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 ...
SharePoint 2013 End of Life
Andrew Walker, Digital Sales Specialist, covers the key information your business needs to know about the upcoming Sharepoint 2013 End of Life and how your business can use it as an opportunity to drive growth through digital transformation.
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.
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.
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.
Is IT Outsourcing The Answer?
Includes Video Summary
Emma Stott, Customer Service Director at Chess, reviews why organisations look at IT outsourcing.
The CFO Take on Tech Budgets
Ways to reduce your costs in 2022: With the start of the new financial year, Mark Lightfoot, CFO at Chess, explains his new approach to tech spending.
Make the Most of Your Tech Budget
Leasing new IT equipment is fast, flexible and helps stretch much-needed cash reserves. Paul Gibbons, Cloud Services Sales Development Manager at Chess, reviews the benefits of leasing.
Reduce Your Costs in 2022
Stephen Dracup, COO at Chess, reviews the three key areas every small business should consider to reduce their costs and preserve cash.
2020 and 2021 were turbulent years filled with uncertainty, change and development, so we asked our board of directors for their predictions and plans for 2022. Interestingly, none of them mentioned NFTs, the Crypto Gold Rush or virtual reality. Instead, they all focused on simple things you can do to grow your business next year.
Learn Why Projects Fail: How a Law Firm Reduced Their Communication Costs
Megan Yates, Business Sales Team Leader at Chess, looks at her recent experience as an Adoption and Change Management Consultant at a large law firm who chose Chess to help them connect their people with a new communications solution.
Vulnerability Assessment versus Penetration Test
Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, explains the difference between Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing and their applications.
The Most Popular Sessions from Future Insight Technology
We brought together more than ten technology partners, leaders in the industry, and over 25 expert speakers, to share knowledge and advice with customers. All 52 sessions were delivered live during the two days, but don’t worry – you can still catch up on-demand here.
Prevention v Cure: Introduction to Pen Testing
Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, explains what penetration testing is and why diagnosing vulnerabilities earlier can save you money.
Top 3 tips for working securely from anywhere
Covid-19 has changed the world for good and reinforced something we already knew – that being there for your customers is vital. So here are our top 3 tips for keeping in touch.
Chess Acquires Additional Cybersecurity Expertise
Chess acquires Armadillo enhancing their Cybersecurity capabilities with 15 of the UK’s top Penetration Test experts
The key benefits of a Projects team – The car analogy
What are the key benefits of a Projects team and why do you need Project Management. Martin Bacon, Consultant at Chess, simplifies the benefits of expert Project Management.
The Biggest Benefits of Managed Support
35% of UK businesses entrust a third party to manage their IT. In this article Emma Stott, Customer Service Director at Chess, summarises the three ke ...
Change management for guaranteed adoption
Stephen Dracup, COO at Chess, has years of experience in the industry and has seen not one or two jumps in technology. He covers how you can manage change in your organisation using a simple three-stage method