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Welcome to our IT blog! Here you could find a thing or two about current technological and worldly affairs that could affect business.

Here are a few of our observations. Let us know what you think!

Role Swapping

Platinum Point, the weekly invitation-only business group I’m a member of, talk for a minute each on our business, business tips, or an interesting subject. This week myself and another member, Christine Frith, decided to swap identities and talk about each other’s business to the group. I have some sympathy with Christine Frith as IT […]

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We had an IT emergency last week…

We had an IT emergency last week… A client had to quickly leave their building due to a structural issue that has presented itself. We got the call on the Monday to say that the situation had deteriorated to such an extent that they needed their Server and associated equipment relocated and possibly hosted at […]

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Struggling to get Proposals sent?

Had to get a proposal out sharpish last week, it got me thinking is there a way I could raw material required out to the potential client quicker than currently is the case. The issue we have here at Twin (in common with many Technology Support companies) is each offering can be different to the […]

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The Dreaded B.S.O.D – Blue Screen of Death

Twenty Three years ago on this day 20th April 1998, Bill Gates and Microsoft unveiled their new Windows 1998 operating system. Several great enhancements were promised such as robust USB support, Enhanced Graphic Support, and the introduction of the Windows Driver Model (WDM). So far so good, unfortunately at a COMDEX computer trade show in […]

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How to create a hamonious hybrid office

The last year has acted as a cultural reset, having forced both individuals and companies to reassess their capabilities and to swiftly and dynamically enact change in order to stay afloat in uncertain times. As we all know, one of the most significant changes experienced around the world has been the widespread adoption of remote […]

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2030: What will our offices look like?

With so many working from home this year, the traditional office has a new basis of compairison. Now more than ever, the work environment is a key component in the battle to retain employees and attract top talent – 61% of workers value an aesthetically pleasing, comfortable workspace.. According to a survey conducted by Clutch, […]

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No-Cost Digital Strategies to Improve your Bottom Line

We’re positive your competitors are digitally savvy. And if for some reason they’re not, your customers surely are. Appealing to your target audience while standing out from the noise requires a fine-tuned digital strategy to match their online intellect. But because digital marketing is constantly evolving, it takes a proactive and integrated approach to maximise […]

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A 4-step guide to fostering trust with remote employees

For the past several weeks it’s been business as unusual for pretty much everyone. With millions working remotely, some for the first time, employees and managers alike are adjusting to our collective new normal. Technology like video conferencing software, instant messaging and real-time document editing have certainly made this transition easier, but there’s one important […]

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Sustainable IT: To repair or replace?

Nowadays, even the smallest of companies are doing what they can to better the environment. And one great place to start making a difference is within your IT department. While some IT equipment is quite robust, some is quite fragile. When damage or breakages do occur, is it more sustainable and cost effective to repair […]

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