Category Archives: Business

Sharepoint 2010 backup with Powershell

Always one for trying to get things automated then I wanted to get backups of my new Sharepoint 2010 website automated. Previously I have not had a great experience of this, as I never tried a restore of the backup … Continue reading

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So what!

That has to be the single most annoying thing that could be said to you when talking to a potential prospect, so why would anyone say that? Some time ago I was doing some work with a good friend of … Continue reading

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Change is the only constant

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten” – Anthony Robbins I first heard this quote from a good friend of mine Neil Harvey from resQ Management Resources, it’s a favourite saying of his as … Continue reading

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Why I go to conferences

I have just got back from the TCA and CompTIA EMEA 2010 conference in London. Most folks think that these types of events are a ‘jolly’ away from the office and it really isn’t work, I can tell you that … Continue reading

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Warning: Scam alert

I had a phone call earlier this evening from my sister in law who’d had a rather strange phone call and wanted to check with me. They had received a phone call from someone with an indian accent who claimed … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Essential free to SMB’s

Yesterday Microsoft announced that as from early October (no actual date as yet) it will be making Microsoft Security Essentials available for small businesses with up to 10 PC’s FREE OF CHARGE. If you are not already aware of it … Continue reading

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Virtually the weekend

Today is shaping up to be a good end to a good week, not great but then not bad either. It has been a week of working with clients and working on my own business, which has been nice for … Continue reading

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Jack of all trades

Over this last week I have been speaking a lot with a good friend of mine. He is currently setting up the UK office for a German company who provide encryption solutions for businesses. Now, he has come from an … Continue reading

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The law of ’24’

Whenever I write anything on this blog I try to write as both the teacher and the pupil, why? The fact is that we are all both teachers and pupils deep down and this is a fundamental feature of humans. … Continue reading

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Dealing with failure

I consider myself to be very lucky as I love what I do. Sometimes it gets a little frustrating when everything happens at once and there is just not enough bodies to throw at the problems but on the whole … Continue reading

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