The Importance of Multi Factor Authentication for Microsoft Office365

As cyber criminals become more sophisticated it is important to adopt appropriate security measures to counteract these threats. You may have heard of, or already be using, Multi Factor Authentication (MFA), otherwise referred to as Two-Factor Authentication (2FA). You’ll almost certainly have it set up […]

By |June 19th, 2019|Microsoft, Software|Comments Off on The Importance of Multi Factor Authentication for Microsoft Office365

Updating Windows 10, An Evergreen Operating System

Instead of releasing a new version of Windows every three to five years, as they did with past iterations of the operating system, Microsoft will continually update Windows 10. This can otherwise be referred to as ‘Windows as a service’.  

Windows 10 has been designed for its core […]

By |June 13th, 2019|Microsoft, Software|Comments Off on Updating Windows 10, An Evergreen Operating System

The Benefits of Upgrading to Windows 10

On the 14th of January 2020 Microsoft support of Windows 7 will end. After this date, technical assistance and software updates that help to protect Windows 7 PC’s will no longer be available. This will lead to significant risks as operating systems that are not […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Software|Comments Off on The Benefits of Upgrading to Windows 10

Your Collaborative Tool for Communication – Microsoft Teams

Being an IT company, we love technology and new ways of doing things.  Being a business that wants to constantly improve our business practises, we also love simplicity.  But when you get as excited as we do about new software applications it can be hard […]

By |August 31st, 2018|Software, Technology|Comments Off on Your Collaborative Tool for Communication – Microsoft Teams

Application Sprawl and the Impact on cost

Being an IT company that likes to continually seek new ways of doing things, we get excited about new software applications. This makes it all too easy to adopt another new application, to do another job. This also means that over time the number of […]

By |August 3rd, 2018|Advice, Software, Technology|Comments Off on Application Sprawl and the Impact on cost

Benefits of Zendesk for your Internal Support System

Here at IT Partners we recognise that, like us, our clients want to get stuff done.  This starts from having a good internal support system.

Zendesk provides not only a bridge between the company and their customers but also acts as an internal helpdesk.  It works […]

By |May 21st, 2018|Software|Comments Off on Benefits of Zendesk for your Internal Support System

Why we choose Power BI for our Data Analysis

All businesses collect data, some use it constantly, others let it collect dust and the rest use it but aren’t sure how to read it or what they are trying to achieve. Data analysis is vital in our business activities, along with interactive capabilities and […]

By |May 18th, 2018|Advice, Cloud, Connectivity, Software|Comments Off on Why we choose Power BI for our Data Analysis

Driving Productivity through using OneDrive

Getting the best out of your people involves collaboration. We all need to share more information, ideas and data with our teams and to do this in a way that is efficient and effective.

One productivity hack I have found is using OneDrive to share files […]

By |November 29th, 2017|Software|Comments Off on Driving Productivity through using OneDrive

Make meeting coordination easy with Microsoft Find Time

We all know the pain of trying to coordinate multiple people to have a meeting. It creates a lot of non-productive time and yet it is important to get it right, because if you don’t have the right people at the meeting – well that is […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Software|Comments Off on Make meeting coordination easy with Microsoft Find Time

Get Future-Ready with Better IT

We’ve all heard those techy buzzwords: Big Data, Cloud, Mobility, Internet of Things, the list goes on.  But as the adoption of these trends moves from competitive advantage to competitive necessity – it’s time to jump on, or risk being left behind.

With Office 365, Microsoft’s […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Software, Technology|Comments Off on Get Future-Ready with Better IT