Thursday, 16 May 2013
Thursday, 09 May 2013
Thursday, 02 May 2013
Thursday, 04 April 2013
Many businesses have let their IT systems degrade since the GFC and the damage is only now starting to show.
Thursday, 28 March 2013
The best things in life are free. IT is not and, therefore, it must create value.
Thursday, 21 March 2013
Your IT might be doing some whiz-bang things, but its main aim should be to increase your company's revenue.
Thursday, 14 March 2013
Key things to consider when selecting a new IT service provider and applying KPIs to their performance.
Thursday, 28 February 2013
The size of your company and the projects it works on will largely determine your approach to IT staffing.
Thursday, 21 February 2013
Having solid work-from-home systems in place can help a company overcome events that are often beyond its control.
Thursday, 14 February 2013
A lot has happened in computing over the past five years but many SMEs have yet to catch on.
Thursday, 07 February 2013
With the economy starting to show signs of recovery, now might be the time to invest in growth systems.
Thursday, 24 January 2013
The Microsoft Surface Pro could be the next big thing for businesses looking to go mobile.
Thursday, 10 January 2013
IT system downtime can cost your business both time and money. But there are some simple ways this can be avoided.
Thursday, 20 December 2012
Your email marketing has to move with the times rather than follow the snail trail to obsolescence.
Thursday, 13 December 2012
Take some simple precautions before the festive season break to make sure your IT system is still running when you get back.
Thursday, 06 December 2012
There are cost saving possibilities in training your staff to use IT systems more efficiently.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
While teleworking presents some great opportunities, people will need to develop the skills necessary to make it work.
Thursday, 22 November 2012
The Click Frenzy crash provides a valuable set of lessons to SMEs about web hosting and server capacities.
Thursday, 15 November 2012
SMEs are going to have to weigh up whether to jump in or wait when it comes to using Windows 8.
Thursday, 08 November 2012
Microsoft has moved into the hardware market with the Surface, hoping it can better control how users experience its products.
Thursday, 01 November 2012
Bring Your Own Device is a hot topic among SME owners and managers, who are weighing up the risks and benefits of this IT revolution.
Thursday, 25 October 2012
With the complexity of IT these days, a trusted advisor is now a key part of any company's successful IT strategy.
Thursday, 18 October 2012
Blacksmith to gas-lamp lighter to IT server expert: Change keeps marching on, chewing up and spitting out what is surplus to requirement.
Thursday, 11 October 2012
A new government report signals some interesting changes for the IT sector, especially SME operators.
Thursday, 04 October 2012
IT system failures led to massive traffic chaos in Melbourne yesterday. It served as a valuable lesson about system vulnerability for businesses.
Thursday, 27 September 2012
Do you depend on computers in your workplace? Most of us do today.
Thursday, 20 September 2012
There's a lot of hype about cloud computing, but some innovative businesses are starting to explore its potential.
Thursday, 13 September 2012
While many in the IT industry are ambivalent about Microsoft, it remains the supplier of choice for most non-IT businesses.
Thursday, 06 September 2012
Measuring performance can lead to some mighty improvements, both personally and in your business.
Thursday, 30 August 2012
If you have assets, you need to protect them; if you have data, you need to protect it. Simple, even obvious...right?
Thursday, 23 August 2012
IT innovations are changing the way SMEs do business and there's plenty more change to come.
Thursday, 16 August 2012
Realistic expectations might help when you are resourcing your company's IT needs.
Thursday, 09 August 2012
An efficient buying process for IT products might serve your business better than a lot of cost comparisons and handwringing.
Thursday, 02 August 2012
We have noticed lately that the price of many cloud solutions has been on the decline, all to our benefit.
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Spending on IT without a business plan is a surefire way to both waste money and get a sub-par system.
Thursday, 19 July 2012
Seeing how IT has transformed the architecture industry could lead to new ways of thinking about how we exploit IT opportunities.
Thursday, 12 July 2012
Size and flexibility have emerged as key issues in IT spending for the coming financial year.
Thursday, 05 July 2012
The entrepreneurial mind isn’t always attuned to making sure good governance procedures and solid IT systems are in place.
Thursday, 07 June 2012
Look carefully at where your money goes and then think about how new technologies could drastically change what you spend on your IT requirements.
Thursday, 10 May 2012
There’s power in diversity and that power can be applied to the IT decisions every business has to make.
Thursday, 03 May 2012
Reliable hardware and software systems keep a business humming, so short-term scrimping on infrastructure is rarely worthwhile.
Thursday, 12 April 2012
Have you ever stopped to think about whether you are a high value client or a low value client?
Thursday, 05 April 2012
Unified communications offers businesses some powerful ways to get staff talking and collaborating.
Thursday, 29 March 2012
There's a science in choosing the right printer - making the wrong move could cost your business in the long run
Thursday, 15 March 2012
There are two very different ways of receiving IT services, known as the “chasm”. You need to figure out which side you’re on.
Tuesday, 06 March 2012
If your business needs extra servers to peak loads, here's how the cloud can slash your costs.
Thursday, 23 February 2012
My bet is that this year, we will see some massive IT security issues. Let me just summarise some of the 2011 headlines and then I’ll explain why I believe 2012 will be worse.
Thursday, 16 February 2012
What does a car manufacturer have to do with global IT concepts? In recent times, a lot!
Thursday, 09 February 2012
If you are currently funding your IT requirements from cash reserves then chances are you have limited your capacity for future growth and success.
Thursday, 02 February 2012
The big trend for 2012 will be “as a Service” (aaS); part of the jargon for cloud computing which includes PaaS, IaaS and SaaS.