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Our thanks to Karen for her marketing help over the last few years

Posted by Andy Brown on 20 June 2022

Our marketing and social media guru, Karen, has decided to focus on mentoring and training going forward - we wish her well, and thought we'd take the opportunity to review the last few years.

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When the main guests at a party stand outside in the rain …

Posted by Andy Brown on 30 May 2022

What do you do when you organise a 30th birthday party for a company, but the two founders have COVID? The answer: make them stand outside with a broken umbrella, of course.

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Different strands of work over the last 30 years

Posted by Andy Brown on 25 February 2022

A nostalgic look at the many things we've got involved with since Wise Owl started, including making videos, publishing blogs and writing books!

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5 messages for anyone thinking of starting their business

Posted by Andy Brown on 25 February 2022

This blog lists our 5 worst moments from the first 30 years of Wise Owl, and the 5 bits of advice these would prompt me to give to anyone thinking of starting their own business.

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A trip down memory lane - remembering the last 30 years

Posted by Andy Brown on 25 February 2022

Much has changed in the 30 years Wise Owl has now been in business - and nowhere more so than in the software that we teach. Take a trip with us down memory lane to remember past applications!

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There are places I'll remember …

Posted by Andy Brown on 25 February 2022

Wise Owl have come a long way since we started in a basement in Chorlton-cum-Hardy 30 years ago. We thought we'd retrace our steps …

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The changing nature of our clients

Posted by Andy Brown on 25 February 2022

A look at how the nature of our clients has changed over the twenty or so years for which we've been recording data.

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A history of Wise Owl told through our websites

Posted by Andy Brown on 25 February 2022

Our archived websites only go back to 1998, sadly, but this still offers a fascinating (well, for us anyway) peek back into the past.

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Join us as we celebrate 30 years in business

Posted by Andy Brown on 23 February 2022

2022 marks the 30th anniversary of Wise Owl Training. Much has happened since we started work in a basement in South Manchester!

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Looking back on the occasion of our 50th newsletter

Posted by Andy Brown on 29 September 2021

As we reach our 50th newsletter, here's a look back over the different versions of our websites, starting with the first oh-so-basic FrontPage version in 1998 and finishing with our prospective new site (early days yet, though, so your opinions on it would be welcome! Oh, and we celebrate our 30th anniversary on 1st May next year: any ideas for how to commemorate this welcome!

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History of Wise Owl: The early years

Posted by Jenny Brown on 22 November 2019

The story of Wise Owl starts in a basement in Chorlton-cum-Hardy in 1992, at a time when WordPerfect for DOS was still widely used and Lotus 1-2-3 ruled the spreadsheet roost.

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A summary of the tests taken on our skills assessment site in the last 6 years

Posted by Andy Brown on 26 June 2017

Over a third of a million people have completed one of our skills assessment tests since 1st May 2011 - we thought we'd have a look at how these tests break down into categories.

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Wise Owl is 21 years old this year: 1992-2013

Posted by Andy Brown on 23 April 2012

To celebrate our 21st birthday, we thought we'd look back on how software training has changed over the last 21 years.

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