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We like to keep our finger firmly on the pulse of the industry and keep you up to date with the latest cloud and IT trends, sector news and other events and opinions from our expert team here at Cranford group. This is our blog to help you stay informed.

Cranford Group choose Metro Bank to be their banking partner as business grows 800%

Cranford Group choose Metro Bank to be their banking partner as business grows 800%

5th July, 2018

It has just been announced that Metro Bank, the revolution in British banking, has provided us with new banking services which will allow us to forge forward with our strategic business goals as we look to expand our specialist IT, Cloud and Digital talent sourcing business further across the North of England. David Bentley, Managing […]

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ServiceNow continue to dominate and innovate – Can anyone stop the Market Leader?

9th April, 2018
ServiceNow continue to dominate and innovate – Can anyone stop the Market Leader?

In our latest blog we’ve analysed the Gartner Magic Quadrant over a 5 year span to chart the meteoric rise of ServiceNow in comparison to other cloud software as a service organisations. What makes their particular success story even more interesting is that they are still a relatively young company, having been founded only 14 […]

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Cloud Recruitment – Beware of the Buzzword!

1st April, 2018

The IT recruitment landscape provides challenges to recruiters and employers in finding the right skills they need within all the current areas of need including security, Big-data and Cloud technologies. Firstly there is a skill shortage within these areas with supply lagging behind demand.  Employers often have unrealistic expectations in terms of what they can […]

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Cloud adoption for businesses surge but what does this mean for the UK job market?

22nd March, 2018

Gartner the technology researchers Magic Quadrant provides key analysis to help businesses make decisions around tech. They provided a useful overview of the cloud software vendors currently striving for market share and domination globally. The latest report highlighted Amazon web services and Microsoft Azure as market leaders as well as visionaries. Chasing up behind them […]

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VeriSM Professional – Service Management for the digital age!

20th March, 2018

After a successful 1st publication launch in November 2017, a tour of conferences across many countries across the globe, the launch of a suite of professional training certified by EXIN, APMG, and BCS it was announced in January that work had started on a 2nd VeriSM publication. This book VeriSM Professional focuses on the “how” […]

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ServiceNow – The Demand for Pre-Sales, Architect, Developers!

7th January, 2018

2018 has started with a bang and we’ve been exceptionally busy with numerous prestigious cloud projects, resources and permanent hires secured. We are extremely lucky to have a fantastic team here at Cranford Group to deliver the best people and work hard to get the perfect outcome for our clients. We have certainly proved that […]

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Sourcing for the C suite – Our Solution

3rd January, 2018

Organisations have a tough remit in these fast moving times. The marketplace is ultra competitive, a strong brand is paramount and the customer is king and able to make or break you with their online feedback visible for the world to see. Staff are under a pressure of continuous and constant change, they need support, […]

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2017 A Year In Review at The Cranford Group

1st December, 2017

The end of the year is fast approaching, and it has been one of accomplishment and advancement for Cranford Group. We approach 2018 with a strong, motivated team in the office, a great base of clients and some truly exceptional associates to work with. The new year will see us focus on growing the Cloud […]

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Cranford Group Contribute to VeriSM, Service Management For the Digital Age

1st November, 2017

You can’t have failed to see the launch of VeriSM in the last week by IFDC. VeriSM has been launched to help businesses be successful in this digital world. It’s a truly huge project which shows organisations how they can adopt a range of management practices in a flexible way. It shows businesses how they […]

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NowForum London at the Excel!

12th October, 2017

On the 12th October ServiceNow brought their renowned one day event to the UK.  It was an event I had been watching happen all over the world online so it made perfect sense for me to be there in London. The executive team in attendance from the software company included John Donahoe, Dave Wright, Philip […]

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Are You Future Proofing Your Team?

1st September, 2017

The need to stay up to date with relevant skills has never been more needed in the constantly evolving digital era. We are delighted to announce a strategic partnership with highly respected IT Service Management online training provider ITSM Zone. This alignment forms part of our commitment to provide the very best resource to our […]

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The Available People Or The Right People?

How do you find the right people for your business quickly? As a sourcing provider I absolutely recognise that as a business we all have those moments when we really need staff quickly. This can lead to what we might call “desperate hires” that you know deep down in your heart are not quite the […]

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Cranford Launch IT Service Management Leadership White Paper

1st November, 2016

Our IT Service Management Leadership White Paper is now available to download and is the largest and most informative research piece Cranford have ever done! David Bentley Managing Director commented “I want to take this time to personally thank everybody involved in the paper and a special thank you to our partners and contributors. It […]

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Onalytica – Cranford Group achieve number 14 spot in the ITSM top 100 most influential brands!

1st October, 2016

Onalytica are a leading relationship management software company who help businesses and brands to analyse their influencer relationships through analytics. They released their report for IT Service Management’s “Top 100 Social Media influencers and Brands” last week and Cranford Group are delighted to have come 14th in the top 100. This list is compiled analysing […]

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