Top five apps for home workers

Top five apps for home workers

  With more of the workforce seeing the benefits of working from home or on the move, digital tools are popping up to replace your traditional scanner, accounts ledger or diary. In fact, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) one in three employed Aussies spend at least some time working from home, […]

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Ransomware does not have to succeed

Ransomware does not have to succeed

WannaCry ransomware made global headlines recently as it infiltrated thousands of SMBs as well as larger operations like telcos, schools and hospitals, including some large-scale victims like the UK’s National Health Service.   Be assured, this is not the first ransomware infection of its kind, and it won’t be the last. For most businesses, the […]

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How Technology Is Changing The Way Our Children Learn

How Technology Is Changing The Way Our Children Learn

Digital technology is revolutionising many parts of our lives, whether it’s communications, transport, entertainment, personal finance or even shopping.   Education is no different, with advancements in digital tech transforming the way students learn in schools around the world.   While Chromebooks have become commonplace in many classrooms, there are a range of other cutting-edge […]

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Does your business need a dedicated server?

Does your business need a dedicated server?

Are you feeling constrained running your business from your desktop or laptop?   Chances are if you have more than a couple of users, the time has come to invest in your own server. It might feel like a big step for a small to medium business (business) to take, but the functionality, time savings, […]

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Modern workstations for modern healthcare

Modern workstations for modern healthcare

Modern healthcare facilities take many different forms. From hospitals to neighbourhood clinics to home visits, different ecosystems require different workstations. Some require the power and stability of desktop PCs, while others need the portability of laptops or the ease of tablets.   However, some important conclusions can be drawn when designing a workstation fleet. Desktops […]

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Where to spend on IT in 2017

Where to spend on IT in 2017

Uncertain times call for wise planning in IT. Global political uncertainty and flat company revenues mean budgets will be stalled for the near future, affecting investment in not just products but people. It sounds dire; however, four clear themes remain relevant in governing IT budget spend for 2017.   Hardware and software Research from Spiceworks, […]

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Get ready for the worst

Get ready for the worst

Bad things happen to good organisations. In any disaster, whether natural or man made, there are businesses that close because of the physical conditions and never manage to reopen. Here’s how to figure out your weak points and how to avoid common pitfalls in making that assessment.   1. Assess your risk Don’t make risk […]

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The corporate coffee shop laptop

The corporate coffee shop laptop

Have you noticed that no matter how nice the office you provide for employees, they seem to like working at the local coffee shop more than working at their desk? You’re not alone: Around the world, work is being done on small tables filled with laptop computers and fancy coffee.   Many workplaces are swapping […]

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No entry-level stigma

No entry-level stigma

There’s something about that label. “Entry level” systems are seen as insufficiently powerful, marginally useful, and utterly degrading when placed on a professional’s office desktop.   This characterisation might have been accurate years ago. But today, even entry-level systems can be capable, powerful computing devices that, under the right circumstances, can be “cool” for users […]

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Five ways to stop data theft

Five ways to stop data theft

Look around the office. One in four of the people will take or share sensitive company information when they leave their job. The findings from a 2016 survey of 600 employees in seven industries by Biscom show that employees are the greatest risk when it comes to data theft.   The survey also found the […]

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