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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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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Business Security Insights: Is your business safe using cloud technology, cloud data?

With the increasing prominence of the internet and the development of cloud technology one must ask whether its time to move away from internal data storage to a cloud alternative. This article provides a comparison and some points of considerations for companies looking a different approach to data storage....

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Christmas, Business, Life Balance – Aarrgh!

Christmas + Business + Life Balance = “Bah humbug” “Life’s like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get”. “There are no winners in life, Only survivors” No problems – I got it sorted! Love Christmas, this is my favorite time of year.   Now,...

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