Crimson takes part in Microsoft’s PowerPlatform Hackathon for Make-a-Wish UK

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Three members of the Crimson team recently took part in the PowerPlatform Hackathon, which was held on the 14th and 15th March at the Microsoft Reactor in London, and saw Microsoft teaming up with inspiring charity, Make-A-Wish UK. Founded in 1986, Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, enabling them to have magical experiences, build confidence and create …

Crimson celebrates achieving a Best Companies award recognising our very good levels of employee engagement

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Midlands IT consulting and recruiting specialists, Crimson, celebrate another year of very good levels of employee engagement, underscoring their commitment to retaining the best industry talent in delivering intelligent customer experiences. After receiving a top accolade from employee engagement specialists Best Companies, Crimson will celebrate its award by taking part in National Best Companies Day on Friday March 1st, 2019. …

New Crimson Azure Practice Helps Clients Accelerate To the Cloud

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Crimson today announces its dedicated Microsoft Azure Cloud practice, enabling customers to ride the tidal wave of Microsoft Cloud adoption. Headed by Steve Banner, Azure Practice Lead, the Practice aims to help clients migrate existing on-premise infrastructure, as well as leverage the burgeoning Azure environment. The Practice help clients with managing Azure infrastructure security, access and connectivity; while additionally supporting …

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Crimson Announces RingCentral Unified Communications Partnership

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Crimson has today announced its partnership with RingCentral, a global provider of cloud-based business unified communications and collaboration solutions (UCC). Seamlessly integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM, RingCentral provides a comprehensive platform of features that unify voice, business messaging, team messaging and collaboration, conferencing, video meetings, webinars, contact centre, and fax, empowering today’s mobile and distributed workforces to be connected anywhere …

Education organisations are falling behind in IT budget growth

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Education organisations are least likely to see growth in their IT budgets over the next year, according to survey data shared today by Crimson, a UK IT solutions company. The data emerges from the 20th annual CIO Survey, created by Crimson’s parent company Harvey Nash in partnership with KPMG. The survey polled 3,958 IT leaders across 84 countries and a …

Construction IT leaders confess: Nearly half of them missed the GDPR deadline

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Nearly half (47%) of construction firms surveyed are still on the journey to GDPR compliance, with only 3% fully compliant by the deadline, according to survey data shared today by Crimson, a UK IT solutions and recruitment company. The data emerges from the 20th annual CIO Survey, created by Crimson’s parent company Harvey Nash in partnership with KPMG. The survey …

Crimson Ltd acquired by AIM-listed Harvey Nash Group plc

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Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance has advised on the sale of national IT consultancy, Crimson Ltd to AIM-listed technology recruitment and outsourcing group Harvey Nash Group plc. Creating the UK’s leading IT Solutions and Recruitment business employing 441 staff, the £15m acquisition will support Crimson’s scale-up ambitions, including entering overseas markets while increasing the suite of services and expertise the combined …

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Crimson and Ignitho Forge Joint Initiative to Disrupt IT Application Services Market

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IT solutions consultancy, Crimson, and digital technology solutions provider, Ignitho Technologies today announce Virtuoso, a joint initiative intended to disrupt IT application services currently available to CIOs of mid-market enterprises. Virtuoso brings together an international talent pool, cutting-edge industry thinking from a team of leading CIOs and rigorous local programme management that combine to deliver IT solutions that better meet …

Crimson Gears up for Year of Fundraising

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This year sees Crimson raising awareness and funds for good causes. On the 22 May we have 20 employees taking part in Tough Mudder. The team will be running more than 10 miles, swimming through muddy water, falling off obstacles, and getting electrocuted in the name of charity. The event takes place at Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire. On 30 June …

Digital Transformation Must Stretch Beyond Technology, Urges Expert

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CIOs considering embarking on their digitisation journey are being urged to consider the ways in which they attract and retain talent if they are to be successful That’s the message from specialist IT solutions provider Crimson, following the publication of the latest CIO tech priorities insight report from Gartner, which found that while many CIOs recognise the role of a …