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Author Archives: Rick Williams

Using M365 to boost collaboration and innovation in business

Streamlined collaboration and innovation are the goals of every business. According to a press release issued by Gartner, “By the end of 2023, 39% of global knowledge workers will work hybrid”. This means that having the right tools to facilitate open communication and operational efficiency is an absolute must. That is where Microsoft 365 (M365, […]

Why businesses should partner with managed service providers

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With global information technology (IT) spending expected to reach “$4.6 trillion in 2023”, it is clear as day that IT is helping businesses scale up. But in order to keep their IT solutions healthy and efficient, companies will need to have access to the right resources and expertise. Managed service providers (MSPs) can offer all […]

Cyber security frameworks for Australian businesses: a guide

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As cyber-attacks continue to increase and target millions of people across Australia, organisations must be vigilant and enact the right security measures to protect themselves from risks and security incidents. In today’s cyber risk management landscape, there are various cyber security frameworks and guidelines that can assist enterprises in their risk management strategies.  However, navigating […]

SharePoint vs OneDrive for file storage: which is best?

As businesses continue to work in a time governed by advanced technology, efficient and secure file storage has allowed them to better organise and store sensitive data. In this space, OneDrive and SharePoint both offer the ability to store files. But choosing between them can be challenging when they appear similar.   This article will demystify […]

How to manage a data breach: useful tips for any business

Nowadays, data breaches have become an unfortunate reality, particularly in Australia, where five breaches impacted “over 1 million” people between July and December 2022. These security incidents can cause severe reputational and financial damage to businesses – along with undermining the safety of customers. That is why it is crucial for organisations of all sizes […]

Can technology solutions revolutionise market research?

As the market research sector continues to operate in an era defined by advanced technology solutions, researchers should always be finding new ways to streamline their work for maximum impact. And with the “Market Research and Statistical Services industry … [worth] $3.3bn in 2022” (at least in Australia), adopting new technologies is vital for widening […]

How to prepare for a cloud migration: 5 tips to remember

The business landscape changes often, and with the rise of cloud-based technology solutions, many companies are seeing value in the cloud. With that being said, in order to leverage it, you need to move your data and tools into the appropriate environment. Cloud migrations are the process of moving IT solutions to the cloud – […]

Why disaster recovery plans need cloud technologies

Natural disasters and unexpected events can cause major disruptions to businesses and their operations. That is why having a robust disaster recovery plan (DRP) is critical for any organisation that wants to minimise downtime and resume operations as quickly as possible. This is where cloud technologies come in. By utilising the power of the cloud, […]

Break/fix vs managed services: which saves you more money?

In today’s fast-paced business environment, having efficient technology solutions grants businesses several important benefits. However, users may encounter issues with their information technology (IT) systems. When this happens, the terms ‘break/fix’ and ‘managed IT services’ spring up as possible solutions to resolve problems. But which is the most budget-friendly for businesses? Understanding the differences between […]

Why the construction industry needs a technology roadmap

In an era where technology is rapidly transforming every industry, the construction sector must not be left behind. By planning for a more sustainable and innovative technology infrastructure, a well-crafted technology roadmap is the key to successfully deploying information technology (IT) solutions within your construction company. This article will examine why companies in the construction […]

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