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Innovation and Security: The Key IT Themes in 2017

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2016 has been a bumper year for IT innovation, and we anticipate the pace of change to continue at full throttle. Here are our predictions for 2017: • The continued shift to cloud computing • The Internet of Things becoming far more mainstream • Hot Desking and new ways of working • Office Automation • […]

The big switch. iOS to Android.

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Switching from Apple to Samsung Since the very first iPhone came out I have been a devotee, until now that is.  I have just taken the plunge and switched from iOS to Android, seemingly bucking the trend of 2015 with record numbers of Android users switching to iOS. I’ve chosen to switch from an Apple iPhone to a […]

Dear Blackberry, please will you do the decent thing, and die.

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Sometimes working in IT you find yourself propped up by cans of Red Bull in front of a screen you have been staring at for 10 hours, and it’s 3am. You have an entire company asleep who will be surfacing in a few hours and the first they will do is check their email. It […]

Wearable tech, I don’t need it…

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“No, I love my wristwatch too much to even consider wearing anything else.” This is a statement by me in early December 2015 when discussing my friend’s new Apple iWatch.  So, guess what? Yes, as I type this I have my traditional mechanical wristwatch on, and a Fitbit on the other wrist. Allow me to […]

In-House vs Outsourced IT in 2015

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As someone who has worked as an in-house engineer, started a media business and recruited an in-house IT team, and latterly co-founded Priority One providing outsourced IT, I have seen at close hand the differences in the resultant business’s experiences of IT.  The first thing to point out, hence the title of the blog, is […]

The Pulse of the Internet

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<a class="synved-social-button synved-social-button-share synved-social-size-48 synved-social-resolution-single synved-social-provider-linkedin nolightbox" data-provider="linkedin" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" title="Share on Linkedin" href="http://www.linkedin web project management.com/shareArticle?mini=true&url=https%3A%2F%2Fpriorityoneit.co.uk%2Fwp-json%2Fwp%2Fv2%2Fposts%2F%3Fper_page%3D100&title=The%20Pulse%20of%20the%20Internet” style=”font-size: 0px; width:48px;height:48px;margin:0;margin-bottom:5px;margin-right:5px;”> You probably browse hundreds of sites every day, but have you ever thought about the logistics involved in transferring the data (or light) from your desk to, sometimes, half way around the world?   Probably not. […]

What should be included in your 2015 IT budget?

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We see part of our role as a managed IT support provider to research and where appropriate recommend, software, hardware and online services within the strategic IT roadmaps that we provide to our clients.

My name is Tom, and I have an iPhone problem

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“Apple are releasing a phone” – I laughed when I heard this and saw the pictures for the first time. After all, who is going to buy something that huge, when it doesn’t even have a cool flip down cover?! So, seven years on I sit here typing this with my shiny new iPhone sat […]

iOS8 – Will it be the catalyst to replace Windows in the business world?

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I am writing this on my HP laptop running Windows 7, not a Macbook, although I have an iPad and an iPhone.  The majority of my clients who use Macs run it in bootcamp mode using Windows 7.  Why? Because we all believe that Windows 7 is the best operating system for business.  Either supporting […]