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Your company's Microsoft licences are, in many ways, like a household budget. With a tough few…


7 ways to spend less on Microsoft 365 licences

What software licences and cloud services are best to invest and avoid at each stage of your early…


Essential IT strategy and budgeting for start-up to scale-up’s

There is a storm coming for businesses across the UK. From dramatic leaps in energy bills through…


There’s never been a more urgent time to review your IT spend

How business’ can harness PowerApps with zero to low code functionality to build personalised…


“Build, don’t buy IT” for the best ROI

How to assess your organisations cloud spend and methods of purchase - to identify wastage and…


Reduce your cloud cost wastage

Existing IT resources are often not utilised or adopted to their full potential, negatively…


Make your Microsoft 365 licences work harder

Now more than ever it is important you are getting the best possible value from your technology…


Microsoft licences – how to spend less!

There are few industries where collaboration is more important than in the public transport sector.…


3 ways public transport firms can improve collaboration

August update Welcome to your Microsoft Monthly Insight! Bringing you the latest in Business…


Microsoft Monthly Insight

Banks have long been one of the prime targets of cyber criminals. However, in the last couple of…


5 cybersecurity threats facing banks in 2022

Join us in hearing how technologies is being used by EVSP’s to overcome many of the challenges…


How technology is reducing EVSP business risk and supporting innovation and growth

UK-based Nationwide is the leading building society in the world, providing 16 million members with…


Creating a business continuity and disaster recovery plan: Nationwide Building Society chooses Microsoft Azure

How companies are managing data in near real time to deliver actionable insights to improve product…


Driving Value From Your Data in Times of Change

July update Welcome to your Microsoft Monthly Insight! Bringing you the latest in Business Change…


Microsoft Monthly Insight

Imagine someone in your onboarding team wants to run a question about a new customer by your…


How to improve interdepartmental communication at banks

There is a huge amount of excitement about the potential of digital transformation in public…


Why public transport must get digital transformation fundamentals right

Public transport has changed irrevocably in the past two years. Despite lockdowns easing in much of…


7 technologies that can help public transport adapt to a new era

In early 2022 Kenya’s new data protection regulations came into effect, governing what businesses…


Kenya’s data protection laws are now in effect: how to comply

Imagine a new joiner is working from home and they want to find out what your company expenses…


Have you built a Power Virtual Agent yet?

Imagine a bank customer who lives in the UK. This morning, she’s made handful of purchases in her…


How Microsoft’s AI tools are helping financial services tackle fraud

In late 2021, technology giant Microsoft announced its new Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing. The…


What is Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing – and do you need it?

From start-ups to enterprises, thousands of organizations around the world are using Microsoft…


10 innovation areas that are reshaping app development

Local government, hospitals and medical centres are using Speechly to improve the way they…


Reducing language barriers for a more inclusive society

May update We are back bringing you the latest Microsoft Monthly Insight focused on Business…


Microsoft Monthly Insight

In October 2021, tech giant Microsoft released a new product: Microsoft Cloud for Financial…


What is Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services… and do you need it?

How are leading financial institutions shaping the future of the industry? With cloud.


The Cloud Era of Financial Services

With the abundance of data collected by companies, as well as the labor-intensive, manual, and—in…


Mining intelligent insights with machine learning in Financial Services

Shared Responsibility makes a clear distinction between security of the cloud and the security in…


The C Suite Guide to Shared Responsibility for AWS Cloud Security

There’s more than one way to migrate an app. Common migration patterns usually follow one of six…


Seven common patterns for AWS migration: “The 7 R’s”

When migrating to the cloud, the ability to move and achieve business value fast is a critical…


8 key drivers that compel businesses to migrate to the AWS cloud

The AWS Shared Responsibility Model (SRM) makes it easy to understand your choices for protecting…


The AWS Shared Responsibility Model explained

Sometimes, readymade software just doesn’t fit the bill. Whether you need a tool for an unusual…


How Microsoft Azure makes continual innovation possible

April's update We are back bringing you the latest Microsoft Monthly Insight focused on Business…


Microsoft Monthly Insight

What is Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service… and do you need it? Imagine for a minute that a disaster…


What is Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service… and do you need it?

In May 2021, ransomware hit headlines again. In one of the biggest ransomware attacks of the year,…


How to manage the ransomware risk in 2022

Edge computing is a significant trend in cloud technology today. Recent research shows that over…


What exactly is edge computing, and what does it mean for your business?

In an ideal world, every employer would implicitly trust their employees. Once someone is inside…


Why User Behaviour Analytics is vital for modern IT security

multi-cloud environment

How many cloud platforms is your organisation using today? According to recent research from IBM,…


How to build a secure multi-cloud environment

While cloud offers new opportunities to modernise services and transform operations, security and…


Microsoft Azure security fundamentals

The extraordinary pace of change means businesses need to be nimbler and more agile than ever.…


How to innovate in the cloud with Microsoft Azure

Azure Virtual Desktops [AVD] combine unparalleled security, power and flexibility for businesses.…


Making Azure Virtual Desktop a reality

Cloud value is an essential requirement for digital transformation and migrating enterprise…


How to migrate your workloads to Azure

Cisco Meraki

Today’s small and medium-sized businesses have far more complex network setups than ever before. It…


7 benefits of Cisco Meraki

Zero Trust

The Zero Trust model is perhaps the most significant trend in enterprise cyber security today.…


How the Zero Trust model is different to what’s gone before

Microsoft price increase

On 1st March, Microsoft will increase the subscription fee for many of its enterprise and business…


Microsoft is raising prices on 1st March: here’s how to prepare

Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework

A digital transformation offers an incredible opportunity to improve how your business works.…


Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework – what is it and why do we use it?

Azure Migration Strategy

The number of companies using Microsoft Azure is growing at an astonishing rate – Microsoft’s…


7 steps for an Azure migration strategy

azure landing zone

Until recently, moving your enterprise IT architecture to Azure was a relatively complex process.…


What is an Azure Landing Zone?

cybersecurity predictions for 2022

Whether it was the Colonial Pipeline breach, or the attack on Scotland’s University of The…


Cybersecurity predictions for 2022

Microsoft Azure security

£3 million. That is the average cost of a cybersecurity breach in 2021 - according to IBM. Besides…


5 Microsoft Azure security features that can benefit your organisation

Microsoft Azure overview

Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing service, allowing for the development of powerful Cloud…


Microsoft Azure: Welcome to the Modern Workplace

multi-cloud environment

Running a multi-cloud environment is increasingly seen as the norm when it comes to enterprise IT…


How to run a multi-cloud environment

hyperconverged infrastructure

Managing a corporate data centre has traditionally been highly complex, requiring employees with…


What is a hyperconverged infrastructure – and do you need one?

Best Cloud Providers

The cloud is how business gets done today. According to one study, 94% of companies already use at…


Best cloud providers according to Gartner Magic Quadrant

Azure Virtual Desktop Overview

Wherever in your Cloud journey you may be, Azure Virtual Desktop (formerly Windows Virtual Desktop)…


Your complete guide to Azure Virtual Desktop

Azure Cloud Adoption

So, you have made the move to Azure. Following months of planning and preparation, your business…


How to monitor Azure cloud adoption

AVD

After almost two years of lockdowns and remote working, the consensus is now becoming clear: hybrid…


Why AVD is the ultimate hybrid work solution

business case for Azure

As an IT professional, modernising your company’s technology may well be one of the most important…


How to build a business case for Azure

Business processes in the cloud versus on-premises

Whether you are paying staff, managing customer accounts, or developing new products, business…


Business processes in the cloud versus on-premises: what you need to know

Azure automation

Meet Ted, an IT pro at a medium-sized business. One of Ted’s responsibilities involves managing the…


Where to start with Azure Automation

data protection

Backing up your company’s data has always been essential. It protects you from accidental deletion,…


How does your company’s data protection strategy compare?

backup cloud data

Over the past decade or so, cloud companies have emphasised that a key benefit of the technology is…


Why your business needs to backup cloud data

auto-label your documents and data

Imagine your organisation was contacted by a national auditor who wanted to do a spot check of…


Ask the expert: how to auto-label your documents and data.

3 simple cybersecurity steps for Kenyan business leaders

Did you know that almost 50% of Kenyan businesses have suffered a cybersecurity breach during the…


3 simple cybersecurity steps for Kenyan business leaders

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One of the great advantages of cloud technology is that it is continually being updated. But this…


7 insights from Microsoft Ignite 2021

Backup Microsoft 365 Data

Microsoft 365 boasts some of the most advanced cloud security in the world. The company is…


How to Backup Microsoft 365 Data

high growth SME's in Kenya

Whether it’s energy firms like M-Kopa, delivery businesses like Sendy, or fintech start-ups like…


3 Tech priorities for high growth SMEs in Kenya

Microsoft 365 versus Google Workspace

Cloud-based IT platforms like Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace are currently being used by…


Microsoft 365 versus Google Workspace: which is right for your growing Kenyan business?

Equity for Tanzania secures hybrid workplace with Microsoft 365

Established in 2003, with a purpose to create sustainable employment by enabling small businesses…


Equity for Tanzania secures hybrid workplace with Microsoft 365

Password-less Authentication

People do not like passwords. They are prone to forgetting, being exposed and the biggest attack…


Password-less Authentication

Microsoft Teams business case

Over the past year and a half, Microsoft Teams has had a seemingly unstoppable rise. In March 2020…


7 statistics to build your Microsoft Teams business case

Microsoft 365 licences

When was the last time you closed a video streaming account because you just weren’t using the…


Is your procurement team bossing Microsoft 365 licenses?

Microsoft power apps licencing

At the beginning of July, Microsoft made a significant announcement about pricing and licencing…


Microsoft Power Apps licencing changes – what this means for citizen developers and your CFO.

Microsoft Inspire 2021

Microsoft Inspire is the annual conference for the tech firm’s partner community, where…


7 things we learned at Microsoft inspire 2021

New Microsoft Teams updates

Microsoft is continually updating its Teams platform to bring you better and more useful features.…


5 new Microsoft Teams updates you should know about

hybrid work adoption

Your colleagues have been through a lot of change recently! Think for a moment about just how…


Hybrid work is coming. What’s your adoption plan?

how to adjust your business strategies in the hybrid working era

An effective strategy is vital to business success. A strategy defines your company’s vision, then…


How to adjust your business strategies in the hybrid working era

hybrid working security

Did you know that half of all businesses were affected by some kind of breach during the first…


What’s your security plan for hybrid working?

hybrid working with microsoft 365

As your colleagues start tentatively coming back to the office, what will await them? Will it feel…


Hybrid working tech: how to prepare your business for the new workplace

hybrid workplaces with microsoft teams

It’s the year 2025 and you’re looking through minutes from a meeting last week. As you think about…


Get ready for hybrid workplaces with these Microsoft Teams features

If your organisation expects to introduce some form of hybrid working – when staff spend part of…


Driving adoption of your new hybrid workspace

Remote and hybrid working brings with it a long list of security implications for business’ - and…


Redefining security practices for Hybrid Working

The shift to hybrid work is a strategic business opportunity for every organisation – one that…


Business strategies in the age of extreme workplace flexibility

Accelerate your hybrid workplace with Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams was built for Hybrid working. The solution provides a collaborative workspace…


Accelerate your Hybrid workplace with Microsoft Teams

Digital inclusion and accessibility

Digital inclusion and accessibility is about making your company’s technology as easy as possible…


Why digital inclusion and accessibility are easier than you think

Why microsoft's teams webinar is a game changer

How many webinars have you attended over the past year? The pandemic and rise in working from home…


Why Microsoft’s new Teams webinar features are a gamechanger

hybrid_working

Did you know that 40% of employers say over half of the workforce will regularly work from home…


10 factors to consider when shifting to hybrid working

When do you need interpretation services

Did you know that the UK is the second largest market for interpretation services in the world?…


When do you need interpretation services?

Business interpreting

3.5% of GDP. That is how much the UK's lack of language skills reportedly costs the economy each…


How much does business interpreting cost?

Security Conscious Culture

How do people think about cybersecurity at your organisation? Is it seen as the IT department’s…


What is a security conscious culture?

Microsoft Teams Updates - View Switcher in Microsoft Teams

At last week’s Ignite developer conference, Microsoft announced several important Microsoft Teams…


March 2021 Microsoft Teams updates – what you need to know

Microsoft Viva

Imagine it's your first week at a new job in the middle of lockdown. During the onboarding process,…


What is Microsoft Viva and how does it help your organisation?

Microsoft Teams enables business strategy

Businesses are using more software apps than ever before. A 2019 report revealed that the number of…


Microsoft Teams enables business strategy

Workplace 2021

When COVID-19 arrived in the UK last February it kickstarted a tumultuous year that changed the…


Workplace 2021: What the macrotrends mean for your business

How Microsoft protects your company data

Microsoft provides a powerful suite of tools to protect data when it is within your organisation’s…


5 ways Microsoft protect’s your company’s data

Microsoft 365 Security

Glen is your building’s facilities manager and he’s just received an email with the word ‘urgent’…


Are you scratching the surface of Microsoft 365 security?

Business Security

Some of the best business security available today looks surprisingly similar to the way credit…


Why you should treat business security like a credit check

SharePoint 2010

On April 14th this year, millions of IT workers breathed a sigh of relief. Amid the coronavirus…


With SharePoint 2010 support ending next April, now is the time to act.

Microsoft Teams Usage and Engagement

Microsoft Teams is a collaborative workspace within Microsoft 365, that acts as a central hub for…


Microsoft Teams for leadership: usage and engagement

Accessibility in Microsoft Teams

Work can be challenging, especially when you aren’t equipped with the right resources.  Within the…


Top Tips for Accessibility in Microsoft Teams

Speechly

For thousands of years, there has only been one way for governments, businesses, individuals and…


Speechly: Join the language translation revolution

Microsoft Teams Deep-Dive

Microsoft Teams is a collaborative workspace within Microsoft 365, that acts as a central hub for…


Microsoft Teams: meetings deep-dive

The Coronavirus Pandemic and how Change Management could help

Over the last few weeks and months, I, like most of you I’m sure, have been watching the handling…


The Coronavirus Pandemic and how Change Management could help

Microsoft Teams is a collaborative workspace within Microsoft 365, that acts as a central hub for…


Microsoft Teams as a business strategy enabler

People are not resistant to change

New technologies promise enormous benefits to organisations large and small. However, as…


People are not resistant to change

Africa, the new frontier for modern business

As organisations look to reap incremental gains from investments in modern workplace technologies;…


Africa, the new frontier for modern business

Custom layouts in Microsoft Teams

2020 has been a huge year for Microsoft Teams, with skyrocketing adoption and almost continual…


7 of the best new Microsoft Teams features announced at Ignite

Learn how you can use Microsoft 365 to secure your company data and information, and reduce…


Company security in Microsoft 365

user security in microsoft 365

Learn how you can use Microsoft 365 to secure your workforce user data and information, and reduce…


User security in Microsoft 365

Identity is the new security - watch on demand

As businesses shift to the cloud, and with workforces more mobile than ever before, employees…


Identity is the new security

Countless businesses use custom applications to support their processes and get work done faster.…


Why Microsoft Power Apps should be part of your tech strategy

Microsoft Power Platform

Microsoft Power Platform combines the robust power of PowerApps, PowerBi, and Power Automate into…


An introduction to Microsoft Power Platform

Now more than ever, organisations are tightening their belts and looking to reduce costs and…


Optimise your cloud costs

Microsoft licences

Now more than ever it is important you are getting the best possible value from your technology…


Microsoft licences – how to spend less

Imagine you wake up one morning to multiple missed calls and panicked emails. You soon learn that a…


Using Microsoft 365 to classify and secure your data

Managing a multi-generational workforce

Over the last decade – and for the first time ever – a growing number of companies have found they…


What is your plan for managing a multi-generational workforce?

Elevate your cloud security with Microsoft Cloud App Security

One of the key business requirements resulting from modern workplace adoption is protection across…


Elevate your cloud security with Microsoft Cloud App Security

Microsoft 365 Secure Score

Microsoft 365 Secure Score provides your organisation with an ever-growing selection of tools and…


Introducing Microsoft 365 Secure Score

Microsoft Licences Explained

Confused by Microsoft’s cloud productivity licences?  You are not alone. Since the launch of Office…


Microsoft Licences Explained

The Agile way - Is it right for you?

What are the benefits and considerations when going down the Agile path? According to a 2017 global…


The Agile Way – Is it right for you?

Advanced Threat Protection Licences Explained

The last few months have been incredibly challenging for cybersecurity in businesses. Employees…


Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection Licences Explained

Zoom versus Teams

Choosing a video conferencing and meetings solution was a decision that was forced upon many of our…


Zoom versus Teams – Did I buy the right ticket?

Journey to Microsoft Teams

his eBook describes seven key steps on the journey to a new way of working with Microsoft Teams,…


Your journey to Microsoft Teams

Happy Birthday FITTS

This month, we at FITTS celebrated another birthday together as a FITTS family and I find this a…


FITTS – Looking back and thinking forward

Microsoft last month announced a new set of features coming to Microsoft Teams in response to the…


14 New Teams Features in Microsoft 365

Your guide to Business Change Management

New technologies promise enormous benefits to your organisation. However, as experienced IT…


Your guide to business change management

Multi-national transport business Arriva knew something had to change. The firm was seeing its…


Arriva chooses the FITTS Team to streamline its technology set-up

FITTS rebrands

On 8th July, FITTS rebrands qith a new logo, company colours and style – you will notice that our…


FITTS rebrands to coincide with exciting new developments

Investec is an international banking and wealth management group. It provides a range of financial…


Investec Wealth partners with FITTS for Adoption Change Management of Microsoft Teams

Success with Microsoft Teams isn’t guaranteed

When Microsoft introduced its new Teams platform in 2017, it represented a new era for cloud-based…


Insights for an effective rollout with Microsoft Teams

The benefit of hindsight in business change with Microsoft 365 Picture the scene. Suddenly, in the…


Change and Adoption of Microsoft 365 – whose job is it anyway?

8 Insider Tips for Microsoft 365 Change Management

When your organisation moves to Microsoft 365, you are doing much more than simply deploying new…


8 Insider Tips for Microsoft 365 Change Management

5 tips to smash your remote working routine

Has Covid-19 forced your company to change its relationship with the office? The lockdown and…


5 tips to smash your remote working routine

Microsoft Teams Extensions

Are you getting the full experience of Microsoft Teams? Unless you are using add-ins and…


Our Favourite Microsoft Teams Extensions

Microsoft Teams FAQ's

Microsoft Teams has recently been thrust into the spotlight as thousands of people who had never…


Microsoft Teams FAQ’s

There is a worrying weakness at the heart of thousands of UK businesses. As more companies migrate…


Close the Cloud Security Skills Gap with Microsoft Secure Score.

n the last few months there has been a huge rise in cyber security attacks as more people than ever have started to work from home during the coronavirus lockdown.

In the last few months there has been a huge rise in cyber security attacks as more people than…


How to protect your employees from cyber security threats

EMS in Microsoft 365

Cyber security has always been a key consideration for businesses – how do you protect your data…


EMS in Microsoft 365 – common concerns and how to address them

3 crucial tips for managing change with new business technology

So many organisations make the same mistake when they’re choosing new technology. They focus on…


3 crucial tips for managing change with new business technology

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