Pensar's Business IT Blog

Mark Williams

27 March 2019

Could a vCIO slash your IT budget?

Eighty-nine percent of businesses expect to either raise or maintain their IT budgets in 2019. But navigating your business’s IT doesn’t need to be a huge expense. And for smaller businesses, splashing out on IT services and maintenance isn’t always as straightforward as it sounds. Fortunately, if you outsource a vCIO, you...

12 March 2019

What is a vCIO and why does your small business need one?

IT is a vital component to small business growth. Yet, not all businesses can afford to hire an internal IT department. That’s why the average business spends almost 12 percent of their IT budget outsourcing support.

28 February 2019

Why your Managed Services Provider should be offering vCIO services

Why should you choose a vCIO over a traditional IT provider?

15 February 2019

Why every growing small business needs a data strategy

Did you know that 20 percent of businesses fail in the first year?

5 February 2019

Six cool features in Microsoft Teams that you probably don't know about

Microsoft Teams is a powerful tool, but with so many features it can be hard to master them all. This article will guide you through some features you might have missed.

24 January 2019

8 essential data management tips and best practices for small business owners

Data is ubiquitous in the modern world. No matter the industry, companies, big and small, are finding ways to use data to enhance their business processes.

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.