Creating a business by fixing things that p*ss you off

Have you ever thought “I could do better than that?”. Many of the most successful tech companies today are based on addressing a single, often simple frustration. Consumer frustration is universal, each and every day we purchase things that fail to deliver. However, what happens when, instead, of frustration, you change from being a problem-haver […]

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Have You Added She/Her/Hers to Your Email Signatures?

Recently we’ve spotted a growing trend with some of our corporate friends including preferred pronouns within email signatures, as well as Twitter and Facebook profiles. For many organisations looking to build an inclusive working environment, adding gender pronouns to a company email signature is a great first step. It brings awareness to something that many people […]

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Create value in your business by developing unique IP

In order to remain competitive many large organisations develop their own unique intellectual property (IP). Creating unique IP often sets your business apart from the rest, and enables you to provide a value proposition that is truly different to that of your competitors creating greater business outcomes as well as increased value over time. However, […]

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Phishing, spear phishing and whaling

According to the UK government department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s ‘Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017‘ 52% of small businesses have identified at least one cybersecurity breach or attack in the last 12 months. Typically these attacks start by sending an email to someone within your organisation. This method of attack is known as […]

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Bespin Labs next-generation workplace.

When we created Bespin Labs we took a good long look at the tech industry, what worked, and what didn’t. We started with what actually makes Bespin Labs different, our people, and focused on what we as a team needed the most. In order to create amazing products and offer outstanding service to our customers […]

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Build Brand Trust With Email

We see so many organisations without a professional email format. So we ask “Would you send out company letters or invoices on unbranded paper?” Well, it’s the same with email, sending emailing without the correct company branding can damage your business. It struck me this week, while working with a new client, that so many organisations […]

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5 Reasons Why Email Signatures Are Important

In the Middle Ages monarchs, bishops and other nobles would issue official decrees, and documents and sign them with a wax seal. The wax would typically be pressed with a unique handheld seal or with a signet ring. Today, wax seals are rarely used and most of our business communication is done via emails. While […]

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Dealing with a multi-cloud strategy

We recently began implementing a cloud-based strategy for one of our customers, and while we’d ideally like to pick a single cloud service provider it’s not always possible. As you move more and more of your organisation to the cloud you may, like we did, find that you have to deal with multiple cloud service […]

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Cybersecurity posters

One of the most effective training aids has to be wall posters. We use them for all kind of change management and transformation programmes. The National Cyber Security Centre has created a series of infographics to bring dry technical guidance to life. You’re free to download and print these NCSC infographics and display them around […]

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Adding Skype to Your Email Signature

Is Skype a key part of your business communications? Do you want to make it easier for your customers and contacts to be able to call you or send you messages via Skype? If so you’ll want to add your Skype profile to your email signature. This sounds simple, unfortunately, it’s not. Due to the […]

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