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A collection of musings on a wide variety of IT-related topics
Growth and innovation towards improvement

Growth and innovation towards improvement

We continue our blog miniseries on Adept's company values with a detailed look at the combination of growth and innovation. While it's odd to encounter two values as one, sometimes it's unavoidable. At other times, though, it becomes downright brilliant. We examine...

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Excellence is you doing your best

Excellence is you doing your best

In the first of this three-part post series, we'll be taking a detailed look at Adept's company values. These values form the core of our organisational culture. They guide how we behave while we carry out our business strategies. In this post, we discuss excellence...

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Is online education the future of learning?

Is online education the future of learning?

Many education centers around the world transitioned to an online or hybrid model in the face of COVID-19. This impacted the majority of their learners, and not always in a positive manner. These learners had little time to learn to adjust to their new way of...

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The technologies that will get you through 2021

The technologies that will get you through 2021

Information and communications technology (or ICT for short) has more or less helped bridge the world over the last year. Furthermore, the world predicts similar trends in the year ahead. Here's a broad overview of how and why some technologies will be of greater use...

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Looking back at a challenging year

Looking back at a challenging year

An unprecedented event created much difficulty for the entire world. While the pandemic wasn't as scathing on ICT as it was on many other industries, it nonetheless created new challenging obstacles. The trends that 2020 delivered on Back towards the start of the...

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Cloud journey considerations

Cloud journey considerations

If your cloud journey hasn't already commenced (or perhaps it has and you're unaware), you should be paying more attention. What's more, you're likely missing out on many opportunities for growth and innovation. The typical business can ill-afford to be left behind in...

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Staff Induction – refining the process

Staff Induction – refining the process

A while back, we wrote about the value of proper staff induction training when onboarding new employees. Recent developments in workplace functions inspired us to look at how the process has changed over the last 2 years. What's more, the emergence of remote working...

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Network safety: Top tips for managing digital security

Network safety: Top tips for managing digital security

Whether you're a systems administrator or an end user, you are in some way responsible for network safety. Any home or office networks you connect to can easily be influenced by your actions, or lack thereof. Our security team provided a set of simple tips to help...

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Gaming is for everyone

Gaming is for everyone

No matter what platform you prefer, modern games have something to offer you. And thanks to forward leaps in connectivity and technology, you're able to easily enjoy and share your experiences. Did you know, however, that there are many tangible benefits to gaming?...

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Managed Services in a Mac world

Managed Services in a Mac world

Adept's extensive experience in leveraging Managed ICT Services (MS) in a Mac world has generated success after success. Moreover, we have encountered and confirmed several notions which were once only theoretical. We continue to provide superlative MS to clients with...

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Protecting children online in a digital age

Protecting children online in a digital age

We attended a recent webinar entitled "Maintaining the human touch in a digitally connected world". The focus on protecting children was readily apparent. Moreover, it was highly appropriate given the proximity to Youth Day in South Africa. We take a summarizing look...

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Online safety and remote productivity

Online safety and remote productivity

People are increasingly asking how to boost their family's online safety during lockdown. Furthermore, companies are showing signs of struggles when it comes to keeping remote staff motivated. We took a personal approach and asked several of our colleagues what they...

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Digital transformation in a time of lockdown

Digital transformation in a time of lockdown

Our entire industry has been making a push for transition to the cloud for some time now. As a part of digital transformation, cloud and other related services saw an increased uptake over several years. Moreover, their use was turning into a main business function...

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Why Managed ICT trumps in-house

Why Managed ICT trumps in-house

Managed ICT services have a reputation, and that reputation continues to grow at the same rate that their effectiveness does. We took a look at what we've seen and coupled it with thoughts from others. We see a clear judgement - Managed ICT deserves its spot as a...

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Communicating better through technology

Communicating better through technology

The concept of communicating better is as old as the notion of discovering a tribe different to your own and trying to get your meaning across. Fast forward a few millennia, however, and some of the same problems remain. What's more, widening generational gaps and...

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