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 excellent results with MS Access, MS Read more about Excel and Access applications to the cloud economically and safely with Amazon Workspaces[…]

Business Growth Tips: How SMEs can realistically harness their data to increase sales

Can you as a SMEs compete with Corporate’s?  Here is a Guide on how increase your sales, have life balance and make more profits. The biggest difference between SMEs and Corporate’s  is that they generally have more people to give more smarts to using their data and leverage that they have to enable them to increase sales. Read more about Business Growth Tips: How SMEs can realistically harness their data to increase sales[…]

Knowing When to Quit your Business

Knowing when to quit your business is a question that all business owners must face one day.   We could quit because our business is taken from us, or we retire, or we choose to take another path, or we simply Quit and Stop.  Information about knowing when to quit your business will arm you with options. I Read more about Knowing When to Quit your Business[…]

Microsoft Office Excel as a Database

Is Microsoft Office – Excel a viable Database?

Microsoft Office Excel from the Microsoft Office product suite, is a brilliant tool for assessing, calculation and “what if” scenarios, which is easy to use, taught in almost all schools from primary school up, and commonly available.  But, how good is it as a database. One of the greatest advantages of Excel, is its ease Read more about Is Microsoft Office – Excel a viable Database?[…]

Are you sure your business data is safe?

Or is it just what you have been told? If I had a $1000 for each business that told me its data was safe, and then I found out that it was not, I would be able to buy a new house – Truly. So why is it that your IT person says they have Read more about Are you sure your business data is safe?[…]

The 3 minute time manager: How effective, efficient business practices start with good personal time management systems

If you’re struggling to perform at your best due to being time poor or lacking work life balance, it is certainly true that the work we do at Accede in building effective database solutions will support your drive to be more efficient. However, after reflecting on the many business owners, boards and managers we’ve worked Read more about The 3 minute time manager: How effective, efficient business practices start with good personal time management systems[…]

Women: Best choice for IT Industry

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and even though my son forgot, and frankly I did not have a very good day I spent time considering what it is like being a mother and being employed in IT. I have raised a son, for the majority of his school and high school as a single mother, working, Read more about Women: Best choice for IT Industry[…]

How a Business Cope with Staff Loss

2 weeks ago, one of my Key staff  in fact a person I have been training for 3 years to replace myself was head hunted and decided to go with the offer given to him. This was a shock and a blow not only to myself, but to clients and fellow employees. So how does Read more about How a Business Cope with Staff Loss[…]

ANZAC’s Centenial Anniversary in relation with today’s IT industry

Come this Saturday the 25th of April 2015, we in Australia and New Zealand, will remember those who fought for our freedom. This will be a special event as this is 100 years since our landing at Gallipoli. So why would something that happened so long ago, affect us and especially IT today. Gallipoli saw Read more about ANZAC’s Centenial Anniversary in relation with today’s IT industry[…]

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Hope behind Endings

For those who read my blogs, you will know I am currently in Lent. Last week’s my studies took me to consider Death/Endings. To top this off, I have felt like death warmed up. In fact I have been in bed for days. So whilst laying up and getting over this horrid cold, I have Read more about Hope behind Endings[…]