Insight In The News

Insight UK Recognised as a 2019 ‘Best Workplace™ in Tech’

Acknowledging its outstanding workplace culture, Insight UK is pleased to announce it has been recognised by Great Place to Work as one of the 2019 ‘Best Workplaces™ in Tech’, ranking No. 7 in the Large category.

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Insight Recognised as a Centre of Excellence in Wellbeing

Insight is proud to announce it has been recognised as a ‘Centre of Excellence in Wellbeing’ by Great Place to Work. This is a UK-wide recognition for organisations with excellent wellbeing practices, as perceived by employees, and assesses six key dimensions that drive a culture of wellbeing including mental and physical health, work-life balance, fulfilment at work and interpersonal relationships.

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Finalist at this year’s CRN Channel Awards

We are delighted to announce Insight is a finalist at this year’s CRN Channel Awards for the ‘Corporate Reseller of the Year’ award. This award recognises excellence in the delivery of solutions, service and support to end user customers, taking into consideration the reseller's ability to deliver real benefits to the end user organisation, and to meet customer objectives in terms of improved efficiency, ROI and investment protection, and cost reduction.

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Women in IT Excellence Shortlist

Insight are proud to announce that five teammates have been shortlisted for this year's Women in IT Excellence awards.

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CRN Women in Channel Shortlist Unveiled

by Insight

Insight are proud to announce that nine teammates have been shortlisted for this year's CRN Women in Channel. Congratulations to all of our teammates.

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Why AI Is Both Overhyped and Underused

by Raconteur

It’s not unusual for new technologies to be accompanied by often intense levels of promotion, long before they even hit the market. There is perhaps no better current example of this

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Five Ways to Avoid Digital Transformation Burnout

by Raconteur

Research from Econocom shows that are all too common, with one in four UK projects failing to realise their desired goals. Fatigue can easily undermine digital transformation projects. These five tips should help organisations stay the course

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UK Office Workers Wasting 1.8 Billion Hours a Year Due to Mediocre Technology, Research Reveals

by The FinTech Times

The survey of 2,000 UK office workers also showed that more than a third (34 percent) of employees said that not being equipped with the right technology makes remote and flexible working difficult and stressful. In total, 80 percent of office workers at some point have felt they don’t have the technology they need to do their jobs properly, putting them at a disadvantage.

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Is Technology Letting You Down? You’re Not the Only One

by PA Life

UK office workers waste 1.8 billion working hours every year because the technology they’re given isn’t good enough. That’s according to a survey of 2,000 people undertaken by Insight, which also showed that more than a third (34 percent) of employees said that not being equipped with the right technology makes remote and flexible working difficult and stressful.

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UK office workers wasting 1.8 billion hours a year due to mediocre technology, Insight research reveals

by HR News

UK office workers waste 1.8 billion working hours every year because the technology they’re given isn’t good enough, research from Insight has revealed. The survey of 2,000 UK office workers also showed that more than a third (34 percent) of employees said that not being equipped with the right technology makes remote and flexible working difficult and stressful. In total, 80 percent of office workers at some point have felt they don’t have the technology they need to do their jobs properly, putting them at a disadvantage.

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UK Office Workers Waste 1.8 Billion Hours a Year Because of Poor Technology

by BetaNews

Office workers across the UK are wasting 14 days per person each year -- or 1.8 billion hours a year in total -- because the technology they’re given isn't good enough. A new study of 2,000 office workers from technology solutions company Insight shows 80 percent at some point have felt they don't have the technology they need to do their jobs properly. While 34 percent also say not being equipped with the right technology makes remote and flexible working difficult and stressful.

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UK Workers Wasting Billions of Hours Due to Poor Technology

by ITProPortal

Technology in the workplace should make employees more engaged, more productive and more relaxed, but the solutions they operate with today – are having the opposite effect. A new report from Insight claims that UK office workers waste 1.8 hours every year (2.4 hours a week), struggling with the technology they’re given as working tools.

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Outdated Technology Remains a Massive Waste of Time

by Workplace Insight

Two new studies suggest that the failure to keep workers equipped with the latest technology is having a huge impact on their productivity and causing them to waste large amounts of time. According to the first piece of research from tech provider Insight, UK office workers waste 1.8 billion working hours every year because the outdated technology they’re given isn’t good enough to meet their needs.

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Why Are Your Employees Ignoring You?

by Tech HQ

Internal communications just aren’t hitting the mark. According to the survey of 2000 office employees in the UK by Insight, 60 percent of workers claim to ignore internal communications altogether until it’s brought to their attention.

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Poor Office Technology Is Killing Workplace Productivity

by Verdict

A study published by Insight, entitled Are UK Businesses Creating the Modern Workplace, or Falling at the First Hurdle?, found that UK workers waste an average of 2.4 hours a week grappling with inadequate or ill-suited technology, equivalent to 1.8 billion working hours a year across the country.

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UK Plc Wasting 1.8billion Hours of Office Workers’ Time a Year

by LondonLovesBusiness

UK office workers waste 1.8bn working hours every year because the technology they’re given isn’t good enough, research from Insight has revealed. The survey of 2,000 UK office workers also showed that more than a third (34%) of employees said that not being equipped with the right technology makes remote and flexible working difficult and stressful.

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Office Workers Lose out with Poor-Quality Tech

by Computer Weekly

Most office employees feel they don’t have the right technology at work to do their jobs properly. A survey of 2,000 office workers across the UK for Insight’s The Employee Experience report found that 1.8 billion hours a year are being wasted – equivalent to 14 days a year per person – because the technology that staff are given is not good enough.

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UK Office Workers Wasting 1.8 Billion Hours a Year Due to Mediocre Technology

by Digitalisation World

UK office workers waste 1.8 billion working hours every year because the technology they’re given isn’t good enough, research from Insight has revealed. The survey of 2,000 UK office workers also showed that more than a third (34 percent) of employees said that not being equipped with the right technology makes remote and flexible working difficult and stressful.

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Only Quarter of IaaS Users Can Audit Config Settings

Most global organizations benefit from better security in the cloud than on-premise, with some key exceptions, including data loss prevention and configuration settings, according to McAfee. The security giant polled 1000 enterprises around the world and combined its findings with threat data gleaned from its products to compile the Cloud Adoption and Risk Report.

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Misconfigured Servers Still a Key Risk for Companies Moving to the Cloud

Companies using infrastructure and platform as a service offerings from IT firms have left themselves vulnerable as they on average misconfigured 14 instances. This is according to cyber security firm McAfee who in its Cloud Adoption and Risk Report found that enterprises are still leaving services in misconfigured states, despite recent high-profile breaches due to misconfigured cloud storage.

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A More Sustainable Supply Chain with Iot: It’s Time for It Leaders to Step Up

Alex Guillen, technology manager at Insight UK, explores how IT leaders can create a more sustainable supply chain by taking advantage of the IoT A more sustainable supply chain with IoT: it’s time for IT leaders to step up image It's time to use IoT to create a more sustainable supply chain. After the UK parliament became the first in the world to declare a national climate change emergency, the goal of “sustainability” has never been more high profile.

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Innovate or IT Will Become a Pressure Cooker

With a majority of modern organisations exploring the possibilities of digitalisation, many are considering the best approach – aiming to not only streamline their business processes, but drive new opportunities, writes Lal Hussain, Director IT Applications, Insight UK.

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Insight CEO Ken Lamneck: China's IP Protection Rules 'have to change'

China's IP protection rules "have to change" claims Insight CEO Ken Lamneck, who has told CPI that he believes the US-China trade talks will benefit businesses globally in the long run.

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Insight EMEA Boss Wolfgang Ebermann Warns Traditional Resellers That Their Model Might Not Be Viable for Much Longer

It’s no secret that some VARs are incorporating an element of software development into their business, in order to stay profitable as hardware margins continue to shrink. But a number of the largest resellers, including the likes of Softcat, CDW and Computacenter, are still seeing success selling the traditional way.

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The First Year: What Can Organisations Learn from GDPR Fines so Far?

by Alex Guillen

Just over a year since its introduction, The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is still making waves as the most significant transformation of privacy legislation in decades. The business community and public sector had been made aware of the changes for some time, but as the deadline approached, customer email boxes were flooded with requests for retrospective permissions and headlines of huge fines were commonplace.

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Tipping the Scales in the Cloud: From Security Risk to Security’s Friend

Cloud first, that’s the mantra for many organisations today. So, how curious that there was once a time when adoption was not so straightforward. Many saw the cloud as an experimental technology suitable for nothing more important than storing holiday photos, while others cited security and compliance concerns as obstacles to adoption.

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'The Question Is, for How Long?' Insight's Emea Boss on Traditional Resellers Still Seeing Success

US channel giant Insight has no interest in acquiring traditional resellers as it continues to focus more on its own software development, according to EMEA boss Wolfgang Ebermann. Ebermann told CRN that building its own IP is becoming an increasingly significant part of Insight's business.

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Insight Appoints New EMEA VP to Lead Beefed-Up Services Division

Global reseller Insight has appointed a new EMEA VP to lead its beefed-up services division. Former DXC Technology exec Karen Mclaughlin has been drafted in to lead a 250-strong team. She said that Insight's "entrepreneurial spirit" will help its services division continue to grow across the continent.

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Insight Appoints New Vice President to Accelerate Services Growth Across Europe

Insight EMEA, a division of Insight (NASDAQ:NSIT), a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of Intelligent Technology Solutions™, has announced the appointment of Karen Mclaughlin as Vice President, Services, EMEA.

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Insight Appoints EMEA Services Head

Insight EMEA has appointed Karen Mclaughlin as Vice President, Services, EMEA. She is responsible for growing Insight’s services division across Europe, joining from DXC Technology, and before that CSC, where she was Vice President: responsible for helping customers use technology like AI and automation.

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Insight Makes Hire to Support Services Ambitions

Insight has underlined its commitment to growing its services business with an appointment aimed at cranking up its activities in that area. Former DXC Technology staffer Karen Mclaughlin has been appointed vice president, services, EMEA at Insight and will be joining an operation that is 250 people strong.

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Insight Appoints New EMEA Services Vice President

Insight EMEA, a division of Insight, has appointed Karen Mclaughlin as Vice President, Services, EMEA. Managing a team of more than 250 services professionals, Karen will be responsible for accelerating Insight’s services division across Europe.

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Beating the Pack: How Manufacturers Can Win in the IoT Revolution

Consider how more than half of the names on the Fortune 500 list have disappeared this century, as newer, often more digitally-agile competitors take their place. The democratisation of the internet has created a glut of new business models in every industry, and the same will happen in the manufacturing industry as IoT proliferates.

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$1.2 Trillion to Be Spent on Digital Transformation

Enterprises around the world are making significant investments in the technologies and services that enable the digital transformation (DX) of their business models, products and services, and organizations. In the latest update to its Worldwide Semiannual Digital Transformation Spending Guide, International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts global DX spending to reach $1.18 trillion in 2019, an increase of 17.9% over 2018.

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Digital Transformation Spending Flooding Across All Verticals

Customers are spending more on digital transformation projects but as the channel will know only too well investing alone does not necessarily deliver results. Figures from IDC have revealed that spending on digital transformation will hit $1.8 trillion this year, an increase of 17.9% on 2018.

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Insight Launches New AI-Based Collaboration Platform to Improve Employee Engagement

New communications and collaboration platform, Insight Digital Workspace, claims to help drive productivity and employee engagement through AI technology. Insight EMEA, a division of Insight, a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of Intelligent Technology Solutions, today announced the launch of Insight Digital Workspace.

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Top Three Technology Trends for 2019

With 2019 now upon us, it’s time to look to the year ahead at what it holds for technology. 2018 saw the rise of digital transformation, with many businesses questioning the hype of emerging technologies – such as Artificial Intelligence (AI). However, this year we will see these technologies truly come into fruition, transforming how businesses operate, secure talent and define themselves.

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Insight Ranks #23 on Fortune’s ’Best Workplaces in Technology’

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT), the global systems integrator helping organisations of all sizes manage and transform their business, has been honoured as the No. 23 company on the 2019 Best Workplaces in Technology list by Fortune and Great Place to Work®.

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Emma de Sousa - winner of CRN Editor's Choice: Channel Achievement Award at this year’s CRN awards.

Following last night’s CRN Channel Awards, we are delighted to announce our very own Emma de Sousa, Managing Director UK & Senior Vice President Marketing EMEA, won this year’s Editor's Choice Channel Achievement Award.

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Insight Teammate Crowned Rising Star in CRN’s Women in Channel Awards.

Insight are very proud to announce that our very own Olya Scekaturova won the award for Rising Star in the Reseller / Services category.

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AI Could Boost the Global Economy as Much as the Steam Engine Did During the Industrial Revolution, Claims a Research Institute.

According to the McKinsey Global Institute, AI will add an extra $13tr (£10tr) to global economic activity by 2030. The research organisation predicts 70pc of companies will adopt at least one form of AI during this time. The technology, which uses large data sets to copy human behavior, could also bring about an additional 1.2pc to annual GDP growth by 2028.

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3 Tips to Optimise Your Business's Technology Supply Chain

Supply chain optimisation – improving the way in which companies procure and deploy technology resources – may be the key to reconciling sometimes competing business objectives and allowing organisations to free up funds to support the new role of IT. This ultimately drives greater growth and business transformation.

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Insight Enterprises, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results and Increases Full Year 2018 Guidance

Insight Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:NSIT) (the “Company”) today reported strong financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 compared to the quarter ended June 30, 2017. Diluted earnings per share of $1.44 increased 30% year over year Cash flows provided by operations in the first half of 2018 were $351.0 million compared to cash used in operations of $99.3 million in the first half of 2017 Adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.45 increased 27% year over year

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Insight Technology Conference


Stand by for more information about our next Technology Conference, which will take place in Manchester in September 2019.

Returning to Manchester Central, the 2019 Insight Technology Conference invites delegates to learn, share and deliberate technology that’s enhancing how we connect with our customers and workforce today.

 

 

Fast Facts

Insight was founded in
1988 and has global headquarters in Tempe, Arizona.

We provide intelligent technology solutions - hardware, software, cloud and support services.

We have operations in 22 countries and serve clients in more than 180 countries.

We’re Microsoft’s No. 1 Global Licensing Solution Provider.

Insight offers support in 15 languages.

Media Contacts

For all media and press enquiries, please contact our representatives below.
 

Bee Hindocha
Insight Direct UK
0844 692 5447
bee.hindocha@insight.com

Dominic Walsh
Spark Communications
020 7436 0240
insightuk@sparkcomms.co.uk