Backup to the Future

At one of my first IT jobs working as a technician, I remember a lady running up to our helpdesk and desperately pleading with us to help her recover documents of a personal nature from an external hard drive that had broken. The documents? Her only copies of wedding photos and pictures of her first…

Optimising your Office 365 Licensing

Not so long ago, the majority of businesses purchased Microsoft licensing on a perpetual basis – a number of licenses are purchased based on user volume.  If you added more users you then purchase some more, if your user numbers went down then you kept some spares on the shelf.  Alongside this, you then paid…

How does your workspace affect you?

In the Lucidity office, we have everything from obsessive desk tidiers who keep a never-ending supply of hand sanitizer on their desk, to me. I’m personally trying to improve my workspace. I had 3 monitors, laptops to repair, screwdrivers – the lot, all over my desk. Absolute chaos! I’ve now got rid of two of…

Is Office 2019 the last of its kind?

Office 365 is now a mature product that has enjoyed exponential growth over the past few years. With the release of Microsoft Office 2019 back in September 2018, now might be the time to consider the future of Office perpetual license products in your business. Cloud services have been around for a long time, but Microsoft…