One of the reasons I am wary of any cloud based service is the ability of said service provider to withdraw their services with little to no notice. In truth this can happen to any company be it a cloud vendor or a reseller. One real world case has just come to light with Cloud Backup based vendor Doyenz giving it’s UK clients just 3 days notice of their intent to … [Read more...]
What passwords do I change when I fire my IT Guy?
Recently we took over a new site, and as part of that we went about changing passwords for a number of key services and a few more additional items. This then became a discussion amongst my fellow MVPs about what do you change when you take over a site, I took it to task to put together a list of passwords and things to review when you take over a site. Network … [Read more...]
Time to increase your rates?
Got a letter from my solicitor last week that I’ve been dealing with for 2 years now. “We advise that at the beginning of each financial year we undertake a review of our schedule of charges and hourly rates. This review takes into account increases in CPI and the costs associated with the operation of our practice over the last twelve months.” It’s got me thinking – most … [Read more...]
Are you the good guy?
This was circulated to a list I’m on yesterday… I know it will really ring home with many of you. Hope I’m not breaking copyright here … [Read more...]
Want free consulting in Australia?
Well respected community leader Karl Palachuk, is launching something a little different. Karl is launching a Freeday Friday hour, where you can call in to an open line and get free advice without any price. Karl is launching this new initiative this week and has a special time slot just for us Aussies – wooho – thanks Karl. Anyone who has spent more than a … [Read more...]