Category: Technology & Software

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Law firm technology adoption increasing
September 29, 2021

Law firm technology adoption increasing

But there remains challenges to adopting new technology A major independent study into innovation in the legal sector has revealed that while the majority of law firms were making increasing use of day-to-day technology, there is still more to be done. The research carried out for the Solicitors Regulation Authority by the University of Oxford found... Read full article
Microsoft 365 News and Updates – August 2021
August 18, 2021

Microsoft 365 News and Updates – August 2021

Microsoft 365 is constantly evolving. So much so that it is often hard to keep up with all the new features. The Microsoft 365 Blog is a fantastic place to find out what’s new in Microsoft 365. However, there is a lot of information there. A lot of these is really only relevant for large,... Read full article
Worldwide chip shortage means businesses need to plan ahead
August 02, 2021

Worldwide chip shortage means businesses need to plan ahead

We are recommending business owners and managers plan now what new devices they’ll want later this year – because of a global chip shortage. Few people in the UK are aware that there are just not enough chips being manufactured for all the devices that need them. These days chips go into almost everything that’s... Read full article
What is Redundancy?
June 17, 2021

What is Redundancy?

In previous blogs we’ve talked about various ways to try and prevent IT disasters in your small business.   We’ve explained the differences between backup, disaster recovery and business continuity but when it comes down to disaster prevention a term we often use is redundancy. But what does this actually mean in an IT context... Read full article
What Is The Best Legal Practice Management Software?
June 02, 2021

What Is The Best Legal Practice Management Software?

A modern law firm needs a reliable system for managing the various components of its practice. Legal Practice Management Software (LPMS) is designed to make your life easier. But the market is full of solutions that claim to do just that. This makes it difficult to determine which one is the best choice for your... Read full article
The Top 10 Office Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed
April 28, 2021

The Top 10 Office Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed

At Your IT Department we love a gadget! We’ve recently posted our favourite laptops, keyboards and mice for you to peruse. This week we decided to look a things that may be a tiny bit less practical. Whilst you obviously NEED a mouse that is fully programmable and can contact to three different devices at... Read full article
Your Server is Going To Fail!
April 14, 2021

Your Server is Going To Fail!

Here’s Why and What You Can Do About it. There are some inevitabilities in life. Death and tax are two. We’ll add IT hardware failure to that list. Because we don’t wish to scare you but your server is going to fail. It is not an ‘if’ it is a ‘when’ and in this article... Read full article
How difficult is it to move from G-Suite to Office 365?
April 07, 2021

How difficult is it to move from G-Suite to Office 365?

It’s completely impossible! Why? Because neither of these things exist anymore! The correct question would be ‘How difficult is to move Google Workspace to Microsoft 365’. We’ve used the terms G Suite and Office 365 as these continue to be the recognised terms for the Google and Microsoft productivity suites that we are going to... Read full article
The Best Business Mouse 2021
March 31, 2021

The Best Business Mouse 2021

We recently looked at the best keyboard for business 2021. Some of those keyboard choices came packaged with a mouse. However, as a general rule once you move to more expensive keyboards then you’re going to have to add your second input device yourself. So, what is the best mouse for business users? What are... Read full article
The Best Business Keyboard 2021
March 24, 2021

The Best Business Keyboard 2021

The keyboard is an often overlooked piece of equipment. Many businesses will go for ‘whatever comes with the PC’ or the cheapest option. But this is part of the computer you spend most time in contact with. So it deserves a little more thought. The design of your keyboard can make a huge difference to... Read full article
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