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Manufacturing Matters - BVM Embedded Intelligence

An Interview with Rod Clarke

Managing Director of BVM Embedded Intelligence 

BVM Embedded Intelligence are a UK Manufacturer of industrial computing solutions, from motherboards to touch screen panel PCs. We spoke to Rod Clarke, MD, about how a UK manufacturer can be competitive in the world of electronic components. As with much of the UK Manufacturing industry, it is the bespoke nature of the made-to-order business that sets BVM apart from Far Eastern suppliers. Rather than competing with high quality Taiwanese components, the business buys in these components to provide tailored solutions to suit industry applications. 

Manufacturing Matters interview with Rod Clarke of BVM Embedded Intelligence
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Archie Does IT Work Experience at Dynamics Consultants

Work Experience at Dynamics Consultants

Archie wants to be a programmer, so he came to our offices to see what it is like working for an IT company. Everyone associates work experience with making cups of tea, which is just as common at our office as anywhere else! But we wanted to give Archie a real feel of working at a company such as DC, so we had him sit with Consultants, Developers, Support, Admin and Marketing. Some of his tasks included finding out about fixing customer accounting systems, programming in C# and uploading web content. 

Watch the video to see what he got up to! 

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Manufacturing Matters - BOFA International

An Interview with Tony Lockwood

Managing Director of BOFA International

BOFA International are a leading supplier of fume extraction technology. Tony Lockwood, MD, talks about the huge growth that the company has experienced, whilst fighting to keep the core values of flexibility and innovation in the products that they provide. With significant investments in IT and R&D, such as implementing an ERP system, the willing to spend and adjust to achieve growth stems from a common mindset in the management team.

As a UK manufacturer, Tony recognises the value behind the flag. With 90% of sales going overseas, BOFA are investing in subsidiary offices as part of their growth plan. 

“To be part of a manufacturing story is wonderful."

Manufacturing Matters interview with Tony Lockwood of BOFA International
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Microsoft Power BI Desktop August Feature Summary

Power BI Desktop Update - August 2017

Microsoft’s use of subscription based applications means that they can provide us with exciting new updates, including improvements based on suggestions from the user community. Power BI provides interactive reporting for true business insights.

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Office 365 August 2017 Update

Microsoft Office 365 Updates for August 2017

One of the benefits of Office 365 is the continual updates that they are providing in functionality, be it user experience or administration tools. See the video with Jim Naroski, which covers the following areas: 

Excel Co-Authoring

  • Excel for Windows desktop
  • Works for Documents on SharePoint and OneDrive or OneDrive for Business
  • See who is working with you and see their changes in seconds

AutoSave for Desktop

  • PowerPoint, Word and Excel options for
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Manufacturing Matters Aqua Cooling Systems

An Interview with Kevin Lancaster

Founder and Director of Aqua Cooling Systems

Aqua Cooling is a global supplier of process cooling equipment. With a head office in Fareham, the company currently buys in standard or made to order units, modifying them for bespoke orders. With the current high levels of growth, Kevin discusses the pros and cons of manufacturing in the UK, as well as staff adapting to change with new systems.

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Manufacturing Matters Interview with Kevin Lancaster
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Dynamics Consultants Reaches its 10th Anniversary

Dynamics Consultants Celebrates 10 Years!

We are excited to be celebrating 10 amazing years in business! 

We would like to thank all our customers, locally in Southampton, throughout the UK and across the rest of the World for making this such a successful decade. We look forward to working with you all for many years to come.

Dynamics Consultants celebrate their 10 year anniversary
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Microsoft SQL Server Always-On

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01 August 2017

IT Managers Database Admins


What is the Microsoft SQL Server Always-On Functionality?

SQL Server Always-On is a High-Availability feature of SQL Server that was introduced in SQL Server 2012 – Enterprise Edition.

Now Always-On might be a bit of a misleading term in this context, as it is not really guaranteeing to be always on, merely reducing the risk of being off!  So how does it do this.  Put simply, it allows you to have other copies of your database on servers elsewhere, such that if you server goes pop, then within a few seconds the other servers take the strain.

SQL Server Always-On is a High-Availability feature of SQL Server
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