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  • Guide to managed cloud services

    Cover of Managed cloud services guide

    A guide which explains what managed cloud services are and helps you assess whether building your own in-house capability, or outsourcing to a specialist provider is the right choice for your organisation. 

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  • Guide to strategic cloud adoption

    Strategic cloud adoption for government

    This guide is suitable for senior officers within government who are responsible for business and IT transformation, estate management and mapping IT to business strategy.

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  • Guide to optimising charity websites for donations

    Optimising charity websites report cover

    We examine key areas of website performance to help charities improve how they use their site for fundraising. We look at mobile performance, desktop speed, accessibility and the overall donation journey on PC and mobile. We also compare the website performance of five major categories of charities; aid, children, environment, health and animal and interview digital leads from some of the UK's biggest charities to identify concerns and examples of best practice.

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  • Guide to procuring accredited cloud services

    Cover of guide to producing accredited cloud services

    This step-by-step guide will help government organisations through the process of procuring cloud services via Digital Marketplace. It covers what accredited cloud services are, procurement preparation, comparing suppliers and how to make the final decision. The guide offers insight and questions to ask at every stage of the procurement cycle to help government compare suppliers on a like-for-like basis.

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  • Report on delivering cloud first

    Delivering cloud first government report cover

    This report will help government IT decision-makers look at how they can use cloud to transform their organisation and improve services. Based on a survey of 800 civil servants and interviews with senior civil servants and CIOs on the current state of government cloud adoption along with future plans.

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  • Guide to charity IT and digital teams working together

    How IT and marketing can work together charities report cover

    We look at how digital and IT teams can work together to successfully manage and deliver digital projects in the charity sector. We also look at roles and responsibilities, what barriers prevent charities improving the delivery of digital projects, and how these can be overcome in co-operation with IT to deliver the best results.

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  • What's in a name?

    Find out more about why we're called 'Eduserv' and why, despite our name, we're not just serving the education sector...

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  • Overcoming cloud security fears in the public sector

    Last week we hosted a seminar on cloud security at the Public Sector Enterprise ICT conference in London. In a show of hands at the start of the discussion, the forty or so attendees were unanimous in their agreement that the issue of security is one of the most important...

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  • 5 Negotiation tips that work

    When it comes to negotiation it isn’t just about the money. It’s about the total cost of ownership and the perceived value. Most importantly, it isn’t a competition between the parties. Here are my five tips for a successful negotiation: 1. Make a plan Any negoti...

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    APA News Brief 13 Jan 2015

    Exciting news from APA | 6 new journals in PsycARTICLES | COUNTER 4 | New videos in PsycTHERAPY | No embargo on PsycBOOKS | New APA Handbook titles | Growth of PsycTESTS | Mobile app for PsycNET | Database Training

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  • Authentication survey winner

    13 Jan 2015

    Librarians worldwide give opinion on identity and access management for online resources

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  • Local government suffers from a lack of IT investment

    09 Jan 2015

    A lack of strategic focus and investment in IT capability is undermining the ability of local government to deliver online services, according to our research.

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  • EndNote news

    18 Dec 2014

    A summary of the changes to EndNote and Reference Manager Chest Agreement since its management is has being undertaken directly with Thomson Reuters

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  • Unistats website scores high for user satisfaction

    Unistats website scores high for user satisfaction 16 Dec 2014

    Unistats, the university and college course finder website, has scored highly in a customer satisfaction test. We built the site in 2012, in collaboration with user experience agency Fluent Interaction, using Umbraco CMS.

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