carbon-footprint

Reducing Carbon Footprint for IT Solutions

If you run a company, you’re probably focused on growing your business and increasing sales. Not a lot of business owners consider the environment.   That’s all changing for the better these days, though. You can see a growing number of customers choosing to go with companies who care about the environment. An online survey conducted last…

Hybrid working

Preparing for Hybrid Working

A recent study confirmed that since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, around half of employers are anticipating an increase in employee requests for flexible working from home or remotely, for all or part of the time. What are the implications of hybrid working and what do employers need to consider?  Before the Covid 19 pandemic, a lot of jobs were thought to…

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Creating Inclusive Hybrid Work Experiences

Within the hybrid workplace, technology is a crucial factor and can make or break your level of inclusivity. For many employees with disabilities, it can mean the difference between being a productive team member or an outlier.  There is still progress to be made to help drive awareness of this topic. Here are some of the improvements that have been made to accessibility…

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The Latest 16-inch MacBook Pro

The 16-inch MacBook Pro is pricey, but the top-end M1 chip proves that Apple can truly be as powerful as the most potent rival PC laptops.  Apple has been experimenting with their chip for a couple of years now. When they finally released their first laptop with this chip, it exceeded expectations. They were the first generation of Macs…

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How the IoT is Changing Business

If you’ve been hearing a lot about the “Internet of Things” or IoT recently, but you’re not quite sure what it is, don’t worry. Despite there being more than 7.5 billion IoT devices in the world, a vast majority of consumers are still unclear on what the Internet of Things is.  The internet of things is everything…

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End-to-End Encryption for Teams Calls

Microsoft recently announced that end-to-end encryption will be possible in person-to-person scenarios for Microsoft Teams Calls.  Calls made in Teams are already encrypted by Microsoft 365 encryption technologies. However, end-to-end encryption goes a step further and prevents man-in-the-middle interception scenarios.  Here’s Microsoft’s definition of end-to-end encryption for Teams:  “End-to-end encryption, or E2EE, is the encryption…

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Elgato Stream Deck for Businesses

When we think of the Elgato Stream Deck we often think of live streamers and video content creators alike as this is how Stream Deck has always been marketed to us. The stream deck is not limited just to Twitch and OBS, it has proven itself to work flawlessly with other applications giving it huge…

Cyber-Monday

Cyber Monday Phishing Scams

Cyber Monday is here and there is a whole lot of bargains to be had! Take advantage of the early deals available and get your holiday shopping done. Cyber Monday can be a hot spot for cybercriminals due to their increasingly sophisticated scams. Shoppers need to remember that some deals are too good to be…

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Microsoft’s Charity Offerings

In many ways, the operations of non-profit organisations differ but the main goal is usually the same. Your goals are less focused on making stakeholders more money, and more on helping your community.  With all the challenging work it takes to manage a non-profit, sometimes you will need to make some strategic decisions. That can include budget and resource…