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Renewing business IT alignment

The past two years have brought unprecedented challenges and subsequent evolution to most businesses’ operations. Significant changes to process, office culture, and budgets were absorbed and tackled in record time. For many it started with a scramble and little...

My flexible work experience

During a typical week at Smart Dolphins, I work from home three to four days and go to the office one or two days. I wake up early, and after attending to a few personal priorities (exercise, tea, breakfast, etc.), I will work for an hour before waking my daughter....

Attracting and retaining IT talent

Smart Dolphins continues to push knowledge growth in a hyper competitive world of talent warfare. Without a doubt, 2022 will be another entertaining year in the world of business. This is top-of-mind for us as we are in the midst of our annual planning. As always, we...

Captain Kel Videll; bordering on super-heroism

Superhero, Kel Videll, celebrated his third year with Smart Dolphins IT Solutions on January 9, 2022  “Heroes are made by the path that they choose, not by the powers they are graced with.” — Ironman Kel Videll, is one of Smart Dolphins IT Solutions own marvels. He is...

Email Security

Email is not secure. It has never been secure, and little has changed since its invention by Ray Tomlinson back in 1971.   Fast forward to 2022 and most business leaders and end users are aware of the risks of email phishing. Most also know that it is a primary way...

Meet vITM Ross Speirs

Virtual IT Manager, Ross Speirs, isn’t virtual; he is as real as one can be. Ross is an IT fixer, multi-instrument-playing musician, a cultural truckler and perhaps anachronistically speaking, he is an old soul.     The man started with Smart Dolphins IT...

Ransomware targeting construction firms

While most medium-size construction operations are deeply reliant on technology, investment remains low compared to other industries. Over the years, we gained insight into some of the common problems with regards to IT that plague the sector, and we have some...

Public WiFi

Ever wonder why your Apple mobile device keeps asking you to connect to wireless networks that you have never heard of? Prevent your iPhone from connecting to public Wi-Fi with this quick tip.  So, you are waltzing down the street, happily connected to your carrier’s...