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Are your staff actually the problem when it comes to cyber security?
Having an antivirus system installed across your IT environment has become the most basic and common form of protection – it’s the norm. In today’s world, technology is ubiquitous in the working environment, bringing with it both benefits and drawbacks. Everything we do is now accessed by computers, mobiles, tablets, hard drives, cloud and e-mail. This creates a huge opportunity for would-be attackers looking to gain access to your company data and systems.
Your Guide to SMB Cyber Security Planning
Is Hacking Really on The Rise? (Or are we just more prone to attack?)
In 2015, a Government Security Breaches Survey reported that 74% of small businesses reported a security breach in the previous year. As the Guardian reports, something “drastically changed” in 2015 (1) as cyber criminals started to turn their focus to small and medium businesses (SMBs).
Focussing on Innovation in IT – Changing the 80/20 balance
We are continually told to innovate, innovate, innovate. But that’s a difficult task when you don’t have complete confidence in your IT systems.
Resourcing IT Teams for Success
What does Outsourced Support have to do with the Finance Department? Everything, actually. Outsourcing datacentre and desktop support is a method for Finance Directors (FDs) to better budget, plan and make accurate predictions about future costings – all while alleviating the strain on the central IT department’s day to day activities.
The Guide to Operating Like an Enterprise (for SMBs)
Outsourcing support to third party IT specialists enables SMBs to act with the scalability and business capability of a larger organisation. This allows smaller companies to ‘operate like an enterprise’, all with an SMB budget.
Increasing User Productivity and Employee Satisfaction through IT Support
It’s commonly accepted that working can be made a lot easier for your employees if simple, everyday tasks such as catering, cleaning and transport are outsourced. But have you ever thought about bringing in another company to cover your IT support?
Traceability and Compliance in Manufacturing
Data analytics software is now used for a range of business processes; it is no longer solely for the finance department to create management reports, analytics technology is now in wide use across marketing, business development and product traceability functions.
Managing Data across the Supply Chain
Businesses are now recognising that data has the ability to influence decisions across all parts of their operations, especially within the Supply Chain.
Taking your business forward through production line optimisation
If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. ERP solutions give organisations the unique ability to gain visibility into their business information, and this is the first step in being able to make operational improvements.
SAP Business One 9.2 – General Availability
The new release offers a differentiation against competitors by leveraging SAP HANA based innovations such as Intelligent Forecasting, browser access and enhanced business functionalities such as project management amongst much more.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Bring Your Own Device or BYOD as it is commonly referred to has continued to increase within the work place over the past few years and the questions that are now being asked have changed from ‘should I let my employees use their own devices for business purposes’ to ‘how do I help manage the use of my employees devices within the business environment.’