Applying Technology

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Knowledge

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A brief guide to business continuity planning
In this short guide, we will explore how you can prepare for the unforeseen with focus on your IT and business-critical systems.
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Independent report - Made Smarter Review
An industry-led review exploring how UK manufacturing can maximise benefits of digital technology through a strong industry - government partnership.
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Selling Goods Online
In this guide, we outline the legal requirements for traders selling goods (products or digital content) online.

Resources

Creative Social Enterprise - Create Studios

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Create Studios is not just a media hub. They are a collaborative team of digital creatives drawing on their pooled experience to grow their award–winning track record. They work nationally and internationally from our base in Swindon’s emerging cultural quarter. Within their not-for-profit model they share a commitment to investing in talented young people enabling them to develop digital skills. Their inclusion programmes offers opportunities to transform lives, encouraging people to make choices about their future.

CreateStudios
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Boost your digital knowledge with Google

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Free tutorials from Google on everything from your website to online marketing and beyond. Choose the topics you want to learn, or complete the whole online course for a certification from Google and IAB Europe.

LearnDigital.WithGoogle.com/digitalgarage/
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The Internet of Things (Innovate UK)

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A video of predications from Innovate UK on what we might see in the futures with The Internet of Things (IoT).

youtube.com/watch
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Enhancing the digital experience for skills learners (Jisc)

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Comprehensive guide to enhancing the digital experience for skills learners How can skills providers make the most of digital technology to support their learners to gain employment and progress in their careers?

Enhancing the digital experience
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Digital Solutions for UK Education and Research (Jisc)

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A membership organisation Jisc's vision is for the UK to be the most digitally-advanced higher education, further education and research nation in the world.

jisc.ac.uk
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News

UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme
The UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme provides grant funding to industrial research and...
£109 million investment to create 359 high tech jo...
Hundreds of high-tech jobs created from overseas investment into the UK’s thriving FinTech, informat...
Quantum leap: prototype devices will be ready in 2...
From underground sensors to safer communications, quantum pioneer funding will develop cutting-edge ...
Creating apps for travellers with disability: appl...
Organisations can apply for a share of up to £150,000 to develop a mobile app to support travellers ...
New funding puts UK at the forefront of cutting ed...
Funding announced in the Autumn Budget will give scientists the chance to come up with ways to devel...
£200 million to kickstart full fibre broadband acr...
New "outside-in" approach will see most remote parts of the UK amongst the first to benefit

Events

Business Lunch Royal Wootton Bassett Chamber Lunch with speaker Tom Ridgway
Royal Wootton Bassett £15 - £18

Community Insights

guide
A brief guide to business continuity planning
In this short guide, we will explore how you can prepare for the unforeseen with focus on your IT and business-critical systems.
Protect your small business from cyber crime
These 6 simple actions will help protect your business from cyber crime.
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Top 10 Online Business Tools You Should Be Using!
Alison Edgar 'The Entrepreneur’s Godmother' shares the top 10 online business tools that she uses. Some of these tools are completely free and other...
5 Reason why Entrpreneurs need to focus on Cybersecurity
When you hear of a new cybersecurity threat on the news, what type of business do you think is most likely to be the victim of an attack?
report
Independent report - Made Smarter Review
An industry-led review exploring how UK manufacturing can maximise benefits of digital technology through a strong industry - government partnership.
guide
Selling Goods Online
In this guide, we outline the legal requirements for traders selling goods (products or digital content) online.

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