Awards are two a penny these days but one look at the finalists confirms that the CNA awards truly are the cream of the comms industry. It’s not driven by ad revenue or an ‘old network’, these awards recognise the best … Read More
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We’re still at the top of our game!
At Cobalt, we are excited to have been selected as finalists at the National Comms Awards in London in October. After winning the prestigious ‘Innovation Award’ last year we didn’t dare to dream that we could be selected as finalists … Read More
We’re Carbon Neutral
We pride ourselves on being a humble team and not making much noise about many of the worthy endeavours undertaken by our colleagues. However, when Exeter City Council declared a climate emergency in 2019, we felt it was not only … Read More
We’ve won a national award for innovation!
The comms industry was tested like never before as the pandemic hit the nation. Demand for our services went through the roof as people moved to remote working and, for many businesses, that wasn’t the only challenge. Companies, particularly with … Read More
We are Corona ready, are you?
With government figures forecasting that at its peak Corona Virus could affect up to a fifth of the workforce, we need to create a contingency plan that will allow our staff to work from home and keep our business up … Read More
I caught you watching porn.
Every time we browse the internet or receive email it is linked to a location and we leave a virtual trail of breadcrumbs behind. This is fine for the vast majority of us, but it is not ideal if you … Read More
Let’s dispel the myths around the ISDN / PSTN phase out!
Hard selling in the telecoms industry is rampant at the moment and a lot of this appears to be being driven by BT and BT Local Business themselves. Several of my customers have received communications from BT telling them that … Read More
Snow Day Plans
How did your Snow Day plans work last year? Disaster recovery is something every business owner knows they should take seriously but when the time comes to put your plan into effect how it works in practice is often not … Read More
Transforming your Methods in the Digital Era
I attended a very important Microsoft event today and was lucky enough to listen to Richard Reed, a Founder of Innocent Drinks, and Satya Nadella who is the CEO of Microsoft. Richard’s passion about his brand and product is infectious, and this is … Read More
Disruptive Technology or Innovation?
Like it, love it or loathe it, technology affects us all every day. Disruptive Innovation has been changing businesses and the way that we do things for years. Wikipedia killed off traditional encyclopedias, (my parents still have our old children’s Britannica). Rail and … Read More