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How do you know you are at risk from Cyber threats?
Cyber-threats and cyber-crime are now part and parcel of the 21st century. The media is inundated with news stories about businesses falling victim to cyber-attacks, so much so that it is no longer a surprise. However, it’s not just major businesses being targeted – cyber-crime doesn’t discriminate - attackers will target all types of busine...
Profit or loss? Do you have full visibility of your business data?
Having complete visibility of your information in terms of sales, stock and revenue data can be a far-off dream for some distribution businesses. If your stock count involves wandering around the warehouse, there is almost certainly a better way to do things – based on fact, historical data and seasonal trends. If your warehouse has stock idly sitting on shelves...
OGL hold charity bake off for St Richard's Hospice
Every year at OGL, each department’s baking skills are put to the test for a charity bake sale we like to call the ‘Great OGL Bake Off’. The cakes are individually judged on taste and presentation, before being put on sale to members of staff. All proceeds from the bake off are then donated to the chosen charity of the year. This year, a tot...
Misplaced information and incorrect data are now a thing of the past!
False or incorrectly stored data can wreak havoc in a business, and sadly, very few have the time available to investigate errors and spring-clean the information stored. This can result in disorganised administration and misinformed sales processes, certainly not something you want your business to be known for. In these cases, muddling along simply will not suffice, ...
2018 Company Charity announced as St Richard’s Hospice
Earlier in the year, we announced via social media, that our chosen charity for 2018 would be St Richard’s Hospice. St Richard’s is an independent, local charity who provides care for 3,000 patients and their families each year. They are very active in the local community and organise a variety of fundraising events which we encourage our employees to take...
Top 5 cyber security trends for 2018
Only a month into the new year and we’ve already seen a number of threats within the last few weeks, most notably the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. One thing’s for sure, sadly, cyber-crime is only going to increase. With this in mind, we thought we would look at the top 5 cyber security trends, challenges and threats that await us all in 2018. 1....
Proactive customer acquisition and retention
Finding your niche in a market place can be rewarding for many years, but over time you will need to take a closer look at the information you have stored and take a proactive approach towards keeping your data accurate to ensure continued business growth. Whether you gain business via email marketing, telephone calls or visiting a potential customer, having the corre...
Newlife Charity praises OGL for fundraising efforts in 2017
During the course of 2017, OGL held a number of charity fundraisers to help our chosen charity of the year, Newlife. Newlife stated the below: "OGL Computer, which provides business software, IT solutions and cyber security solutions to UK businesses, raised almost £4,500 for their 2017 charity of the year, Newlife the Charity fo...
Newly launched remote ordering app gains popularity in 2017
Earlier in the year, OGL’s Software Team were receiving continuous feedback with a common theme. How can field-based sales staff be more efficient on the road? How can they reduce admin time? These questions inspired the developers at OGL to create a mobile app called ROAD, that not only enables field-based staff to check stock remotely, but also place orders an...