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- Your IT policies
Having a clear set of IT policies will help your business make effective use of IT. Additionally, it can protect your company from legal problems, security risks and unnecessary costs. Find our free, sample IT policies here.
- Remote access to your network
Increasing numbers of employees work remotely - from home, on the road or from your clients' premises. Giving people in your company remote access to their email, company files and other systems - no matter where they are – allows them to work more efficiently and flexibly.
- Five real website mistakes and what you can learn from them
Every business makes mistakes. But in this age of social media, news of online errors spreads faster than ever. We examine five high-profile mistakes and explain what lessons we can all learn from them.
- Mac or PC for business
Getting the right tech for your business can open up new possiblities for the way you work and make you more efficient. But how do you know which is right for you? In this article, we explore whether Mac of PC is right for you.
- Perform an IT security risk assessment
Have you asked yourself how important your IT and data is to your business? If the answer is import or very import, you cannot afford to scrimp on your IT security measures. You must ensure that your systems and data are properly protected. The first step is to carry out an IT risk assessment.
- Create an intranet
Setting up a business intranet – a private website which can only be seen by people in your company – is a good way to improve access to information, share resources and reduce costs.
- Asset tracking
Most businesses will have employees who have worked remotely or while on the move at some point. Employees are likely to take mobile devices with them - be it laptop, smartphone or tablet computer - when they visit clients, work from home or from other locations. This can make it difficult to keep track of your IT devices. Asset tracking can help you keep tabs on your IT and can help you plan upgrades and replacements.
- Outsource IT support
You can't be expected to be master of all trades and sometimes, if you want your business to grow, you need to get someone in to do the job for you. Using an IT support company can be surprisingly cost effective - especially if it frees you up to get on with the job of growing your business.