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The Importance of Hardware and Technical Skills to the Future of the Channel

Scott Lynn – Agilitas Service Director Addressing the skills gap is often focused on coding and computer programming, software is being prioritised over hardware, and it shouldn’t be. Rhetoric around skills and education has positioned the skills gap as a challenge facing the software coding and data analysis fields, with both areas expected to power…

10/10/16

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Events

How can we shrink the skills gap by 2020?

Richard Eglon – Agilitas Marketing Director Ahead of CRN’s ‘The European Channel in 2020’ event next month, Richard Eglon, marketing director at Agilitas, mulls over how businesses can tackle the problem from within. In the past four years, the channel has evolved faster than ever before. Customer demands are becoming more complex, putting IT suppliers…

22/08/16

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Industry Insights

Is there a lack of personalisation in IT channel sales?

Warren Playford – Agilitas Enterprise Account Director The ever increasing amount of information and ecommerce options has meant that purchasing IT is no longer as reliant on channel resellers. As a result, it has been argued that the sales landscape in the channel is seeing some big changes. In today’s environment, often by the time…

27/07/16

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Industry Insights

Why OEMs are inadvertently encouraging disruption in the channel

John Street – Agilitas Operations Director Disruption has traditionally been limited in the channel. Organisations have typically operated on fixed contracts, leaving little room for major changes and making the development of an environment ripe for change challenging. The wider technology space has seen constant change for much of its lifespan, particularly recently with the…

22/07/16

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Industry Insights

Can you be disruptive in the channel?

Steve Bailey – Agilitas Commercial Director The UK has lagged behind competitors when it comes to change – why this needs to stop Disruption is often an overused word in the technology sector, but if done properly it can change a whole industry. Some of the most well-known technology start-ups are those that have been…

26/05/16

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Industry Insights

The transformation of IT operations

Richard Eglon – Agilitas Marketing Director IT operations are changing. The globalisation of business, expansion of market opportunities and rising customer expectations are changing the way businesses use technology. IT has become more operational, focused on agility and information. In a recent prediction for 2016, Nick Patience, an analyst with 451 Research, argues that analytics…

04/05/16

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In the Press

C-suite champion:what is the CIO’s position in the business today?

Shaun Lynn – Agilitas CEO As CIOs move to the forefront of the c-suite, they face new challenges in the way they purchase IT, transform the workplace and tackle skills gaps. Ten years ago, with the advent of cloud technology and business transformation, the role of the CIO moved from head of IT to the…

07/04/16

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Industry Insights

Investing in training IT staff can reduce costs

Scott Lynn – Agilitas Service Director IT operations are changing dramatically. In a little under ten years, increased globalisation, exponential growth in the speed at which new technologies come to market and the growing dominance of cloud computing have forced a change in how organisations and IT services operate. In 2011, just half of all…

31/03/16

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Industry Insights

Improving IT Service with Investment

Scott Lynn – Service Director IT operations are changing dramatically. In a little under ten years, increased globalisation, exponential growth in the speed at which new technologies come to market and the growing dominance of cloud computing have forced a change in how organisations and IT services operate. In 2011, just half of all firms…

14/03/16

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Industry Insights

How CIOs are looking to transact in today’s market

Donna Simpson – Financial Controller Technological transformation and demand for faster IT at all levels of organisations has meant CIOs across industries have an increasingly important role. CIOs are expected to manage the introduction of new technologies, whilst ensuring budgets are met and business aims fully supported by IT. A recent survey by Forrester put…

17/02/16

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