A youth perspective coming into the IT industry

I’m a 19 year old male born in Australia. I’ve been passionate about IT since I first got an old Windows 98 computer when I was 5. I used to abuse that poor machine running programs until it crashed. The industry was so different in the early 2000’s. We...

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IT TIP: Free Software – How Safe it is?

When should you use free software over purchased versions and are they safe? These are questions many of us often consider when looking at purchasing software for our systems. As a programmer and a mother I have a few tips for you which may help you answer these questions....

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Gender Emotional Cycles and their effect on Business

It is an accepted fact, that women of a certain age can have monthly cycles and hormonal changes that affect their whole personality and in fact their business performance.  35 years of employing both men and women has taught me that cyclic behaviour due to hormonal and on effected...

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IT Geeks Drives me Crazy!

I have decided to ‘come out’, I am a Geek who has been in hiding, and today I have been forced to face it.  I have had to recognize this due to my inability to communicate with the general populace has been proven to me today. So I write...

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Guide Dogs in the Office

RSB Puppy Educator I am a Puppy Educator for RSB Guide Dogs.  My RSB Guide puppy therefore goes everywhere with me. Yes, even the toilet.  This week I have been honoured at being able to train my 10th RSB Guide puppy, and I am so excited. What is funny...

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Is a Company Name just a Name, or something you grow into?

Over the 35 years I have been the Managing Director of Accede, quite a few people have asked me, why did I name our company name “Accede”.  Well here is why. Searchability Initially, I used Accede, as it began with an A, hence the start back then of the...

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IAD – Internet Addiction Disorder – Practical Advice

IAD or Internet Addition Disorder is real, it is impacting and in reality it is something parents and young people are having to deal with each and every day I decided to write about this as I have a unique perspective.  I am not a doctor, nor have any...

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Amazon Workspace – Printer Solution

Workspaces are great – Until you have to control the printer / scanner in the office, the answer to this can be a challenge. The issue only exists if the client wishes to really use their printer, e.g. scan, change paper size, duplexing, stapling etc.  To do this is...

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South Australia: Will we survive, or are we doomed to bankruptcy?

Will we survive, or are we doomed to bankruptcy? South Australia – Will we survive, or are we doomed to bankruptcy?  Finally a new State Government, but are we too late?  Is there too much debt? Are there too many issues to fix? Has independent business given up on...

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Excel and Access applications to the cloud economically and safely with Amazon Workspaces

Recently there has been a major new development in cloud platform tools that allows your Excel and Access applications to the cloud economically and safely with Amazon Workspaces. This development by Amazon is truly standing them apart from other cloud providers at this stage.  We have tested and can verify...

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