Maintaining Work-Life Balance While Working From Home

Since the pandemic began two years ago there has been a spike of employees working from home, which has had it’s challenges. If you are working home and have small children to look after while trying to be productive, this can be an extremely difficult task. If you are at home alone with pet’s, it …

You Need This Feature if Your Browser Looks Like This

We all have different ways of working, some of us prefer to have a minimal number of things displayed on our screens and others thrive when everything is open and in sight. But we can all agree that having 20 tabs open in your browser at any one time has a negative effect on productivity, …

Avoid Cloud Migration Disaster

Cloud migration doesn’t have to be an all-consuming nightmare. If you’ve ever considered moving your business’s data and applications over to a cloud-based solution, you’d be forgiven for breaking out in a cold sweat and forgetting about the entire thing. It’s complex and there’s a lot that can go wrong, from increased downtime to data …

Thin client vs Thick client

A thin client is a computer system that runs on a server based computing environment. They operate by connecting to a remote server-based environment, which stores the majority of apps and data in an instance of the desktop. The majority of the tasks, such as computations and calculations, are handled by the server. When it …

Have you Thought of All Your Technology Needs When Starting a New Business?

So you’ve started a new business. You’ve consulted with lawyers and tax experts, rented, or leased an office, purchased furniture, and office supplies. Now you need to figure out what technology you require to optimize your business growth and success. Here are some guidelines you can follow to achieve a successful technology rollout for your …

Website Search Optimization and How it can Draw More Customers to Your Business

Learning how to optimise your website for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is critical to its success as it will make certain that your website is working as hard as it should. If your SEO is good, you will be able to attract more traffic and convert more potential consumers. And because a conversion-optimized website often …

How a CRM System Can Help Your Business

A CRM or Customer Relationship Management system is a system which tracks your communications with your clients. It comes in many flavours such as Marketing, Sales, and Service Management. It can be used to mass email your clients about upcoming products and track any responses, create newsletters, and manage service calls. This kind of system …

Why Installing Updates and Patching Your Systems is Important

Every day new security vulnerabilities, software bugs and enhancements occur in software. Software such as operating systems for Windows Servers, Windows desktops and laptops, smartphones and applications are discovered and corrected by software vendors. Some of these vendors update devices automatically or in some cases alert you that an update is available. There are many …

Social Media Impacts on Productivity for Businesses

Every day billions of people around the world check their phones and computers to look at social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit and the like. Employees at the office probably check their phones all the time for new posts, likes, and comments. It’s a productivity problem as it’s estimated that businesses lose 30% …

Securing SCADA Systems from Hacking

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) is a technology used to control sewage, drainage, and water systems. These systems are vital to ensure the delivery and monitoring of reservoirs drainage of wastewater and sewage. As well, these SCADA systems are used to monitor and control nuclear power plants, the electrical grid, HVAC systems, and more. …