As a child, were you ever afraid of monsters? Usually – in your mind at least - lurking in a dark closet, or under the bed, waiting to snatch at any ankles foolishly dangled over the side.
Ransomware is a form of malware which infects your computer and encrypts all accessible files, rendering them unusable. The malware can also spread rapidly through a network, infecting many computers in a short amount of time, each demanding a separate ransom.
- People (the non-IT people within the business)
- Vulnerabilities in hardware and software
- The type of person that provides good traditional IT support
Phishing is a technique used to obtain personal information from people, usually for financial gain or other criminal activities. Years ago, malicious activity such as viruses and hacking were more often motivated by testing hacking ability or creating anarchy in..
Today in the Evolve IT Lab - Lachie and Jason sit down and discuss how you can prepare to go on your much-needed break. Check out their three tips here -
Another day, another professional expressing regret on how he or she could have been a millionaire by now had they invested in Bitcoin 7 years ago. Another swipe, another share on how Bitcoin’s value ascends to $10,000. If you have little to no knowledge about..
This week in the Evolve IT Lab we sit down with our Service Desk Team Leader - Jason Thomas, and discuss on-boarding new staff within your organisation. Along with your internal policys and procedures these three tips will help you successfully onboard any new team..
Today we sit down with Matt Billiet in the Evolve IT Lab and discuss ransomware, and it affects on today's modern workplace. Matt tells us about how Evolve IT have partnered with their friends from Sophos to create Evolve IT's Next-gen End Point Protection, a..
I’ve said this many times before both personally and professionally. Content is King, especially Video.
Video can simply take complex messages, record key moments and deliver training in your workforce. The possibilities are endless. This makes the benefit of video..
Before making a move to a Digital Workplace, you probably want to understand what a Digital Workplace is and what benefit will it have for my organisation.There are a number of explanations available, and a quick Google search will bring up many descriptions. An..
Today we rely on the internet for pretty much everything - but what happens when it goes down? Lachie and Jason sit down in the Evolve IT Lab and discuss three tips to survive an internet outage.
If you’re anything like me, you have too many things to do and not enough time to do them in! Naturally, as someone who works in the tech space – turning to technology tools to deliver outcomes with little time is the best option that I know!A significant part of..
In today’s modern world there is a lot more to think about when planning how to set up a mobile office than just having a laptop, mobile phone and being able to “VPN in”. As we enter an age of mobility, it is important to have a strong grasp on what is required to..
No matter who you are chances are in some form you have a customer or a client. At Inbound 2017 we had the opportunity to chat to one of our friends and partners, Brad Benner, founder of SmileBack.
SmileBack is a client experience platform that lets you actively..
When posed with a question such as "What makes a good customer service experience", we need to look at something called "the human element". Having this people perspective is often neglected in today's hectic and fast-paced world.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like outsourcing your technology services? Is the grass really greener or does it present more challenges? ‘How do I go about it?’ and ‘will it work for my business?’ are common questions that’s often difficult to know if you..
Regular change is inevitable in the ever-evolving environment of ICT. Whether it be upgrades to existing infrastructure, or the introduction of new innovative business solutions, the process will involve change, which will need to be carefully managed with your..
Microsoft’s Office 365 Nonprofit E1 Plan is perfect for organisations in the nonprofit, health and community sectors. Office 365 encourages nonprofit members to become digital nomads as staff can work remotely and are still able to collaborate with their team..
Evolve IT recently came across a thought provoking report that sheds light on the exciting changes occurring on the non-profit innovation front. While non-profits have traditionally lagged in the technology space, Give Easy found that the non-profit sector’s..
The benefits of modern IT are commonly spruiked. Less often discussed however, are the potential risks. As important as maintaining current infrastructure and adopting modern technology, identifying these risks and planning for a worst-case scenario is the key to..
Decreased not for profit sector funding and engagement has brought forth an industry-wide tech revolution. NFP technology strategies now focus on building advocacy, staff efficiency and improved impact measurement. This revolution is in stark contrast to traditional..
A key issue facing non for profits is how to continually maximise social impact for every dollar of investment. A winning not for profit technology strategy achieves enhanced social return on investment by supporting a range of technology solutions that encourage..
As the not-for-profit sector becomes increasingly competitive, you need to find ways to do more with the tools and resources you already have. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) plays a vital role in enabling you to identify efficiencies, reach..
As many NFPs operate on a lean budget and have limited IT resources, moving to the cloud can be an understandably difficult proposition.
However, when it comes to the cloud, the benefits clearly outweigh the difficulties and can actually help NFPs save time and..