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 [...]
ICT Accreditation Australia is proud to announce our relationship with AAVIP – the Australian Association for Virtual Industry Professionals. As CEO of ICTAA™, it is a privilege to be invited to be a part of the Quality Reference Group of Australia’s first Not for Profit Association for Virtual Businesses. I’m looking forward to working in this focus group to help AAVIP establish a quality standards for their membership. Our values of helping others and providing a quality framework are closely [...]
Every day we use the internet for just about everything you can think of. With over 650 million websites worldwide, online gaming and social networking, keeping safe online can be tricky to comprehend. Fortunately there are some simple steps we can incorporate into our online life to stay safe and secure. Keep your computer secure Ensure all software (including your web browser) current by installing updates. This is usually as simple as turning on automatic updates on your computer but sometimes an [...]
Welcome to ICTAA™’s first official video presentation. This is a referenced link from our Self Assessment Guide that steps you through what is a domain name, how it works, and most importantly who owns yours? (7:40) Update October 15th, 2013: ICTAA™ has now released a WHOIS service. Please feel free to use our new service when verifying a domain name at http://whois.ictaa.com.au/
RMM or Remote Monitoring and Management is a proactive approach taken by Managed Service Providers for keeping any eye on your computers and servers. Typically an ICT Service Provider will use a system specifically designed to monitor your business 24 hours a day 7 days a week. If a problem arises or the signs of a potential problem arise, your provider will get alerted (email or SMS). They will then filter these alerts through a triage process according to severity. These [...]
Just thought I would comment on the use of Cloud Computing for storage. To provide a bit of background I work in 3 roles; as an onsite technician, a developer for medical databases and also as a provider of online backups. I’ve tried to give my comments each different point-of-view which may conflict and not be totally relevant to your business alone. In the first instance (onsite technician), internal/external hard drives are very cheap, hold alot of data and is [...]
Have you ever wondered why there are so many different email disclaimers you see? That fine grey print at the bottom of nearly every incoming email that hits your Inbox. You may already have one set by your IT department/provider. Here is a great site that has a variety of formats and uses for email disclaimers http://www.emaildisclaimers.com/Sample_disclaimers.htm Also, this is the one we use at ICTAA™ which you are free to use: This communication is intended only for use of the addressee [...]