Pensar's Business IT Blog

Mark Williams

7 January 2019

3 Microsoft tools designed to help small businesses get the most out of their data

These days, businesses realise data is as valuable as gold, with 53 percent of them adopting Big Data initiatives. Particularly in the case of small businesses, harnessing data with the right tools can help to set your offerings apart from the crowd.

3 January 2019

What you should teach your staff about cybersecurity

When it comes to cybersecurity, your employees are your weakest link. Forty-two percent of small business owners say employee negligence is the leading cause of cybersecurity breaches. This is a damning statistic, and if it reflects your business even slightly it’s obvious who is to blame – you.

13 December 2018

Infographic: 10 disturbing facts about employees and cyber security

Seventy percent of organisations say their security risk increased significantly in 2017. But, one of the biggest factors in a successful cyberattack isn’t your technology – it’s your employees.

3 December 2018

The essential employee exit IT security checklist

Employees will come and go so it helps to have an employee exit IT security checklist to make sure that there are no gaps in your defences after they leave. If an employee leaves, here's what you need to do.

30 November 2018

What’s the best messenger or communication platform for small businesses?

Did you know that 86 percent of employees and executives cite a lack of collaboration and communication as a reason for workplace failures? In today’s digital-driven world, with plenty of messenger and communication platforms to choose from, there’s no reason for your workplace to be uncollaborative.

20 November 2018

When should you use email vs when you should use instant messaging

Communication is essential for productive business. The problem is that we are all busy people. People don’t always have time to respond to emails. Luckily, the instant messaging market has never been better - and businesses all over the world are using these applications to improve all areas of communication.

13 November 2018

The ultimate guide to choosing the right business technology partner

 A good business technology partner can optimise your IT systems and enable business growth, but only if you back the right horse. This is the ultimate guide to choosing the right business technology partner.

6 November 2018

4 ways to improve communication with your clients and customers

Communication is the key that can either make or break your client relationships. Get it right, and you’ll have happy customers who will evangelise your business. Get it wrong, and your business could receive a lasting, bad reputation.

31 October 2018

How outsourcing your IT support can save you money

Did you know, the average business spends almost 12 percent of their IT budget on outsourcing support? The most popularly sought-after service is IT security, with 48 percent of respondents expecting to increase the amount of security work they outsource.

18 October 2018

Why you should choose local IT support (or why you can't support people in London from an office in San Francisco)

Technology has brought the world closer together. However, providing transatlantic IT support to a satellite office is harder than you'd think.