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SAP Reflect & Recharge Workshop – Registration open

On 9th October we are holding another Reflect and Recharge workshop focused on addressing the specific challenges faced by manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and services and installations companies. During this event you will get individual help and ideas from our experts to help address some of the common SME business challenges: Improving on Time Delivery Performance with

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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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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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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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To Install, To Host or To Rent The Ghost

Technology brings choices: Invest in a traditional IT infrastructure and install your business applications upon it Rent hosted IT infrastructure and deny the need for internal IT resource Opt for cloud technology where you really can’t see it, touch it, or (in some cases) explain it Owner managed businesses of today face a very different

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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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A round up of our recent workshop

On 12th June we held the first in our series of Reflect & Recharge workshops at Robinsons Brewery, Stockport. The day was hosted by our SAP experts – James Peel, Jason O’Brien and Adam Rawlins, who addressed the specific challenge’s attendees were facing and made suggestions on how SAP Business One can be implemented to

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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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DCS explain how big data can be made accessible for SMEs at Insider Round Table

As lead sponsor of a recent Insider Round Table discussion, DCS headed up a discussion with leaders from a varied mix of SME businesses in the region to understand the business challenges they face when making plans for growth. With an emphasis on big data analytics, the discussion was framed around the value of data;

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