Meet Alistair Sharp, Technical Specialist

Meet Alistair Sharp, Technical Specialist

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It’s a little surprising that Alistair got into IT: after all, his family has farmed cattle for five generations. We’re certainly glad that he did, though, as he’s become an invaluable part of the Bigfish Team over the last eight years.   After leaving his small town on the Upper Murray, he studied IT at […]

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Tech tips from the Pond: Microsoft Teams

Tech tips from the Pond: Microsoft Teams

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Welcome to the Pond, our little part of the world where we share tech tricks, tips and techniques. This month, we’re looking at five simple ways that you and your organisation can get the most out of Microsoft Teams.    1: It’s so much more than just a video conferencing app. You can easily make […]

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Don’t let the blue screen of death kill your operations: Understanding & learning from the Windows/Crowdstrike outage

Don’t let the blue screen of death kill your operations: Understanding & learning from the Windows/Crowdstrike outage

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We all know how frustrating it is to experience a sudden and unexpected computer shutdown (especially when you forgot to save that file you’ve been working on). But what if you multiplied that frustration by a few million?  That’s what happened last Friday when 8.5 million people around the world experienced the “Blue Screen of […]

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​The SME cyber security checklist: How does your business compare?

​The SME cyber security checklist: How does your business compare?

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The noise around cybersecurity is deafening. Everywhere you turn, someone, somewhere, is talking or writing about it. And for good reason – a lot of businesses still do not have the appropriate cyber security measures in place. However, all this noise can have the opposite effect – instead of taking action, we become complacent. The […]

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When does the cloud work and when doesn’t it work?

When does the cloud work and when doesn’t it work?

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There is a lot of hype surrounding the “Cloud” and this will definitely continue as businesses in Australia continue to adopt various levels of cloud technology into their environment. So what is the cloud? There are many definitions for cloud computing, but the essence really is: The use of computing resources (hardware and software) that are delivered as […]

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Getting to know Windows 10

Getting to know Windows 10

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What is Windows 10? Windows 10 is the most comprehensive and exhaustive overhaul of Microsoft’s Windows franchise in the history of the company. It is a complete rethinking of Windows partially in response to the poor reception Windows 8 got in the marketplace. Microsofts Definition of Windows 10: Windows 10 (“Windows”) is a personalized computing […]

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IT Security – How to stay safe

IT Security – How to stay safe

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Security is the responsibility of us all.  Follow the tips below and you’ll be helping to keep yourself, your colleagues and your business safe. 1. Don’t be tricked into giving away confidential information or going where you shouldn’t 1.1 Don’t respond to emails or phone calls requesting confidential company information, such information requests can appear […]

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