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We have opinions and we like to share them.

They aren’t always technology related, we like to think we have a thing or two to say about Leadership and management and hope you will find the occasional post or tweet useful.

What’s the worse that could happen?

Have a think for a second… what’s the worst thing that could happen to your business’s premises? Burglary? Fire? Flood? OK, statistically it’s pretty unlikely that something bad would happen. But if it did, the speed at which your business gets back up and running, totally depends on how much preparation you have done. There’s […]

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A Brexit action plan for small businesses

Sorry. It’s a post about Brexit 🙄 I read that UK growth slowed sharply in the final three months of 2018, thanks to increased anxiety around Brexit. If you’re among the many business leaders worried about the impact of Brexit on your business, this article may be of interest. https://smallbusiness.co.uk/preparing-brexit-planning-2546591/ If there’s any part of […]

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New guide: Upgrading your IT

I’m sending this to you just in case it’s useful. Because one of our jobs as your IT support company is to make sure your technology set up stays fit for purpose. My team and I have written a brand new guide called How to Upgrade Your IT Infrastructure with Confidence. It’s full of practical […]

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Insider Threat – Is Your Colleague your weakest link ?

A recent report defines insider threat as the biggest threat to data and company security today. It brings to mind the old adage that Generals always fight today’s battles with the mindset of the last. It could be just as true of data security and the protection of your company’s network. What can you do about it ?

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Agile Working – It’s Time For The Talking To Stop

Just two or three years ago, people liked to talk about agile working – but often it was purely talk.

Now, though, it’s genuinely happening and most people who are planning a change in their workplace – whether it’s a new building, a refurbishment or a look at better utilisation of space – are focusing on agile working. So what are some of the themes that underlie true agile working

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The Teddy Bears are Listening…

When Germany banned a connected doll over security concerns, it wasn’t being overly cautious. As it turns out, there’s a textbook example of what happens when toy data privacy goes horribly wrong. Security researchers have discovered that Spiral Toys’ internet-savvy teddy bears, CloudPets, stored kids’ voice messages to their parents. This also included names and […]

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7 musts to implement BYOD successfully

Mobility is essential for a successful company, but the challenge is securing all that data. A mobile workforce Today, employee mobility and office BYOD programs are critical for enterprise productivity. Mobile devices add new security challenges, bypassing many of the security controls you have in place. Mobile devices, mobile apps and the networks they use […]

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