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  • Blog Post: What are leaders referring to when they talk about business productivity?

    What are leaders referring to when they talk about business productivity? Business leaders constantly talk about the importance of raising productivity levels within the workplace, and with good reason. But what exactly are they talking about - and how is productivity measured? According to...
  • Blog Post: Are You Paying for Unproductive Employees?

    Unproductive employees are a drain on your company morale as well as your bottom line. Nearly 29% of company time is unproductive – the equivalent of 33.5 days per worker per year. The estimated cost of this lack of productivity tops out at nearly $600 billion per year in the US ( Proudfood Consulting...
  • Blog Post: Events: Maximising your investment in Microsoft technology

    Could you get more from your technology? The answer has to be a yes really. If you'd like targeted advice on how to maximise your IT investment, this workshop is for you. Focused on the needs of medium to enterprise-sized businesses these 3 hour workshops are designed to help business and technical decision...
  • Blog Post: How healthy is your BPOS service?

    IT Professionals love knowing what’s going on with their stuff. Be it that blinking light that shows hard disk activity on your laptop* or knowing that your SQL Server is running perfectly you need to know what’s working and what’s not. With the cloud that becomes ever more important...
  • Blog Post: Boosting productivity without creating unreasonable demands

    As small business leaders seek productivity gains, it is important to set realistic targets. Small business leaders are well aware of the importance of maximising the productivity of their workers. Even if they are able to increased performance and output by just two or three per cent in each individual...
  • Blog Post: A Look at Microsoft SharePoint

    Guest post from Trevor Eddolls, CEO iTech-Ed Ltd ( www.itech-ed.com ), specialists for IT consultancy, analysis, technical education and training, web design, writing, and editing solutions. Read more from Trevor on his mainframe blog and follow him on Twitter . Let me start with an apology for talking...
  • Blog Post: Coping with the snow, by Simon Gautrey

    With snow disruptions set to cost the UK economy between £600m and £2bn, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) estimates that about 10% of the UK's 30 million workforce have been unable to get to work. As someone who works closely with businesses across the UK, it’s interesting to see how the bad...