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Stand Out from the Customer Service Crowd by Training Your Own GPT Chatbot to Deliver Tailored 24/7 Online Support

Stand Out from the Customer Service Crowd by Training Your Own GPT Chatbot to Deliver Tailored 24/7 Online Support   Most visitors landing on your website likely encounter the same tired FAQ links and maybe a generic live chatbot that gives very little information and can be difficult to talk to.   As competition increases, […]

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Flawed Assumptions About Computer Hardware Waste Thousands at SMBs With Lost Productivity

Many well-intentioned leaders inadvertently handicap company productivity and tech budgets through dangerous false economies, underestimating computers’ total cost of ownership.   They’ll cringe paying a premium for business-class equipment upfront, yet waste far more long-term enduring consumer laptops and desktops ill-equipped to handle real workplace demands. The logic seems reasonable – workers mostly need tools

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Rapidly Growing Companies Get Suffocated by Unstructured Organic IT (…Here’s How to Break Through the Ceiling and Switch to Strategic IT)

Ambitious organisations tend to share a common technology journey as operations scale.   The early days felt exhilarating as a slick website, a new CRM, and a financial system catapulted progress.   But over time, as new departments and workflows emerge, the technology landscape expands haphazardly without centralised governance. Before long, this unchecked sprawl leads

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How to Boost Your Medical Field’s IT Security for Free in 1 Week (…This is a Goldmine for Healthcare Providers)

In today’s digital age, the security of medical information is paramount. For healthcare practices, safeguarding patient data on mobile devices is not just a best practice but a necessity.   The following statistics from the Cyber Security Report 2022 by the Australian Digital Health Agency show a very startling escalation that is only getting worse

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Australian SMBs – The Devastating Truth About Your Cybersecurity Vulnerability (…And A 10-Step Plan to Build an Impenetrable Culture of Protection Fast)

If you run a small to medium business, statistics confirm that you operate on the edge of catastrophe from cyber threats seeking easy prey. Recent numbers revealed that nearly 50% of reported cyber incidents in Australia directly strike small/medium businesses, with 60% unable to recover post-breach due to crippling costs (Source: Australian Cyber Security Centre).    Sobering reality

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Future-Proof Your Business: The Advantages of Shifting to Microsoft Azure, Entra and InTune

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are constantly seeking ways to improve efficiency and reduce costs. One significant shift in the IT realm is moving from traditional on-premises domain controllers to cloud-based solutions like Azure, Entra and InTune. Let’s delve into why this migration can be a game-changer for your

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2024: The Year of Change for Small and Medium Businesses in Cybersecurity

Welcome to 2024, a year poised to be pivotal for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). In the realm of cybersecurity, change is not just a choice; it’s a necessity. The Reality of Cyber Threats in 2024 The Australian Cyber Security Centre’s report in September 2023 highlighted a 13% increase (77,000 attacks) in cyber-attacks reported compared

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