Posts teaser grid


Random posts from some category

  • The Dark Side Of Cloud Computing Branding


    The promises of a better IT world being spouted by Cloud Computing are often followed by a shadow that is trying to brand all of its claims as lies and marketing propaganda made by service vendors in order to make more profit. When something is claimed to be the end-all-be-all of computing, a lot of … Continued

  • Preserve Our Technological History: A Proposal


    I propose a broad movement to collect and preserve the books and other physical materials that document the creation and development of 20th century technology. As IT professionals, we naturally think of information as being digital. But vast quantities of technological data exist in books, papers, notes and other physical formats. These data, created by … Continued

  • Accountancy Is A Service, Not A Commodity Product


    There is far more to accountancy than compliance. And SMEs want far more from their accountants than just basic management accounts, VAT returns and tax returns. With the shift to online technologies, accountants now have real-time access to accurate, detailed client information – so don’t waste it. Accountants now have the perfect platform to exploit their … Continued

  • Communication – The Most Important Business Skill


    (6 Free Assets to Best Leverage Technology for Communications)  “Are you a team player?” – If you’ve interviewed for any position in the last five years, chances are you would have heard this question. But have you ever wondered what has made teamwork more important in business over the last few years? It’s because we live in … Continued

  • Technology’s Role In Reducing Procurement Costs And Improving Financial Control


    Despite there being evidence that modern procurement methods deliver long-term added value and drive efficiencies, a large number of firms may be unwittingly exposing themselves to unnecessary risk because they do not have adequate visibility into their supply chain. Whatever size of company you’re responsible for, or however you’re managing procurement, keeping a tight control … Continued

  • The Future Of The Personal Computer Is In The Cloud


    The Future Of The Personal Computer Is In The Cloud The predictions that the PC is about the go the way of the dinosaur (or the pager, or the fax machine) have largely come from the financial sector and rabid Apple fans. Both of these groups have seen declining computer sales, especially the recent 14% … Continued

  • Keeping Your Organisation’s IT Hardware Assets Off The Scrapheap


    Last week the scale of Britain’s IT scrapheap was revealed in research by Crucial Technology, stating that Britain is throwing away 5,528 tonnes of PCs and laptops every year. The question is how many of these devices had reached the end of their usable life? How many could have been saved? Were they disposed of … Continued

  • This Is What “Responsive Design” Means


    The Internet isn’t just on your computer screen anymore. It’s also on your phone, your tablet, your laptop, and god knows what else in the next few years. So when you visit a modern webpage, its design should take our multiplatform world into account, and morph to ideally match the size and shape of the … Continued