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Why is a disaster recovery strategy important?
Data, whether employee, customer, financial or prospect data, is vital to the successful operation of any business. We all know it needs to be backed up but the scale and complexity of the data and applications we use every day can make this a daunting task. However, without a robust strategy in place, if you do suffer a major disaster, or a significant system failure...
12 reasons to invest in business software
At OGL, we understand that making any change to the way your business is run is a significant decision and one that companies are, quite rightly, very diligent about making. We have helped hundreds of UK companies to overcome their reservations and are delighted to watch those companies go from strength to strength with the help of our business software, prof.ITplus. ...
Why outsourcing your IT makes a lot of sense
Outsourcing your IT could prove to be a very shrewd move indeed. We know that IT is a headache for a lot of businesses, but here at OGL that’s what we live and breathe. We know that outsourcing your business IT could be the smartest move you ever make. Our team brings a pragmatic and responsible approach to IT which lets you focus on running your business w...
Meet one of the team behind our business software
Phil Hawkes is a Senior Software Consultant here at OGL and is one of the key masterminds behind our business software – prof.ITplus. Phil joined our Company in 1983 and has had an instrumental role in developing our software ever since. Of course, Phil’s work has been supported by many colleagues over the years, in particular Sue Bullock and Andrew Dav...
£100,000 raised for good causes in the last three years
We’ve had another successful year of fundraising here at OGL, having raised almost £30,000 for over 50 charities and local community organisations during 2016. Together with similar sums raised in 2015 and 2014, we have now raised just shy of £100,000 over the past three years. We’ve helped all kinds of organisations – many close to ou...
New offices for our 100-strong Technical Team
This week our Technical Team is settling into brand spanking new offices, following their move at the weekend. The team has grown rapidly over the last few years and their previous office at our Kidderminster site was bursting at the seams. The new offices at our Stourport office are spacious, light, modern and full of mod cons. The Technical Team encompasses our S...
Four steps to cyber security peace of mind
Small and medium businesses can greatly improve their cyber-security strategy without breaking the bank. Achieving cyber security needn’t feel daunting – our expert team have put together our latest tips to help you improve your cyber-security strategy and put your mind at rest. How to achieve cyber security success 1. Testing an...
Taking control using business software
What is the main thing that prof.ITplus provides to the businesses that use it? Control . That’s right, control . Of course, as a business owner or manager, you have control now; you say what happens, when and how at a strategic level. But what about control of critical aspects of your business, such as pricing, discounts and profit margins, which you m...
OGL Dinner & Dance
OGL held our second Dinner & Dance at the weekend at the Chateau Impney in Droitwich. The event was a huge success and the atmosphere on the night was buzzing after celebrating individual achievements across the business in our Staff Awards. The drinks were flowing and when local band, Soul Town, took to the stage there were some very nifty shapes being thrown on ...