Today’s technologist works with colleagues who often feel they are caught in the digital revolution, stakeholders demand more from technology than ever before. Often, it makes directors, colleagues and even suppliers feel overwhelmed, and (at best) they expect IT to figure it out for them, without them. To act as their “proxy”. The real role […]
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Mobile devices come in all shapes and sizes, from smartphones, notebooks and tablets, to the new-breed hybrid convertibles and detatchables that made headlines at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015. While mobility boosts enterprise employee efficiency by delivering “anywhere access” to business data and systems, it obliterates what’s left of the increasingly ineffective corporate network perimeter. […]
If your in-box is currently reporting unread messages in the hundreds or thousands, you might have a hard time believing the news: e-mail is on the decline. The total volume of e-mail has dropped about 10 percent since 2010. So is there a new digital channel wrestling for your attention Email V Messaging ? The […]
Many companies that we engage with mistakenly believe that their routine backup operations have them covered in an outage or disaster. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard a CIO say, “Our data is backed up via XYZ software each night. That’s our DR plan.” Data backup and disaster recovery are not the […]
Every single year since I can remember there is very stiff competition for the most over used word or phrase within the outsourcing technology industry. The word cloud when applied like a magic bullet to every area of technology has to be the most over used word in our current lexicon. The Simplest and Easiest […]
As technologists, we are always thinking about the future of IT and solutions, right? So it is often the case that when we retire older systems, or move location the value of software licences we have left in those configurations is often ignored. The question is how much money are you leaving on the table. […]
For a fast moving industry technology managed services can be surprisingly conservative in it’s client relationships. The provision of IT services more so than ever is a complex role and can lead to a confusing choice for any client. This can lead to stagnation, inertia and in more extreme cases clients not receiving the services […]
At Twin Systems, we specialise in Outsourced IT support. Outsourcing aspects of your business to third-party service providers with the specialist expertise is a must in this competitive modern market. In 2013, 43% of the IT sector had been outsourced according to Udemy statistics, which rose to 60% the year after. Deloitte predicts that outsourcing as a […]
Social hacking is the criminal act of manipulating people to surrender confidential information. In most cases, the perpetrators are looking for opportunities to take advantage of vulnerable or naïve people, by deceiving them into handing over sensitive information. This information can be used against them and provide a gateway for hackers to gain access to […]
In the last three years, Cyber Attacks have become more and more common with some of the biggest brands even being affected, From TalkTalk to Sony, to Apple, Facebook and Microsoft, no company is immune to the risk of cyber-attacks and the resulting loss of corporate data & information. In the times we live in, […]