Grant Thain, Voice and Connectivity Vendor Alliance Manager at Chess, outlines the key information businesses need to know about the upcoming PSTN Switch Off.
Microsoft Copilot - Revolutionising Work and Productivity
Colin Aitkenhead, Microsoft Consultant at Chess, explores how Microsoft Copilot, the new AI assistant from Microsoft, provides real-time intelligent assistance, enabling users to enhance their creativity, productivity, and skills.
Introducing Cloud Voice Express
In today's fast-paced business landscape, staying connected is not just a luxury – it's a necessity. For freelancers, sole traders, and small single-site businesses, having a reliable phone line is crucial to maintaining a strong connection with customers. That's why we're thrilled to introduce Cloud Voice Express.
Five Ways to Reduce Your Costs
We are all feeling the pinch at the moment, trying to save money where possible, but this shouldn’t mean you have to sacrifice on the level of service ...
Digital Transformation for Business Resilience
Mark Lightfoot, Chess' CFO, reviews how technology can help you weather the economic storm and make your organisation more resilient to the changing business environment.
Protecting your business by securing endpoint devices
Adam Gleeson, Vendor Alliance Manager at Chess, discusses how malware is one of the biggest security threats to modern businesses and offers five easy steps to protect your business.
What is Sage Intacct?
Gilbert McHarg, Sage Consultant at Chess, provides an introduction to Sage Intacct. Including:
- What is Sage Intacct?
- Sage Intacct v Sage 200
Chess Earns Five Microsoft Solutions Designations and Three Specialisations
Chess has been a member of the Microsoft Partner Network for many years, with several advanced specialisations. In October 2022, The Microsoft Partner ...
Recover from a cyber attack
Gavin Wood, Chess' CTO, summarises how to recover from a cyber attack and advises how to create your disaster recovery plan.
Game-changing Cloud Voice Functionalities For Small Business
Megan Yates, Business Sales Leader at Chess, discusses the top ten features of cloud voice that will benefit your business most, specifically with your SME priorities in mind.
Make Your Cloud Migration a Success
Damian Andrews, ICT & Security Consultant at Chess, summarises the three most common mistakes companies make when migrating to the cloud and how to avoid them.
Time To Empower Frontline Workers
Paul Gibbons, Cloud Services Sales Development Manager at Chess, explains how the right tools can help your frontline workforce get more done from anywhere, anytime.
The Role of Technology in ESG
Stephen Dracup, COO at Chess, heads up the Green Team in the organisation. He reviews three main technology areas you can focus on to improve your business sustainability easily - Microsoft, Device Leasing and Recycling, and FTTP.
Microsoft in Public Sector
James Ambrose, Head of Public Sector Sales, summarises three customer stories of public sector organisations using Microsoft:
- Collaboration and engagement in Salford City College
- Data and automation in Hugh Baird College
- Security and compliance in NHS
6 Top Microsoft Apps
At Chess, our people work securely anytime, anywhere. As a Microsoft partner, we rely heavily on their technology to enable a hybrid workplace. Here's what different people have to say about their favourite app, tool or trick.
Microsoft Defender for Business
Paul Gibbons, Cloud Services Sales Development Manager at Chess, discusses why Microsoft Defender is essential for businesses looking to stay cyber secure.
SD-WAN: The Future of Your Network
Michael Smyth, Network Consultant at Chess, reviews why SD-WAN is gaining popularity and deployed in enterprises.
Technology Projects: Defining Business Requirements
Don McIntyre, Digital Consultant for Chess, reviews the process of using Microsoft 365 for a recent technology project in a blog series. In this first part, he focuses on defining business requirements.
DSPT (Data Security and Protection Toolkit) 2021 - 2022
Includes Video Summary
The Data Security and Protection Toolkit is an annual self-assessment for health care organisations. The deadline for the 2022 submission is fast approaching on the 30th of June for many NHS Trusts. James Ambrose, Head of Public Sector Sales, summarises what's new and where to begin.
Is IT Outsourcing The Answer?
Includes Video Summary
Emma Stott, Customer Service Director at Chess, reviews why organisations look at IT outsourcing.