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How to prepare your business for Black Friday & Christmas sales 

  In 2018, Black Friday sales hit a colossal £1.4bn in the UK – an increase of 7.3% on the previous year. In the US, it hit a record £4.8bn. Was your business prepared? What can you learn from UK retailers during the run up to this period? What business decisions can be made to...

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Supporting the UK in fighting cyber-crime 

Societies around the globe are growing ever-more dependent on information and communications technology. They rely on them for easier access to information and communication, more efficient delivery of government services, and as a key component of national economy....

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Work-life-study balance: 3 tips to make time for skills development and yourself 

I’ve always been somebody who learns best through practical application and hands-on experiences. But that’s not to say that I don’t value the need for learning and skills development. The way we work will be totally transformed in the future. And having the right skills – both being confident in applying digital skills to technology,...

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5 ways storytelling can fuel your digital marketing 

Telling stories is one of the strongest ways to build and humanise your brand to better connect and resonate with your customers. Digital marketing, however, can sometimes feel more like a numbers game, putting emphasis on commercial objectives and the analytics behind how content is performing. That’s not to say this isn’t important – it’s...

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7 tips on managing mental well-being in the modern workplace 

At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. With more than 1 billion people in the world with disabilities, there’s no limit to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of all those who use it....

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Azure Sentinel – Average GB per day 

Why Average GB per day, it’s because that’s the information the Azure Pricing Calculator needs now that Azure Sentinel is released. This query looks at all billable data in your Log Analytics workspace and takes an average over the period. Example https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/pricing/calculator/ Then search for Sentinel / or look in the Security section. —————————————————————————————————————— //...

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Azure Sentinel – Costing Estimate (PAYG) 

In this example, now that Azure Sentinel is Generally Available (GA) we can look at the Azure Monitor Logs (Log Analytics) and Azure Sentinel charges. I have used Pay as You Go (PAYG) for both, using USD $ and EASTUS as the region, but please feel free to adapt to you local region or currency....

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