MS Teams Vs Slack

2020-06-30T16:24:28+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Services, IT Support, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

MS Teams Vs Slack Some of the tech giants have built their businesses on seeing where small companies succeed and then either making them an offer they can’t refuse or launching their own competitor product. Sometimes this works, sometimes it doesn’t and sometimes both products find their own little niche. For example, even [...]

Smart Devices – Could your computer make you sick?

2022-01-11T14:50:14+00:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , |

Smart Devices - Could your computer make you sick? According to an old saying, “when America sneezes, the world catches a cold”. What if, however, smart devices developed to a point where a supercomputer could sneeze and make the world catch a cold? That time may not be so far off. A very [...]

Open source: the best software to analyse data

2020-06-24T17:37:42+00:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: IT Support, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Open source: the best software to analyse data One of the benefits of keeping data in a digital format is that it is easy to analyse. What’s more, there’s plenty of software out there to help you to do so. When it comes to data analysis, many organisations have a preference for open-source software: [...]

Security with cloud back-up services

2020-06-24T17:32:29+00:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

Security with cloud back-up services (Do I need to back up my Office365?) Kim Dotcom is a name that may have faded from the news headlines (at least in the UK), but he was the founder of Megaupload, which is was what we would now recognise as a cloud-based site for the storage and [...]

When Windows 10 Breaks

2022-01-07T19:24:46+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , |

Windows 10 Breaks - When Upgrades go wrong Windows 10 upgrade system is perhaps the most obvious way in which the Windows 10 operating system represents an interesting departure from Microsoft’s past.  Microsoft’s core base of enterprise users continues to have a significant degree of control over which updates they install and when.  [...]

Email and GDPR: can you check your employees’ emails?

2020-06-26T07:53:18+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Compliance, IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

Email and GDPR: can you check your employees’ emails? End users (in this case employees) and IT departments often see corporate email as being one of their major professional challenges, albeit for very different reasons. To end-users, the volume of email processed each and every day is often a time sink that can gobble away at their productivity, whereas to IT [...]

Making the most of your content with repurposing

2019-11-14T16:48:56+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , |

Making the most of your content with repurposing With many people’s focus turning to reusing and recycling their belongings to save the earth, it’s worth remembering that those philosophies have lots of other applications too, such as managing your content. Given how much time, energy and resources you have no doubt ploughed into creating [...]

Which processes should SMEs be automating?

2019-03-19T15:26:08+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

Which processes should SMEs be automating? Automation essentially means delegating tasks to a machine. While there are periodic media articles about the effect of automation on employment, there is also a strong case for arguing that automation, when done correctly, is actually not a threat to SMEs at all. In fact, it’s a huge [...]

Is the Krack attack back?

2019-02-13T12:35:40+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: IT Security, IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

Is the Krack attack back? WiFi may be one of the greatest conveniences of the 21st century but, as is often the case, with great convenience comes security implications. The dangers of using public WiFi have long been public knowledge, but there have also been concerns about the danger of the WiFi protocol itself. [...]

The role of the CISO and the challenges it brings

2019-02-13T12:19:12+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Compliance, IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

The role of the CISO and the challenges it brings If there was ever any doubt that the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) was an important one then these questions should have been resolved over recent months. A combination of data-related scandals and the introduction of GDPR should hopefully have convinced [...]

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