Business

How to create asset management databases

By |2018-09-10T15:47:17+00:00September 5th, 2018|

In this post, we examine how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can develop and implement an IT asset database. We also discuss the reasons for having a computerised asset management system, what it should include and some of the issues that could arise without such business information to hand. Business Assets and Effective Management With no Discover more

Why Your Business Needs An IT Budget

By |2018-09-10T15:23:37+00:00August 31st, 2018|

Why is preparing an IT budget within SMEs (small medium enterprises) essential? And, how can having a strategic budget propel your organisation towards success in the modern, competitive marketplace. Here, we delve into the main steps involved in creating an IT budget. Although busy, time-pressed managers and executives might well understand the necessity for preparing a Discover more

VOIP Business Solutions In Scotland

By |2018-09-10T15:50:05+00:00August 27th, 2018|

What is VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol)? And how can modern SMEs successfully deploy the latest intuitive and easy-to-use communications solutions to boost their competitive advantage? Staying Competitive Management teams in growing businesses understand how important it is to stay in contact with their client base. Despite the ubiquitous smartphone, packed with applications and features Discover more

How Your Employees Are Impacting Your Organisations IT Security

By |2018-08-20T09:41:00+00:00August 20th, 2018|

Your employees are the backbone of your business. The life and soul of the organisation, the people creating and pushing your product or service. So, surely, they can’t be putting your business at risk? Well, that’s where you’re wrong. It’s 2018, and not to make you skeptical, but there’s a lot of malware out there Discover more

Consent & the GDPR – what are you agreeing to?

By |2018-05-17T13:59:29+00:00May 17th, 2018|

If you lead any kind of online life you will have probably been inundated with emails imploring you to confirm and continue your various subscriptions.  The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has had the unexpected benefit of allowing all of us to finally dispose of some of those deeply irritating messages that clog up our Discover more

Taking GDPR Seriously

By |2018-05-17T13:59:08+00:00May 17th, 2018|

‘Serious’ is one of those words in the English language that has multiple meanings depending on context.  When we suggest that you should take the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) seriously we do not mean that there is a chance that you might regard it as a source of great mirth or even hilarity; if Discover more

Vendor Management

By |2018-05-17T13:58:19+00:00May 17th, 2018|

We live and function in a connected world and there are few if any businesses who don’t rely day to day on external vendors.  They might be a delivery company, getting your goods to your customers, or delivering vital raw goods to your business for further processing.  Your IT services may well be outsourced, sometimes Discover more

Disaster Recovery

By |2018-05-17T13:57:24+00:00May 17th, 2018|

Backup and disaster recovery planning is, unfortunately, one of those things that too many companies pay lip service to.  It is time-consuming, it needs to be regularly reviewed and updated, it should be tested periodically and it doesn’t appear to add anything to the profitability of the business. This is all true until something goes Discover more