IT Solutions Blog

How to cope with redundancy during the Coronavirus pandemic

by Emily Schilling 24 July 2020


Topics: Covid-19, redundancy, advice, Coronavirus

Crimson industry survey: IT shows Coronavirus resilience

by Holly Burnett 29 June 2020

While the long-term impact of Coronavirus on the IT industry, as well as many other sectors, remains unknown, the short-term effect has been clear for all to see over the last few weeks.

Topics: Technology Strategy, IT Jobs, microsoft project planning, information technology strategy, Remote Working, Company Culture, Covid-19

IT recruitment tips: Opinion poll reveals how to attract IT leaders

by Holly Burnett 16 June 2020


Topics: IT Recruitment, IT Jobs, IT recruitment agency, Employee Retention, Company Culture, Covid-19

Business transformation leader announced as keynote for Crimson’s Conference

by Holly Burnett 21 January 2020

Crimson is delighted to announce that business transformation expert, Yuval Dvir will be the keynote speaker at Crimson’s 2020 Innovation Conference.

Topics: crimson innovation conference, modern workplace

Why you should attend: The CIO Candidate Workshop

by Holly Burnett 13 August 2019

This week we met with Crimson’s Caisha Sheikh, Caisha has worked within CIO search and selection for a number of years and is now in charge of maintaining Crimson’s most senior partnerships. Caisha is passionate about giving senior candidates the support they need to reach new career heights. Her next workshop is on 29th August.

Topics: CIO, IT Jobs, CDO, Leadership, CTO, Career Coaching, Career Goals, Workshops

10 reasons why: You should apply for a job at Crimson

by Holly Burnett 31 July 2019


Topics: IT Jobs

Why you should attend: The Architect Exchange

by Holly Burnett 26 July 2019


This week we caught up with Crimson’s Andy Basham, who is hosting the Architect Exchange event on 21st of August.

Topics: Digital Transformation, IT Architecture, shadow IT, IT strategy, IT and business goals

IR35 Changes: Preparing employers and IT contractors for April 2020

by Andy Basham 18 July 2019

With IR35 regulations due to be rolled-out across the private sector in April 2020, I feel it is the right time to encourage all employers and IT contractors to get their houses in order.

As an IT recruitment consultant that specialises in resourcing and supporting IT contractors for leading UK organisations, I’m often asked for insights into the latest IR35 changes and for help with planning for IT personnel requirements under IR35.

Topics: IR35

89% of leaders: ‘The IT skills shortage is affecting my organisation’

by Will Astbury 29 April 2019

A poll at the Crimson Innovation Conference 2019 has revealed that the skills shortage in the IT jobs market continues to hinder many organisations.

89% of respondents, which were predominantly technology leaders, CIOs, and other C-suite executives of major UK organisations, reported that the IT skills shortage was negatively impacting their companies.

Topics: IT Recruitment, Skills

4th Industrial Revolution author to explore the potential of data at CiC19

by Will Astbury 20 March 2019

Guests will discover insights into ‘Nature inspired computation and AI’s evolving relationship with data’ live at the Crimson Innovation Conference 2019

Dr Felix Hovsepian will be describing how technology leaders can use data and AI to create advanced systems that will give their organisations a competitive advantage. In his presentation, he will be outlining a series of use cases that reveal the potential of big data, including; Generative Design -  how IoT provides AI with a digital nervous system and how it has enabled engineers to design a novel racing car chassis, Swarm Intelligence - distributed, self-organizing systems that utilize small-data, and Causal Reasoning - beyond the data techniques currently used in machine learning that utilise ‘reasoning by association’ (correlation).

Topics: Innovation Conference