July - 2023
BratislavaIn July Millie went to Bratislava to review the RESCO inspections and customer services producsts with the team there. This is part of our partner programme with them and the details are nicely contained in this video.Millie at Resco
April - 20232022 ended on a high with it being our best year yet. 2022 brought plenty of new customers, such as Great Portland Estate, as well as a new member of the team, Malcolm our Commercial Director. Our project with Great Portland Estate consisted of the implementation of Microsoft SharePoint, in conjunction with the migration of their existing files, which were previously stored on their local server. Our SharePoint project is continuing to grow, with the automation and digitisation of their internal forms now underway. Some members of the HG team were fortunate enough to jet off to Lisbon to speak at Resco.NEXT. This opportunity allowed us to meet the Resco team in person, at long last, as well as share our success story with Breedon’s implementation of resco.Inspections. Our partnership with Resco continues to grow, with 2023 being the year of expansion for resco.Inspections. With a lot of exciting plans for 2023, we are looking to continue to expand the team, broadening our knowledge base and increasing our capabilities. Click here to watch our Resco.NEXT success story
January - 2023
Human Risk Management.HG Technology have been working with USecure for a year now. They provide an excellent web application for staff. This is there thoughts on GDPR.
The General Data Protection Regulation is one of the strictest privacy regulations in the world. Companies that fail to protect customer data with security measures and correct handling can face fines of up to €20 million or 4% of annual turnover - whichever is higher. Here's how usecure helps your organisation with GDPR compliance. Staff training It's essential that all staff members are aware of the GDPR, the company's responsibilities, and their own duties. Under the GDPR, a data request can be made by a customer to any representative or employee of a company - so regulators expect every member of staff to be trained to pass request onto the correct channels. With uLearn, you can train your end users in:
GDPR. This course gives your end users an overview of the regulation, what the rights of individuals are and why it's so important to protect customer data.
Protecting Personal Data (GDPR). This course gives end users specific, actionable steps they can take in their daily job roles to protect data - like ensuring they protect accounts with strong passwords, and lock their computer when they're away.
GDPR for Senior Staff Members. This course is aimed at company directors and senior management, who will need to know what is expected of their business in data protection practices.
Staff testing It's important that staff are trained to detect the signs of phishing emails and to ask for help whenever they're in doubt. Phishing simulation raise awareness about the threat of phishing, measure the company's risk rate, and can also be used to demonstrate to senior management the real risk present in the workforce and why it needs to be addressed.
Use uPhish Templates. uPhish has a library of realistic email and landing page template that you can use to send out end-user simulations.
Build your own. uPhish Email Builder and uPhish Landing Page Builder allow you to build your own custom templates that you can use across your customer base to send out exactly the phishing simulation you want.
Staff sign-on Policies allow you to clearly set out what is expected of your end users. They make it easy for end users to know what they are required to do, and also allow you to provide evidence that you had strict guidance in place should a breach occur.
Data Protection Policy. Use the Data Protection Policy template to craft a policy you can send out to your end users, and easily track the signatures through uPolicy. You can also send the policy out for regular re-signs to ensure that awareness is maintained.
October - 2022Lifesciences REIT. We continue to work with large property owners and are pleased to be appointed as the technology partner to Lifesciences REIT. Lifesciences REIT was floated in 2022 and is a specialist property owner providing facilities to the laboratory and pharma industries.
July - 2022Property Managment and SharePoint GPE commissioned HG Technology to manage their migration from local file servers to SharePoint. This involved a consultancy phase working with staff across all departments and following migration further training and go live support. We look forward to issuing a detailed case study following completion in 2023.
February - 2022Cyber Security. 2022 has gotten off to an exciting start for the HG team. We have been busy, as usual, working with existing customers as well as getting new projects underway. Over recent months the team has been busy brushing up on their security knowledge in order to successfully conduct several customer Cyber Security Audits. Cyber Security Audits are something that we have conducted for years. However, due to the pandemic and working from home, it has become increasingly important to keep on top of both company and employee security. In 2020, on average, a hacker attack happened every 39 seconds (Cybint), and 43% of cyber attacks happened to small businesses. Cyber security statistics have rocketed over the past 2 years, however, 95% of cybersecurity breaches are due to human error (Cybint), therefore it’s clear that educating staff can lead to a significant reduction in security breaches. And that’s where we come in! Not only do we educate companies on how to best protect themselves and their employees, but we directly train employees on best practices and top things to avoid when it comes to their security. Stats: https://www.cybintsolutions.com/cyber-security-facts-stats/
December - 20212021 year in review. 2021 has been another exciting year for HG Technology! We continue to be the partner of choice for SharePoint implementations, with highlights from the year including Alpha Real Capital - one of the largest property investment groups based in London, and Shipleys LLP - a UK top 60 Accountancy firm. As part of our advisory services, we are very pleased to support Lifesciences REIT - a new entrant on AIM with a successful IPO OF £350m. Having taken on some new and exciting clients, HG Technology’s customers market capitalisation value is now well over £6 billion.
We have recently won a contract with the Breedon Group - one of the leading UK cement and quarry companies. Breedon has retained our services to advise and assist in implementing Inspection Software which is being rolled out at one of their larger quarries in the Peak District.
HG Technology has now been based in Abu Dhabi, as well as the UK, for over a month. Having made some new connections, we are ready to expand our contacts and clientele in the Middle East.
Our core services this year, including document management, reporting services and CRM, have been strengthened by our considerable skills in Power Platform Apps. With some exciting work lined up, we are eager to start the new year.
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September - 2021Alpha Real Capital SharePoint Integration 2021 has been an exciting and innovative year for HG Technology. Our team has expanded as we have taken on new members of staff, allowing us to broaden our skillset as a business. We have undertaken one of our largest SharePoint implementations yet, offering Alpha Real Capital an efficient cloud-based document management system. We are also one step closer to expanding into the Middle East, a goal we hope to achieve before the end of the year.
April - 2021The year so far This year has got off to an exciting start. Not only do we have a new addition to the HG team, but we are proud to announce that we are now running an apprentice scheme. We have made great progress with our plans to expand into the Middle East as well as doing some exciting work for organisations such as Shipleys LLP and Alpha Real Capital.
January - 2021Practice Engine Integration We are pleased to complete another two SharePoint transfers and in particular, a move from an onsite Document Management System to cloud-based SharePoint. As part of the process, we added nice features like a document in-tray and template automation. We have connected SharePoint to Practice Engine, one of the major time billing systems used by professional services firms, enabling consistent account and contact information throughout the organisation.
December - 2020Microsoft Silver Partner
We are proud to announce that HG Technology is now a Microsoft Silver Partner! After a somewhat strange year, all of our hard work has paid off, and we are pleased to be ending it on such a high note. This partnership represents Microsoft's recognition of the quality solutions and services that we provide our customers.
October - 2020New Staff Over the past few months we have had a few changes to our staff. George, who has been with us for many years, has recently started studying in Barcelona. Thankfully, he will still be working with us part-time, continuing with SharePoint implementation. Furthermore, we have taken on two new members of staff - Khalid Muhdar (our Business Analyst) and Millie Beere (our Marketing Executive). We look forward to a very exciting next few months.
May - 2020CoVid 19 Working from home SharePoint guide This month we have collaborated with one of our partners RAMSAC, to provide a general guide and assistance on SharePoint.
March - 2020CoVid 19 With most companies moving to home and remote working the Microsoft Office 365 online infrastructure has become a necessity for business survival. We have been assisting our customers with Teams training and tools to aid remote working. Microsoft Teams the replacement for Skype and Skype for Business provides video calls, calls and chat for easy communication and a sharing platform for projects and groups to collaborate.
November - 2019Guys and St. Thomas Charity & Leadiant Biosciences GmbH (Munich) Two further SharePoint projects moving large document and datasets from a folder based system to a cloud-based modern restructured document management system. This involved setting up a German data environment and working with local teams to deliver a secure system for now and the future. One of the key drivers for change was fear of ransomware and the confidence in a new system to provide resilience.
September - 2019CGMA
Covent Garden Market Authority appointed HG to help them move their 2007 SharePoint system to something more robust, modern and in the Cloud.