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How do we really spend our time at work? – Infographic

How do we really spend our time at work? Interesting question hey, and one which our partners over at Sage have turned their attention to in a recent blog, also producing the rather nice infographic underneath this story which highlights some of the answers they uncovered. Obviously, at dcs we’re 100% focused on the task in hand –

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SAP and transforming football – Making the beautiful game run simple

Although some football fans, players and even club boards would seemingly prefer not to acknowledge it, the world’s most popular sport has also become one of it’s biggest businesses in recent decades. Football clubs are subject to various challenges, threats and opportunities just like every other business faces, and just like every other business, technology represents a powerful tool

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Bike to the Future Challenge

This September Alan Bullen, Tony Leach, Tom Bulman and Iain Rowe are taking on the Bike to the Future Challenge as team Keynes As Mustard. The challenge is this year’s Extra Mile event, a great charity initiative involving an annual cycle relay taking place on different routes on the Continent. The challenge will see the

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What does Big Data mean for your small business?

You’ve probably heard the term ‘big data’ being used by now. In fact, once technology circles latch on to an idea and a neat way to package it under one convenient label it actually then becomes pretty hard to avoid it. If you take even a passing interest in business technology (and let’s face it,

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Flexible working – the trends & benefits

Flexible working has become an increasingly hot topic within the business press in the last few years and a recent study by our partners at Sage revealed some pretty interesting trends amongst UK SMBs and their employees when they were questioned on the subject. At dcs our work in delivering the latest IT solutions to

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ERP solutions and improving business agility – 5 tips

Today’s connected and fast moving business environment is placing increasing demand on organisations to function and behave in a more flexible and agile way. With change an everyday occurrence now – be it factors related to the economy, technology or social attitudes amongst many others – managers, employees and businesses as a whole have to

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Reasons to move to cloud accounting software
There’s a buzz about Cloud ERP

At the beginning of 2015 we were named as the Sage 200 Online Business Partner of the Year and it’s fair to say that we were particularly proud of this award. Obviously any recognition of specific expertise is great but this particular gong related to our performance in the Cloud arena and there’s no doubt that with regards

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dcs team members brave the mud to fight cancer

The Cancer Research UK Race for Life events have become a hugely popular way to raise money and support the fight against cancer in recent years and this past weekend saw dcs consultants Katja Monks and Tracy Roberts don their running shoes to do just that. To throw an extra challenge in to the mix though they decided the

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Another eCommerce security scare – what to do?

This week saw a security alert surface around a potential vulnerability in the hugely popular Magento eCommerce platform, which could potentially allow cyber-attackers the crack in the armour they need to intercept and steal personal card details. Obviously this story in itself is enough to make online retailers sit up and take notice, and to read

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“Ditch the insanity” of disconnected systems with SAP Business One

Today’s small businesses are operating in a time of increasingly competitive markets and an environment where achieving profitability becomes harder everyday. However, for those that get it right the rewards are there to be grasped but as the video below from SAP highlights, to do this the modern SME must work smarter and faster with high

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