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Becoming the Best Tailor

28.7.2011 by Ross Keeping

I am putting the finishing touches to a new process we are hoping to launch in the coming weeks. The working title is the 'Pre-Launch Questionnaire'. Once fully discussed and reviewed by the wider team who knows how we shall chose to brand it. After all 'Star Wars VI Return of the Jedi' was called 'Blue Harvest' during its production cycle! What truly matters is the impact of this change. The questionnaire is a new approach to ensure clients truly understand the specifics of what we are offering them and the low level detail of how it will be configured.…

Are Your Credit Card Details on Google?

27.7.2011 by Alice Cullen

How often do you shop on the internet? I do most of my shopping online, through my laptop or iPhone, even simple things like ordering a take away - because it’s faster and easier than a phone call and I…

Feeding off the Misery of Others

26.7.2011 by Liz Walker

I love the internet - a good thing when working for an internet hosting company... I think it has a lot of good to offer and has revolutionised so many aspects of life. However there is a dark side to…

The Myth of Google PageRank

25.7.2011 by Liz Walker

I have seen numerous reports recently of sites seeing their Google PageRank dropping significantly, then a few days later returning to where it was. This happened with Google's own .com website - it dropped to PR9 for a week or…

Google+ For Business

19.7.2011 by Liz Walker

Apparently Google+ has already gained over 10 million users since it's launch at the beginning of the month. If accurate, the early signs for the long term success of Google+ are positive. However, one area that Google are still to…

Microsoft ‘All In’ Cloud at WPC

13.7.2011 by Alice Cullen

At the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in LA this week, Microsoft revealed that its strategy for the next year is focused around cloud computing. The announcement will come as little surprise to many as Microsoft has been moving further into…

July 2011 Security Bulletin Release

13.7.2011 by Micro-Clouseau

As mentioned in July's Advance notification post this month's security bulletin releases, are now confirmed to contain 4 bulletins addressing 22 vulnerabilities, one of which has a critical rating, Microsoft has recommended for all security updates to be installed asap.…

Time to Train

12.7.2011 by Ross Keeping

No one can buy more time. To quote William Shakespeare "Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends". We spend years of our life in 'training' as we pass through various schools and colleges. Finally, we land ourselves a job and…

When Reviews go Wrong

6.7.2011 by Liz Walker

The public has long relied on peer recommendations when choosing a product or service. Pre internet, these recommendations would have been through friends, neighbours, family etc. Now, they are often from complete strangers. Amazon was one of the early adopters…

July 2011 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

6.7.2011 by Micro-Clouseau

This 'Patch Tuesday' for July 2011, sees the release of 4 bulletins addressing 22 vulnerabilities: Bulletin Breakdown: 1 bulletin is rated Critical 3 bulletins are rated Important 2 vulnerabilities can lead to Remote Code Execution 2 vulnerabilities can lead to…