In this article, I'd like to tackle the thorny issue of GDPR certification. Let's start by laying the bald facts on the table - there's no such thing as "official certification" for the GDPR. The Information Commissioner's Office haven't set out an official curriculum, paths to certification or accreditation programmes and nor have the [...]
or What are you doing with my data?! Under the GDPR, if you process data more than occasionally, you’re going to need to keep some pretty detailed records about what you’re doing with your data. Article 30 of the GDPR says that every data controller and processor must keep “records of processing activities.” Now, [...]
So... what's this GDPR thing all about? EU GDPR stands for the European Union General Data Protection Regulation. It is a new law being brought into effect on 25th May 2018. It applies to anyone who works with the data (even just names) of any person within EU (yes, including Britain). It replaces the now ageing [...]
Everything you ever wanted to know about writing queries in SQL but were afraid to ask! Writing queries in SQL can seem daunting at first. Even for those who are familiar with the Query Grid in Microsoft Access, moving away from the comfort blanket of the Graphical User Interface and into the cold, unhelpful world [...]
Learn to build a database by building your database!Many of our customers come to us to ask for an Access training course. We talk about the sort of topics that they would like to cover, and it becomes clear that in very many cases the customer actually needs to learn how to build a database. [...]
The IT Service is delighted to announce another addition to our catalogue of courses - Microsoft Project training! As with all our training, our Microsoft Project courses are designed to give you exactly what you need. There's no sitting with a bunch of other people who all have different needs to you, but rather we [...]
We do all we can to give our customers unbeatable training. So, it's nice when we hear back from them to tell us that we've got it right. I wanted to share with you an email I received today following our recent visit to Rock-It Cargo, for whom we ran three days of Excel training [...]
The IT Service launches its guarantee of training excellence We at The IT Service are passionate about training. We are passionate about Customer Service. Through everything we say and do, through every interaction we have with customers and suppliers, with potential clients and long-standing partners, we hope that our ethos and passion shines through. [...]
Over the next few weeks we're going to be adding several new courses to our portfolio - and it starts with an addition to our Business Intelligence courses. Xcelsius? SAP Dashboard design? SAP Dashboard? SAP Crystal Solutions? How many names can one piece of software be known by?! But, however you know it, we can [...]
One of the things I really enjoy about what I do is going out and meeting new clients, and seeing what they do.
Just last week, I had a first meeting with a company called Rock-it cargo whose specialism is in the logistics behind moving rock bands around the world.
So, if you've ever been to an Iron Maiden or Eric Clapton, or seen a show such as Mamma Mia, these are the people who help to make it all happen. And now, they are going to learn all about Microsoft Excel...