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Improving Productivity with Cloud and Mobile Working

Host: Digital Growth Programme
Venue: Woodborough Hall, Nottingham, NG14 6EF
Date: Thursday 29th November, 2018
Time: 9am - 4.30pm
Cost: Free

The Digital Growth Programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Discover how remote working and cloud computing can benefit your business. Learn the latest developments in remote working and gain a better understanding of the technology used that allows you and your business to have a flexible approach to working, including what cloud computing can do for your business.

More than four million people work solely from home or remotely in the UK. The way we work is changing, so there is a need to embrace remote working within your business. With the help of the Digital Growth Programme cloud computing expert - Sam Reed, you will discover how flexible working and the cloud can help you work more efficiently and attract new opportunities to grow your business.

Workshop will cover:

  • What is remote working and the Cloud? Learn what the cloud is exactly, discover what remote working consists of, how it works and the differences in the approach compared to traditional computing.
  • How it can benefit your business? Understand how, when implemented correctly, cloud and remote working can be of benefit to your business and increase your flexibility.
  • Risks to cloud and remote working.
  • There are risks in the cloud and working remotely, understand what these are and get the skills required to effectively mitigate these risks.
  • Connecting to the cloud The cloud requires internet connectivity, there are many different options and requirements for connecting to the cloud. You will learn how to select an appropriate option for your business.
  • How to decide on a cloud service.
  • Develop the skills on how to choose a cloud service, including assessing what benefits it would bring and what questions to ask of the provider.
  • Securing Cloud Access Discover how to effectively secure the cloud from a technical and risk based perspective for your business.

Workshop outcome:

This workshop will allow you to gain a better understanding of remote working and the cloud, and how it will equip you with the knowledge to develop a cloud computing strategy for your business. You don’t need to be technical to attend - this workshop is aimed at a variety of people from beginner to intermediate level looking to be more efficient and improve the way they work to help increase productivity and sales.

Event Eligibility:

In order to attend this fully funded event your organisation must have registered and have been verified as eligible to receive support through the Digital Growth Programme.  The process of registration is quick and easy and you only need to go through this process once. If you have not registered yet, you can do so via the following link;

Please Note:

Delegates from organisations registered to the D2N2 Digital Growth Programme are only able to book a place on events located within Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

We can only accommodate one delegate per organisation on this workshop.

About the consultant

Sam Reed

Sam Reed is Chief Technology Officer of a managed ICT service provider Air IT. He is also a Certified GDPR Practitioner and has been appointed Head of their new specialist cyber security division, Air-Sec. He has been in IT industry for 14 years, primarily East Midlands focused. The resident expert on Cyber Security and Cloud Computing, Sam is passionate about ensuring businesses take advantage of technology, whilst ensuring security is not compromised.

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