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Putting the green into green

26 Jan 2015 I was intrigued and a little giggly to learn this week of the first investment house to plough a fair bit of cash into the...

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Why I hate the Internet of Things with a passion!

21 Jan 2015 There, I've put it out there. I know, I own an IT security company so you're expecting me to explain the security issues...

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Valuing diversity

13 Jan 2015 Selling often gets a bad press. Stereotypical images of sales people include smarmy used car sales executives, door-to-door...

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Our industry is more relevant than ever

13 Jan 2015 I, like everyone else I know have been horrified to watch the events of Paris unfold over the past few days. As a journalist,...

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Happy 2015

06 Jan 2015 First of all a Happy New Year to everyone. It is going to take me a while to automatically write 2015 rather than 2014,...

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City Link collapse will impact channel

29 Dec 2014 Christmas Day is not exactly the best time to find out that you are likely to lose your job. But unfortunately, that is...

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Feeling festive? Well, stop it!

10 Dec 2014 Just as I was beginning to feel fairly festive I receive my annual missive from the British Dietetic Association warning...

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The bitter taste of success

17 Nov 2014 This morning my inbox was full of people saying how much they had enjoyed the awards, and on the night itself I lost count...

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Technology babysitting

30 Oct 2014 At a breakfast meeting this week the conversation turned to the role technology is playing in children's lives. One of...

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Customer service sadly lacking

20 Oct 2014 I had just returned from a few days staying with family in Italy and was feeling extremely relaxed indeed. However I knew...

Views from the Channel
View from the channel

All that glitters ain't Gold

01 Oct 2014 In the quest for completeness of partner resources - ensuring the now ubiquitous ‘partner portal' is fully stocked with...

Dave the dealer
Dave the dealer blog

Salad dodger

16 Sep 2014 I was lunching with one of my manufacturer partners in a swanky eatery recently and, when the waiter came to take our order,...

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Sexism is alive and well in tech apparently

09 Sep 2014 Now this is a controversial subject I know. But apparently, and according to research from online accounting firm Crunch,...

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Polishing my shield

02 Sep 2014 It is that time of year when I generally brace myself for an avalanche of emails. The day that the CRN UK Channel Awards...

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Apprentice bonanza

14 Aug 2014 According to research from a top apprenticeship firm QA Apprentices, the number of school leavers applying for IT apprenticeships...

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S8n 4eva

11 Aug 2014 It's been noted before that the Devil has all the best tunes. But recent evidence suggests that Lucifer may also be more...

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Lessons learned from the USA

04 Aug 2014 This week I am really suffering in the name of my work by sitting writing this on my hotel room balcony in Arizona in 38-degree...

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Dave the dealer blog

Washington Redface

29 Jul 2014 As one of Microsoft's top 50 resellers in the outer east London area (take that, Chingford Charlie's Network Solutions!),...

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What a rip-off!

23 Jul 2014 We all hear the cries of 'Rip-off Britain' from various national newspapers and TV programs, but a recent Which? study into...

Dave the dealer
Dave the dealer blog

The invisible manager

14 Jul 2014 I met a fellow channel big hitter recently; he looked familiar so I asked where I might have seen his face before. The answer,...

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