We have always done it that way

How many times have you heard ‘We have always done it that way’  - my guess, is far too many! It could possibly be the most damaging sentence ever heard in business. If your business suffers a major data breach through cyber attack you are not going to say oh well ‘we have always done it that way’ you are going to make changes and pretty fast. You won’t hear a football club after being relegated saying ‘We have always done it that way’ and we always will – No, [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|Digital Transformation|0 Comments

What is workflow automation?

What is workflow automation, but more importantly what can it do for my business? For as long as I have been in business (and that is a long time!) We have had forms to fill in if we want something. These forms can be anything, Holiday requests, expenses, purchase orders, invoices, timesheets, Job offers, employee onboarding, and budget approval. The list is endless. All of these forms take time to fill in – when I started you had to do this with a pen! You then need to print or [...]

What Digital Transformation means to me

Digital Transformation.  The term almost brings a tear to my eye, if you think of the marketeers working in IT, how much time they must have spent to come up with that one.  I think they took the afternoon off afterwards.   It’s certainly so new, I can still smell the fresh paint, where us IT Consultants have just painted over the ‘Cyber Security’ signage.  Underneath that there may even be a vague trace of a sign for ‘Unified Communications.’ That may leave you with the impression that I’m entirely cynical [...]

By |March 5th, 2019|Business Process, Digital Transformation|0 Comments

Digital Transformation – to ditch pagers in healthcare, what about nuclear?

When you work in technology, you can often get frustrated about the slow adoption of new digital tools to do things in a better, more efficient way.  Certainly, having worked in and around the nuclear and construction industries for 20 years – sometimes I feel that the adoption of new technology can be at glacial speeds. Similarly, the same can be said for the medical profession.  We don’t need to think too far back to remember the massive cyber security incident that swept the NHS, where outdated technology became one [...]

By |February 24th, 2019|Digital Transformation|0 Comments

Two-Factor Authentication

Every business needs two-factor authentication. Why? Very simply, it protects your users from getting scammed by protecting their password. We live in a digital age, this means, everything we do is now online which creates data, no more so in your business. To be blunt, your data is your business and without it, you will not have one for long. This means business owners have a legal requirement to protect their data. Unfortunately, there is no one solution that you can employ. You must take a multi-layer approach to data [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Cyber Security|0 Comments

Workflow Automation

Workflow automation is the act of moving manual tasks to an automated process. We use workplace automation to improve the flow of information around your business. When data flows around your business in an efficient manner you suddenly become more productive, you get more done and you can concentrate on driving and building your business. Five good reasons for adopting workflow automation Efficiency By automating tasks, you save time and you reduce the number of errors that occur on handwritten forms – whether this is inaccurate information being recorded or [...]

By |November 29th, 2018|Digital Transformation, Unleashed|0 Comments