Windows Dynamic Lock to the rescue!

2021-07-22T17:40:19+01:00July 22nd, 2021|Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Using Windows Dynamic Lock in Windows 10 is a simple but effective way to automatically lock your computer when you step away from it. See how to use it on our video below or read on ... Why do you need Windows Dynamic Lock? Have you ever walked away from your computer while there is [...]

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Microsoft Windows 365 Cloud PC

2021-07-20T14:10:59+01:00July 20th, 2021|Productivity, Remote Working, Technology News|

Microsoft has now launched the much awaited "Windows 365". It’s exclusively for businesses and will enable you to access cloud-based PCs wherever you are. Windows 365 will start to be available from 2 August and comes at the right time, with more people working remotely as well as in the office. Users will simply navigate [...]

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Privacy policies & What’s up with WhatsApp?

2021-01-20T17:42:45+00:00January 20th, 2021|GDPR, Technology News|

Do you check what privacy policies, terms and conditions you’re accepting when you go online? You may have heard that WhatsApp has postponed its new Privacy Policy change to 15th May, because of protests from users. The story is below - but this highlights an interesting question about privacy policies and other terms and conditions [...]

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How to set up quality Microsoft Teams video meetings

2020-12-09T17:13:16+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Productivity, Remote Working, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Setting up your Microsoft Teams video meetings rooms to do business ‘post pandemic’? Here's how to run high-quality sessions from the office - without blowing away your IT budget! No doubt you're tired of people talking about the ‘new normal’ or the ‘new way of working’. Whilst many office-based staff are still working from home, [...]

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Home office technology ideas to increase productivity

2020-11-27T15:18:11+00:00November 27th, 2020|Productivity, Remote Working, Technology News|

We demonstrate some home office technology ideas and kit, in response to questions about how to improve productivity and professionalism when remote working. What better day to talk about home office tech products than on Black Friday? Love it or loathe it, the actual day is here again – but this year the sales have [...]

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Locked down not locked out, with IT support for business

2020-11-25T11:13:00+00:00November 5th, 2020|Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working, Security and Threats, Technology News|

We’re in another lockdown in England, so check your computer software is cyber secure and provides suitable IT support for business … If you’re still using Office 2010 or Office 2016 for Mac, be aware that support from Microsoft is ending this year and they are no longer providing technical support or software and security [...]

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10 new business IT solutions

2020-10-27T07:38:46+00:00October 1st, 2020|Remote Working, Technology News|

If you’d like to collaborate more easily with your colleagues and clients, you could use cloud-based Microsoft Teams. They’ve released some great new business IT solutions – take a look … Here at ProDrive we’ve been using Microsoft Teams to great effect through the COVID-19 crisis, to keep everyone informed, share documents, hold video conferences, [...]

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5 IT solutions & apps for better productivity

2020-10-27T09:54:12+00:00May 6th, 2020|Technology News, Tips and Advice|

There are so many apps and IT solutions out there aimed at helping individuals and teams to work more productively. They include those that focus on collaboration and project management, as well as specific tasks like calculations and are useful whether working remotely or in the office. Here are five of our favourites: 1. Microsoft [...]

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IT support and cyber security – plus human support too

2020-10-27T09:55:40+00:00April 27th, 2020|Business Continuity, Company News, Cyber Security, Productivity, Security and Threats, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Business continues as we steer through the lockdown and we can help with all your IT support and cyber security. We listen to our clients and are working to make things easier, so businesses can be more productive. But an important part of remote working is looking after yourself too. Burnout can be a concern [...]

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Free to use business software that can help during the COVID-19 epidemic

2020-10-27T10:20:17+00:00March 27th, 2020|Company News, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

With the COVID-19 epidemic hitting the income of businesses hard, and the reality of trying to run an organisation with all staff working remotely hitting home, it is good to know that many of the cloud software providers are stepping up to the mark with offers to use their tools free of charge.   Why [...]

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