Gone are the days of being chained to a particular desk or office space; the world has been accelerated into an era of flexible and remote working thanks to COVID-19.
The days of an intranet based on SharePoint being an unwieldy beast sitting on an on-premise server are rapidly becoming a thing of past. Gone are the days of the old admin heavy sites with a rigid, basic looking interface.
The COVID-19 lockdown has forced a shift in habit for millions of businesses, accelerating them into a flexible working era that, prior to the pandemic, seemed quite a way off. In this new era of working from home, businesses of all types have been forced to embrace remote working practices and solutions; enter online meetings.
Working from home is now the new ‘normal’. Businesses able to do so have transitioned to remote working and, with no clear indication on the expected length of the COVID-19 lockdown, are getting comfortable; establishing remote routines, revising business strategies and implementing appropriate solutions to enable their employees to work from home efficiently.
The Irish lockdown is moving swiftly towards its second month and, with no clear indication on when things might return to ‘normal’, businesses are settling into remote working for the long haul. No company was prepared for Covid-19, and many have already suffered major losses as a result of it. But it’s not too late to make sure your business, whether it’s a start up, SMB or enterprise, is protected against the repercussions of the Covid-19 crisis.
Microsoft Teams is a business collaboration platform for the 21st century. A place to meet and discuss ideas with colleagues, customers & partners using:
You might recall last month we posted 10 security tips. Hopefully these are all in hand and you have shared them with your colleagues and implemented the best practice advice. Following up; here is the next 10!
Many people ask our engineers for Information Security advice, so we decided to put together a list. Started at 5, grew to over 20 so thought we would limit to 10 to give some focus. We will share the other 10 with you next month!
We’ve been discussing with our engineering team how to ensure that you are getting the most out of your productivity suites. We decided the best place to start would be to let you in on some of our own secrets. Here are a couple of features that we use to save time which are now included in Office 365.
With much heightened activity around Brexit and the likely hood of a ‘No-Deal’ scenario on 29 March we are continuing to make best preparations for such an eventuality.
Here is a quick summary of recent Microsoft 365 updates
The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) is a center of expertise for cyber security in Europe. In the run up to GDPR, ENISA have published guidelines for SME’s on security of personal data processing. These guidelines are available to download here.
With new data protection regulations on the way, Enclave Technologies will keep you informed so that you can comply with the impending legislative changes. Data protection is changing – on 25th May, 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force and replace the current data protection framework under the European Union (EU) Data Protection Directive. This means that organisations involved in any kind of data processing must be aware of their obligations under the new regulation.
According to The Irish Times, our nation continues to fall behind the global industry of cloud computing. This is detrimental to Irish organisations, as it puts us at a disadvantage in the increasingly global marketplace. However, there is also some good news: businesses in the UK have a unique opportunity to "Leapfrog" to new technological platforms. So, how does this relate to the state of cloud computing in Ireland?
Most Business owners in Dublin do not understand the multitude of IT pitfalls to avoid. Without the proper IT infrastructure in place and the right technical experts to manage it, businesses could miss deadlines, fall short of customer expectations and fall behind their competitors in the market. Small business owners throughout Dublin commonly overlook issues when creating their business model.