Why you should sack your IT guy

Why you should sack your IT guy

Many businesses employ the services of an “IT guy” – an IT contractor who is contacted from time to time when their technology breaks, or when they need changes made, such as new users starting, or setting up a new laptop. Many who take this approach...
Standardise on an end user device with Microsoft

Standardise on an end user device with Microsoft

Agreeing on a standard for end user devices such as a laptop can increase productivity, maximise employee work time and lower costs on device maintenance and training. To provide an example of standardisation, I will focus on the benefits of standardising on the...
Increasing productivity with technology

Increasing productivity with technology

We are always looking at innovative ways to improve staff productivity in the work place, with both quick wins and long-term changes to business processes and tools. Innovation contributes to the success of many businesses across all industries. With the vast number...
Why are you moving to the Cloud?

Why are you moving to the Cloud?

Cloud services have been a hot topic for a number of years now. The ABS carried out a survey across 6640 Australian businesses during 2013-14. Less than one in five businesses reported using a paid cloud service. Today, the majority of companies within Australia use...
Technology – Prevent the fire before it occurs

Technology – Prevent the fire before it occurs

Recently I was called by a business that had been experiencing intermittent performance issues with their office network for months. After visiting their office for the first time, I learnt that staff lost hours of productivity each day due to ‘slow’ access to key...