Monthly Guide Videos
Every month we focus on an aspect of business technology. If you see anything that you want more information about, or help in implementing anything then call us on 01752 546867.
Video Call Setup.
Is your Video Call setup the best it can be? this month we have a look at what you can do to get the most out of your setup.
Turn Team Off on startup
Do you want to focus when you start your day, then disable teams form starting on startup. This video will show you how.
Windows has a feature which should help you focus, however you may still get interrupted. This is about to change view our video to find out the details.
Have you heard of microsoft lists, our latest video will help explain why you should use this app.
3 clever tricks to use within Microsoft Teams.
There is a big increase in webcams being compromised. Our latest video explains how you can protect yourself.
Do you have a resposive IT Helpdesk
When things go wrong, what you need is a responsive helpdesk. Is your current provider being as responsive as you would like.
Would any of your staff actually click that link?
There’s a cyber-crime called phishing.
It’s a major pain.
Criminals send emails pretending to be someone they’re not, hoping one of your people will click a link and accidentally give them access to your data.
Do you think your team would spot a phishing email?
Here’s an easy way to check.
You can accurately predict annual hardware expenses
Are you pulling together your budgets for next year?
It might be hard to know how much your business will spend on software – especially as your needs change throughout the year. However you can budget for your hardware accurately for the year.
Just ask yourself these 5 key questions.
Do you suffer from slow startup?
It might be the amount of software starting when you turn on your computer.
Our new video shows how to manage that.
If you use a password manager, switch off the inbuilt one in your browser.
We always recommend you use an external password manager. And if you do, disable the built-in one offered within Chrome.
Here’s why – and how to do it.
Will you need new hardware this year?
If you do, you will need to Plan ahead
Did you know there is a global chip shortage?
The perfect storm has been created, which means there are some difficulties in getting some technology supplies.
Our new video explains why you should plan ahead and order early, if you need any new hardware in the next 6 months.
You are having a bad day, and then you tap a bad link on your phone
We’ve all done it! Tapped a link, whilst rushing around and then realised it’s not what we thought it was!
First of all, don’t panic.
But then, take action.
Our New Video will explain what 2 things you need to do next.
What is multi-factor authentication?
Multi-factor authentication is where you use another method as WELL as your password to login.
Our new video explains what it is, how it works, and why you really, really want to start using it in your business.
Do you have Office 365 and need a portable scanner
People are working from home and getting things done, until suddenly… they need to print, sign and scan a document.
You can print it out, but you have no scanner, and the deadline for it is today!
Microsoft 365 to the rescue! There’s a scanner built into an app you may already be using. Here’s everything you need to know.
The data security equivalent of leaving your doors open!
We all take great care to keep our homes & businesses secure.
Yet some business owners and managers don’t have the same attitude towards their business’s data security.
Which is MAD. Because there are a lot more people trying to access your business’s data, than hoping to steal your TV.
Here are four key ways to improve your business’s data security.
Which of these phishing scams have you heard of?
You’ve heard of phishing, we’re sure.
But what about vishing? And smishing? And whaling?
We explore each one in our brand new video. The more you and your staff are aware , the better protects you will be.
Why your new PC is slowed down by bloatware
There’s no better feeling than getting a new PC. Until you start it the first time, and realise it’s full of software you didn’t want or need!
This is called bloatware. And it will slow down your computer. Our new video shows why bloatware is on your computer, and what to do about it.
Reach for big goals this year with Microsoft Planner & Teams
Microsoft 365 and specially Microsoft Teams have amazing productivity and collaborative tools built in.
Do you need to use a project planning tool? it is built within Teams ready for you to use.
Watch our short video for the lowdown on how to use Microsoft Planner.
Microsoft Teams is perfect for video calls
Have you been using Zoom for your video calls? Microsoft Teams is a better business solution, and keeps all your activity with your staff in one place.
Here’s our round-up of the latest video call features added to Teams.
Take our 60 minute security challenge
We’re the local data security experts. And one of the things our team prides itself on, is quickly finding ways that hackers could damage your business.
In fact, if you give us just 60 minutes, we’re confident we’d find something wrong with your IT setup that places your data security at risk.
Watch our new video to find out more – then contact us to start your 60 minute security challenge.
When did you last upgrade your business phone system?
When was the last time you upgraded your business phone system?
If it’s been 5 years or more, then you’re overdue an upgrade.
You probably update your laptop and mobile phone every few years. Business phones are no different.
Watch our new video to see the benefits from installing a 2020 VoIP system for your business.