Facial recognition software: security tool or security threat?

2019-03-19T15:21:50+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , |

Facial recognition software: security tool or security threat? Facial recognition technology has been around for years, but it’s only been relatively recently that it’s really started to move into the mainstream and it’s undeniably exciting the first time your phone logs you in just by looking at you. But while the tech industry’s [...]

How external IT support can make it easier for SMEs to manage change

2019-01-29T15:09:07+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

How external IT support can make it easier for SMEs to manage change When an SME hires an external IT company, they may expect that they will troubleshoot computer crashes and deal with emergencies, but the potential of an external IT company is often underestimated. As well as keeping on top of current [...]

Pentagon “Do Not Buy” Software List

2019-01-02T17:26:14+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , |

Pentagon “Do Not Buy” Software List The trend towards globalised software development may have just taken an interesting new twist. Over recent years, China, India and Russia have all emerged as countries with banks of talented developers available at a lower cost than their counterparts in some other parts of the world, such as [...]

What CEOs are doing wrong with their cyber security

2018-12-24T16:22:42+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

What CEOs are doing wrong with their cyber security Way back in IT prehistory (2004), Michael Soden, then chief executive of the Bank of Ireland group, resigned after it was discovered that he had been visiting websites which were forbidden under company policy. While this story is probably all but forgotten by now, Code42’s [...]

How to save money by outsourcing your IT support

2018-08-03T14:49:24+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

How to save money by outsourcing your IT support All successful businesses appreciate the importance of healthy cash flow and that goes at least double for SMEs who often do not have the financial resources of their larger counterparts. Part of the art and science of staying cash-flow positive is keeping costs down [...]

What’s new in Dropbox for your teams?

2018-08-01T11:43:05+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What’s new in Dropbox for your teams? Dropbox has long been working on improving its tools not just for remote working, but also for remote collaboration. As a tool that can be effectively utilised by teams, your business can take advantage of its new features for more efficient working. Showcase Showcase had [...]

Small business productivity tools

2018-07-17T14:06:55+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

Small business productivity tools Business owners and their employees are always keen to do more with less and work smarter not harder. The truth is that there’s a limit to how far either of these strategies will take you, as at some point you will need to increase your resources if you want to [...]

Small business marketing tools

2018-06-20T13:11:08+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Small business marketing tools Getting people to notice you is possibly the single biggest challenge faced by small businesses and it’s fundamental since nobody is going to buy anything from you, be it goods or services, unless they know you exist and believe you can provide a solution to whatever problem it is they [...]

Small business networking tools

2018-06-20T12:58:00+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Small business networking tools While we may all know that the most powerful connections are forged in person, this is 2018 and that means that many of us will be doing a lot of our networking online. In fact, businesses on lower budgets may do all of their networking online. That being so, here [...]

Sales tools for small businesses

2018-06-14T17:23:01+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services, Technology Trends|Tags: , , |

Sales tools for small businesses Sales are what keeps companies in business and it is, therefore, important to equip your sales teams with the best tools you can afford. Fortunately for small businesses, there are a number of good tools out there at very reasonable prices. Here are six of them: Pipedrive [...]

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