ICEbreaker Sep 2020
The brand-new edition of the ICEbreaker newsletter from theICEway is here and you can read it using the link below. Of course, if you are already a subscriber you will have seen it delivered to your inbox yesterday – quite the midweek treat! To become a subscriber and take your first steps along theICEway, just enter your email address at the bottom of this page. Containing the latest updates plus regular round ups of the most-read blogs from eTestware, ICE and CRIBB Cyber Security, it has been described as “unputdownable” by readers using tablet devices*.
For September, there is an exclusive update on theICEway’s ongoing collaboration with Seatrade Cruise on their Seatrade Cruise Podcasts. In them, co-founder and CEO, Ian Richardson discusses how IT can be used to help the cruise industry in a post-COVID world with his fellow peers.
You can listen to the first two episodes on the Seatrade Cruise Spotify channel, although we have included a weblink to the online version of the ICEbreaker here where you can find both along with additional content.
As well as this, you will also find articles from all of theICEway’s specialist IT brands – ICE, CRIBB Cyber Security and ourselves here at eTestware. You can read our thoughts on ‘right sourcing’ and why more and more companies are adopting it as a strategy these days, plus you can find out how our cyber security experts at CRIBB have been drawing upon their vast experience to help clients in healthcare comply with the revised Data Security and Protection Toolkit. Oh, and as for our contribution, you’ll hopefully gain insights into software testing courtesy of our qualified testing experts!
ICE – Right Sourcing
Published just last week, this article describes how outsourcing has been usurped by right sourcing, which effectively places more emphasis on organisations adopting a collaborative approach rather than simply ‘farming’ projects out to third parties in an effort to save money. This has always been a key aspect of our ethos here on theICEway, with all our teams looking to join forces with our clients’ teams to deliver.
CRIBB Cyber Security – DSP Toolkit
In this popular article you will discover how our cyber security experts are primed and ready to help organisations in healthcare to both achieve and demonstrate their compliance with the Department of Health and Social Care’s new data security and information governance requirements. Due to come into effect as of October 1st this year – a mere two weeks away – it is a must read for all those with access to NHS data and systems…
eTestware – How software testing is done
We published this piece back in August as part of a series of ‘back to basics’ articles in which we aimed to break software testing processes down in a simple way. Here we cover the key steps and offer tips as to how you can combine internal efforts with external resources in the most effective way.
We will continue to provide you with access to future editions of the ICEbreaker here and welcome any feedback you might have on it. Simply leave a comment below and one of our testing experts will get back to you!
*To be fair, that description was bestowed upon us by one of the chief contributors – but that still counts!