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No-one Ever Changes Accountant, No-one Ever Changes IT Support

Author Phil Wright | Post 09th Mar 2017 at 10:11 | 529 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

Ransomware

Author Phil Wright | Post 02nd Mar 2017 at 09:40 | 478 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

The Server is Dead. Long Live the Server!

Author Phil Wright | Post 06th Jul 2016 at 12:19 | 1482 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

An Invigorating Business Meeting?

Author Phil Wright | Post 13th Aug 2015 at 17:09 | 1450 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

IT Planning Takes Time - But 'You're Worth It'

Author Phil Wright | Post 15th Jul 2015 at 10:53 | 1336 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
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Server 2003 End of Life

Author Phil Wright | Post 03rd Feb 2015 at 10:47 | 1384 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

ICO Highlights Causes of IT Security Breaches

Author Phil Wright | Post 13th May 2014 at 10:16 | 2440 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
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Somerset Apprentice Awards

Author Phil Wright | Post 11th Mar 2014 at 14:11 | 2055 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

Decisions, Decisions

Author Phil Wright | Post 26th Feb 2014 at 09:25 | 4186 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
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Thinking of Starting a New Business?

Author Phil Wright | Post 06th Feb 2014 at 16:19 | 2695 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

If I Started My Business Today, I Would Do It Very Differently

Author Phil Wright | Post 07th Nov 2013 at 09:41 | 3360 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

Email - How is it For You

Author Phil Wright | Post 15th Oct 2013 at 12:15 | 3769 views

Email. 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

How We Should Do Work

Author Phil Wright | Post 22nd Aug 2013 at 15:08 | 2888 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
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The UK Recovery

Author Phil Wright | Post 13th Aug 2013 at 16:23 | 2003 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
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Google Apps vs Office 365 - why the conflict?

Author Phil Wright | Post 01st Aug 2013 at 16:43 | 2511 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
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