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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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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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Sage 50 or Sage 200…which is the right one for you?

When looking at bringing together disparate systems or figuring out why Sage 50 is no longer keeping up with your demands, it can be quite a minefield to work out what it is that your business needs next. Many people aren’t aware of their need for an ERP system, or in some cases what an

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Sage 200cloud Spring Enhancements 2019

Sage 200cloud Spring 2019 enhancements are now available for all Standard, Sage for Education and Professional variants. Keeping in line with the three key themes of Sage 200cloud – Connected data, Customer experience and Simplicity, the new enhancements aim to help users become more productive and efficient with their ways of working. The key highlights

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DCS Sponsor Northern Power House Advanced Manufacturing Conference

This year DCS are official sponsors of the Advanced Manufacturing Conference, set to take place at the Village Hotel Ashton Moss on 27 June in association with Made Smarter, a government backed scheme supporting SME manufactures to boost productivity, and The Department for International Trade.  The conference is aimed at attracting SMEs across a multitude

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ERP – Choosing the Right Solution

Prior to making any large purchase, careful consideration needs to be taken over many aspects of the buy. Does the product being considered offer better value? Will it be an improvement on a preceding product? Will the product help to achieve some potential goals? This assessment can be applied to almost any purchase and purchasing

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What is the Digital Core?

When speaking to customers about digital transformation I often get very mixed reactions about how they should adapt to this digital age that’s happening all around them. Most SMEs are still trying to manoeuvre to achieve this transformation internally with their own company processes. But many more company executives I meet see digital transformation as

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Reflect and Recharge Workshop – Dedicated to improving your business

The first in a series of Reflect and Recharge workshops aimed at SMEs is set to take place on Wednesday 12th June at Robinsons Brewery, Stockport. Focused on guiding SME businesses from a range of industries, the DCS Reflect and Recharge workshops aim to provide dedicated support to SME business owners who need to take

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Migration to cloud – the time is now!

  Now that Sage Business Cloud Financials is no longer available it might be time for you to consider your future options. Although expert consultants at DCS will continue to support your system, change is inevitable and there may be a more suitable solution available for you to explore. At DCS we understand that today’s

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Need help with Sage Business Cloud Financials?

  As an expert Sage partner, our consultants can support you with any assistance you need on your Sage Business Cloud Financials solution. Alternatively, as Sage Business Cloud Financials is no longer available to new customers, our consultants can work with you to help you identify an affordable, suitable solution and help you migrate your

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