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We have opinions and we like to share them.

They aren’t always technology related, we like to think we have a thing or two to say about Leadership and management and hope you will find the occasional post or tweet useful.

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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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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The Science behind change

Ellen Hake works with large corporates in analysing, planning and executing successful change based on how the human brain deals with change. With her customary ‘light touch’ Hake was quickly able to help the audience understand WHY some of the things we already know about communication work from a brain-based point of view. For example: […]

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Social Media in the workplace are you keeping up ?

It goes without saying that social media is now ubiquitous and ever-changing, but with the law ruling that employers can be held vicariously liable for the actions of employees, what can businesses do to protect themselves from legal threat? Initially set-up for friends to stay connected, old flames to re-kindle romances, and families to share […]

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Is leadership from the front over rated?

I was for many years a forthright exponent of there is only one form of leadership model…You know the one the only way to lead is from the front.. Over the top chaps and all that. Then I saw a talk by Derek Sivers on Ted What a great Idea Ted is ! www.ted.com Essentially whilst […]

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True Resilience It has to be RA02

BT RA02 MPLS Redundancy & Resilient Access There is a fair amount of confusion in the market place regarding what is and isn’t possible from a BT RA02 MPLS Redundancy. In all honesty, there are many clients which believe they have full resiliency between their primary and failover circuits but probably don’t due to design […]

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