.NET 6

.Net 6 is coming soon: write once, run on any device!

“Write once, de-bug everywhere?” Responding to changing business needs has been a client and software challenge for many decades. But accelerating business change, digital transformation and software complexity makes solving this challenge an imperative. There have been attempts before, most notably with Java and Java virtual machines back in the ’90s. Unfortunately, that particular initiative
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Au Pair in America

American Institute for Foreign Study and C-BIA celebrate a 10-year partnership

You may have never heard of AIFS but you have probably heard of their flagship programs in Europe: Au Pair in America (established in 1986) and Camp America (established in 1969). Each of these attracts several thousand participants each year and its likely someone you know has benefited! AIFS: We Bring the World Together AIFS
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Säid Business School Photo

Saïd Business School & C-BIA in the time of COVID-19

Like many organisations during COVID-19, Saïd Business School (SBS) has had to cope with the pressures of changing working practices, increased workloads, budgetary pressures and remote-working. But unlike most, it now had its client base of students from 67 countries scattered around the globe. It faced a mammoth challenge in continuously and seamlessly connecting these
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Keep Calm and automate everything

Part 3: a Logic Apps case study

Has there ever been a better time to automate everything? This is the last of a three-part series of posts on Cloud-based integration in response to the ‘New Normal’ of IT. In the first post, we looked at the business case and benefits of using the latest technology to automate everything, cloud or on-premise. In
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Keep Calm and automate everything

Part 2: cloud-based tools to the rescue!

Has there ever been a better time to automate everything? This is the second of a three-part series of posts on Cloud-based integration in response to the ‘New Normal’ of IT. In the Part One, we looked at the business case and benefits of using the latest technology to automate everything, cloud or on-premise. Below
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Keep Calm and automate everything

Part 1: the remote-working business challenge

Has there ever been a better time to automate everything? This is the first of a three-part series on Cloud-based integration in response to the ‘New Normal’ of IT. In this post, we look at the business case and benefits of using the latest technology to automate everything, cloud-based or on-premise. In the second, we
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Homeworking

IT: What is the New Normal?

Remote Working & IT: Keep Calm and Automate Everything! Remote working poses 4 demands on IT 1. Secure Access to Systems Remote access tools such as Virtual Private Networks (VPN’s) has made this an operational challenge, one of scaling and budget. Users can be equipped with laptops, security, and access software for remote use. But
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