Insights on the latest technologies, trends processes and advancements within technology, as well as Audacia news and updates.
5 signs it's time to review business systems
Most businesses were experiencing difficulties with inefficient systems years or even decades ago – and most still are today.
Technological progress is commercial progress and as new technologies come to market and businesses and their customers evolve, outdated, inflexible software platforms can significantly impact business growth and performance across departments and func…
The cost of legacy IT
On average, 31% of an organisation’s technology is made up of legacy systems. Maintaining those systems can be a costly burden, with an average of 60-80% of IT budgets allocated to keeping them running.
The truth about legacy IT your COO wants you to know
As a senior leader, you know technology plays an important role in enabling revenue growth, customer experience, cost savings and productivity gains.
With 50% of senior stakeholders stating that legacy systems are a barrier to digital transformation, you’re aware that outdated IT is holding you back.
But navigating a digital transformation takes more than engaging with an e…
The 5 hardest decisions IT leaders will make in 2019
“What we see here is a milestone in the transition to the third era of IT: the digital era.” Andy Rowsell-Jones, vice president, 2019 Gartner CIO Agenda.
For CIOs leading strategy in this ‘third era’, the pressure to make the right business-critical decisions is ever-present.
They must negotiate the balance between risk and reward while scaling their digital business to meet …
Audacia delivers bespoke tech tool for manufacturing institutes
Audacia transforms roadmap workshops for two leading manufacturing innovation institutes with a bespoke technology tool. This new software will allow the businesses to diversify into new sectors and expand their geographical reach across the UK.
Manufacturing CEOs: 5 signs it’s time to review software systems
Does software only get attention when something goes wrong? If so, you’re not alone.
Manufacturing businesses can often view software solutions as a fix to a problem, rather than a business enabler. But having adaptable systems is key to enabling your business to scale in line with your ambitions and provide a platform for strategic innovation.
To follow on from Digital Manuf…
Audacia launches bespoke software platform for Techbuyer
The six month project delivered a stable and robust platform that reduces downtime, improves reporting, resilience and sales management and provides enriched product data.
Techbuyer IT security manager, Rich Kenny, said:
“We complied an initial list of almost 40 soft…
Why technology is key to continuous improvement
Continuous improvement is far from a new philosophy. Dating back to the 1950's, Japanese manufacturers such as Toyota decided to make incremental changes in processes and products to remove waste and increase business efficiencies and outcomes.
The same is true today. Through ongoing efforts to improve the quality of services, products and processes through constant review, m…
What is .NET Core?
First, A Little History on .NET
During the late 90s, Microsoft started work on something that they were calling Next Generation Windows Services (or NGWS for short). NGWS was originally designed to let Windows users access all kinds of services over the Internet.
In fact, in an early presentation for NGWS, Steve Balmer (who hated the name NGWS) said that it would allow users …