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Client of the month- Healthwatch Knowsley

Healthwatch Knowsley is a local health and social care champion. David Aspin talks to us about the vital role they play in supporting the people of Knowsley and ensuring their voices are heard by NHS decision makers.

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Client of the month- Healthwatch Knowsley

Healthwatch Knowsley is a local health and social care champion. David Aspin talks to us about the vital role they play in supporting the people of Knowsley and ensuring their voices are heard by NHS decision makers.

Client of the month – Parkhaven Trust

Parkhaven Trust run a day centre and a number of residential homes across Maghull, North Liverpool. They provide excellent and compassionate care to their residents and have won a number of awards that reflect this. We had a chat with Beccy Incledon about the work Parkhaven Trust do.

Client of the month – Collinge & Co

Our client of the month is Collinge & Co. a famous Liverpool brand and a big name in the hairdressing sector. More than just a hairdressers, Collinge & Co are synonymous with excellence in training and are well known early adopters of the modern apprenticeships.

Top Digital Transformation Strategies for Enterprises in 2023

Digital transformation strategies have taken centre stage for enterprises striving to maintain their competitiveness and relevance as they reshape their businesses and operational procedures to deliver greater customer experiences.

Client of the Month – Liverpool BID Company

Liverpool BID Company works to deliver a thriving Liverpool. They are a private, not-for-profit limited company, working on behalf of their 865 BID Levy Payers in Liverpool across three BIDs (Business Improvement Districts): Retail & Leisure BID, Culture & Commerce BID and Accommodation BID.

What is Cloud Computing? MICT help you see through the clouds

For those new to the term, cloud computing is like the national grid, but instead of electricity, it delivers computing power. It's accessible on-demand, scalable, and without the need to maintain the complex infrastructure.

Is AI Dangerous? A Call for Responsibility in the Age of Advanced Systems

In the continuously advancing era of digital technology, we're surrounded by innovations that once seemed the stuff of science fiction and find ourselves asking the question, is AI dangerous?

What is an MSP (Managed Service Provider)

In a world increasingly full of acronyms it can be tricky to figure out what people are talking about! In this article, we discuss what an MSP is and the benefits a good partnership with one can bring to your business.

Generative AI Developments: How Amazon, Microsoft, & Google are Shaping the Future

In this piece, we explore the individual strides made by these three corporations in the world of generative AI.

Client of the Month – Sahir House

Sahir House has a rich history that dates back to the 1980s, during the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The organisation has developed in supporting people affected by trauma, stigma and discrimination, can now be developed to support others, particularly people identifying as LGBTQI+ and those seeking asylum.

Liverpool’s Tech Evolution: The Continuing Story

The story of Liverpool's tech evolution is an ongoing one. While we've hit some brilliant milestones, it's the recent surge in equity fundraising for start-ups that will help to deliver on the city's obvious promise.

Liverpool: From Maritime Majesty to Digital Dynamo—A City Reimagined for the Future

Liverpool is a city of contrast; on one hand, its rich history emanates from its iconic landmarks, and on the other hand, it stands as a forward-thinking tech hub.

The Escalating Cybersecurity Crisis: Why Boards and Businesses Must Take Action Now

In a world that is becoming ever more reliant on digital technology, the rate of cyberattacks is growing at an alarming pace. According to a 2023 report from Savanti, a leading UK cybersecurity consultancy, global cyberattacks increased by 38% in 2022 compared to the previous year.

Client of the Month – BNENC

A behind the scenes look at the work of BNENC with its founder and CEO Bob. The work provided by this charity is instrumental in supporting the residents of the Breckfield and North Everton communities and here Bob talks about the challenges that the charity has faced as well as the successes of their many innovative projects.

Is ChatGPT getting slower?

Since its inception, ChatGPT, has garnered extensive attention. Within a mere half-year of its debut, an impressive 100 million users had adopted the platform, with many happily trading the cost of a monthly Netflix subscription for the advanced capabilities of the ChatGPT Plus version.

Client of the Month – Whitechapel

The Whitechapel Centre is the leading homeless and housing charity for the Liverpool region. They work with people who are sleeping rough, living in hostels or struggling to manage their accommodation. They have grown rapidly over the years to meet this need and MiCT are proud to support their IT.

What is Blockchain?

At its essence, blockchain is a decentralised and transparent technology functioning as a digital ledger to catalogue and authenticate transactions and assets. It operates across a network of computers, or nodes, collaborating to validate and sustain an ever-expanding list of records referred to as blocks.

What is Zero Trust?

In the dynamic world of digital networks, security threats are continually evolving, posing a significant challenge to organisations globally. As illustrated by the 2022 Ransomware Market Report from Cybersecurity Ventures, there is an anticipated ransomware attack every two seconds by 2031.

What is Cyber Essentials?

In today's digital landscape, safeguarding your organisation against cyber threats is of paramount importance. With cyberattacks becoming increasingly sophisticated, it's crucial to establish a robust cybersecurity framework that protects your data and ensures the trust of your customers.

The importance of computers for business

Computers have become a cornerstone of modern business operations. Their ability to enhance efficiency, streamline processes, manage data, facilitate communication, and drive innovation has made them an indispensable tool for businesses of all sizes and across all industries.

What Are The Three Types of Computer Networks?

In today's digital world, the importance of communication within a business setup cannot be underestimated. However, it isn't just about the spoken or written word. It's about ensuring your digital communication lines are open, effective, and protected.

What To Look For in an IT Support Company

What To Look For in an IT Support Company & Why MICT Ltd is Your Best Choice. Selecting a new IT support partner can be a challenging task. With many service providers claiming to offer the best services, how do you decide which one will serve your needs best?

How computers have developed

In the modern world, computers have undergone a remarkable evolution, transforming from bulky machines with limited capabilities into sleek, powerful devices that have become an integral part of our lives.