Author Archives: Rob

Good days and bad days

Ok, so the title does sound a little doom and gloom but it wasn’t really meant to be that way. In another 5 months the business will be 9 years old. When I started the business, like many other business … Continue reading

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Communication is key

There is a famous saying by Stephen Hawking, which was quoted in the Pink Floyd song ‘Keep talking’, which goes All we need to do is make sure we keep talking. In business and in life communication is the key to … Continue reading

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Manyana

One thing of that you come to realise as you go through life is that there is this belief that there is always ‘manyana’, tomorrow. This is seen most prominently in procrastinators and the levels at which this appears varies … Continue reading

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Good service

I, like many of the people that I associate with, strive to deliver good service to our clients. Indeed my basic hiring criteria when taking staff on is they must have the right attitude and personality, everything else can be … Continue reading

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Time errors

I had an interesting call from a client this afternoon telling me that his client PC’s were all showing the wrong time by about 10 minutes. Now since they have SBS 2008 there should be nothing to worry about as … Continue reading

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Useful technology

Every once in a while a piece of technology comes along is really useful. When I say useful I mean really useful, that has the potential to change the way that we work forever. Some great examples of this are … Continue reading

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Downtime is good!

In the world of IT downtime is bad. It is a term that is used to describe the amount of time that an IT system, be it a sever or workstation, is in a non- functioning state which in turn … Continue reading

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Not able to send emails using AirSync on SBS 2011

This is something that I recently came across when we upgraded our office server and to be honest it had me stumped for a little while, but here is what I found. Essentially we setup our new SBS 2011 Standard … Continue reading

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Just one minute

As a business owner you have one of the greatest gifts there is; that is you are in control of your own time. I recall when I first left my last job and started JPT Solutions I would struggle immensely … Continue reading

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This changes everything….

Every so often something comes along that really does change how things work and only last week this happened again, the implications are far reaching for the IT industry. As you may be aware the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has … Continue reading

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