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Educating Your Employees on Cyber Security
When it comes to cyber security, your staff are your biggest weakness. Without even realising it, they can quite easily jeopardise the security of your company. To make matters worse, cyber-criminals not only know this, but use it to their advantage. It doesn’t matter if you have the greatest cyber security protection available, unfortun...
A quick guide on GDPR
What is GDPR? With cyber-attacks and data security in the news every other day and the increase in online protection, you may have heard the term “GDPR” banded around. GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation and replaces the now almost obsolete Data Protection Act 1998, which was largely aimed at protecting data stored on paper files and ...
How to maximise sales through online shopping channels
There are a number of things to consider when selling your products through online shopping channels, such as eBay and Amazon. Firstly you need to be sure that you can meet the potential increase in demand for your products that these channels can generate as you reach new markets. Are you able to fulfil orders quickly and efficiently? Secondly, if you are...
OGL celebrates 60 years of combined staff service in June
It’s been a busy month for OGL in June, which sees four OGL employees celebrate a combined 60 years of service. The four members of staff are a mix from our IT Solutions and Business Software divisions. The party started at the beginning of the month which saw Technical Account Management Manager, Lyndon Bendall, celebrate 20 years’ service. Lyndon ...
5 ways working remotely can improve your business
No longer is office work defined by sitting at your desk 9-5, the office has evolved. For a start, your desk can be anywhere; your home, the train, at an event or (sadly) even your holiday sun lounger. With the right tools, you can now securely access emails, applications, files and even your whole desktop from anywhere simply using an internet-enabled device and a re...
Tips on migrating to a new ERP solution
There are so many factors to consider when choosing the right ERP solution for your business. Of course the first thing that you want is a system that will manage all your key processes and simply do the job well. It needs to have all the right features and functionality to improve your business efficiency and help your staff work more effectively. But ...
How secure is your ERP system?
When considering which ERP software solution to purchase, yes of course you want a comprehensive package that can handle all your key financial and operational tasks in one place. BUT with the growing threat to UK businesses from cyber-crime you should also be asking what levels of security can be provided to protect the highly valuable data that you will be sto...
Ransomware: 3000% increase in attacks since 2012
It’s quite easy to get infected with ransomware. You don’t have go on any ‘dodgy’ sites or even open lots of spam, in fact, you don’t have to do anything for you to be at risk. Ransomware attacks are on the increase and don’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. When attacks occur, malicious software infects your compute...
Students have their heads in the 'clouds'
Computing students from Heart of Worcestershire College have had their heads in the ‘clouds’ during an interactive workshop held by OGL. We were delighted to host two interactive sessions for the learners; the first focusing on careers within their technical division and the second looking at software development. Students learnt about the latest clou...