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I just got back from the Microsoft Australian Partner Conference 2016 (also known as Microsoft APC) which this year had the theme of “Define your future”. A title which really resided with me and the future of my company Avantgarde Technologies with the overwhelming Microsoft push for “cloud first” solutions. Microsoft APC is a non-technical conference targeted at Microsoft Partner business managers to make smart decisions regarding the strategic direction of their business. As expected, Microsoft at every opportunity installed upon us their cloud offerings Azure and Office 365 giving the Microsoft Partner community stories about accelerated business growth and…

The ERP implementation process is such a major undertaking that it can be easy to start coasting once it’s over. But the implementation is just a hurdle, not the end of the race. The time and effort you invest post implementation really determines the long–term success of the solution. Instead of settling in, use these strategies to continue growing the value of your ERP. Train Regularly The best ERPs are intuitive from the start and configured to fit your workflows. But they will still take some training to learn, and ongoing training to master. Making sure your team receives regular…

“successful business woman on a laptop” (CC BY 2.0) by  Search Engine People Blog  The Women in IT Awards Ceremony, held at the Grosvenor House Ballroom on London’s Park Lane this January, was an opportunity to counter the myth that IT is some sort of male preserve. Moreover, it provided an occasion to celebrate the skills and acumen of the many women who make a significant contribution to leadership as well as technical excellence in all aspects of IT. As many of the delegates at the ceremony were quick to affirm, there is nothing inherently gendered (or gendering) about working in IT. From…

Photo by CC user Marko Puusaar on Wikimedia Commons For those running businesses across the country, the I.T. departments sometimes get overlooked for just how important they truly are. That said stop to think for a moment about where your company would be if one or more serious issues occurred in the technology component of your business. How long would it take you and your business to get back on track? As some business owners who have experienced such matters can tell you, just the smallest of tech problems at times can turn into major disrupters in the office. So, do…

When you own or operate your own small business, one of the biggest challenges you are going to face is finding a way to get consistent and quality IT support. Your computer network and systems are going to be the backbone and lifeline of your business. If they are not operating correctly or at their best, your business is going to suffer for it. Since most small businesses do not have a staff to take care of IT, finding the best way to get this support can be tricky. That is why you want to turn to an IT support…