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So far Andrew Johnson has created 22 blog entries.

Your Network

Your network is the unseen life blood of your business, with more and more systems and services moving to the cloud it is even more critical that it operates at high performance.

For most organisations network infrastructure is not a core competency, so falls into a […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Network|Comments Off on Your Network

Make Better Decisions with Technology

Decision making, essential for both leadership and life, is arguably the most important skill of all for running a successful business.

Making the best decisions for your business relies on several factors, including ensuring decision-fatigue in the rest of your life isn’t compromising your ability to […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|Advice, Insider, Technology|Comments Off on Make Better Decisions with Technology

Digital Communications Law

I have been reading up about a new law for digital communications whereby it can be deemed a criminal offence if you post a digital communication with the intent of causing harm.  Simpson Grierson has produced a quick guide to what you need to know about […]

By |July 18th, 2015|Advice, Insider|Comments Off on Digital Communications Law

Ace Training – IT Partners Preferred Provider

When we find something good, we like to tell people about it. And we have found something good in the training courses we get from Ace Training. Ace have branches in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch and provide training for End Users and IT Professionals. They […]

By |July 3rd, 2015|Advice, Insider|Comments Off on Ace Training – IT Partners Preferred Provider

Privacy Compliance – What you need to know

Does your company handle personal information?

IT Partners can help you avoid privacy law breaches by knowing and taking care of your responsibilities.

Privacy is a hot issue, with constant media presence and every company from Xero to Google continually publishing updated policies and perspectives.  But what […]

By |June 27th, 2015|Advice, Insider|Comments Off on Privacy Compliance – What you need to know

How to Keep Your Private Information Private with SSL

As the technology behind security software on the web advances, so too does the determination of attackers to infiltrate it. SSL and TLS are the basis of encrypted communications on the internet, many of us will use it every day without even knowing it.

SSL does […]

By |June 6th, 2015|Security|Comments Off on How to Keep Your Private Information Private with SSL

Why it is Important Reason to have a Mobile-Friendly Website

If you’ve got a website that isn’t mobile-friendly, you really should fix it. Beginning 21st April, Google put a new search algorithm in place that lowers the search result ranking of websites that don’t work properly on mobile devices.

This is a big deal for two reasons; […]

By |May 23rd, 2015|Internet|Comments Off on Why it is Important Reason to have a Mobile-Friendly Website

3 Reasons Why You Should Get a Gmail Account or Better

I cry a little when I see a @xtra.co.nz email address being used personally. In writing this blog, I started to think am I being a little sensitive about the topic, is it just me? So I decided to Google “problems with xtra email” which […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Connectivity, Internet, Network|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why You Should Get a Gmail Account or Better

Email Security: Get educated

Email security is in the news again with the latest Yahoo! hacking episode, but perhaps the headlines should really be reflecting the following.

Email is not secure.  It was never designed to be.

It seems counter-intuitive, but the biggest security risk to your emails is your own […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Advice, Internet, Protect Business, Security|Comments Off on Email Security: Get educated

Technology Predictions

Given how many technology predictions come unstuck, I thought that professional firms had shied away from giving predictions. Deloitte recently sent me a copy of the 2015 Technology, Media, & Telecommunications Predictions for 2015, you can find it on the web here.

Some interesting commentary around hot […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Technology|Comments Off on Technology Predictions