The usual and unusual benefits of working at IT Partners

By |October 23rd, 2020|

At IT Partners we’re continuously looking for ways to improve the benefits that support our core values – hence the updated version of the usual and unusual benefits of working at IT Partners.

Hat tip to Jason Fried at Basecamp, who wrote an article: Unusual […]

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Opening up on privacy with NZ Privacy Commissioner

By |October 7th, 2020|

This week we had the pleasure of attending an Institute of Directors event where Privacy Commissioner, John Edwards, spoke about key changes to the Privacy Act which come into effect on the 1st of December. Below we have summarised the key points John discussed that […]

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The Release of Microsoft Lists in Teams!

By |September 24th, 2020|

Microsoft has recently announced the general availability of its new app ‘Microsoft Lists’ in Teams and in SharePoint on the web.

What is Microsoft Lists?
Microsoft Lists in a Microsoft 365 app that is designed to track information and organise work. Lists are simple, smart, and flexible, […]

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What do the NZ Privacy Act Changes mean for your business?

By |September 11th, 2020|

New Zealand’s revised Privacy Act has now passed through parliament and will come in to effect on 1 December 2020.

This will see the introduction of a new legal framework and regime for the protection of information, including the introduction of a mandatory data breach notification […]

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What we look for in a great candidate

By |August 18th, 2020|

Our aim is to be one of the most desired places to work by providing our employees with a great career and working environment. An important part of this aim is attracting top-level candidates that our team, clients and suppliers love working with.

When it comes […]

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20 Years of IT Partners | Q&A with our Managing Director Andrew Johnson

By |August 11th, 2020|

To achieve his mission of helping businesses build a closer partnership with technology our Managing Director, Andrew Johnson, founded IT Partners in 2000. This means that this year, IT Partners is officially 20 years old!

In recognition of this milestone, we had the opportunity to sit down […]

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Inspire 2020 – Key Takeout’s for Microsoft Users

By |July 27th, 2020|

Microsoft Inspire is a conference held annually by Microsoft for its partner community. This year it was a virtual event, meaning many of the IT Partners Team were able to tune in and gain a greater understanding of Microsoft’s roadmap for the upcoming year.

We […]

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Cyber Security – Understanding your weakest link

By |July 14th, 2020|

When it comes to cybersecurity the weakest link for your business is your team. From falling for phishing emails, clicking unsafe links, downloading malicious documents, to having poor password hygiene, employees are a company’s greatest liability when it comes to cybersecurity.
The Current Threat Landscape
We […]

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The way we communicate has transformed, what does this mean for your business?

By |June 11th, 2020|

There is no denying that the way we work and communicate has rapidly transformed as a result of COVID-19.

The LondonGreen Group’s (including both IT Partners and Lightwire) internal Microsoft Teams Usage Data helps to illustrate this transformation.

Microsoft Teams Calling and Meeting Usage […]

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Tompkins Wake’s experience with our Digital Contact Tracing Solution

By |June 5th, 2020|

The Situation
One significant change following the outbreak of COVID-19 in New Zealand is that businesses are required to take record of those who visit their premises and save their contact information.

When considering the most suitable contact tracing solution, Tompkins Wake’s IT Manager, Matthew Vaughan, […]

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