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The Hidden Costs of Working From Home
Working from home (“WFH”) has become a standard part of the workplace environment over the last two years or so. While there are advantages to the organisation and individuals, there are direct and hidden costs associated with it, costs which a business needs to be aware of. One such isRead More
5 Key Things to Lookout When Finding the Right IT Support Partner
IT Departments are increasingly turning to outsourcing using external partners to provide IT support. The main drivers are cost reductions and staff retention. However, before linking up with a Support Partner, there are some things to do. Especially in high-cost environments like London. The first is to establish what ITRead More
5 Key Uses of Thin Clients in the Cloud
Because of cost pressures, many organisations have moved their IT infrastructure to cloud computing technologies. The cloud can be a private cloud, created and managed internally by the organisation, a public cloud, perhaps hosted on infrastructure maintained by a managed services provider, or a hybrid cloud having elements of both.Read More
Can Big Enterprises Prevent Shadow Data Leakage?
The move to the Cloud by many businesses has forced IT Services to take a good look at how they provide and manage the security of data and Intellectual Property stored offsite. Most technology experts in the IT Service departments of large organisations are acutely aware of the security risksRead More
Working with External Partners? Managing Collaboration from Start to Finish
Over the last two years, many businesses have been forced to change their business development strategies into survival plans. That always means drastic changes to the IT Services the IT function offers to the business. Often the strategy is a move to cloud-based systems supporting an e-commerce environment because theirRead More
Digital Transformation: What is it and why is it important?
Digital transformation and the business transformation it generates It has been around in one form or another for over ten years. There are many definitions of what Digital Transformation actually is, and how it affects businesses that apply it to their organisations. Simply put, digital transformation is the integration ofRead More
What Does Accreditation and Membership Means for Your IT Partner?
Many organisations outsource service provision to their parties, especially for IT Support. They may do this as a way to meet a need for one-off skills, or to manage day-to-day tasks, thereby releasing their own staff for other more pressing tasks. It is particularly common in large metropolitan areas suchRead More
5 Computer Problems You Can Solve Without Calling an IT Help
Ask users what their pet peeve about an IT Helpdesk is and they will say firstly waiting for their call to be answered, and second, it is something they could have fixed themselves if they only knew how. If you were to ask an IT Helpdesk what their pet hateRead More
7 Things You Ought to Know about Platform Engineering
The rise of Cloud Computing, and the desire of many organisations to move to a Cloud-Based platform, often in a hurry, has created the concept of platform engineering. It is particularly relevant when an organisation needs to migrate legacy systems to a cloud platform. The obvious follow-up question isRead More
4 Good Habits of a Secured Business and What You Can Learn from Them
Hardly a day goes by without revelations in the media about the latest Business IT Security breach. Even the most prestigious organisations have had customer’s financial data stolen, subjected to ransomware, or simply seen their websites defaced. As companies reacted to the pandemic, many paid less attention to Business ITRead More