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Next level stuff and you need to be on board…

Next level stuff and you need to be on board…

Next level stuff and you need to be on board... So, month 8 in the covid-19 household and it feels a bit like Groundhog Day if I am honest. Home working is most definitely here to stay, leaving us all wondering what the best way is to keep remote employees in the loop of all [...]
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The End is Finally in Sight, or is it The Beginning?

Finally, a glimmer of hope that the COVID-19 crisis is nearing an end. Whilst it’s still early days, and final approval is needed for the Pfizer vaccine; there’s a definite feeling in the air that maybe, just maybe, we can get back to normal early in 2021. But what is ‘normal’ now? If it’s where [...]
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Use AI to Fight Cyber Crime

Here is one of those classic “it makes sense but doesn’t work moments”. If I wanted to design the best home security system, then sensibly, I should go to the Police (who deal with all burglaries), and ask them to design me a product that protects my house against every theft they have ever seen. [...]
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Cyber Threats: Be afraid, be very afraid…

Running an IT business is no different to running any other type of business. We have the same challenges and often the same goals… One thing we certainly have in common is the threat of cyber-crime. Statistics show that this is the fastest growing crime on the planet. You may have seen the recent news [...]
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How our Helpdesk Team Leader, Craig Prince, has adapted during the last 16 weeks.

How our Helpdesk Team Leader, Craig Prince, has adapted during the last 16 weeks. As the Work from Home order came into place from the government, we were already one step ahead: in preparation for this we’d been working from home the week prior. No one could have predicted the change in demand and issue [...]
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Surprise somebody with Microsoft Teams. Here’s how…

Surprise somebody with Microsoft Teams. Here’s how… It’s rather simple really, just call them on their mobile or landline using Microsoft Business Voice via Teams. Surprised at how simple it is? Well, you’d be surprised at how surprised people are when you tell them that your calling from Teams. That’s because people are so accustomed [...]
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Tom’s Tech in two minutes

Tom’s Two Minute Tech – Business Voice When the world adopted Microsoft Teams as their go to application, we, in the tech world, got very excited, because we could see the potential. Microsoft bombarded TV with advertising; “We Live in Teams” they had a great point. Providing colleague & client collaboration, cross-device functionality, and integration [...]
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Microsoft Insights – What is it?

Microsoft Insights, one little button into a treasure trove of time! I have seen the Microsoft Insights feature, being talked about for some time on the Microsoft Roadmap, and on the tech forums. So, like most techies, I was keen to see what it could offer. Some of the early testing, made claims to have [...]
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Chelsea’s Q&A with Jack our Technical Consultant

Being new to the company and only experiencing the office… well from my kitchen, I wanted to know how our Techies have been affected with remote working. So, I asked Jack one of our Technical Consultants, a few questions on his experiences with working from home. As well as delivering high end projects for new [...]
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A message from Steve – the new norm

Hi String Friends, Like you, I have found running my business over the last 2 months both interesting and challenging. I would like to say I am starting to look at what life after lock down looks like, but if the truth be known, I have been looking towards this day from day one. I [...]
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