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What does “back to work” mean for your business continuity planning?

What does “back to work” mean for your business continuity planning?

Organisations must revisit their operational strategies and business continuity planning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, the Grant McGregor team considers what this might mean for your business continuity planning and, especially, IT. In a recent blog, we looked at how the current...

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Is Your IT Support Still Right for Your Business?

Is Your IT Support Still Right for Your Business?

Your business has developed - so has good IT support.

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The Importance of Online Backup for SMEs

The Importance of Online Backup for SMEs

The single best change you can make to your IT systems and processes this year? Investing in a suitable and effective backup solution for your business. If there is one thing we all learnt from the Travelex ransomware story in January, it’s that even some of world’s biggest organisations, dealing...

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The (Free) First Step to Better IT!

The (Free) First Step to Better IT!

In over 30 years in IT, I still encounter many business owners and IT-decision makers who find themselves spending too much of their valuable time dealing with staff technology problems and continually looking for work-arounds to the IT issues.

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Advancing Your IT Strategy: How to Identify Critical Vulnerabilities and Points of Failure

Advancing Your IT Strategy: How to Identify Critical Vulnerabilities and Points of Failure

In a recent blog, we looked at the five steps required to develop an effective IT strategy. In this article, we will take a deeper look into one of these key stages: how to identify critical vulnerabilities and points of failure.

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The Five Vital Components to Think About When Creating a New IT Strategy

The Five Vital Components to Think About When Creating a New IT Strategy

Developing an IT strategy can be a daunting task to start, especially if you’ve not done it before. Our new guide helps to demystify the process and offers a five-step approach to help you to get it done.

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The IT Lifecycle and 5 Signs that it’s Time to Upgrade Your Technology

The IT Lifecycle and 5 Signs that it’s Time to Upgrade Your Technology

When you’re starting out, smart tech purchases can often end up at the bottom of your list of priorities. But depending on how much you care about office atheistic, you can either end up overspending on beautiful technology, or buying the most cost-effective computers which your business will have...

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Why IT Cannot Be a Reactive Activity

Why IT Cannot Be a Reactive Activity

So much of the IT activity we all undertake is reactive – often it takes a malware attack to prompt us to upgrade our security software or a broken hard drive to make us think seriously about backups. Which is exactly why your IT approach shouldn’t be reactive.

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How Big (or Small) Does Your Organisation Need to Be to Need an IT Strategy?

How Big (or Small) Does Your Organisation Need to Be to Need an IT Strategy?

How big does an organisation need to be to make an IT strategy necessary? Is your organisation too small to need one? Grant McGregor answers your questions.

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6 Tips for Developing an IT Refresh Strategy for Mid-Size Businesses

6 Tips for Developing an IT Refresh Strategy for Mid-Size Businesses

Managing your IT estate always comes down to balancing the sometimes-contradictory forces of budget and performance. An effective IT Refresh strategy is an important balancing bar in this difficult act.

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