Protecting your IT when employees leave in difficult circumstances 

So it didn’t work with your newest employee, in fact it didn’t work out would be an understatement…they left under quite a cloud!   A recent Symantec study states that “half of the employees who left or lost their jobs in the last 12 months kept confidential corporate data and 40 percent plan to use it in their new jobs.”  You’ve […]

Microsoft 365, the Key to Communication

Microsoft 365, the Key to Communication

We have seen an explosion in the ways we communicate, and, in the ways, we use these forms of communication. The last few years have seen people that would have rather picked up their land line, now reaching for their laptop or tablet to make a video call. Our original and oldest form of distant communication, the letter, has been […]

Communication is key

Communication is key!

How Microsoft 365 Exchange has revolutionized and simplified communications for a Kapiti Kitchen company. Meet Orchard Joinery Meet Orchard Joinery. A family-owned business from the Kapiti Coast, that has crafted bespoke kitchens, bathrooms, windows, doors, stairs and furniture for over 20 years! Whilst they really know their stuff, they were struggling with their customer communications, much of which is by email […]

Five top tips: Good working practices in the office

Five top tips: Good working practices in the office

Five top tips: Good working practices in the office There are so many easy things that you can do to ensure you keep good working practices either at home or in the office. Here are five top tips: 1) When to Reboot your computer: It is a well-known joke around the IT world, that support calls always begin with “have […]

Microsoft Teams more than just video conferencing

Empowering your business with Teams 

Meet Northland Kindergarten Association: The Northland Kindergarten Association or NKA, has 25 kindergartens between Kaitaia in the Far North, to Ruawai in the heart of Kaipara. NKA were concerned about their IT setup, so they approached an IT Alliance member with the below key issues: They were running out of space on their server. Their system was out of date. […]

document management

Document Management – How to Save Time, Decrease Risk, and use what you already have!

Meet Quality Food Southland Meet Quality Food Southland or QFS for short. What started as a humble bakery and Café in the 1900’s by Annie C Miller, grew into New Zealand’s leading manufacturer in butter-based bakery products and sauces. They are the largest exporter of butter pastry in NZ. Up until a few years ago they were struggling with their […]

Document Automation

AVOID DOCUMENT DISASTER: Empowering your Business

The POWER Trifecta Solution for Document Automation The environment in which we operate has significantly changed. Businesses in New Zealand have been driven to embrace remote working. Every good business is constantly on the hunt for new ways to improve their efficiency, keep their costs down, and increase productivity and profit and decrease risk. What if we told you that you […]

Why you need a Password Management System

Why you need a Password Management System

With the increased need for security, and rising Cyber Security threats, it is imperative that all businesses have a strong password management system. 80% of data breaches are caused by weak, reused or stolen passwords A password management system is able to store encrypted passwords online making digital security accessible and simple for businesses to manage the passwords for all […]