IT Strategy

Your Guide To Setting An IT Budget

By |2019-04-08T12:39:20+00:00April 8th, 2019|

One of your most important jobs as an IT manager is managing your organisation’s IT budget. As your budgeting and planning here will affect everyone in your organisation, it’s essential that you put in the time and effort to make sure you get it right.

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Downtime Calculator: Why Your Business Needs One

By |2019-03-05T13:45:47+00:00December 10th, 2018|

Here, we explore how IT system failures, however occasional, can affect businesses negatively – both operationally and financially. As well as these important considerations, we provide an overview of the benefits of using a downtime calculator to highlight potential issues. That way, an organisation can be proactive and make improvements, before any weak areas or Discover more

Using Voice Over IP Solutions for Your Business

By |2019-03-05T13:46:52+00:00November 26th, 2018|

In this post, we discuss what VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) is. We also look at how modern SMEs can 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. Discover more

How to create asset management databases

By |2019-03-05T13:47:22+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 |2019-03-05T13:47:54+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 |2019-03-12T10:35:16+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

Pseudonymisation

By |2018-10-10T18:12:46+00:00May 17th, 2018|

Pseudonymisation is literally a mouthful, a portmanteau derived from pseudo and anonymisation.  Apart from being a pronunciation challenge, it is a concept that appears repeatedly within the GDPR and it is important to any organisation that will be processing data beyond the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation in May 2018.  It offers significant 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