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Your data backup could be a disaster waiting to happen

You may think your files are protected - but could you be in for a nasty surprise when disaster strikes?
3 Dec 2019
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Careers & training

Should you recruit externally when introducing new tech?

Retrain your current staff or hire fresh talent? Making the wrong decision could be an expensive mistake
2 Nov 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Do you need to employ a data protection officer?

The rules surrounding data protection are changing, and so is the requirement to identify a responsible member of staff
21 Oct 2019
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Hardware

How businesses can get the most out of a desktop scanner

It’s one thing to buy a desktop scanner for your office; quite another to use it productively. We discover the routes to scanning success
28 Sep 2019
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How unified communications could energise your business

Unified communications used to be a buzzword reserved for enterprises and huge budgets – but not anymore
21 Sep 2019
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Security vulnerabilities vs security threats

How you can protect your business against these dual concerns
17 Aug 2019
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Should I settle on a company-wide browser configuration?

Are there enough pros for standardising on a single browser to outweigh the cons?
10 Jul 2019
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How to give your business a voice

Alexa and her friends aren’t just for music and home automation. Find out how voice assistants can benefit your business
1 Jul 2019
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How to get more out of Google Drive

Tips for using Google's productivity suite, including Docs, Sheets and Drive
16 Apr 2019
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Install Windows 10 IoT Core on Raspberry Pi

How the tiny Pi can run a stripped-down developer edition of the world's biggest operating system
8 Mar 2019
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Why are businesses so reluctant to take out cyber insurance?

Businesses buy fire, theft and property insurance, so why the reluctance to protect against hacks?
25 Feb 2019
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What can an ethical hacker do for my business?

'Ethical' and 'hacking' aren't usual bedfellows, but when paired they can be excellent penetration testers
18 Jan 2019
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Does tape still have a place in my backup strategy?

Tape drives may not have sex appeal but they're still highly attractive to IT managers
20 Dec 2018
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Alternatives to using VPNs to connect your remote workers

A virtual private network is usually the go-to solution when it comes to remote connections, but other options may be more suitable
2 Oct 2018
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How do I best support my remote workers?

We speak to the companies that help to make remote working a reality
14 Sep 2018
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Hardware

Should I be buying refurbished IT kit?

We speak to those in the know to find out why buying 'secondhand' kit isn't as big a risk as it may seem
17 Aug 2018
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Should I let my staff choose their own kit and, if so, how?

By allowing your employees to specify which devices they use at work, you could end up saving money
16 Jul 2018
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13 tricks to help you master Dropbox

From automation to hosting a website, there's so much more to Dropbox than file storage
11 Jul 2018
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Is it time for me to switch to a different web host?

If you're asking the question then the answer may be "yes", but consider your timing carefully
8 Jun 2018
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Business strategy

In 2018, what are the benefits of leasing IT equipment?

We explore the many reasons why it makes sense, from reducing debt to simplifying support to ensuring your IT kit stays up to date
10 May 2018
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The 10 best IFTTT apps to help automate your business

Nik Rawlinson explores how simple automation can help workers be more productive
1 May 2018
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How do I ensure my files remain accessible in the future?

How to stop your valuable information becoming extinct as old formats die, according to experts
13 Apr 2018
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Why it's time you made the switch back to Firefox

Is your browser getting you down? Nik Rawlinson suggests it may be time to revisit an old friend
6 Apr 2018
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How to slash your office's electricity consumption

Exploring the technical tricks and tweaks that can help drive down your energy bills
2 Apr 2018
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The one money mistake all bad businesses make...

... and how to make sure you don’t fall victim
23 Mar 2018
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How fintech can turn your small business into an enterprise

Fintech has knocked digital finance into second gear and left traditional players looking out of date
23 Mar 2018
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Cloud

Should you move your payroll to the cloud?

With tougher data legislation looming, and all the convenience it offers small businesses, moving payroll to the cloud could pay off
15 Feb 2018
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Business strategy

Could a chatbot serve my customers?

Nik Rawlinson speaks to the people behind some of the best-known British chatbots as he investigates their usefulness to businesses
2 Feb 2018
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Business strategy

How to go platform-independent

Work seamlessly across your iPad, Android phone and Windows PC
26 Jan 2018
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Business strategy

How to go platform-independent

Work seamlessly across your iPad, Android phone and Windows PC
26 Jan 2018
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Should companies use VR to cut costs or boost sales?

If you’ve written off VR as hype, then it may be time for a reality check
10 Jan 2018
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Should companies use VR to cut costs or boost sales?

If you’ve written off VR as hype, then it may be time for a reality check
10 Jan 2018
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Should I roll out Chrome OS across my business?

Google’s lightweight operating system, and the devices that run it, could make serious savings for organisations of all sizes
22 Nov 2017
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Should I roll out Chrome OS across my business?

Google’s lightweight operating system, and the devices that run it, could make serious savings for organisations of all sizes
22 Nov 2017
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How to manage and support a mobile workforce

The old phrase “it’s never been easier to…” applies with gusto when it comes to remote workers
11 Oct 2017