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Are you taking cloud security seriously?

You can lockdown your Microsoft 365 environment and protect your business from common cloud-focussed attacks by adopting these four cloud security best practices. #1 | Enable a Single Sign On (SSO) Solution Single Sign On (SSO) is an authentication process that allows...

Mediocre IT just doesn’t cut it any more

One of the new roles that I have taken on at Smart Dolphins includes getting more involved with our growth team. Doing so means that I get to liaise with prospective clients. We meet with a broad variety of businesses in terms of size and industry type, which gives me...

Microsoft 365 Business Premium

Which Microsoft 365 plan should your small business use? We often find that many small business leaders are confronted with difficult choices when it comes to choosing which Microsoft 365 package that they should invest in. This typically results in a default choice...

What is technical debt?

Loosely defined, technical debt is essentially all the problems related to your technology due to a lack of planning and investment. So, like monetary debt, technical debt accumulates over time and grows largely because your business does not have an IT process in...

Internal versus outsourced IT

Recently I had a conversation with a prospective client who was weighing whether to hire an internal IT employee or outsource the IT function of their small business to a managed IT service provider (MSP). This is a very important question and one that we get asked...