Press Releases • Dec 14, 2015 12:48 GMT
The technical challenge EPX gave the final year Computer Games Programming students, Josh Gibson and Russel Stocking, was to distribute audio via WiFi, with the idea being, for example, that one computer could stream music to several others located around a building.
Press Releases • Apr 16, 2015 17:11 BST
Two young entrepreneurs, who first met at University, celebrated their first decade in business last week. It was while studying IT at Staffordshire University that Dan, 30, first met co-director Mark Pennington, also 30, at a local student club night.
Press Releases • Nov 12, 2014 13:08 GMT
Four years ago, Pete Jacobs from Active Communications, Coventry, was quoted as saying ‘I’m looking forward to our next milestone of twenty five years, then I can say did we really achieve all that?’
Press Releases • May 30, 2014 10:00 BST
The national organisation for SME IT companies, the UK IT Association (UKITA), has become part of the government’s £30 million Growth Vouchers programme. The government has launched the Growth Vouchers programme to identify the type of advice that most benefits small businesses. The Growth Vouchers programme will distribute vouchers to approximately 20,000 small businesses in England.
Press Releases • Nov 29, 2013 12:49 GMT
UKITA member Coventry University’s Institute of Applied Entrepreneurship (IAE) will showcase its expertise and services at the West Midlands Cloud, Data & Smart Mobility Expo in Birmingham this week.
Press Releases • Apr 29, 2013 16:37 BST
A UK IT Association member was praised by a prominent member of parliament in her keynote speech at this years Infosec conference. Chloe Smith, Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform, praised the work done by IASME in creating a cyber-security standard that is specifically aimed at the SME market and for forming a partnership with a local insurance firm to help market the product
Press Releases • Mar 20, 2013 12:07 GMT
The IT sector in the EU is projected to need an extra 900,000 professionals by 2015. It is apparent that more needs to be done to attract skilled workers into the IT industry. The UK IT Association has been encouraged by the European Commission’s creation of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, but more needs to be done to close the IT skills gap.
Press Releases • Mar 19, 2013 12:59 GMT
Black Country businesses will be tapping into the knowledge of a panel of experts when a Budget event is held in Wolverhampton. Organisations from across the region are being invited to the event held by Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre - based at the University of Wolverhampton Science Park on Glaisher Drive - to coincide with Chancellor George Osborne’s statement on Wednesday, March 20.
Press Releases • Oct 10, 2012 10:34 BST
Moves by the government to encourage small IT firms to bid for public sector contracts are driving many away, says trade body UKITA The government's strategy of encouraging small and medium-sized IT businesses to bid for public sector contract is driving some suppliers away, according to UKITA, a trade body that represents small IT firms.
Press Releases • Oct 08, 2012 11:23 BST
With just over two weeks left to register for the UKITA EXPO, places are still up for grabs for both member and non-member companies wanting to attend and exhibit at the forthcoming event, being held at the University of Wolverhampton’s Telford Innovation Campus on 24 October.
Press Releases • Aug 17, 2012 11:40 BST
A local printing company had a shock when their roof caved in following the recent heavy downpour that hit the Midlands. But thanks to their IT Disaster Recovery plan with Micro-Business Maintenance, operations were able to continue practically unaffected.
Press Releases • Aug 16, 2012 10:10 BST
Birmingham-based specialist energy software developer Contigo is bucking the current economic climate with the appointment of two new team members and a move to larger offices.
Press Releases • Jul 16, 2012 17:14 BST
The use of white space spectrum for broadband could generate additional revenue of $765m for the wireless component industry by 2017. However, this is contingent on strong regulatory decisions being made in the next two years, and the industry taking a harmonized view of the business model. Without those factors, the revenue potential could be halved, according to a new study.
Press Releases • Jun 26, 2012 09:58 BST
Small businesses across the West Midlands could become targets of computer hackers shifting their focus to those which lack security and are an easier target, the Shropshire chairman of the institute of IT warned today. Investigations across the UK show small and medium-sized businesses are being targeted and the majority are unprepared for the attack.
Press Releases • May 23, 2012 17:05 BST
Contigo, the Birmingham-based developer of specialist software for the energy industry is celebrating a landmark sales success.The company has secured the sale of its full enTrader suite of products – designed to enhance and streamline the essential trading of commodities while reducing risk – to Irish energy provider Bord Gais (BGE).
Press Releases • Apr 18, 2012 15:20 BST
Contigo, the Birmingham-based developer of specialist software for the energy industry, has announced the creation of four new posts, following its most successful year to date. The new appointments have a range of backgrounds and skills and include David Collins, who has joined as a test analyst; software developer John Moss; support analyst Sunny Tiwana; and marketing assistant James Weavin.
Press Releases • Apr 02, 2012 11:50 BST
Businesses across the country need to look at remote networking to prevent massive issues for the economy if staff are unable to get to work due to closed petrol stations, the chairman of the Shropshire branch of the Chartered Institute of IT warned today.