Author Archives: Rachel Lancaster

3 key focuses for improving your flexible working strategy this year

3 key focuses for improving your flexible working strategy this year

As we move into 2021, there’s no doubt that the world has changed long-term. Remote working is here to stay, and organisations need to refine their strategies to reflect a long-term, ‘bigger-picture’ mindset. What should this mindset include? 1) Developing a company culture 2) Renovating tedious workflows with automation 3) Opening the doors of virtual collaboration – giving your employees options Read our latest blog to more about these three key focuses and how to implement them you’re your strategy in 2021

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Are you getting the right remote working support from your IT provider?

Are you getting the right remote working support from your IT provider?

Good IT support is already a major boon for most businesses, but it’s become even more important since the long-term shift to remote and flexible working began early in 2020. As working hours deviate beyond the traditional 9 to 5 and businesses look to remain as efficient as possible, 24/7 support, remote access and specialist advice are key features of a support function. Is your IT provider giving you dedicated remote-working support? Read our latest blog to find out what makes an efficient support function and what benefits your business can enjoy

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Using Microsoft Lists to stay on top of packed workloads

Using Microsoft Lists to stay on top of packed workloads

Not very many people have heard of Microsoft Lists but, trust us, it will change how you work every single day. From creating and sharing lists with team members and stakeholders, to building custom lists for projects unique to your business, Microsoft Lists is the tool that organiser’s and project managers love. Plus, it sits directly in Microsoft Teams! Discover its benefits and why you should start using Microsoft Lists with our latest blog here

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Microsoft Teams will reduce meeting background noise with artificial intelligence

Microsoft Teams will reduce meeting background noise with artificial intelligence

Remote working has divided the nation; some workers will never look back whilst many others have found it incredibly challenging to work from home this year. One of the biggest challenges? Disruptions and background noise. Luckily, Microsoft Teams is listening to the concerns of its customers and this month is rolling out a background noise reduction feature that’s powered by artificial intelligence. Gone are the days of incessant muting with a new level of noise suppression… we know we’re excited! Read our blog update to find out more –

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Penetration testing: a huge asset for small businesses?

Penetration testing: a huge asset for small businesses?

Ethical hacking… Once seen as an absurd practice only valuable to multi-million-pound (euro) enterprises. But in the current business climate, rife with cyberattacks, companies of all shapes and sizes could benefit from testing their security systems. Ethical hacking can help businesses strengthen specific areas of their security defences and prevent catastrophic breaches. An ethical hacking practice doesn’t have to be a big commitment, but it could save your business from substantial loss.

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