IT as an Expense or Profit Centre – Support Models

What does Financial Year 15/16 have in store for your business? Will you be affected by events in the Eurozone? Are South Australia’s record unemployment figures deeply furrowing your brow? Or has business never been more prosperous? Whatever the coming

IT as an Expense or Profit Centre – Green IT

What does Financial Year 15/16 have in store for your business? Do you have growth plans that require financing to realise? Or perhaps you’re securing profits through internal efficiencies. Whatever the coming months have in store, you’ll need to make

Why Can’t Your IT Manager and CFO Just Get Along?

A pertinent question for the end of the Australian fiscal year: Why can’t your IT Manager and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) just get along? The answer is: they won’t! Unless at least one of them can change their thinking. Seismometers

Do Computers Really Need Servicing?

There’s something most of us use regularly that requires periodic servicing. If you said the A to B ambulatory machine – the motor car – that’s a perfectly satisfactory example but for something completely different, I’m going to say “teeth”!

Big Data, Small Business – Seeing the Picture

Big Data. It’s certainty a trendy term but how can a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) ‘do’ it? We, the good people of Earth, create the equivalent of over 200 billion two-hour HD movies each and every day. It’s all

Microsoft’s Big Year – 2016

2016 is shaping up to be a mammoth year for Microsoft. At the very least as far as version numbering is concerned. If all goes to plan, by this time next year, we’re likely to see an impressive cache of

Animal Farm and Website Hosting Services

It has to be said: All website hosting companies are equal. Some are more equal than others. Just about every company has an Internet presence in the form of a website. Alongside e-mail, it’s the primary means by which businesses

Flexible Technology – 5 Bring Your Own Device Issues

Although conducted back in 2013, the Connected Workplace survey reported that 83% of employees in businesses with flexible technology policies reported job satisfaction opposed to 62% for businesses without such policies. [1] By allowing your employees to bring their own

9 Ways to Leverage SharePoint

What makes SharePoint particularly powerful is that a vanilla, bog standard, “out of the box”, install doesn’t really give you too much. It sounds paradoxical but SharePoint is, quite simply, a platform for collaboration that’s accessible via your web browser.