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GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation

What is it?The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new legal framework in the EU. It explains the similarities with the existing UK Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA ...

Posted 5 Apr 2017, 16:37 by roelof.iball@drpete.co.uk

Device ban on flights; time to review your remote working practises?

“The UK government has announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.” 22/3 ...

Posted 23 Mar 2017, 09:24 by roelof.iball@drpete.co.uk

Digital Transformation

Businesses need to rethink their approach, and thereby their operations, to encompass the digital age and have a clear strategy to transform. Or else they will become less relevant and ...

Posted 20 Mar 2017, 14:47 by roelof.iball@drpete.co.uk
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Blockchain - What's that about?

There’s a lot of interest in blockchains and Bitcoin but what exactly is all the fuss about and is it really the new Big Thing in tech?First things ...

Posted 12 Oct 2016, 09:33 by roelof.iball@drpete.co.uk

Blog Archive

Google's Keynote - 4th Oct 2016

Google showed off quite a portfolio of hardware at it’s Made by Google event yesterday - more so than Apple in fact, including new smart phones of course.But really ...

Posted 12 Oct 2016, 09:19 by roelof.iball@drpete.co.uk

DRPETE TECHNOLOGY EXPERTS on SKY NEWS

Our CEO - Peter Chadha Appeared on SKY TV last week - describing how internationally trading companies can work outside of the European Union more successfully and more dynamically without the incumbent ...

Posted 31 Jan 2016, 12:41 by Peter Chadha

Recruiting for a Network Infrastructure Manager

We are presently helping a business recruit for a network manager. Details of the role below - if you need any further information email us at info@drpete.co.ukOVERALL ...

Posted 18 Jan 2016, 12:31 by Peter Chadha

Jitterbit and DrPete

DrPete Technology Experts was recently involved with a major client who required help with the integration and synchronisation of some of their core business systems. By using the industry's ...

Posted 14 Jul 2015, 15:09 by roelof.iball@drpete.co.uk

Google's "Undo Send" is now officially a feature.

Ever regretted sending an email; fired one off too hastily forgetting a crucial recipient; or lobbed back a reply only to think soon after "oh bother". (Insert Harry Enfield character ...

Posted 14 Jul 2015, 14:04 by Stephen Hind

Saving Money on Software Licenses

We recently have conducted a wide-range software licensing review for our client Steljes, a leading high technology distributor. Our team used traditional software audit technologies, a hardware audit for ...

Posted 2 Jul 2015, 11:47 by Stephen Hind

Human Resource Management in the Cloud - PeopleHR

After a great deal of research DrPete Technology Experts decided to partner with PeopleHR as our own HR system and the HR system we recommend to other organisations.PeopleHR offers ...

Posted 8 Jun 2015, 14:19 by Stephen Hind

Big Brother and the robots

Robotics is nothing new and the vision of 'thinking' robots has been the mainstay of sci-fi writers, gamers and programmers for years. This reality is coming ever closer and ...

Posted 15 May 2015, 13:38 by Stephen Hind

Nepal Earthquake Tragedy 25 April 2015 - our prayers are with these fine people.

The team at DrPete were deeply saddened to learn about the devastation in Nepal over the last week. It particularly, it hit home to me, as I have had many ...

Posted 1 May 2015, 18:21 by Peter Chadha

Mobile search results - will your site appear?

Google decided to make a large change in its mobile search results: Google announced in February 2015 that it was checking all sites for mobile friendliness and if it found ...

Posted 20 Apr 2015, 11:01 by Unknown user

Amazing new innovation on TED

In this very interesting presentation - Michael Rubenstein demonstrates how videos from normal videocameras found on smartphones can be transformed to give a huge amount of physiological information. There are also ...

Posted 25 Mar 2015, 15:11 by Stephen Hind

How good is Office Online?

In case you missed it, Office Web Apps, Office 365's online document editing suite, has now relaunched as Office Online. Since many of our clients use Office 365 and ...

Posted 25 Mar 2015, 15:11 by Stephen Hind

Mergers and acquisitions advice for the e-Gaming sector

According to Digi Capital M&A in e-gaming hit a record $4b in 2012. Whilst this shows that M&A is heating up transactional volume actually dropped by 27 ...

Posted 25 Mar 2015, 15:11 by Stephen Hind

7 Deadly Sins of Choosing New Business Software

Good software can be a great tool for a business of any size. The right piece of software, if properly implemented, can speed up production and produce an provide amazing ...

Posted 2 Jan 2015, 14:29 by Stephen Hind

Will enterprise tech ever catch up with the consumer market?

INDUSTRY VOICE The gap is closing, but not swiftly enough? by Peter Chadha As a kid I remember watching Blake's 7 – the BBC's answer to Star Trek – and ...

Posted 25 Mar 2015, 15:11 by Stephen Hind

Mobile Commerce - A presentation to EuroCloud

A presentation by Paul McCormack to a field of industry experts on the technological changes affecting mobile commerce. We discuss the new devices, changes in connectivity and web content, and ...

Posted 24 Mar 2015, 14:22 by Stephen Hind

Security breach - whose fault is it?

In the wake of the latest celebrity photos leak, DrPete wonders who's really to blame when it comes to breached security. While it's nothing new, whenever explicit pictures ...

Posted 25 Mar 2015, 15:11 by Stephen Hind

Why Won't Windows XP Die?

Despite Microsoft's dropped support for Windows XP, a survey reveals over half of businesses still running the operating system. But why are companies so reluctant to leave? Windows XP ...

Posted 24 Mar 2015, 14:22 by Stephen Hind

New Google Drive

The New Google Drive is rolling out to everyone now. We've had a chance to test it out - here are the three features that are making the most impact ...

Posted 24 Mar 2015, 14:22 by Stephen Hind