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 »
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 »
Find that thing that's slowing you down and make it stop.
Everyone wants their IT solutions to work quickly, so they’re not left waiting for things to load or transfer. But it only takes one part of a computer or a network to slow you down, and that kind of limiting factor is referred to as a bottleneck.Read More »
Do you know your IT solutions as well as you should?
Visibility is one of the most important aspects of cyber security. Quite simply, if you can’t see what’s what, then you can’t do anything about it. You can’t spot weaknesses in your defences, and you can’t make improvements to better protect your business.
But what exactly do we mean by visibility, and how does it affect you?Read More »
How a system of cards on boards can bring greater efficiency to SMEs.
Efficiency and teamwork are everything in business, and Kanban can do a hell of a lot to improve both. But if you’ve never heard of it before, or if you’re just unsure about how it works, it can be difficult to know where to start. In this beginners’ guide, we’ll take you through the basics and show you how Kanban can benefit your business.Read More »
New technology matters to small and medium businesses just as much as it does to massive corporations. To help you stay ahead of the curve, we’ve identified some major tech coming your way.
How do you choose the right technology for small businesses? For SMEs, the latest, greatest technology can be an expense that’s hard to justify. Indeed, get your security right and install a solid IT backbone, and you don’t necessarily need flash gadgets to help your business.Read More »
IBM has launched a free service that aims to protect people from online security threats. Called Quad9, this new service could be a major benefit for both individuals and businesses. Here's why...
Proving that the best things in life really are free, IBM, along with two partner organisations, has gifted the world a new security service – Quad9.Read More »