IDE Group’s head of sales training to judge national sales awards

Anna Guest, who leads IDE Group’s internal and external sales training within its specialist training division, iDevelop, has been announced as a judge for the 2018 British Excellence in Sales Management Awards (BESMA). Organised by the Institute of Sales Management, these are the sales industry’s top awards. They reward the efforts of individual sales professionals [...]

By |2018-07-04T09:16:47+00:00July 3rd, 2018|News|

IDE Group accepted onto UK government’s G-Cloud 10 Framework

IDE Group has been an approved supplier within the UK Government’s G-Cloud Framework for several years. We’re delighted to say we’ve yet again been accepted onto the latest Framework, G-Cloud 10. This Framework allows us to deliver a suite of services to any government department or associated organisation seeking people and technology for digital [...]

By |2018-07-02T12:47:55+00:00July 2nd, 2018|News|

How to protect your social media profiles from cybercriminals

Social media and their associated social usernames and passwords have become part of everyday life. While email is still the preferred tool for cybercriminals, social media has become more popular because when you create social media accounts, you open the details of your life to cybercriminals searching for personal information. Social media accounts continuously [...]

By |2018-06-28T15:31:53+00:00June 28th, 2018|Blog, Cyber-security|

IDE Group cloud investment ensures choice for customers

Transitioning from on-premise to cloud based infrastructures, or cloud delivered services, is a key component of the IT strategy for many businesses. We’ve recently focused investment on our own cloud offering to ensure we can offer customers the cloud services they need at a competitive price. We have made a significant investment in the [...]

By |2018-06-22T13:08:32+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Blog, Cloud and Hosting|

Privacy matters to your business, your brand and your future.

Unless the onslaught of GDPR emails has passed you by; you will be aware that privacy is undergoing a huge overhaul. Customers today are beginning to question the sacrifice of a tailored, personal experience, prompting companies to re-think their strategy in order to satisfy customer concerns. Furthermore, there’s an ever-growing body of legislation and [...]

By |2018-06-05T16:04:04+00:00June 5th, 2018|Blog, Business Challenge - Reduce Risk|

Digital transformation

It is generally accepted that customer engagement is the key to driving sales, creating a meaningful connection, building relationships and establishing that all-important trust is an enormous part of that. The suggestion, then, of investing in technology to enhance engagement levels is likely to be met with scepticism. This of course stems from a [...]

By |2018-06-05T10:40:30+00:00June 5th, 2018|Blog, Business Challenge - Sell More|

What is a SIEM and why do you need one?

Cyber-security is not something an organisation can do half-heartedly. Looking for attacks in the wrong place or just a momentary lapse of attention can easily lead to a breach, with potentially terminal consequences. A Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform, if configured and monitored correctly, can play a significant role in enabling security [...]

By |2018-05-17T15:09:36+00:00May 17th, 2018|Blog, Cyber-security|

Control over multiple cloud services a prerequisite for success

It’s difficult enough to match the right cloud service to a given workload. An even greater potential challenge, and one that’s often not considered until too late, is how to manage and control a multiple cloud service environment once it’s in operation. We commissioned a research firm to survey IT managers at 100 UK [...]

Cyber security: you have the tools but do you have the people?

In the business world, data loss caused by a successful cyber-attack always sit in ‘very bad’ territory. Certainly, events of this kind have and will continue to have devastating consequences. Identifying and reacting to threats quickly could mean the difference between a successful or failed business. Why, then, do a mere 6% of organisations [...]