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Teleworking takes off

in Technology by Nigel Bowen
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While it has long been feasible for a large part of the workforce to embrace teleworking, a range of cultural and technological issues have rendered it a novelty rather than the norm. A recent survey of 1,000 SMEs by MYOB suggests a tipping point was recently reached demonstrating that a clear majority of SME employers and employees now subscribe to the view that work is something you do rather than a place you go to ...

How to properly dispose of e-waste

in Technology by Jonathan Crossfield
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We live with constant technological change. The average desktop computer has a lifespan of two to three years and most of us upgrade our mobile phone every 24 months when the contract runs out ...

How to run your business from home during the holidays

in Technology by Jonathan Crossfield
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The kids are off school and the family is coming to visit. The office has closed down for a couple of weeks, however, business doesn't take a holiday. Thankfully, it's a lot easier these days to run your business from home in between the mince pies and sunscreen ...

How to protect office tech over the holiday break

in Technology by Jonathan Crossfield
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For many businesses, summer brings a drop in sales and productivity between late December and early January. Once the holiday party hangovers have faded, many offices will close up for one or more weeks. But, who will protect office tech while your team is on the beach with their family or enjoying time with friends? ...

Is teleworking right for my business?

in Technology by Jonathan Crossfield
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One of the benefits often associated with high-speed internet and the NBN is the opportunity for businesses to adopt teleworking. On the surface, the idea sounds fantastic — working from home, conducting meetings over Skype, reducing commuter travel, employing the right skills from outside your geographic area and so on ...

What to consider in an online backup strategy

in Technology by Jonathan Crossfield
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An online backup strategy can be more cost effective, efficient and safer than relying on a pile of hard drives or physical servers ...

How to get your entire business running on the cloud in one day

in Technology by Mike Michalowicz
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Let me be clear: I don’t recommend moving your business to the cloud in a single day. However, if you’re in a bind, it’s possible. With a lot of planning and organisation, your business won't miss a beat ...

Mac versus PC: Which is the better business fit?

in Technology by Jonathan Crossfield
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The 'Mac versus PC' debate is not so much about whether Apple or Microsoft produces a better product. With so many variable pros and cons, the matter of which is right for your business will be, by necessity, a subjective and individual decision ...

Eight cool plug-ins that can make you more productive

in Technology by Nicholas White
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Oddly enough, despite major advancements in technology, working in 2013 is an awful lot like working in 1963. We still get on our terminals — only now our terminals are portable (with retina displays) — and log in to the mainframe, which we now call "the cloud" ...

How to stay productive during tech downtime

in Technology by Jonathan Crossfield
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Oh dear, the office network has shut down again for "unscheduled maintenance". Or maybe there's a power cut. Or your PC started giving off a plastic burning smell before the screen went blank. Before you disappear to the pub with a shrug of your shoulders, ask yourself how to stay productive when your routine is unexpectedly interrupted ...

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