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UKITA member nFocus selected by Microsoft as Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year.

Jul 24, 2014 15:13 BST UK IT Association On 27th May 2014, it was announced Software Testing Consultancy nFocus had been selected by Microsoft as their Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year for 2014. The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise partners who have developed and delivered exceptional solutions during the past year.

Announcing UKITA apprenticeships - do you need more bright problem-solvers?

Jul 21, 2014 16:59 BST UK IT Association Small and medium-sized IT businesses tell us that the current IT apprenticeships available do not suit them very well. The reasons they give include: - Lack of flexibility in what the apprentices are learning outside the workplace - Low people skills, problem-solving communication ability and timekeeping amongst the candidates - Apprentices aren’t becoming productive quickly enough

May 29, 2014 16:48 BST UK IT Association Creative and digital businesses in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin are invited to a special event on Thursday 12th June. ‘Creating Success’ aims to increase the strength of the creative and digital sector in the county by encouraging them to work more closely together and to raise awareness of the business skills they need to operate effectively.

Is This Yahoo's Attempt To Steal A March on Google?

Apr 04, 2013 09:00 BST UK IT Association The UK IT Association (UKITA) took notice last week, as many would have done, when Yahoo announced that they have purchased Summly from 17 year old entrepreneur Nick D'Aloisio. Nick himself has done particularly well out of the deal, with Yahoo paying an estimated £20 million in cash and shares for the company which they are now expected to shut down.

Mar 06, 2013 15:19 GMT UK IT Association Urgent - You need to act today if you want to help keep .cloud open to all.Deadline is tomorrow to register your objection to a proposal to ...... The UK IT Association (UKITA) are joining with its strategic alliance partner the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) to try to prevent new Top Level Domains (TLD’s) becoming closed registered owner and controlled by large multi-national companies.

Mar 06, 2013 11:44 GMT UK IT Association The news that telecoms firms globally will be making more money from data revenues than from traditional telephony by 2018 will not come as a revelation to many. Yet the lack of technology standards may prove to be a barrier to the connectivity of devices

Feb 21, 2013 13:00 GMT UK IT Association The UK Government have been left red faced as the 4G auction raised £1.2billion less than they had forecast in their Autumn Statement. The £2.3billion auction saw Vodafone spend the most, bidding £790million to secure blocks in both available wavelengths.

Feb 20, 2013 15:50 GMT UK IT Association The European Council reached agreement on EU expenditure for 2014-2020, and much of the cut in spending comes directly from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), a fund set up to increase technology take-up across the EU. Small and Medium Enterprises across Europe are alarmed that this could mean they fall behind competitors.

Feb 20, 2013 15:40 GMT UK IT Association The House of Commons is still busy debating the effect of the EU Budget cuts to the Technology sector, but BT are unconcerned, saying it will not impact on the UK's ability to deliver on the Universal Service Commitment.

Nov 22, 2012 10:03 GMT UK IT Association The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £1.5m to stimulate new solutions for mobile commerce (mCommerce) to counter the threat of theft and fraud.