Data security and working from home

Data security and working from home

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Many of us are still working from home despite the Covid-19 lock down easing. When you used to work in the office (remember those days!) your IT support team took care of data security measures for you, but now that you’re working from home you may have to take a bit more care over data …


A Quick Guide to Microsoft Teams

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Microsoft Teams is a collaboration app that lets your staff stay organised and have conversations all in one place. This quick video guide shows you how to use it.

Within the Microsoft Teams app, the “Teams” icon will show you all of the teams that you’re a part of. Teams are made up of channels …


Stay Connected with Microsoft Teams

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As COVID-19 continues to keep people working remotely, it’s becoming increasingly important to help your team feel connected. With isolation, social distancing, and stay at home mandates, it’s easy for individuals to start to feel disconnected and discouraged. Giving your team the resources to stay connected can help. Microsoft Teams can be one of those …


Is Remote Access to a Work PC Easy?

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As working from home has become a way of life for many of us over the last few weeks due to the coronavirus/Covid-19 lock-down, having reliable remote access to data stored on the business network and devices has become more important than ever for all businesses.

Remote desktop software, also called remote access software or …


What Do You Need to Have a Remote Meeting?

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Consumer services such as Skype and Facetime have made video communications a normal part of everyday personal life but have been a bit slow to really see much use in business life. However, as working from home has become a more common practice over the last few weeks due to the coronavirus/Covid-19 lock-down, having a …


What Do I Need to Work from Home?

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All of us are finding ways to work from home during the current lock-down and we all have different requirements to make things easier for us, but there are two things we need to think about. First, how long will you be working from home, three or four weeks, three or four months, or could …


Putting technology to work

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At Smarter Technologies, we’re focusing on helping customers use technology over the next few weeks and months, as our lives change because of coronavirus/Covid-19.

I have spoken to many of you over the last two weeks to help you to put in place, or to refine, technologies to allow your business to continue to service …


Choosing the Right Remote Software

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Remote software, depending which you choose, relies mostly on your individual needs as different applications can provide remote capabilities in a variety of different ways.

Microsoft’s built-in Remote Desktop app can be used extensively on Windows domain networks. The Remote Desktop app is very useful for providing access to an internal business network. You can …


Remote Workplace – How does it work?

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The number of people working from home is steadily on the increase. And now all employees have the legal right to request flexible working not just parents and carers. Although employees must have worked for the same employer for at least 26 weeks to be eligible. To find out more about your rights to flexible …


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