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Podcasts You Need To Listen To

by Lachie Dixon - Sep 12, 2019

Podcasts are now more popular than ever. Much of their rise in popularity can be attributed to increased accessibility and convenience. Value and knowledge can be taken away whilst washing the dishes or commuting to work. While radio and TV are seeing a decline in viewers and listeners, the on-demand nature of podcasts appeals to our busy lives. There are hundreds of daily and weekly podcasts covering a range of topics from business, economics and even cybersecurity.

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TAGS: how to, tips, Podcast

3 Ways To Protect Against Ransomware

by Lachie Dixon - Sep 3, 2019

Ask anyone who works in IT what malware they consider to be the most likely to bring a company to stand still and you can pretty safely assume their answer will be ransomware. Although not a totally new concept, ransomware has become a major threat over the past couple of years. 

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TAGS: it security, cyber security

File Naming Best Practices for SMB's

by Lachie Dixon - Aug 13, 2019

Your organisation's data is more valuable than money. It is the new currency of the technological age, and as such, should be protected and stored correctly.

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TAGS: data management, File Name

4 Ways You Can Use Your Company Data To Make Better Decisions

by Lachie Dixon - Jul 17, 2019

We have already iterated the importance of data and how it can drive businesses forward by giving them a clear view of where they are doing things right and wrong.

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TAGS: data management, Data Security

Ten Ways to Educate New Employees on Data Management

by Lachie Dixon - Jul 8, 2019

What is data management?

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TAGS: employees, management, tips, data management

Five Tips to Ensure Your Data Remains Secure, Relevant and Accessible

by Lachie Dixon - Jul 4, 2019

Adopting a secure and accessible data management solution can protect your business from data theft, misplaced documents and can save employees hours of labour as files are readily accessible.

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TAGS: it security, cyber security, Data Security, Data Loss, Risk Management

4 ways You Can Achieve Successful ROI for Your NFP

by Lachie Dixon - Jun 13, 2019

When you operate a not-for-profit, every dollar counts. In order to raise awareness for your cause, attract ongoing support, and generate results for the community, smart financial management is extremely important. For this reason, many NFPs are turning to technology to generate efficiencies and save money in all kinds of areas.

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TAGS: cloud, managed service provider, how to, tips

The Benefits Of Outsourcing IT for Nonprofits

by Lachie Dixon - May 27, 2019

Successfully running a charity, not-for-profit (NFP) or health/community organisation is no easy feat. Budgets are lean, yet you need to run highly effective marketing campaigns, and your sources of funding are ever fluctuating. The last thing you want to worry about is your IT.

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TAGS: managed service provider, outsourced, how to, tips, NFP

Creating a Strategic ICT Plan for Your NFP Organisation

by Lachie Dixon - May 22, 2019

 As the not-for-profit sector becomes increasingly competitive, you need to find ways to do more with the tools and resources you already have. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) plays a vital role in enabling you to identify efficiencies, reach potential supporters in the most cost effective way, secure more support, and raise awareness for your cause.

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TAGS: strategy, how to, tips, NFP

How To Set Up a Mobile Office

by Lachie Dixon - May 7, 2019

In today’s modern world there is a lot more to think about when planning how to set up a mobile office than just having a laptop, mobile phone and being able to “VPN in”. As we enter an age of mobility, it is important to have a strong grasp on what is required to be able to work on the road while maintaining productivity, security and reliability.


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TAGS: how to, tips, business, tools, communications, mobility