Modern MSP: more value, less hassle

Every year (sometimes more often), the MSP realm demands a realignment of solutions. This is necessary to match the ever-changing environment that managed services cater for. In addition, the client landscape tends to shift, as new business sectors come to realise the MSP advantage. What does this mean for the Managed Services Providers, though?   [...]

By | 2018-07-23T15:16:23+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Blog, Industry Trends, Service Info|

Data quality matters

When you process large amounts of data, it's the quality thereof that has the greatest impact on your organisation. It is thus imperative to train yourself and your staff to care about data quality. Do this from the first step, and prevent adverse effects from poor information.   Get your data right from the beginning [...]

By | 2018-06-19T11:55:16+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Blog, Industry Trends|

Organisational transparency

In 2014, an article published in the Journal of Management defined the behaviour of transparency. It was termed as "the perceived quality of intentionally shared information from a sender". You will find a myriad of online and offline resources relating to such behaviour. Furthermore, they all point to a strong culture of good corporate governance. [...]

By | 2018-06-08T12:14:08+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Blog, Industry Trends|

Not feeling great? Meditate!

Are you finding yourself struggling to focus at certain times of the day? Is your brain too saturated with all the work and people that you are dealing with? There's nothing as bad as knowing that you've got stuff to do, but it's taking you twice as long because of your lack of concentration. Don't worry, [...]

By | 2018-04-19T10:37:02+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Blog, General|

The KISS approach towards the small everyday wins

It's no coincidence that we bring up the subject of KISS during the month of Valentine's. Who doesn't love an approach that embodies efficiency and results? The concept of Keeping it Simple originated as a design principle back in the 1960s. Among its peers are popular variants such as "less is more" and Occam's Razor. [...]

By | 2018-02-14T13:49:49+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Blog, General|

2018: With increased growth comes increased responsibility

The modern Internet has become the literal fibre that connects businesses and society. What's more, this inter-dependence is increasingly on the rise. With the exponential growth of Internet users to 3.8 billion, we have seen our lives drastically improve. With this, however, comes an increased sense of responsibility. Gartner estimates more than 8.4 billion "Things" [...]

By | 2018-01-15T10:15:19+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Blog, Security Info|

Forward strategy: the next level

You've laid the foundation, set the bar and let everyone know what the organisation is in store for. What's left is your forward strategy - building continuity and achieving your vision, one step at a time.   What is forward strategy? At its most basic, forward strategy refers to the second ongoing part of the [...]

By | 2017-12-20T09:13:31+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Blog, General, Industry Trends|

Hosted services, mobility and time – lessons in efficiency

Making best use of hosted services means not only being able to work remotely, but managing your time better. The idea is to maximise available time for productive outputs. Working from anywhere via reliable connectivity is only the start. You also need to consider the most applicable tools for your requirements.   Hosted services are [...]

By | 2017-12-05T16:47:04+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Blog, Industry Trends|

Firewall for the win

If you're not yet familiar with a firewall, you could be forgiven for thinking that having strong passwords and changing them often is enough to protect you and your organisation. Or could you?   A firewall is... The inconvenient truth, however, is this: you need a good mix of human behaviour and technology to guard [...]

By | 2017-12-05T16:48:23+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Blog, Service Info|
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