Challenges of IT Management in the SME Environment

When: 11th Oct 2017, 19:30 - 11th Oct 2017, 20:30
Where: Ground Floor Training Room, e-factor Group Ltd, Enterprise Village, Prince Albert Gardens, Grimsby, N.E Lincolnshire, DN31 3AG
Town/City: Grimsby
Organiser: BCS Humberside Branch
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Speaker: Paul Cave - Managing Director, LCS Group Ltd

Abstract: 

SMEs present a unique challenge for outsourced IT providers and on staff IT professionals alike. As external threats and accountability expectations increase, corporate level IT management is needed in SMEs on a tight budget, often involving legacy systems and a lack of previous investment in technology.

This talk will use real world technical examples to identify key issues surrounding security, disaster recovery & systems performance, demonstrating how they can be overcome using limited resources.

About the speaker:

Paul has a twelve year background working on the front line of SME IT consultancy & outsourcing, during this time overseeing the design & implementation of a number of IT systems upgrade projects for small to medium businesses of all industry sectors in the local region.

Paul is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert and Microsoft Certified Trainer with particular interests in project management, virtualisation migration strategies, telephony & network convergence.

Directions and Parking Information:
From A180 eastbound to Grimsby, at Pywipe Roundabout, take 3rd exit to stay on A180, at Westgate roundabout take 2nd exit to stay on A180, at Lockhill roundabout take third exit (right) onto A16, immediately turn left onto Lower Spring Road, turn left onto King Edward Street, follow the road round to the right & then turn right onto Prince Albert Gardens. E-Factor Enterprise Village is situated at the end of the road and has parking available across the site.

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