Category: Training

Unlock the Power of Microsoft 365: A Guide for SMBs

In today’s digital age, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly turning to cloud-based productivity suites like Microsoft 365 to streamline operations, enhance collaboration, and drive growth. With a comprehensive suite of tools and features, Microsoft 365 offers SMBs the power to achieve more and succeed in a competitive market. Let’s explore how SMBs can …

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Understanding the Costs of Cyber Attacks for Small Businesses

Cyber attacks pose a significant threat to small businesses, not only in terms of potential data breaches and financial losses but also in terms of long-term damage to reputation and customer trust. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the various costs associated with cyber attacks for small businesses, providing insights into the tangible and …

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A Guide to Two-Factor Authentication

Secured passwords with 2FA

In the ever-expanding digital landscape, securing sensitive information and personal data has become paramount. As cyber threats continue to evolve, traditional password-based security measures often prove inadequate. Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) emerges as a robust solution, adding an extra layer of protection to enhance security across various online platforms. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into …

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Mastering the Art of Passwords: Your Key to Digital Security


Introduction In the intricate tapestry of the digital world, passwords serve as the first line of defence, safeguarding our personal information from the vast cyber realm. As we traverse this interconnected landscape, understanding the importance of passwords, crafting robust ones, and adopting good practices becomes imperative for our online security. This blog explores the essence …

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Using Count Functions In Excel

I was called upon this week to solve a problem using the Excel Count functions. The situation was that the user just didn’t understand the difference between each of the functions available, which I will summarise here. There are 5 Count functions COUNT Counts how many numbers are in the list of arguments COUNTA Counts …

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Certification Approved

    I wrote a couple of Months back about Advantages of Using a Microsoft Certified Trainer. In putting up with what I said there I have been certified for another year. By doing this I am committed to providing the highest quality training for everybody, whether it be for advanced users, or complete beginners. …

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Advantages of Using a Microsoft Certified Trainer

Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) are individuals who are authorised by Microsoft to provide training for Microsoft products. This certification is maintained by the Microsoft Corporation The MCT certification demonstrates that the owner is an expert in both using and training others in specific Microsoft solutions. This certification is annually renewed requiring specific requirements to be …

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Use it or Lose it – the sad truth about training budgets

Employees inevitably account for the biggest chunk of many organisations’ budgets. They are also any organisation’s greatest asset. The benefits of offering staff training and creating an environment which encourages self-development are well documented: better skilled employees have better morale, and people valued and cared for are more productive, more committed, and are more likely …

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