number of steps in a project that need to be changed, fixed or created.
DevOps
Solution Architecture
Business Architecture
Project Management
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