Tech trends for 2020

2020-06-30T16:45:37+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tech trends for 2020 Days are getting shorter, nights are getting longer, that can only mean one thing - it’s time for predictions for the new year. In that spirit, here’s a quick round-up of the top tech trends for 2020 as they relate to SMEs. The cloud will continue to grow, fuelled by [...]

The robots are taking our jobs! The occupations at risk from AI

2020-06-29T12:53:24+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , |

The robots are taking our jobs! The occupations at risk from AI Machines have been taking “our jobs” ever since they were invented. In fact, you could make a very strong case for arguing that every invention that has made a task faster and/or easier in some way has probably done somebody, somewhere out [...]

AI and the issue of gender equality

2020-06-22T12:03:11+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

AI and the issue of gender equality Even though the phrase “Artificial Intelligence” can still sound futuristic, the reality, for the moment, is that it is actually quite mundane. In fact, AI, like most forms of technology, is really best at performing the sort of “autopilot” tasks that humans often prefer to avoid [...]

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 [...]

The relevance of Artificial Intelligence to SMEs

2019-12-18T16:27:43+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

The relevance of Artificial Intelligence to SMEs Even though there is a long way to go before artificial intelligence reaches the stage where androids could realistically impersonate humans, AI is now advanced enough to be a very useful business tool. In fact, it’s being deployed in all kinds of places, to the extent that [...]

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 [...]

New Year resolutions for the security-conscious small business

2019-01-29T15:03:02+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: IT Security, IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

New Year resolutions for the security-conscious small business What would a new year be without a list of suggested resolutions? On top of vowing to go to the gym three times a week and never smoke again, you will want to check out these three resolutions for security-conscious small businesses. They may be more [...]

Disaster recovery and business continuity for small businesses

2018-08-03T14:50:45+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Compliance, IT Support|Tags: , , , , , |

Disaster recovery and business continuity for small businesses Disaster recovery and business continuity are two sides of the same coin. Disaster recovery gets you up and running again as quickly as possible after disaster strikes, while business continuity allows you to “keep calm and carry on” in a broader sense. It can include plans [...]