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Are you curious about how things work? Always itching to learn new concepts? Our people do too. We love taking on new challenges and sharing our experiences, both good and bad, to help us all develop and grow; and satisfy our inquisitive minds!

On this page you’ll find a whole host of knowledge shares, videos and thought leadership on topics as diverse as ‘How to create a micro-site in SharePoint’ to ‘Lessons businesses can learn from Submariners'.

Let your curiosity get the better of you. If there’s a tech or business topic you’re interested in, tell us and we’ll do our best to share what we know.

 

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Danny Harris
Technical

Atlassian 101

Learn what Atlassian’s Jira Core, Jira Software and Jira Service Desk can do for you and your team.

15 minutes
15 minutes
Steve Williams
Consulting

Build a better business case

This short video and simple handout arm you with techniques to help you frame and manage desired outcomes in a way that makes sense to your audience.

30 minutes
30 minutes
Christopher Grosberg
Technical

Communication in Microsoft Teams

This short course covers the basics of using Microsoft Teams as a communication platform with a particular focus on interacting with your team.

30 minutes
30 minutes
Matthew Lamb
Technical

Create a Microsite in SharePoint Online

This course is a step by step guide on how to create an internal microsite for a specific topic using tools in SharePoint Online.

35 minutes
35 minutes
Helen McMillan
Consulting

Customer Journey

Learn how to walk in your customers shoes as they engage with your business.

45 minutes
45 minutes
Stewart Hogg
Consulting

De-mystifying cyber security

This course equips you with the information required to protect yourself and your organisation, by outlining the current cyber threat landscape, providing a demonstration of a common cyber-attack and highlighting the basic steps you can take to mitigate cyber threats.

1 hour 40 minutes
1 hour 40 minutes
Rob Colclough
Technical

IT Management and Governance

This short course aims to give you an introduction to the COBIT framework and how you can use its Goals Cascade to assist you when aligning your business objectives with your IT.

20 minutes
20 minutes
Andrew Gill headshot
Consulting

Lessons for business from a submariner

Learn from Ricky, who spent many years serving on a submarine, about the things he has brought into business from his time there and what we can all learn from the Forces.

25 minutes
25 minutes
Jeffrey Long
Consulting

M&A 101

The world of Mergers and Acquisitions for non-Mergers and Acquisitions people.

30 minutes
30 minutes
Neelam Lodhia
Technical

Remote project management

How to manage project teams remotely.

10 minutes
10 minutes
Helen McMillan
Consulting

Risk Management

How to identify where the risks in your business are right now and use them to make your business safer and more resilient in unprecedented times.

1 hour 30 minutes
1 hour 30 minutes
Dan O'Hara
Technical

The Cloud

When something is in the cloud, where is it and what does that mean? This short course answers those questions and provides a basic understanding of the world of cloud computing.

1 hour 30 minutes
1 hour 30 minutes
John Airey
Consulting

Trusted Advisor

A set of skills and practices to help you utilise the concept of 'Trusted Advisor'

50 minutes
50 minutes
Daniel Halliday
Technical

What is "Agile"?

What is "Agile"? Learn about what agile is not and how you can get started on your agile journey.

20 minutes
20 minutes
Leanne Cullen
Consulting

What is a Business' DNA?

This short course provides insight into how important the DNA of a business is to both your customers and your employees.

20 minutes
20 minutes

Insights

There’s no shortage of passion at Waterstons… and ideas are in abundance too. Maybe that’s why our insights section is always rich with new articles and opinion pieces from the world of technology and business strategy.

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