Xero announce new data security feature: Two-Step Authentication

By |December 1st, 2015|

Driving down Te Rapa Straight and at certain locations around Hamilton City, you may have noticed online accounting software Xero’s beautifully large billboards. One thing you may not have noticed though is their new Two-Step Authentication for all customers.

While there has been an increase in the volume […]

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Slack Reduces Interruptions and So Much More…

By |September 15th, 2015|

Up until a month ago one of our biggest productivity issues was around interruptions. The problem was, we all had our own ideas of what was “urgent” based on the work we were doing at the time. So we’d get up from our desks, wander […]

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Your Network

By |September 4th, 2015|

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 […]

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Make Better Decisions with Technology

By |July 23rd, 2015|

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 […]

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Digital Communications Law

By |July 18th, 2015|

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 […]

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Ace Training – IT Partners Preferred Provider

By |July 3rd, 2015|

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 […]

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Privacy Compliance – What you need to know

By |June 27th, 2015|

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 […]

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How to Keep Your Private Information Private with SSL

By |June 6th, 2015|

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 […]

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

By |May 23rd, 2015|

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; […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Get a Gmail Account or Better

By |May 8th, 2015|

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 […]

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