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We like to think that with all our experience of working with businesses large and small, we know a thing or two about leadership and management. Here are a few of our observations. Let us know what you think!

When is it time to build a new technology partnership? 8 warning signs to watch out for

For a fast moving industry technology managed services can be surprisingly conservative in it’s client relationships.  The provision of IT services more so than ever is a complex role and can lead to a confusing choice for any client. This can lead to stagnation, inertia and in more extreme cases clients not receiving the services […]

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The 9 areas of technology that your toughest competitors are already outsourcing

At Twin Systems, we specialise in Outsourced IT support. Outsourcing aspects of your business to third-party service providers with the specialist expertise is a must in this competitive modern market. In 2013, 43% of the IT sector had been outsourced according to Udemy statistics, which rose to 60% the year after. Deloitte predicts that outsourcing as a […]

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Social hacking: the threat it poses to your business

Social hacking is the criminal act of manipulating people to surrender confidential information. In most cases, the perpetrators are looking for opportunities to take advantage of vulnerable or naïve people, by deceiving them into handing over sensitive information. This information can be used against them and provide a gateway for hackers to gain access to […]

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Not Every Technology Business is born the same

It is tempting to view all technology companies as the same. Perhaps thirty years ago that was true because every technology company operated within guidelines that applied to all companies. They paid their fair share of taxes, employed people, trained them and offered real career opportunities to their staff and were as we still are […]

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For another year TWIN ranks in the worlds top 500 managed services companies

Penton Technology Names Twin Systems Ltd in the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition 8th Annual Report Identifies World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs) March 26, 2015: Twin Systems Ltd has appeared on Penton Technology’s eighth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). The complete 501 list […]

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The New Alliance CIO’s and CMO’s

Until very recently the most common partnership within the C – Suite was effectively the CIO or IT Director as was. Increasingly though now there is a powershift with CMO’s gaining an increasing share of the corporate budgeted spend.Marketing is now a fundamental driver of IT purchasing, and that trend shows no signs of stopping […]

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Networking is Dead says Best Connected Man or is it ?

I read this article on The Times website around the time of the Davos summit at the end of January. According to Rich Stromback, a man sometimes referred to as “Mr Davos” because of the large number of princes and Silicon Valley titans who attend his birthday parties, 99 per cent of all social networking events […]

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