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What Your Law Firm Should be Doing About Data Security

Your clients expect confidentiality in everything you do. Make sure your technology is protected against data breach with these simple cybersecurity tips.

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How A Tech Discovery Audit Will Improve Your Business

How A Tech Discovery Audit Will Improve Your Business

What is a technology audit, when should you do one and how it will improve your business? In this article we explain everything you need to know. Read more…

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3 Proven Ways to Manage People on your Tech Project

3 Proven Ways to Manage People on your Tech Project

People are a critical part of successfully delivering an IT project in your business. Here are 3 proven ways to manage their needs during project delivery. 

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Onsite Servers: Are they still the right solution for your business?

Onsite Servers: Are they still the right solution for your business?

We take a look at the pros and cons of onsite servers, compare them to the cloud and help you choose the right technology infrastructure for your business.

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Why your business should make the move to Microsoft 365

Why your business should make the move to Microsoft 365

If you’re using Google Docs AND Dropbox AND Microsoft 365 for your document management, it might be time to streamline exclusively into Microsoft 365. Here’s why.

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All-in-one Laptop Tablets: A Guide for Your Business

All-in-one Laptop Tablets: A Guide for Your Business

Can a single piece of tech be your tablet, laptop AND desktop? The answer is yes! Here’s our guide to all-in-one laptop tablets for your business.

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The Easy Way to Transition your Business to a New MSP

Is it time to make a move? Here’s everything you need to know to take the stress out of transitioning your business to a new Managed Service Provider.

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How your business can benefit from a Virtual CIO

If you’re ready to start being more strategic about how you use technology in your business, then a Virtual CIO could be the answer. Here’s how your business can benefit from a vCIO.

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ERP or CRM? How to choose the right growth solution.

ERP or CRM? How to choose the right growth solution.

If it’s time to think about which ERP or CRM will help you successfully scale. But what’s the right solution for your growing business? Here’s how to find out.

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5 Ways to more Environmentally Friendly Business Technology

5 Ways to more Environmentally Friendly Business Technology

It’s easier than you think to be more green-minded when it comes to technology in your business. And the benefits are also good for your bottom line.

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Manufacturing Tech | How to choose the right hardware mix

There are so many choices when it comes to technology for your manufacturing business. Our handy guide will set you on the right path to getting the right hardware mix.

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Why upgrading your tech is good for business

Don’t get caught in a false economy. The benefits of modernising your tech far outweigh the investment. Find out why and how to upgrade your business tech.

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Why your business is not immune to cyber-attack

Why your business is not immune to cyber-attack

Recent cyber-attacks on Microsoft and Solarwinds show that no business is completely immune to data breach. But you can reduce your risk with our simple tips.

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Manufacturing Software – The Ultimate Guide to Great Support

If you’re in manufacturing, then you use specialist software to run your business. And getting great support for that software is business critical. Here’s how to do it.

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4 simple signs that it’s time to change your managed IT provider

4 simple signs that it’s time to change your managed IT provider

Your IT provider has access to more of your business-critical information than any other partner in your business. Here’s how to know when it’s time to upgrade.

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What you need to know about data security for your business.

What you need to know about data security for your business.

GDPR, NDB, IRAP, CCSL, CCPA. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you’re not alone. Find out where to start with data protection and compliance in your business.

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Protecting your domain name

Protecting your domain name

Don’t be the business that loses your domain name. Follow our simple steps to protect your domain name so you don’t become a cautionary tale.

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What we can take from 2020 | Happy New Year from P1 Technology

What we can take from 2020 | Happy New Year from P1 Technology

The year 2020 posed many challenges for all of us. But there are some positives we can take with us into 2021. P1 Founder Luke reflects on the year that was.

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Keep it Local: Why you shouldn’t offshore tech support in 2021

Keep it Local: Why you shouldn’t offshore tech support in 2021

Many Australian businesses use offshore staff for a variety of purposes. But there’s no doubt that one of the most common reasons, is to reduce costs.

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My Favourite Hot Desking Technology

My Favourite Hot Desking Technology

There’s no doubt that hot desking will be part of our working future. Find out what Di and the P1 team have been using to make it a seamless experience.

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Should my business do the latest Windows update?

Thinking about ignoring the latest Windows update? We take a look at why you shouldn’t and how patch management is a way to balance updates against inconvenience.

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Top 5 Business Technology Trends for 2021

It’s clear that the future of work is working from home. So what can we expect from business technology in 2021 to help you do this? Luke shares his top 5 trends for 2021.

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The Best Business Technology of 2020

From widescreen monitors and laptops, to desktops and portable devices, Luke Smits gives us the P1 Technology round-up of the best business technology from 2020.

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Dropbox vs SharePoint | Which one is best for business?

Trying to choose between Dropbox and SharePoint? We put the popular document sharing tools head to head to help you make the right choice for your business.

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Six Awesome Microsoft 365 Features for Your Business

Office 365 is now Microsoft 365 and brings the best of Microsoft products into one, easy to manage software license. Here’s a rundown of our favourite features.

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Jabra vs Plantronics | Wireless Headset Review

Jabra vs Plantronics | Wireless Headset Review

Committed Bluetooth headset user Luke Smits, tests the performance of the Jabra Talk 45, Plantronics Voyager 3240 and the Plantronics Edge. Find out which device came out on top.

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Is it time for some technology housekeeping?

Downtime is a great time to replace, reorganise and reinstall the technology in your business. Here’s how to return to full speed at optimum efficiency.

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Garmin Vivo Active 3

An alternative to the Apple Watch, Di tests the durability and features of the Garmin Vivo Active 3 in her real life tech review.

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15 Critical Cyber Security Tips for Business

What can you do today to help protect your business from cyber crime? Find out with the P1 Technology Essential Cyber Security Checklist for Business.

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Samsung 34inch Ultra WQHD Curved Monitor

Multitaskers rejoice! In this no nonsense review, Di takes a look at this ultra high definition monitor with the potential to show your dual-screen setup the door.

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How to Know if VOIP is Right for Your Business

A VOIP or IP phone system can be cost effective and flexible. In this article, we explore the ins and outs so you can decide if it’s a good solution for your business.

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Upgrade Your Home Office with 5 Essential Pieces of Tech

Time for some improvements in your home office? We share the 5 pieces of essential technology to increase comfort, productivity and efficiency.

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Logitech Slim Folio for iPad

Thinking about a Logitech Slim Folio for iPad? Di’s no nonsense review leaves the lingo at the door so you can really find out if this product is for you.

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How to buy the best laptop for your business

Not all laptops are created equal. To make sure you get a machine that’s going to be right for your business, here’s what you need to know.

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How to bring Video Conferencing to Your Boardroom

Video conferencing technology has come a long way in recent years. In this article, we look at how easy it is to setup and why it’s a great look for your boardroom.

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What is Hybrid IT and is it right for my business?

What is Hybrid IT and is it right for my business?

Are you wondering whether a Hybrid IT Solution is right for your business? We take a look at the pros and cons to help you decide if it’s right for you.

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5 Steps to a Successful IT Project

5 Steps to a Successful IT Project

About to embark on an IT project in your business? Here are five things you can do to make sure it’s delivered successfully.

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The Australian Spike in Cyber Attacks: What your business should do.

In light of the Morrison Government’s announcement about a spike in cyber security attacks, here’s what your business should be doing.

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Selecting the Right Accounting Software for Your Business

Selecting the Right Accounting Software for Your Business

If you’re thinking about moving your accounting to the cloud, here’s what you should be looking for to make sure it’s right for your business.

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3 Signs Your Small Business Should Hire a Managed IT Provider

Wondering if it’s time to bring in some tech specialists? Here are three signs that it’s time for your small business to stop the DIY and hire a managed IT provider.

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3 Technology Tips for Small Manufacturers

If you want to make your manufacturing or engineering business run more efficiently, here are our insights into the top three technologies that will help make it happen.

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The Essential EOFY Tech Checklist for when Cash Flow is tight

What technology should you invest in at the end of the 2020 financial year? Cash flow might be tight, but it’s still important to invest in these essentials.

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Zoom vs Microsoft Teams vs Google Hangouts Meet

The use of video conferencing has skyrocketed. But which platform is right for your business? We take a look at Zoom, MS Teams and Google Hangouts.

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Using Cyber Security Tech to Increase Business Productivity

Cyber security is an important part of any business technology plan. But how can you use cyber security tech to increase productivity? Here are some things to consider.

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Technology Planning for SMEs: A Quick Start Guide

Technology is constantly evolving and planning ahead is a must. Learn how to get started with technology planning for your business in one simple, but strategic step.

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Should my business move to the cloud?

Have you been wondering if your business should move to the cloud? We answer the most common questions and concerns to help you take the leap.

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How to use Microsoft SharePoint in your business

Thinking about taking your business into the cloud? Microsoft Sharepoint could be the solution. In this article, we look at the benefits for your business.

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How to prepare your business for coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic may find your staff needing to work from home. Here’s some simple things you can do to prepare your business and avoid shutdown.

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What is Multi-factor Authentication and why your business needs it

Multi-factor Authentication is one of the ways you can protect your business form cybercrime. Find out what it is, how it works and why your business needs it.

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Cyber security threats: What every business needs to know.

Cyber security threats: What every business needs to know.

No matter the size of your business, every year, cyber criminals are hard at work coming up with new ways to steal from you. Here's what your business needs to know about cyber threats for the year ahead.

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