This guide considers the business benefits of backup, including the specific advantages it can deliver in terms of business continuity, disaster recovery, and other areas.
This guide provides an overview of some of the many management issues involved, for example the role of backup as a part of broader business continuity and resilience strategies. These highlight the fact that backup is not merely a technology issue but one that can go to the heart of the business's survival.
This introductory guide will offer tools, tips and techniques for businesses of any size.
Chief information officers have an unprecedented opportunity to show how IT can add value to businesses in the wake of the euro crisis, says a recent report by analyst Gartner.
Develop your awareness of cloud computing and its risks, with Peter Mandich’s introduction to the faculty’s new report for internal auditors.
Mark Taylor of the IT faculty explains the pros and cons of adopting BYOD and runs through practical tips for developing effective a BYOD policy.
Almost every central processing unit is under threat from two flaws – Meltdown and Spectre. Leo Waldock explains what are they and why they are so dangerous, including tips for keeping them at bay.
With corporate taxation set to be streamlined, David Adams looks at whether businesses see the benefits.
IT governance and strategy
Jessica Pillow of Pillow May chartered accountants considers the different tools available for onboarding clients into your growing cloud practice, including examples with GoProposal and Practice Ignition.
Do you know the difference between Agile and a structured approach to project management? Which is best? Mike Acaster explains why a combination of both could help in business.
Policies should be put in place to actively manage opportunity and risk. This Helpsheet sets out how this might be achieved and complements the IT Faculty guide Social media and the law. The Helpsheet takes into account modern working practices, which might also include bringing outside contractors and consultants into the working environment.
Finance in a Digital World
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Making information systems work
Making Information Systems Work is about the successful application of IT by business and government. It supports informed debate and practice on the basis of three themes –value, trust and standards.
There are a number of legal implications that should be considered by both accounting practices and small businesses in the UK before adopting cloud computing services.
Read our three guides to cloud adoption – what are the risks and how to choose a cloud platform?
The guide to Digital Transformation outlines the business benefits including increased customer engagement, flexible working and more.
The article discusses the evolution and changes of business analytics and business intelligence (BI) in the U.S. The topics discussed include the evolution of BI strategies amidst big data, the changes made by organizations and companies in their BI tool options, and ways on how they set up BI in their technical architectures and teams..
The article focuses on the role of technology in bringing change to the delivery of accounting and consulting services. Topics discussed include technologies include blockchain, artificial intelligence, and robotic automation, digital services include cyber-security, IT advisory services, and data analytics services, and increasing the competence and skill of professionals.
The author offers guidelines for management accountants on making their data and processes effective by using the latest information technology (IT) tools. Topics covered include the difference between efficiency and effectiveness, the benefits of integrating new technologies into the solid foundations of integrated data and business process management, and the need for operational source data
The article discusses the best practices which are to be considered by information technology leaders like chief information officers (CIOs) for creating a business strategy in the modern world which is governed by digital technology. Topics discussed include leadership team collaboration, formulating organic strategies and talent development by assessing customer requirements
Guidance on IT management topics for SMEs. Covers the following areas: computer hardware; business software; the internt; communications; IT security; buy and manage IT; IT support; staff and IT training.
Government guidance on data protection, covering: recruiting staff; managing staff records; marketing products or services; monitoring staff at work and CCTV
The EBA Recommendations clarify the EU-wide supervisory expectations if institutions intend to adopt cloud computing, so as to allow them to leverage the benefits of using cloud services, while ensuring that any related risks are adequately identified and managed.
This document summarises the progress made by the government to deliver against the goals outlined in the 5G Strategy and the steps to be taken to ensure that the UK is a global leader in this area.
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