Press Releases • Dec 14, 2015 12:48 GMT
The technical challenge EPX gave the final year Computer Games Programming students, Josh Gibson and Russel Stocking, was to distribute audio via WiFi, with the idea being, for example, that one computer could stream music to several others located around a building.
Press Releases • Oct 08, 2015 14:57 BST
Apprentices from TDM Wyre Academy have been honoured at a graduation ceremony, attended by family, friends, employers, trainers and assessors. The apprentices, employed at a range of organisations around Worcestershire and the Midlands, have completed their apprenticeships across a wide range of IT disciplines, including Information Systems, Software Development, Web Design, and IT Support.
Press Releases • Apr 16, 2015 17:11 BST
Two young entrepreneurs, who first met at University, celebrated their first decade in business last week. It was while studying IT at Staffordshire University that Dan, 30, first met co-director Mark Pennington, also 30, at a local student club night.
Press Releases • Nov 12, 2014 13:08 GMT
Four years ago, Pete Jacobs from Active Communications, Coventry, was quoted as saying ‘I’m looking forward to our next milestone of twenty five years, then I can say did we really achieve all that?’
Press Releases • Nov 06, 2014 11:27 GMT
UKITA Chair Helen Brewster is behind a Kickstarter campaign to raise £18,000 to launch an online platform to help carers plan, communicate and share the care of an unwell loved one. The innovative software solution has been developed to reduce the stress, anxiety, fatigue and geographical & social isolation when caring for someone.
Press Releases • Jun 24, 2014 16:51 BST
A week after the government launched the Cyber Essentials Scheme, seven small companies have already successfully achieved certification using IASME on-line self assessment.The Cyber Essentials Scheme focuses on the 5 most important technical security controls, identified as those that, if they had been in place, would have stopped the majority of successful cyberattacks over the last few years.
Press Releases • May 30, 2014 10:00 BST
The national organisation for SME IT companies, the UK IT Association (UKITA), has become part of the government’s £30 million Growth Vouchers programme. The government has launched the Growth Vouchers programme to identify the type of advice that most benefits small businesses. The Growth Vouchers programme will distribute vouchers to approximately 20,000 small businesses in England.
Press Releases • Nov 13, 2013 08:30 GMT
A West Midlands IT firm is working to the adage that ‘profit is for sanity’ after joining a programme to help it grow by 30 per cent over each of the next five years. Earlier this year, ACUTEC joined the Government-backed GrowthAccelerator service in a bid to meet managing director Chris Roche’s ambitious growth plans for the firm.
Press Releases • Apr 26, 2013 12:30 BST
The UK IT Association will be speaking on the benefits for small and medium-sized IT employers of the Gold Standard Apprenticeship scheme and the benefits for smaller enterprises of recruiting and developing new staff through apprenticeships. Other speakers will explain more about the details of the Gold Standard scheme which is delivered by the National IT Partnership.
Press Releases • Oct 10, 2012 10:34 BST
Moves by the government to encourage small IT firms to bid for public sector contracts are driving many away, says trade body UKITA The government's strategy of encouraging small and medium-sized IT businesses to bid for public sector contract is driving some suppliers away, according to UKITA, a trade body that represents small IT firms.
Press Releases • Oct 08, 2012 11:23 BST
With just over two weeks left to register for the UKITA EXPO, places are still up for grabs for both member and non-member companies wanting to attend and exhibit at the forthcoming event, being held at the University of Wolverhampton’s Telford Innovation Campus on 24 October.
Press Releases • Aug 17, 2012 11:40 BST
A local printing company had a shock when their roof caved in following the recent heavy downpour that hit the Midlands. But thanks to their IT Disaster Recovery plan with Micro-Business Maintenance, operations were able to continue practically unaffected.
Press Releases • Aug 16, 2012 10:10 BST
Birmingham-based specialist energy software developer Contigo is bucking the current economic climate with the appointment of two new team members and a move to larger offices.
Press Releases • Jul 16, 2012 17:14 BST
The use of white space spectrum for broadband could generate additional revenue of $765m for the wireless component industry by 2017. However, this is contingent on strong regulatory decisions being made in the next two years, and the industry taking a harmonized view of the business model. Without those factors, the revenue potential could be halved, according to a new study.
Press Releases • Jul 05, 2012 10:34 BST
Specialist software developer Contigo has signed a landmark agreement that will see its continued expansion into the European energy market.
Press Releases • Jun 29, 2012 12:32 BST
Energy software developer Contigo has expanded its flagship enTrader product suite with the launch of a new Retail Portfolio Management module. This latest addition to the suite – which includes the enPrice, enTrader and enVoy products - provides the capabilities for both small and large-scale retail energy suppliers to manage their energy portfolio more effectively.
Press Releases • Jun 26, 2012 09:58 BST
Small businesses across the West Midlands could become targets of computer hackers shifting their focus to those which lack security and are an easier target, the Shropshire chairman of the institute of IT warned today. Investigations across the UK show small and medium-sized businesses are being targeted and the majority are unprepared for the attack.
Press Releases • May 23, 2012 17:05 BST
Contigo, the Birmingham-based developer of specialist software for the energy industry is celebrating a landmark sales success.The company has secured the sale of its full enTrader suite of products – designed to enhance and streamline the essential trading of commodities while reducing risk – to Irish energy provider Bord Gais (BGE).
Press Releases • Apr 02, 2012 11:50 BST
Businesses across the country need to look at remote networking to prevent massive issues for the economy if staff are unable to get to work due to closed petrol stations, the chairman of the Shropshire branch of the Chartered Institute of IT warned today.