Category: Technology

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What is Redundancy?
April 25, 2019

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

Overcoming The Top 10 Challenges Facing Small Businesses in 2019 – Part 4
March 12, 2019

Overcoming The Top 10 Challenges Facing Small Businesses in 2019 – Part 4

We recently published a list of the top 10 IT challenges facing small business in 2019. We are now on part 4 of our posts looking at these challenges in a bit more detail and providing hints and tips on how small businesses can try and overcome these challenges themselves, whilst also showing where fully managed… Read full article

Overcoming The Top 10 IT Challenges Facing Small Businesses in 2019 – Part 3
March 05, 2019

Overcoming The Top 10 IT Challenges Facing Small Businesses in 2019 – Part 3

We recently published a list of the top 10 IT challenges facing small business in 2019. We are now on part 3 of our posts looking at these challenges in a bit more detail and providing hints and tips on how small businesses can try and overcome these challenges themselves, whilst also showing where fully managed… Read full article

Overcoming The Top 10 IT Challenges Facing Small Businesses in 2019 – Part 2
February 11, 2019

Overcoming The Top 10 IT Challenges Facing Small Businesses in 2019 – Part 2

We recently published a list of the top 10 IT challenges facing small business in 2019. Two weeks ago, we looked at the first 3 of these challenges in a bit more detail and provided some hints and tips on how small businesses can try and overcome these challenges themselves, whilst also showing where fully… Read full article

Top 10 IT challenges facing Small Business in 2019
January 08, 2019

Top 10 IT challenges facing Small Business in 2019

2019 is going to be an exciting year in the world of technology. Artificial Intelligence will permeate our working lives in new and interesting ways, particularly with the continuing rise of the chatbots.  Machine learning will be utilised in internet security to make security methods more active. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality will become more… Read full article

What have Magpies got to do with technology?
December 06, 2018

What have Magpies got to do with technology?

We were fortunate enough to be invited to take part in a CBI (Confederation of British Industry) SMI Network event in Nottingham recently. The event was a round table style including some larger local SME’s such as Browne Jacobsen and Duncan & Toplis, educational institutions such as Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham College, international businesses… Read full article

Printer Problems!
October 31, 2018

Printer Problems!

A disproportionate amount of issues that our clients raise are due to printer problems. Even in the modern world of cloud-based files and electronic communication every business still needs to print from time to time. And, despite dreams of paperless offices, this is unlikely to change any time soon. However, many of you will have… Read full article

Why It’s Time To Outsource IT Support
April 26, 2018

Why It’s Time To Outsource IT Support

A year is a long time in politics, or so the saying goes. The same can be said for IT Support. In February last year we asked, ‘Is it time to Outsource IT Support’. The original article gave four signs that it might be time to outsource. All are still valid, but we think there… Read full article

Top Tech Trends for Small Business in 2018
December 14, 2017

Top Tech Trends for Small Business in 2018

Trying to predicate the future is a mugs game, but we’ve not let that put us off! So, we’ve dusted off the crystal ball and here are the five technology trends that we believe will have the biggest impact on small businesses in the coming year. Cloud services will continue to dominate Cloud computing has… Read full article

The Advantages and Disadvantages of BYOD
June 01, 2017

The Advantages and Disadvantages of BYOD

If you’re running a small business you’ll be aware of the costs of the constant updates to technology. Staff requesting the latest phone, tablet or laptop, and complaining that the ‘outdated’ technology you bought a year ago is hampering them are a constant headache, we’ve even heard of staff moving to rivals for the latest… Read full article

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