How data adds value to your business

How data adds value to your business

We all know that data is valuable. After all, the more we know about the inner workings of our business and how our customers behave, the better. But knowing that data is crucial in helping to move your organization forward, and knowing exactly how to use that information to do so are two very different things.

Business interruption insurance 101

Business interruption insurance 101

While it is highly likely that you have an insurance policy that will cover your small or medium-sized business in the event of a disaster, chances are you don’t have business interruption insurance. The majority of smaller companies tend to overlook interruption policies, believing (or at least hoping) that regular insurance will be enough to protect them.

Twitter warns about cyber attacks

Twitter warns about cyber attacks

Earlier this month, social media platform Twitter alerted a number of its users to the fact that their accounts may have been hacked into by something, or someone, known as a “state-sponsored actor.” While a warning of this kind is certainly not unprecedented – for some time now, both Facebook and Google have also been contacting any of their users who they think may have been targeted – it suggests that attacks of this type are becoming more widespread.

Google and the art of safe mobile browsing

Google and the art of safe mobile browsing

With the vast majority of end users turning to Google as their search engine or default browser of choice, it comes as no surprise to learn that the company takes security seriously. But in a perpetually changing landscape where anti-virus and anti-malware tools are constantly chasing their tails in order to stay up to date with the latest threats, there cannot be many small to medium-sized business owners who can afford to ignore the issues surrounding cyber security.

Executives Receive the IT They Deserve

Executives Receive the IT They Deserve

This week, I read one of the most “on point” articles I have seen in quite some time. Joe Peppard wrote for the Harvard Business Review, “Executives Get the IT They Deserve”. He pointedly addresses issues that we come across way too often – starting with the reality of consumer vs business IT. The fact is, often consumer IT typically just works, whether it’s your iphone or a printer or your home wifi – it’s simple and provides simple service.

12 New Marvelous Features of Microsoft Office 2016

12 New Marvelous Features of Microsoft Office 2016

With the recent release of Microsoft Office 2016, it may have you wondering "how is this version different from the previous?" What makes the 2016 version so special? Well, a lot! There’s MANY new features that have been added to programs such as PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

The keys to a successful Office 365 migration

The keys to a successful Office 365 migration

Microsoft Office 365 is growing in popularity as more and more businesses make the move to the cloud. However, without proper planning and testing beforehand, you could get stuck in the middle of the migration process, end up with duplicated data, or even have to abort the transition completely.