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How can SME business benefit from the internet of things?

  With technology at the forefront of modern business, how we merge communication in the digital and physical worlds is becoming more important than ever. The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a system of physical devices connected to the internet, collecting and sharing data. It can allow people and businesses to be more connected

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IMS Euro Invest for the Future in Partnership with DCS

One of the UKs leading supplier of non-pharmaceutical medical products has made an investment in digital technology with DCS Solutions. IMS Euro based in Stockport are an international supplier of Healthcare & Veterinary medical consumable products who have successfully grown their business year on year. The family owned business recognised the challenges they were facing

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DCS to guide businesses on essential steps for growth in the best region for SME growth

North West support for SME growth   Over the last 18 years the private SME business sector has grown by 63% in the UK. The North West has been recognised as one of the most attractive regions for this growth with more that 47,000 SME businesses launching in the area in 2017 – this was

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SMBs can take Digital Transformation lead, leapfrogging their larger peers

We don’t always think that SMBs have advantages when it comes to leading the way in digital transformation. Large companies have bigger pockets, meaning more investment in new technologies, they also tend to have larger teams, with whole departments dedicated to things like cyber security. But one thing that SMBs have that, generally speaking, larger

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Reflect & Recharge Workshop – Registration now open

Come along to our workshop to reflect on your current processes and recharge your Digital Transformation strategy   On 5th September we are holding a Reflect & Recharge workshop at the Marriott hotel, Preston. This is a chance for you to reflect on the suitability of the current systems you’re using and get the information

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Developing a business growth strategy

One thing that all organisations have in common is the desire to be successful and drive growth. To do this there are a few factors that need to be assessed if you are to develop a feasible business growth strategy. People Your people are your most important asset when it comes to whether your business

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DCS Lead discussions at the Northern Power House Advanced Manufacturing Conference

Our experts in digital technology for SMEs took part in discussions on the importance of industry 4.0 for manufacturers in the UK, at the recent Northern Powerhouse Advanced Manufacturing Conference. The conference, organised by Insider magazine, took place on 27 June in Greater Manchester and was opened by presentations from Barry Leahey, Managing Director for

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Congratulations to the DCS team for completing the Three Peaks Challenge

Over 900 road miles, 24 walking miles, 21 hours of driving, 3 mountains, 8600 feet of elevation (that 1.6 miles straight up), 80,000 steps, many blisters, 50 litres of water, ice cold summits, 0 lost walkers, 1 stranger in the night, ups, downs, 29 hours of climbing – And over £2k raised for Francis House

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Cyber Protection from £53 per week

Many businesses see a lot of cyber security articles in the press but are unsure of how to grapple what’s happening.  Attacks are evading traditional security measures and the number of attacks is increasing as the method of delivery also advances.  Seemingly genuine payload is being used to transmit and propagate malware and it’s becoming

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Don’t close your eyes. It’s time to be aware. Know the threats.

In recent weeks I have spoken with clients and prospective clients who have been subjected to attack by cyber criminals.  Cyber-attacks on SMEs are becoming more common and more sophisticated.  In some cases, the attacks were successful and there was resulting business interruption from system downtime and data-loss from ransomware encrypting critical business files. A

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