Cloud Industry Forum Welcomes Cranford Group As A Member

4th March, 2019

The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) have announced that Cranford Group are the latest member to join their growing membership roster.

CIF is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to improve standards and education in the Cloud industry. It provides transparency through certification to a Code of Practice. This is to endorse credible providers of cloud services and, through its Professional CIF Membership scheme assists end users in determining the core information necessary to enable them to adopt such services with confidence.

Commenting on joining, David Bentley, our MD said “ Technology is changing our world fast. The ability to embrace these changes can be constrained by having access to the right people with skills & experience. At Cranford group we look forward to working with the Forum and its members on initiatives such as its Digital Skills Special Interest Group. This is to support the development of key skills for a changing workplace”

Cranford are delighted to be collaborating with the Forum and its members on the development of our Cloud Leadership White paper.   This takes a look at the how, what and why behind organisations move to the cloud through the eyes of industry experts, public sector thought leaders, cloud consulting companies, technology leaders and frontline employees.

Alex Hilton CEO of CIF added “As our own research indicates, UK businesses’ increasing use of cloud, and the growing imperatives of digital transformation, are changing the face of the IT department.

This in turn impacts how it interacts with the wider business. We look forward to working with our members to show how organisations need to respond and highlight successes and lessons learnt”

We are very much looking forward to working with CIF on various projects. The first of which will be Rachel joining their panel at the Cloud Expo Europe on the 13th March at Excel in London. The panel will be looking at ‘Building Digital Skills in Your Organisation”.

If you are attending the Expo, do make sure to come and say hello!

About the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF)

The Cloud Industry Forum(CIF) is a not-for-profit membership driven trade body established in 2009 as a direct response to the evolving supply models for the delivery of cloud based software and IT services.

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