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Do your staff know what they are doing?

Everyone can benefit from a few tips to help on those repeatable tasks, but do people always say when they don’t understand? They don’t always do this, and they may be taking long winded approached to formatting a 50 page document taking up hours to complete and may include human errors, when a function like ‘format painter’ would do the same job in seconds. Investing in training […]

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Do your staff have the flexibility or access they need to finish jobs after the office closes?

Monday to Friday 9 till 5 isn’t always the normal hours of work in today’s business world. Flexi time is often available to staff along with obstacles that may prevent a staff member from coming to the office, or just not having enough hours in the day. To help assist staff, it pays to make sure they have the resources to have a flexible approach to working […]

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Is your data safe from modern-day hijacking?

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In years gone by hijackers were the things of legends and folk stories but they are very much part of everyday culture in 2014 – in a digital sense. The recent global press around the Heartbleed bug, resulting in vulnerabilities in OpenSSL, highlights the need for companies to be vigilant of potential data security risks. OpenSSL is the cryptographic library that secures most of the internet’s websites. […]

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Cover Your Company’s Back with these Data Backup and Recovery Strategies

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Is your company covered in the event of a system failure, natural disaster or other unforeseen danger to the loss of critical data?  In today’s fast paced business world there is a staggering amount of data being created on a day to day basis. It is vital to have a backup plan for recovering your company’s work in case of a disaster.  Having a backup and recovery […]

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Could PPM save your business?

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Business is risky, but it is the risks that you aren’t aware of that can be the most threatening. This is usually why businesses call in IT professionals to plan, maintain, stabilise and develop the IT systems that are in place. Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), can be identified as Planned Maintenance (PM) or Scheduled Maintenance, is in place to schedule maintenance on a specific item, piece of […]

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How to Easily Become More Productive In Business

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“Stay hungry, stay foolish,” is what Apple founder Steve Jobs told Stanford University students in an oft-quoted commencement address.  Though he never really explained what he meant, much has been written in the way of commentary about that piece of advice. It is most often taken to mean that Jobs was advising passion and commitment as the wellspring of success for entrepreneurship.  Those qualities, combined with a […]

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