With software and services like accounting, email and Customer Relation Management (CRMs) being “in the cloud”, users are able to work from anywhere in the world and from almost any device. Users can also connect into the office with VPNs or Remote Desktop / Teamviewer-like programs for complete access to their files. This freedom does introduce some risks to businesses if users are connecting from ‘unknown’ PCs. Does the users’ computer have an antivirus? What if they have lost their [...]
What is ICT and how does it differ to IT? Most business functions involve some form of ICT. To reduce risk and increase productivity, a business should develop a best practice framework for ICT. But what does ICT mean? It’s easy to get buried in acronyms these days. IT [information technology] and ICT [information and communications technology] get bandied around all the time, sometimes interchangeably. So what’s the difference, and why is it important? Essentially, ICT contains IT as an umbrella term. IT [...]
The Smart Certificate let’s people see the best of you. One of the issues surrounding accreditation and certificates is verifying if the participant is still current in their program. Our new ICTAA certificate now contains a simple way to validate accreditations and connect people to the ICTAA public profile of any accredited business. The ICTAA Smart Certificate uses both Near Field Communication (or NFC) and Quick Response Code (or QR Code) which contain an embedded link to the ICTAA online profile for [...]
ICTAA™ Celebrates 2 Years of Successful Accreditation Services Brisbane, Qld, Australia – 7th July, 2015 Every business these days uses IT but many don’t realise the risks involved or the legal compliance required. This lack of knowledge could be the downfall of your company. ICTAA™ was born on July 1, 2013 (ICTAA™) to support business owners and IT service providers to understand the legal ramifications of using IT in the workplace. ICTAA™ was established by a group of experienced and accomplished ICT [...]
Automate – The Hitchhiker’s IT Guide for Solo-preneurs and Start-ups. We have added a new digital download to our store, Automate. Automate is practical and essential IT guide for Solopreneurs wishing to grow their business. With easy-to-follow and proven steps will see you eliminate stress, automate systems and delegate successfully. Written by Stefan Floratos, an IT solution provider and developer; this guide provides information to small businesses and owner operators about their computers and ICT environment. You can check out Automate in our [...]
We’ve started getting photos from our customers that have received their ICTAA™ certificates. Please feel free to send your pictures to us of your certificate and we will add them to this gallery. Better still, put yourself in the picture as well!
Quick link: whois.ictaa.com.au [headline margin=”margin-down” type=”h2″]What is WHOIS? [/headline] WHOIS stands for “Who is?” and is a utility used to look up information on domain names. It is also the record system that identifies who owns a domain and how to get in contact with them. Every top-level-domain (e.g. .com, .net., .me, .name) handles records differently and they have their own WHOIS servers and record formats. Most countries also have have an organisation that regulates domain name registration and ownership; such as [...]
Well it’s official! We now have our first sponsored Accreditation on the board. Jacaranda Clubhouse from Ipswich had registered their interest in our Accreditation as a recipient of a sponsored kit. They saw the value and benefits of the increased awareness and productivity that our program has to offer. Literally within minutes we found a philanthropic partner, Chalmers Industries, who philanthropically sponsored their Assessment Kit to start their ICTAA™ Accreditation Process. Jacaranda Clubhouse is an Empowering Daily Living Skills Program for adults [...]
What a great weekend we had last week. On Sunday the 29th of September the 2013 Cruise 4 Charity event was held at QLD Raceway. ICT Accreditation Australia were proud to be involved as a sponsor for the event. Not only did we enjoy Pit access, we also managed to grab a ride in one of the pace cars! We’ve posted some great photos of the day on our Facebook page here.
IT Systems are critical to the success of many businesses. Learn what every business owner should know about their IT systems at this non-technical, hand-on workshop. We have been invited to run the October workshop for the Office of Economic Development of the Redland City Council. Toby and I will be presenting on core elements of our Level 1: Business Awareness module. This is definitely not for the ‘techie’ but for the business owner and decision makers that wants to [...]