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Working in the community

Working in the community

Our  business purpose statement is to help our community by helping the organisations within it to achieve their goals.  We do that with IT that is reliable and more importantly, does the job they need to make them successful. Occasionally though, we step away from...

Highlights of Microsoft Inspire – Day Two

Highlights of Microsoft Inspire – Day Two

It's not the same doing conferences remotely.  Nevertheless, it's important to keep us current with our industry and Day Two of Microsoft Inspire was no different,  We've already posted about day one.  Day two highlighted the application of the latest Microsoft...

How do you manage IT properly without an IT Manager?

How do you manage IT properly without an IT Manager?

IT Management Made Easy Technology has the potential to greatly enhance not only how your staff communicate and collaborate with each other, but also enhance how they deliver services to the clients they work with. IT Management as a Service (ITMaaS) is Kinetics...

Highlights of Microsoft Inspire – Day One

Highlights of Microsoft Inspire – Day One

"Live from .. not Las Vegas .." Microsoft Inspire is their annual showcase business event for their IT partners like Kinetics. We’ve been attending this conference in the US for many years. Normally we’d be in US this week to learn, share, network and grow with new...

Improvements in Outlook calendars

Improvements in Outlook calendars

Today’s pressures demand we jam more activity into less time. There seems to be more meetings, workshops and events than ever, even if many are virtual. Managing these commitments doesn’t seem to get any easier. Most of us are used to scheduling time with tools like...

Windows 11 – Coming soon to your PC?

Windows 11 – Coming soon to your PC?

This morning, we're hearing about Windows 11 coming to a PC near you within a few months (ahead of "the holiday season" in the US) So, do you care? We're a bit curious. Microsoft have had a patchy record with Windows (pun intended).  Every second version seems to be a...

Pretending to be you or your colleagues

Pretending to be you or your colleagues

On some emails, you might see a warning that marks them as being ‘external’. This gets added as the email comes into your organisation. The idea is a simple one – if you see an email marked as external, then you will be more cautious with it. If you see an email that...

Avoiding ad trackers when you browse the ‘net

Avoiding ad trackers when you browse the ‘net

Your own personalised stalker It always seemed slightly creepy that your computer shows advertising that is strangely accurately targeted at things you might have been interested in.  On the surface, that seems quite useful.  If you have to tolerate ads on your...