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Are Your Websites and Applications Secure?

Are Your Websites and Applications Secure?

What are you doing to secure your business website and other web applications used in your business? If you run local browser (web) applications, they are probably secured with a variety of techniques, including firewalls, regular patching and network monitoring. But what happens when you are...

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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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How setting up SOPs can help you deal with IT points of failure

How setting up SOPs can help you deal with IT points of failure

Creating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) covering your core technology is valuable even within a small business. It will save you a lot of stress when having to deal with critical events and help your team when having to think and act under pressure. Moreover, setting up proactive actions will...

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Top 10 Technology Trends: 2019

Top 10 Technology Trends: 2019

With the New Year in sight, we've been looking at which technology trends will be developing further in 2019 and how this might affect IT in the future.

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Computer Hardware Basics: What To Buy and Why it’s Important

Computer Hardware Basics: What To Buy and Why it’s Important

We often get asked by our customers what sort of PC or laptop hardware to buy. Or what specification is right. Whether you're very tech-savvy and know your PC components inside out, or you haven't the foggiest what type of processor or hard-drive is best, it can be hard to decipher the technical...

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5 Ways to Use Technology to Increase Efficiency in Your Business

5 Ways to Use Technology to Increase Efficiency in Your Business

One of the biggest advantages of technology is its ability to help us accomplish tasks more efficiently. This is especially useful for businesses since it frees up your staff and allows you to automate repetitive tasks without the need for human input.

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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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Computer Says: User Error

Computer Says: User Error

When I first started my working life, I worked for an organisation where, if you called the IT helpdesk, the “help” consisted of two standard responses:

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How Mobilisation Can Help Empower Your Employees

How Mobilisation Can Help Empower Your Employees

The traditional employment model of jobs for life and a 9-5, Mon-Fri has undergone a major shake-up over the last couple of decades.

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5 Things Every BYOD Policy Needs

5 Things Every BYOD Policy Needs

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies are rapidly gaining traction in the modern workplace owing to the flexibility and convenience they provide to both employees and their employers.

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