Christian Greenshaw

Unlicensed Software – Some Clouds have a Silver Lining

Unlicensed Software – Some Clouds have a Silver Lining

We established CareShield, training specialists for nursing homes, in 2009 in the midst of a deep recession. Since then we have encountered some bumps along the road, arguably to our benefit, as each experience has made us more efficient, resilient and focused. One was the difficult decision to downsize the company and consolidate our products after a period of unstructured growth. The other was to turn an investigation into unlicensed software use into an opportunity to reorganise our software assets, and in so doing equip ourselves with tools to deliver superior online training products to over 300,000 users in the health and social care sector. In 2011 we purchased Access Academy , specialists in training software, with a view to wholly owning and developing the online training system p... »