As we reach the end of each year, we like to take the time to reflect on what we’ve achieved, experienced and learned during the year before we close it down and move on to a fresh new one.
Looking for a technology partner can be a minefield.
“Hi there, can you help me? I’ve kind of got a bit stuck with something on the website”
Your business is ready for the next step. Maybe it’s a new website, or better back end systems? Or, you need to join up some processes to get everything moving more efficiently?
We are lucky that our offices are not far from the beautiful Blenheim Palace in West Oxfordshire. With its manicured gardens and treasure trove of a house, it takes a large and dedicated team of people with a robust schedule to keep everything in good working order and looking its very best.
The GDPR rocket has launched. We are now in a world where we are much more in control of our personal data.
We are creeping towards the launch of GDPR, the new regulation protecting personal data. This will have such a fundamental impact on all organisations that we need to be getting into the swing of things from now.
Website security is something that we can’t talk about enough. When you’ve got your site up and running, it’s the single most important website related area that you need to focus your energy on.
GDPR, the new regulation governing personal data and, more importantly, our control over who uses our data and for what purpose, is coming into force on 25th May this year.
For the majority of businesses, a website is a necessity for all sorts of reasons. Your business may rely solely on the internet as its channel to market (think eBay, Amazon etc), or it may just be a shop window to tell potential customers more about what you do, why they should use you and where you are located (think Solicitors, Consultants, Vets etc).
However big (or small) a part your website will play in your business, there are some fundamental things you need to think about before you start to build it:
What are your business plans for this year? Have you been thinking about the things you’d like to achieve? The things you’d like to do more of, and the things you want to do less?
As we approach the end of 2017 and begin planning festive fun, we wanted to take a moment to reflect back on a year of very exciting technical challenges for Olamalu.