News and interviews on David Markus including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Thursday, 04 February 2010
The story of a client that lost 13 years of data should scare every SME into setting up proper backup systems.
Thursday, 28 January 2010
As a rule, the larger the IT department the easier it is to pull resources from one area to cover another.
Thursday, 21 January 2010
Firstly, figure out what business functions you want to improve productivity in.
Thursday, 14 January 2010
Most of the standards around IT compliance are about creating better business systems and protecting businesses from serious data loss.
Thursday, 07 January 2010
What do you want to see from IT in this new decade?
Thursday, 17 December 2009
The key to reducing the time spent on IT is to monitor and improve your IT environment on an ongoing basis.
Thursday, 10 December 2009
Security implemented badly is a disruptive technology, so there is a high potential for your new security solution to impede your ability to do business.
Tuesday, 24 November 2009
With time and experience comes wisdom. SmartCompany's team of entrepreneurs and experts share their best start up tips, which will hold you in good stead as you embark on your own venture.
Thursday, 19 November 2009
December is a great time to review licensing for your antivirus software, to ensure you'll be virus free in 2010.
Thursday, 12 November 2009
Get excited about technology in your business. After all, that is what the IT guy thrives on.
Monday, 09 November 2009
Microsoft issues white paper warning businesses considering moving their data to a cloud computing company should be aware of privacy issues.
Thursday, 22 October 2009
If you run a business with several computers, now is the time to be planning your server upgrades or deployments.
Thursday, 15 October 2009
Just because you are in charge of a small enterprise, doesn't mean you can afford to (or deserve) mediocre inputs on any of these aspects of IT.
Thursday, 01 October 2009
Staff induction is a key activity in any growth company. Getting induction right will make your company stand out.
Thursday, 24 September 2009
The important questions are: will Windows 7 increase productivity and will everything still work?
Thursday, 10 September 2009
Using overseas developers can reduce your costs, but it must be managed very carefully.
Thursday, 27 August 2009
The problem you are facing is that you are looking for someone who understands your business and can align technology with your business goals. You need an IT strategist.
Thursday, 20 August 2009
Yes, new servers are expensive, but the cost of losing business can be a lot higher.
Thursday, 13 August 2009
In any business with multiple computers it is very difficult to know how much time goes into resolving computer problems or waiting for computers to work.
Thursday, 06 August 2009
There are good reasons for the different versions of the software existing but it is important to understand your requirements and preferences.