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    2021-12-15 11:56:45

    Grant McGregor scoops another award, placing it as one of the best in the UK

    We've been named one of the 50 Best Managed IT Companies in the UK. Marking the second year we've won this award, and again as the only Scottish winner, it follows similar prestigious wins over the last 12 months. Our work is primarily about supporting people. Our ethos is very much centred on user...

    2021-12-07 15:46:16

    Are desktop PCs dead?

    With the focus firmly on flexibility, digitalisation and mobile working, it would be logical to think that the days of the desktop PC are numbered. However, purchasing trends over the last year suggest otherwise… Industry analysts have been predicting the demise of the desktop PC for more than a...

    2021-11-30 16:35:43

    A quick guide to ISO 27001

    What is the ISO 27001 Information Security Certification? Does your business need it? Is it worth going through the hard work of certification? Read on for a quick and easy-to-digest overview of the standard. Have you noticed ISO 27001 certification cropping up on an increasing number of RFI and...

    2021-11-24 12:04:42

    Do I Really Need to Change Tools and Software when Switching IT Suppliers?

    Sometimes, when we’re talking to a new potential client, they’ll ask us whether they will need to make changes to their systems in order to work with us. The short answer? It depends. Here’s why. When it comes to IT outsourcing, we know there isn’t a “one size fits all” solution. We have systems in...

    2021-11-16 15:39:54

    The Phishing Threat Now: A 2021 Update

    According to the FBI, phishing incidents doubled in frequency during 2020. The pandemic was boom time for cyber criminals, with nearly a quarter of a million phishing attempts reported in the USA alone. What can companies do to protect themselves from such email-based cyber threats?

    Windows 11 - The wait is over
    2021-11-08 09:35:26

    Windows 11: The wait is over

    All the benefits of using the very latest version of Windows in your business. After a four month wait, a brand new version of Windows is finally here. It’s a lot more secure, has better functionality and greater possibilities.

    2021-11-01 16:19:21

    What role must technology play in our transition to a Net Zero carbon world?

    COP26 meets in Glasgow over the next two weeks and the future of life on our planet is on the line. To mark the occasion, the Grant McGregor team ask: could technology hold the answer to reaching our net zero carbon goals? The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26, is the 26th...

    2021-10-25 09:33:23

    Should cyber risk be the responsibility of your Risk Manager or your IT Manager?

    Today, IT systems are crucial to the day-to-day operations of many organisations. This makes cyber security risks a significant part of organisational risk management. But where should responsibility fall? Is cyber security risk management the preserve of IT or organisational risk managers? Before...

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    2021-10-18 10:48:56

    Another 8 Great Features You Should Be Using in Microsoft Teams

    A few months ago, we listed eight of our favourite but little-known features in Microsoft Teams. In this blog, we take a look at some of the latest additions to Microsoft Teams – and ask: could you benefit from them too? Over the last eighteen months, Microsoft Teams has become an essential piece...

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