Working remotely has brought many challenges as well as silver linings to the way we now do business. We reached out to some of our valued customers to find out what they found challenging, and what tech they used to “fix” those challenges. Here are some key phrases we heard that made us have a bit of a laugh. Maybe you have said these yourself? To give you a helping hand, we have recommended some tech support to solve each challenge. Continue reading “Transparency in Tech”
How to Make the Most Out of Working From Home!
Written by: Delia Gill
Due to recent world events, most people have now had the opportunity to try out working remotely in one way or another, especially those who work from New Plymouth. It’s also been an opportunity to test out our IT systems when working from home and to see if they’re up to the task of simulating being in an in-person environment.
Continue reading “Managing Your Staff Remotely”
Written by: Phil Strang – Technology Partners
How a proactive approach can save you money and mitigate risk
Do you find yourself so caught up in other areas of your business that you tend to only manage your IT when things go wrong or it becomes an absolute must?
This is called reactive IT Management. With it, brings a mountain of stress, disruption and blown budgets.
A proactive approach to IT management doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. In fact, it can save you money and keep you focused on doing what you do best.
Continue reading “Proactive vs Reactive IT Management”
Let’s Pivot to remote work! But wait… how?
Written by Linda Montgomery, Rob Facer & Chris Curran – IT Center, Wanaka
The environment in which we operate has significantly changed over the last few months. Businesses in [add your location here] have been driven to embrace remote working. There has been no better time to question the efficiency of your workflows and systems. A business simply needs to have online functionality and the ability for staff to continue to work remotely. The need for increased collaboration and file sharing amongst teams is essential, which is where SharePoint can offer an excellent solution. How? Read on..
Continue reading “The SharePoint Shakedown”
Why back up your Microsoft 365 data
Written by: Peter Marshall – Voicecom Technologies
It’s fair to say that within the [your location] business community, COVID-19 has really pushed our business into the cloud. Whilst Microsoft provides powerful services within Microsoft 365, it is important to note that comprehensive backup of your Microsoft 365 data is not one of them. Of over 1,000 IT Pros surveyed, 81% experienced data loss.[i] This can be from simple user error to major data security threats like ransomware. The misconception that Microsoft fully backs up your data on your behalf is common and could result in damaging repercussions which is why it’s important to know what areas you are responsible for.
Continue reading “Be Warned about Backups!”