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4 Best Practices in Managing Team Collaboration Apps
The move to remote working and working from home recently has thrown the use of Cloud Solutions into sharp focus. One consequence has been the loss of the collaborative opportunities offered by office-based work. In turn, this has meant increasing the use of Cloud-based collaborative solutions such as Microsoft TeamsRead 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
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
What Is Cloud Computing? How Does ‘The Cloud’ Work?
One of the major IT innovations in recent times has been the explosion in the use of Cloud Solutions. The Cloud – A Definition Traditionally, organisations hosted their computer systems in a data centre on their premises. Over time, it became more cost-effective to achieve economies of scale by outsourcingRead More
What Is Cloud Backup and How Does It Work?
Many businesses are using Cloud Solutions today. They use it to host their operational systems and as a repository for data, including backups. One popular Cloud Solution for organisations operating their systems in their data centre is managing off-site backups. It’s not just businesses. Home users can back up theirRead More
The Future of Smartphones: Are They Alternative to Laptops?
When “portable” phones first emerged, a new state-of-the-art unit was the size of a small suitcase and needed mains power. You also had to be a powerlifter to pick it up. It wasn’t added to the roster of IT Equipment. Over the years since, there have been quantum developments inRead More
IT Management Planning: Why is it Important and How to Start Implementing
IT Management Planning demonstrated its importance in 2020. When normalcy reigned at the beginning of the year, we suddenly plunged into a world of uncertainty and profound change three months later. Organizations with well-developed contingency plans were able to cope. Others panicked. Importance Having a clearly-articulated IT Management Plan gaveRead More
4 Steps to Ensure IT Efficiency
IT is under increasing pressure as never before to do more with less. Budgets are static and often cut. Network security is taking up more and more resources, and the range and frequency of threats increases. At the same time, they are under pressure to increase the range of servicesRead More
4 Ways Technology Improves Workplace Productivity
Most businesses contemplating bringing in or upgrading their technology, have considered the business reasons for doing it. The reasons usually revolve around business improvement, often expressed as cost reductions and productivity and efficiency improvements. They are typically linked, but not always. Other reasons might be a forced need to accommodateRead More