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HUM’s ‘virtual CIO’ Paul Manson helps small Kiwi businesses punch above their weight with smarter IT.
Even small businesses need a technology roadmap. It's essential for minimising unexpected costs and disruption, and equipping your business for growth. Find out how to build your roadmap here.
New Zealand small businesses need to strike a balance between having adequate IT infrastructure for sustainable growth, while being careful not to over-capitalise. The smart solution is managed IT support that expands and contracts with your business.
Do you have one of those distant relatives you see once or twice a year at a family gathering? It might be uncle Dave from Dunedin who “works in insurance”, or aunty Tanya from Tauranga who “is an artist”. Whenever you catch up, the usual small talk ensues.
For small businesses in New Zealand, the hidden costs of managing their IT in-house can run into tens of thousands of dollars every year.
Here are 5 things you should be measuring to make sure your managed IT support company is delivering the value you deserve.
Meltdown and Spectre - a pair of ‘vulnerabilities’, or weaknesses in computer hardware or software that can be exploited by cyber criminals - were made public early this year. These particular vulnerabilities are unique in that they affect virtually every computer in operation today.
Almost one in five Kiwi small businesses fall victim to cyber attacks every year, losing an average of $19,000 each.
The most gaping security holes have less to do with technology, and much more to do with a few universal human traits. Here are the ‘big four’ attitudinal weaknesses I see time and again.
This webinar will give you a few practical first steps you can take now for a more relaxing summer break, and some ideas for what you can do next year to achieve a great work/life balance.
You have an ageing server, and your IT guy has told you it’s time to replace it. Argh, that sounds expensive! Maybe now’s a good time to move to the cloud - that’d be the cheaper option, surely? Actually, it’s unlikely to save you a whole lot of dosh (sorry to be the bearer of bad news).
It’s no secret that the future belongs to those businesses who embrace technology. From working more efficiently, to delivering better customer service, to retaining staff - keeping up with tech gives you a competitive edge that’s hard to beat.
Every small business owner knows how it feels to be stretched time-wise. You get so caught up with working in your business, there’s not enough time to work on it.
When you’re a small business up against the big guys, at times it can seem impossible to compete. But there are a few areas where your smaller size gives you a distinct advantage.
Technology has changed the way we work and has become a key driver for innovation, efficiency and growth. But while the decision to invest in IT is simple for most small businesses, getting a grip on the cost is not.
Auckland, 29 May 2017 – Freedom from the hassle and worry of running IT systems – that’s the promise of HUM, a brand new service created for the owners of Kiwi small businesses.
Cyber attacks and security breaches are on the rise.