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March 7th, 2013 - 10:11 pm § in Features

Bringing Printing Back To The Office

Though we have seen great technological advances in recent years, the office printer remains as valuable as ever. Improved technology has also helped to make it easier for businesses to produce printed material in-house, from leaflets to brochures. Why An Office Needs A Printer Whether it’s fo[...]

February 21st, 2013 - 10:24 am § in Features

Software licence optimisation critical to enterprise app stores success

This guest post was contributed by Steve Schmidt, VP of Corporate Development, Flexera Software Analyst house Gartner’s recent prediction that 25 per cent of organisations will have their own ‘app store’ by 2017 has caught the attention of many, but IT professionals and executives have a lot [...]

January 24th, 2013 - 9:41 pm § in Features

Cloud Computing for all: What SMEs need to know

As technology advances, SMEs are gaining capabilities previously only available to larger enterprises. Cloud computing has proven to be an effective method of levelling the playing field: allowing SMEs to access a wide range of software, platforms and infrastructure as a service Put simply, by offer[...]

January 15th, 2013 - 10:23 am § in Features

How to maximise VoIP business benefits

In the current economic climate it’s not hard to see why people are constantly looking for ways to help decrease the costs of running a business – and in many cases they find that one of the highest costs in any business is running the telephone system. Although many people take a telephone syst[...]

December 6th, 2012 - 3:36 pm § in Features

Five more business technology predictions for 2013

1.     The rise of managed services for SMBs ­ while the uptake of cloud services has helped drive a demand for managed services in 2012, it’s SMBs who will benefit in the new year. As with most technologies as they move towards maturity and commoditisation, managed services providers h[...]

December 6th, 2012 - 3:00 pm § in Features

Five business tech trends for 2013

1. BYOD  BYOD was arguably the biggest buzz word of 2012 and is now an unstoppable, user-driven wave which will continue to make a major impact on the IT world in 2013 and beyond. Smartphones, tablets and laptops all come under this category, as well as desktop PCs used remotely from home. Related [...]

August 17th, 2012 - 11:57 am § in Features

Data Security – Spotting and preventing the ‘insider threat’

Thousands of pounds continue to be spent on information security by companies of all shapes and sizes in order to “keep the bad guys out,” but with data leaks on the increase, it is clear that companies also face internal risks as well. Regardless of the source of the breach – individu[...]

July 4th, 2012 - 7:13 pm § in Features

How SMEs can benefit from QR Codes

This guest post has been contributed by Mark Fraser, CEO of zappit Keeping up with the latest mobile technologies can be hard. Owners of small businesses would be forgiven for assuming that technologies such as Quick Response (QR) and Near Field Communication (NFC) are best left to bigger firms that[...]

July 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm § in Features

How to find the best ideas in your company

This guest post has been contributed by Simon Hill, CEO of Wazoku In tough economic times, differentiating your business from the competition grows ever more important. One of the most effective way of doing this is through good ideas and innovation – a new product, a new way of using social media[...]

June 27th, 2012 - 9:17 pm § in Features

What is Project Portfolio Management, and why should IT directors and CIOs care?

This guest post has been contributed by Alex Adamopoulos, CEO of Emergn Limited  Project Portfolio Management – or PPM – is moving up the corporate agenda.  This is good news for the IT department, because it aids better collaboration with ‘the business’, so that IT can be seen to tangibly[...]