Refreshingly Unrefreshing

Not, as it might appear, a slogan for a new nighttime sleep-assisting beverage, but a reference to the predilection of both companies and individuals continuously to refresh their technology without actually considering whether it is necessary. Do you have a “that drawer” in your kitchen?  I’m sure you do, a sort of elephant’s graveyard of […]

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Digital Transformation Industry Focus: Charities

With charities of all shapes and sizes struggling to cope during the pandemic, more and more have been forced to turn to technology to survive. But charities shouldn’t turn to technology just to maintain a charity; it can also help to rebuild its funds. Recent research has shown that more than three quarters of charities […]

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Google Workspace Training Tip: Organising Your Drive

What is Google Drive? Think of Google Drive as a 2021 version of a hard drive. You may have heard the term “cloud computing” being used more frequently in recent years and Google Drive is part of it; a cloud-based storage solution that allows you to save files online and access them from any smartphone, […]

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Taming Your Inbox

Let me start by saying, I don’t like email. I think there are far better methods of communicating (especially internally) and I also think that in many cases email should be the last choice solution. I have many reasons for my disliking, almost as many as the unread messages you may currently have in your […]

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How The Government Is Supporting Digital Transformation

Innovation is spreading fast throughout the UK and in many cases with the support of the government. Everyone is hearing about the increased digital transformation that is happening in sectors such as health and social care. In education in particular, there has been a growing need for substantial Google training in order for schools to […]

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Google Tip Top Tip – Using Google Calendar to Organise Your Time

“Let’s schedule a meeting” has become default to solving solutions within a business environment. It’s important to realise that meetings may not always be the right solution and this plays a key part in using your calendar to manage your time. Meetings can be great tools for the following reasons: To get a project through […]

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The Technology at the End of the Tunnel

As the planet staggers into the second year of living with the novel coronavirus, all hope for a relatively swift return to normal is being pinned on the prospect of mass vaccination. It appears clear that herd immunity was a chimera and that the virus is not going to simply peter out as some do, […]

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Thinking Deeply

Since the invention of the first computers, a primary goal of scientists and developers has been to create a machine that is capable of learning and thinking autonomously from experiences presented to it. Any computer capable of doing this would clearly, provided with modern supercomputer processing power, soon be able to outthink the brightest humans. […]

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National Technology Day

It’s National Technology Day in the UK, today recognises the ways that technology changes the world, looks to the future of technology and honors technological achievements that impact all of us daily… Imagine the world without technology?! It’s safe to say that each and every day, it’s nearly impossible to go a full 24 hours […]

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