CEO’s Briefings

Our CEO’s Briefings provide short but comprehensive discussions on IT and technology. We put them all in one place so you can download as many as you like.

CEO’s report: Your IT questions answered

CEO’s report: Your IT questions answered

Everything you wanted to know about IT and technology but were afraid to ask We wanted to know what mid-market...

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Your ERP implementation plan

Your ERP implementation plan

An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project is when you integrate all your company’s core processes into a single system—finance, HR,...

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The future of digital transformation

The future of digital transformation

The future of Digital Transformation is difficult to separate from the past and present as the hype-cycle of tech marketing...

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5 steps to ERP implementation

5 steps to ERP implementation

An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project is when you integrate all your company’s core processes into a single system—finance, HR,...

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Do you actually need an ERP project?

Do you actually need an ERP project?

An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project is when you integrate all your company’s core processes into a single system—finance, HR,...

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CIO vs CTO: What’s the difference?

CIO vs CTO: What’s the difference?

It is quite easy to assume that a Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the same thing as a Chief Technology...

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Using IT to succeed in wholesale and distribution

Using IT to succeed in wholesale and distribution

It’s no secret that COVID and Brexit brought huge disruptions to the wholesale and distribution sectors. But they only complicated...

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17 critical cyber security questions to ask your IT team

17 critical cyber security questions to ask your IT team

Suddenly the office is closed, and everyone’s working from home. The IT team is coping, but you’ve got a nagging...

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Business after COVID-19: What will be the new normal?

Business after COVID-19: What will be the new normal?

The COVID-19 pandemic is a historic world event. It is already causing widespread societal and economic change. Even if lockdowns...

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How AEC can succeed with digital: Infographic

How AEC can succeed with digital: Infographic

To download, save or print this Infographic, click here Freeman Clarke is the UK’s largest and most experienced team of...

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CEO’s briefing: Technology roadmap for growth

CEO’s briefing: Technology roadmap for growth

As companies grow, their IT inevitably needs to change and develop. In reality, few companies follow a well-planned path, so...

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Infographic: The 6 must-haves for hiring ‘simply the best’ CTO!

Infographic: The 6 must-haves for hiring ‘simply the best’ CTO!

Only the sharpest applicants make the Freeman Clarke cut. They posses an enviable range of talents that make them 'simply...

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Board action plan: 10 ways to begin your journey

Board action plan: 10 ways to begin your journey

Ambitious business owners will always look to improve how their organisation functions. Digital transformation is one great way. It enables...

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Managing partner’s briefing on IT’s role in successful legal services

Managing partner’s briefing on IT’s role in successful legal services

The context for IT in the legal sector is changing but the winners are those with, amongst other essentials, a...

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Top 10 tips for effective IT supplier management – Infographic

Top 10 tips for effective IT supplier management – Infographic

To download, save or print this infographic click here The IT Suppliers you use in your business are a critical...

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CEO’s Guide to Strategic IT for M&A or Exit.

CEO’s Guide to Strategic IT for M&A or Exit.

UK M&A activity progressively increased during 2017 and is forecast to grow further during 2018. With growth in most economic...

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AI and its impact on business

AI and its impact on business

Companies from Amazon to Aviva are investing in future technology like Artificial Intelligence (AI), changing their businesses, and filing patents...

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CEO’s briefing on IT risks, compliance and security

CEO’s briefing on IT risks, compliance and security

No doubt you worry about growing your business and being successful, but as the business grows and becomes successful, protecting...

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A CEO’s briefing: Solving systems integration problems

A CEO’s briefing: Solving systems integration problems

IT and Systems Integration problems can make a simple business feel complicated. Whether its the CRM system, Finance System, a...

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How to Get Started with an ERP Project – Part I

How to Get Started with an ERP Project – Part I

This is the first in a two-part series on how to launch a successful Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project. For...

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How to Get Started with an ERP Project – Part II

How to Get Started with an ERP Project – Part II

This is the second in a two-part series on how to launch a successful Enterprise Planning Resource (ERP) project. For...

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How to avoid a CRM car crash

How to avoid a CRM car crash

Any CEO knows that customer information is a very valuable asset. And how you manage customer relationships is vital. So...

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Board action plan: IT roadmap for growth

Board action plan: IT roadmap for growth

To download, save or print this CEO's Action Plan, click here Companies planning growth need to have a plan for...

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Cyber, legal, compliance … How a CEO can sleep soundly

Cyber, legal, compliance … How a CEO can sleep soundly

It is not an exaggeration to say that most days we meet companies who have been hacked, their reputations damaged,...

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Bitcoin – What is it and what does it mean to businesses?

Bitcoin – What is it and what does it mean to businesses?

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a “crypto currency” that was created in 2009. It has many (or perhaps all) of...

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Bitcoin, blockchain — the next big thing?

Bitcoin, blockchain — the next big thing?

Blockchain is yet another new tech that promises to change the business world and, not surprisingly, it’s easy to be...

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Technology fire triangle – Part 1: Integration

Technology fire triangle – Part 1: Integration

Our aim is for IT to actively contribute to our clients’ strategic success rather than being a drag and a...

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Technology fire triangle – Part 2: Data

Technology fire triangle – Part 2: Data

This is part 2 of our series of 3 briefings about the Technology Fire Triangle, a term we coined to...

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Technology fire triangle – Part 3: Compliance

Technology fire triangle – Part 3: Compliance

Successful businesses are worth protecting. But it is very difficult to strike the balance between investing in the success of...

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Getting the Benefits of BYOD

Getting the Benefits of BYOD

Many staff use their technology routinely for work, a trend that’s called Bring your Own Device (BYOD). For example, most...

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Recruiting a CTO is getting harder for mid-market businesses

Recruiting a CTO is getting harder for mid-market businesses

IT leaders who are focussed on software development and digital are often called CTOs (Chief Technology Officers). The terms CDO...

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Software robots, revolutionary new technology automating admin tasks?

Software robots, revolutionary new technology automating admin tasks?

Look around an office and you will see plenty of people whose main work is dealing with systems and information....

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CEO’s 15 step guide to bespoke software development

CEO’s 15 step guide to bespoke software development

Click on the download button for our full CEO's briefing on overcoming bespoke software problems or read our short 15...

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How to make home working work

How to make home working work

Many of our clients want to explore opportunities for home working. They have two main drivers: 1. reduce office costs...

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