Tag: business

IT and software: the often overlooked deal breaker

How many organisations do not fully consider software implications when buying or selling a company? Mergers and acquisitions pose a massive challenge for any IT infrastructure, especially where merged organisations are of a similar size. Making IT and software the often overlooked deal breaker. It is very common that two merged organisations have entirely disparate

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Business of the Year win for our Managing Director

Friday proved to be a very lucky afternoon for our Managing Director, Priscilla, and the Magma Digital team. Priscilla and some of the team joined the other finalists at The Villa Country House Hotel in Wrea Green for the highly anticipated Women in Business Awards 2015. This award ceremony hosted by Downtown Lancashire in Business,

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Manchester….Here we come!

It’s official! Magma Digital is delighted to announce the relocation of its production office to Manchester – the UK’s 3rd predominant Digital City. Magma Digital provides business critical IT software solutions and innovative web and mobile applications. Since its inception in April 1999 Jeremy Coates CEO has continually supported our clients to grow their businesses by

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Creating and Championing a Creative Culture

Creativity. A nebulous, almost intangible part of life that is increasingly important in many aspects of business: creative leadership, creative communications, creative strategy and the list goes on. (We’ve even been hearing a lot about creative accounting in the press recently but the less said about that the better, probably). As budgets get tighter, there

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An Evening with Saatchi & Saatchi Executive Chairman, Kevin Roberts

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Happy New Year: Magma Digital’s Plans for 2015

The new year is upon us. Christmas trees are coming down and its time to put the festive frivolity behind us. It’s back to business as usual. Or, maybe not… For us, 2015 will be a year of significant change at Magma Digital. Last year was our 15th birthday and a trio of prestigious awards soon followed

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SME Manufacturers Plan to Grow in 2015

The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) produce a quarterly “barometer” report, which has the remit of collecting the views, opinions and business results of English manufacturing small & medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The latest report (published in November) is fairly positive; MAS concluded that ‘cautious optimism remains the overarching sentiment among the 859 respondents.’ A highlight

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Inspiration from Innocent’s Sustainable Business Model

As part of Magma Digital’s involvement with the BIBAs Academy, we have the privilege of attending some wonderful workshops and masterclasses at Lancaster University’s Management School. On Tuesday evening, we went along for a masterclass on sustainability by Jessica Sansom from Innocent Drinks. You may be familiar with the brilliant story behind the brand but

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Athletes Teach Business

Athletes teach Business Crossfit is a sport that was explained to me, as a mixture of constantly varied functional exercises including: Gymnastics, Weight Lifting and Cardio. These are completed as part of a WOD (workout of the day). I started Crossfit about two years ago and I began to question, ‘can athletes teach business’? Crossfit is

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