Upgrade operating systems to boost productivity

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can benefit in a number of ways from upgrading their operating system (OS), it has been claimed, writes Alex Broadman. The launch of Windows 8 creates an obvious dilemma for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) – upgrade now or wait until later? The economy may have emerged from recession in the…


Using Windows 8 for Business Part 3: Storage – Internal, External, and in the Sky

Following on from our Using Windows 8 for Business series, this blog is looking at Storage and how it can really help your business.  The painstaking task of organising files andfolders is still there, but Windows 8 provides a more secure storage set-up to really help businesses. For this, we salute you! Download a free…


Using Windows 8 for Business Part 2: The Traditional Desktop

Following on from our Using Windows 8 for Business series, this blog is looking at the Tradition Desktop as we know you love it. With the app-filled world of Windows 8 is perfect for checking everything quickly and remotely, however when Monday morning rolls around, it’s time to switch gears – the Traditional Desktop is…


Changing work environments and Windows 8

Changing work environments and Windows 8 How people work has changed dramatically over the last few years. Today, users have access to the latest technology in their personal lives, and are technically savvy – or so we think! Proliferation of devices, a variety of form factors, and the explosion of social media technologies push user…


Using Windows 8 for Business Part 1: The New Start Screen

Windows 8? Isn’t it exciting? But it can be all rather new and confusing for some, and this blog does not want to confuse people. Therefore, it has decided to provide some useful tips over the coming days/weeks/months to help you out. Please read, share and comment to help you and others. Download a free…


Friday Support for Small Businesses

This week’s Friday Support for Small Business comes from John Spilker, who look after the Small Business Community Forum, and this week he’s looking at Office 365. Migrate your small business to the cloud with to Office 365 For a growing small business, a move to the cloud can offer significant cost savings including reduced…


7 reasons to upgrade to Windows 8

  Windows 8 is here Well it’s been a while coming, and the suspense was killing this blog, but we can announce that the new, funky, surprisingly-colourful Windows 8 is here. Below are some reasons why businesses need Windows 8 in their lives and why they should upgrade. Enjoy.  7 reasons to upgrade to Windows…


We have a friend: UK Business Forum

As this blog – and Microsoft – are trying to help start-ups and small businesses come accustomed to new technology and ways of working, we are happy to announce that we have formed an awesome allegiance in battling tough recession-like conditions with the UK Business Forum. This blog is committed in providing good (we hope…