OneDrive Hacks – From Novice To Pro!

With over 38 million subscribers to Microsoft 365, and in excess of half a billion worldwide using its free applications and services, Microsoft knows a thing or two when it comes to delivering secure, efficient and versatile software. But there is one element of its Microsoft 365 package that is frequently overlooked by users, and that’s the ubiquitous and immensely …

5 lessons learnt from 2020 security breaches

It’s an undoubted fact that the global pandemic of 2020/21 will leave businesses operating in a vastly different landscape to just twelve months ago, with many making considerable alterations to the way in which they function. One such adjustment will be the urgent need for greater vigilance when it comes to cyberthreats; something that affects businesses and organisations both large …

Microsoft Power Apps are helping businesses break down remote collaboration barriers

While Microsoft 365 is more or less a ‘household’ name, fewer people have heard of Microsoft Power Apps. The lesser-known Microsoft solution can be used in conjunction with Microsoft’s more popular business solutions to provide some serious benefits to businesses working remotely and in offices. Microsoft Power Apps is part of a larger suite of apps, services, analytics platforms, and …

Employee wellbeing – A key consideration for future tech adoption

Even before Covid-19 disrupted our everyday working lives, employee wellness programmes were growing in importance in businesses of all shapes and sizes. And with good reason. Statistics from the UK’s Health & Safety Executive show that in 2019/20, pre-pandemic, there were an estimated 828,000 workers affected by work-related stress, resulting in an approximate 17.9 million working days missed. That’s a …

The forecast for 2021?

Its already March 2021.. Here are some of our key predictions for cloud in the rest of 2021 The pandemic has created a challenging and threatening environment for businesses over the last year. Perhaps a silver lining to a bleak 2020 was that many teams were forced to modernise their IT practices in order to remain buoyant. With mass adoption …

Introducing Microsoft Mesh

At the recent Microsoft Ignite conference, the company’s Alex Kipman unveiled a new hologram-based mixed-reality communication platform called Microsoft Mesh. This new blend of technology is potentially game changing.  It  will allow people in different physical locations to join a shared virtual environment. Using 3D capture technology a process Microsoft call “holoportation” . This will create a live hologram of …

Tools to Help You Stay Safe in a Brave New Cyber World

People across the world are beginning to realize just how vital cybersecurity is. As more people start talking and thinking about cyber risk, that number will keep growing. Due to Corona virus many business IT networks were uprooted and scattered to remote landscape. From the office we decamped and went to work from homes. The security for home broadband and …

Tax data blues

If you use QuickBooks for your company’s finances, you may want to be careful. Threat actors are using malware to export your QuickBooks data and post it on the Internet, where anyone can misuse it as much as they want. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe: ✔️ Make sure you’re limiting your QuickBooks administrator user access as …

Tips for helping children (and adults) stay safe online at home

During the last year of lockdown, working from home has brought several internet-related issues into sharp focus, not least how to keep ourselves and our children safe online. Even when lockdown ends and children head back to school, internet usage is likely to remain at an all-time high. ONS data published in March 2020 (just prior to the pandemic’s first …