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Don’t be fooled, funding is a full-time job

Posted on 22 Dec, 2014 by in Collaboration & productivity, Funding | Leave a comment

One of the biggest mistakes tech startups can make is failing to realise that raising cash from investors can be a full-time job and take months. When you’re out and about, pressing investor flesh and running through your ‘show me the money’ presentation for the millionth time, who is running your business? Preparing, pitching, doing… Read more

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Tech News Bites – our round-up of last week’s news (8 -12 December 2014)

Posted on 17 Dec, 2014 by in Huddle CEO viewpoint | Leave a comment

Last week was an exciting one at Huddle as we announced the fact that we’d secured a $51 million Series D round of funding. This not only validates our leadership in the content collaboration market but brings our vision of the entire enterprise ecosystem securely collaborating, sharing and working on content together closer than ever.… Read more

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Huddle celebrates $51 million Series D funding, delivering content collaboration to enterprise worldwide

Posted on 11 Dec, 2014 by in Collaboration & productivity, Funding, Huddle CEO viewpoint, Huddle news | Leave a comment

Today, we’re very excited to announce that Huddle has secured a $51 million Series D round of funding. This is a huge validation of our leadership in the collaboration market and brings our vision of entire enterprise ecosystems – internal teams, customers, partners and suppliers – securely collaborating, sharing and working on content together in… Read more

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Tech News Bites – our round-up of last week’s news (1-5 December 2014)

Posted on 09 Dec, 2014 by in Collaboration & productivity, Huddle CEO viewpoint | Leave a comment

Last week saw some good news for the UK tech scene as Silicon Roundabout is set to get a boost from the £85 million ($133 million) fund set up by the Mayor of London along with six tech investors. The Mayor’s Office will support the fund with £25 million and the further £60 million is… Read more

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British Fencing Trains Tomorrow’s Fencing Elite using Huddle

Posted on 02 Dec, 2014 by in Customer stories | Leave a comment

As the National Governing Body for the Olympic Sport of Fencing, British Fencing is responsible for the Great Britain teams at senior, junior and cadet level and is behind the athletes, supporting and helping to drive such successes. In particular, our World Class Programme (WCP) leads, manages and supports athlete’s development towards podium success at… Read more

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Tech News Bites – our round up of this week’s news (28 November)

Posted on 28 Nov, 2014 by in Huddle CEO viewpoint | Leave a comment

Cyber security has been a hot topic in the press this week as news of a web site that has been hosting breached webcam, baby monitor and CCTV footage raised alarm bells worldwide. The hacker hosting the web site had allegedly been able to access the footage due to weak or default passwords on the… Read more

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East Renfrewshire Council Drives Secure ICT Collaboration with Huddle

Posted on 26 Nov, 2014 by in Customer stories | Leave a comment

At East Renfrewshire Council, we were faced with the challenge of delivering a faster, easier ICT collaboration programme with neighbouring local authorities. We wanted to collaborate on a number of ICT-related work streams across partner councils—all with the aim of increasing the quality of citizen service, optimising efficiency and ensuring procurement excellence. The ability to… Read more

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Tech News Bites – our round-up of last week’s stories (21 November 2014)

Posted on 25 Nov, 2014 by in Huddle CEO viewpoint | Leave a comment

Last week, the press was abuzz with reports that Facebook is preparing to launch Facebook at Work and latest reports state that the “career social network” is now due to be unveiled in January. According to the rumours, Facebook at Work will allow you to chat with your colleagues, collaborate on documents and connect with… Read more

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Facebook at Work? There’s Certainly Some Work to Be Done

Posted on 21 Nov, 2014 by in Huddle CEO viewpoint | Leave a comment

This year, Facebook celebrated its 10th birthday and in a blog back in February I discussed the huge impact that the social networking site had made on enterprise technology. Now, according to reports, Facebook is planning its own foray into the enterprise and has a team of engineers busily working away on its workplace-friendly site “Facebook at Work”.… Read more

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A Guide to Getting Your Workforce Up & Running on New Technology – Part 2

Posted on 20 Nov, 2014 by in Collaboration & productivity | Leave a comment

Developing a Change Management Plan – Test Groups & Switch Off Dates In my previous post I discussed how integrating new technologies within an organization is a thrilling change, but can also present a few challenges. The first step in a change management plan is the testing phase, which will highlight the customization work your… Read more

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The Rise of Apple in the Enterprise: Should Business Users and IT Alike Rejoice?

Posted on 19 Nov, 2014 by in Huddle CEO viewpoint | Leave a comment

Over the last few weeks the internet has abounded with articles on the fact that Apple is gearing up to take on the enterprise. The company’s partnership with IBM, which was unveiled back in July, is finally bearing fruits as Apple launched its first official AppleCare for Enterprise service. This will provide Apple’s business customers… Read more

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Tech News Bites – our round-up of last week’s stories (17 November 2015)

Posted on 17 Nov, 2014 by in Huddle CEO viewpoint | Leave a comment

Last week’s technology news highlighted a number of interesting stories. Firstly, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt unveiled plans for a technology revolution in healthcare. The aim is to have a paperless NHS by 2018, which will provide more tailored, personal patient care. The initiative will see patients able to view their medical history with hospitals, social… Read more