If you’ve ever forgotten the jumble of letters, numbers, and the maiden name of your best friend’s neighbour’s mother at nursery school, you’re not alone. Getting locked out of an important application is a daily headache for millions. Here’s a pain-free guide to getting back into your Office 365 account.Read More »
Are disaster recovery plans worth it? If you are a responsible business leader, the only way to answer that question is by knowing the facts. Here, we take a look at the theory behind disaster recovery planning and the evidence to show the impacts that organisations have experienced by not having one.Read More »
There’s nothing worse than getting half-way through your Month/Year End, only to discover that you have forgotten to include your sales transfers. In today’s hectic world, it is a surprisingly easy mishap. As long as you have backed up your files, restoring data in Pegasus Opera 3 is easy. Here’s our quick guide to fuss-free data restoration.Read More »
Whether it is time for a payroll update, a cashbook transfer, or sales and purchase transfers, there are times when you need to feel confident that you have a good data backup. If you accidentally make an error in your processing, or you simply need to press rewind, it is important to know that your earlier data is safe.Read More »
Everybody has done it. One absent click, and without so much as a puff of smoke your important document has vanished. At the best of times, this is irritating. At worst, it is panic inducing. Either way, here is a TMB Top Tip on how to keep stress levels to a minimum and find that document.Read More »
It’s not just a key you accidentally press sometimes.
If you ever want evidence of how much Microsoft Windows has become part of everyday life, just look down at your PC keyboard. Unless you’re using a Mac, you’ll find Windows has its very own key. How many other operating systems can say that?
But the Windows key is also somewhat misunderstood. Some regard it as an annoyance, a key that, when accidentally pressed, opens the Start menu no matter what the user is already doing. And opening the Start menu is probably the entirety of what most people use the Windows key for.Read More »
Many informed business leaders have a general idea of what a disaster recovery plan involves. On a practical level, it means ensuring that everyone knows what to do in an emergency, whilst having the correct support in place to get systems up and running. It all sounds very 21st century. However, the key impacts of disaster recovery plans have their roots in the fabric of society. Here, we take a look below the surface.Read More »
If you want a handy example for the phrase “double-edged sword”, then online user reviews are ideal. In many ways, they provide an excellent public service, helping consumers to choose whom to business with and encouraging companies to offer excellent service. But at the same time, they’re open to abuse, which can mislead users and unfairly damage businesses. The problem, as you can probably guess, is fake reviews.Read More »
Disaster recovery and business continuity planning are increasingly common buzzwords in the corporate space. And that’s no surprise: IT is increasingly central to business operations, and the sudden loss of functionality can cause a dizzying kaleidoscope of unpleasant repercussions. To keep your company safe, it helps to know which security options are on the market. Here’s what you need to know.Read More »
What better time to learn to code?
Today marks the start of National Coding Week 2019. Every year, the National Coding Week organisation promotes the importance of digital skills in the workplace, working with businesses, schools and libraries on events throughout the UK.Read More »
Leaving things as they are may be convenient, but it could be costing you.
When did you last start a new contract for your business broadband? If it was more than a year ago, you're possibly on a rolling contract, lasting no more than 30 days. In other words, you pay month by month, and as long as you don't contact your supplier to cancel, you remain a customer.Read More »
Reminder: stuff stored in the cloud probably isn't backed up.
Not long ago, we wrote about how cloud services like Office 365 and Google Drive should not be used like backup solutions. Last week, one company experienced exactly the kind of data loss that proves this point.Read More »
When you’ve finally earned your escape to the beach, the last thing that should be on your mind is the threat that everything will fall apart in your absence. Taking a few simple precautions can make the difference between an uninterrupted break and an urgent flight home. Here’s a quick guide to keeping your business secure during the summer shutdownRead More »
Combining the words ‘disaster’ and ‘recovery’ can sometimes feel like it has a very dismal and ominous ring. However, the point of planning for business disaster recovery (BDR) is not so much about putting sandbags out to prevent a flood, but rather making architectural changes to the landscape to stop the flood from happening in the first place, and then divert it if it does happen. Here is what you need to do to achieve complete security.Read More »