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Phil Wright | 09th Mar 2017 at 10:11 | 131 views
No-one Ever Changes Accountant, No-one Ever Changes IT Support
It’s well known that it takes a lot for businesses to change accountants* and most don’t even consider it. There&rsquo... more
Phil Wright | 02nd Mar 2017 at 09:40 | 108 views
If you haven’t heard of ransomware by now, then you really should have. It’s an industry-wide problem that is getting worse and causes all manner of disruption. Ransomware programs encr... more
Phil Wright | 06th Jul 2016 at 12:19 | 1121 views
You hear this cry a lot these days - servers are old news, cloud computing is the way forward. And while I agree in principle and in most cases, it's not always so clear cut.
There are huge... more
Phil Wright | 13th Aug 2015 at 17:09 | 1090 views
An Invigorating Business Meeting?
I had a somewhat unusual, but highly enjoyable business meeting today - I went for an early morning walk before work.
Tony Mattravers is climbing Kilimnaja... more
Phil Wright | 15th Jul 2015 at 10:53 | 1006 views
IT Planning Takes Time - But 'You're Worth It'
Never underestimate how long it takes to get ready for an IT project.
A large part of IT support is reacting to client's sudde... more
Phil Wright | 03rd Feb 2015 at 10:47 | 1066 views
Windows Server 2003 End of Life
We hear a lot about Cloud Computing these days, but the fact of the matter is that many, many businesses still run a server on-premises, as this is the best solu... more
Phil Wright | 13th May 2014 at 10:16 | 2090 views
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently published a report into the most common causes of data breaches in organisations.
The ICO are responsible for ensuring the protection ... more
Phil Wright | 11th Mar 2014 at 14:11 | 1740 views
I was impressed by what I saw at the Somerset Apprentice Awards 2014.
The Somerset Apprentice Awards are organised by Grow Somerset Talent (consisting of Somerset colleges and learning provider... more
Phil Wright | 26th Feb 2014 at 09:25 | 2428 views
Recently there was a very interesting Horizon documentary on the BBC dealing with how we make decisions.
There has been a great deal of research on the subject and apparently, whilst we truly b... more
Phil Wright | 06th Feb 2014 at 16:19 | 2394 views
Thinking of Starting a New Business?
I popped in to see my accountant the other day as I had a minor financial query. I’m lucky that he’s very open to such visits, not least because... more
Phil Wright | 07th Nov 2013 at 09:41 | 3012 views
The Traditional Model
Traditionally, starting a business has been a daunting affair requiring large investment of capital and time. Already having large liabilities can put a new business on a ... more
Phil Wright | 15th Oct 2013 at 12:15 | 2018 views
It’s such mundane part of our lives. Open up our email program; read, write and deal with emails; repeat as required. Always there, always useful, never pretty.
But have a litt... more
Phil Wright | 22nd Aug 2013 at 15:08 | 2546 views
I have been taken by a short book I recently read called ‘Business Reimagined’ by Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer for Microsoft (@dcoplin). The strapline is ‘Why work isn&r... more
Phil Wright | 13th Aug 2013 at 16:23 | 1696 views
It has been great to hear some good news lately about the UK economy. After years of negative growth and double dip recession, several sectors of the economy have seen positive growth for successiv... more
Phil Wright | 01st Aug 2013 at 16:43 | 2185 views
It’s like the Beatles vs. the Stones. Or Man Utd vs Man City. It seems that these days it’s either one or the other. You either jump into the Microsoft camp and offer Office 365 service... more