The ‘gender gap’ is something which gets analysed in almost every aspect of our lives. The age old ‘battle of the sexes’ rears its head time and time again – and now it has cropped up in the world of technology. Even in the twenty-first century it seems notable trends develop between males and females. Recent reports suggest that men are more likely to engage earlier with new technologies such as tablet computers and that they use mobile broadband more than women. Please click here to read more
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Badly designed website forms are, at best, laborious to use. At worst, they can make people abandon your website entirely With online forms central to most websites, be it for sign ups, online shopping or collecting contact details, an optimised user experience has got to include a usable online form. By putting some effort into a few key areas, you can create an online form that will keep users engaged and make their journey as easy as possible. Here are five tips for creating usable online forms: Click here to read more
Step by Step Guide – How to introduce homeworking in your business
Keeping your IT systems clean http://www./blog/2011/04/empty-office-take-advantage-cleaning-your-it/?s=sign086 Carry out software updates and patches. If you’ve been waiting for an opportune moment to roll out updates to computers on your network, this could be it. With fewer people about, any glitches should cause little disruption. So when things pick up next week, you’ll be fully up-to-date and ready to go. Clean up your computers. Sometimes keeping a computer clean of junk feels like a losing battle – especially if you have adventurous employees who install their own software. But there are ways to fight back: for a start, try CCleaner, which…
Eight steps to finding a reliable web host: http://www./it/the-internet/eight-steps-to-finding-a-reliable-web-host/?s=sig089 My mother is a middle aged woman, constantly travelling and in contact with the office. Her employer provides her with a Blackberry, which she takes everywhere, along with her address book. That’s right, an analogue, paper, not-HD address book.
A guide to SSL encryption for your website: http://www./it/the-internet/ssl-encryption-for-your-website Ben Dyer of e-commerce supplier Actinic explains that although an SSL certificate can be very useful for an online shop, it’s not the only security precaution you need
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