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    2022-01-31 08:30:00

    How secure are your network peripherals?

    We’ve written repeatedly about the importance of effective device management that covers all the devices on your corporate network. As we enter 2022, the time is ripe for an important reminder. How secure are your network peripherals really?

    2022-01-24 08:30:00

    What’s next for digital transformation?

    We’ve done COVID-19 transformation. But what’s next in terms of digital transformation? The Grant McGregor team considers how digital transformation might evolve through 2022 and beyond. For IT and business leaders, the huge rush at the start of the pandemic to facilitate work from home...

    2022-01-17 08:30:00

    Simple tips for managing web browser security

    Most people within your organisation will use at least one web browser. They are ubiquitous. Some will use them to access essential business apps. Some will be using them to access webmail accounts. Others will use them simply to browse the Internet. Yet web browsers are amongst the most insecure...

    2022-01-17 06:58:00

    Microsoft 365 Prices - here's what's changing

    In August of 2021, we alerted you to some planned changes to the Microsoft 365 (some still call it Office 365) range of cloud services under the New Commerce Experience model for 2022. See https://blog.grantmcgregor.co.uk/microsoft-announces-new-pricing and also in this week's TechTip video.   This...

    2022-01-10 16:45:09

    Don’t worry about the potential downsides of a password manager. The upsides are far greater

    Last week there were stories that a password manager called LastPass had seen some of its customers’ master passwords compromised. The company denies that happened. And it’s possible that some of the people who reported being affected had old accounts with master passwords they’d used with other...

    2022-01-10 16:44:35

    Is it worth the pain to switch IT providers?

    Should you? Could you? Isn’t it better just to stick where you are? And doesn’t change always bring with it too much risk? Honestly, is it worth the pain to switch IT providers? Is it worth the pain to switch IT providers? Believe it or not, this is a question our sales team hears a lot.

    2021-12-27 08:30:00

    Grant McGregor’s Tech Predictions for 2022

    What has the world of IT got in store for us all in the coming year? The Grant McGregor team has put our heads together to produce our top tech predictions for 2022. The rush to adapt systems in response to the pandemic revealed to us all how fast change can be delivered when it is necessary. This...

    2021-12-20 12:21:22

    Our review of the biggest tech stories of 2021

    What were the tech stories that got us all talking during the last twelve months? The Grant McGregor team looks back at some of the technology tales and IT intelligence that made headlines in 2021. #1. Poor practices put users at risk In May, security experts(1) revealed that more than 100 million...

    2021-12-15 12:19:32

    Using An IT Company alongside Your Internal IT Resource: Best Practice Tips

    Is it possible to combine an external IT partner with your own internal IT team? How can you organise it successfully so important work doesn’t fall through the gaps? And what about managing the relationship? What are the best practice tips that make it work? The Grant McGregor team are a flexible...

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