We like to think we are pretty up to speed with what’s going on in our world and industry so we are always posting new stories and our thoughts on software, software development and systems which we thought we’d share with you here.

Microsoft Paint – staying or going?

It was broadcast last week that Microsoft was going to remove or no longer develop Paint. It released a list of Software it intends to deprecate (mean

A B2C approach to developing B2B software

The B2C market is dominated by those organisations that everyone knows and loves including Facebook, Google and Amazon. One of the reasons for their p

Microsoft donates source code to The Computer History Museum

Microsoft donated the source code of MS DOS 1.1 and 2 to the Computer History Museum (CHM), along with the first version of Word for Windows last mont

PC Sales Q1 results

PC sales fell by 2.4% to 62.2 million units in the first quarter of 2017 when compared with the same period in 2016. Two main reasons were initially p

Windows gets beat for the first time ever as the most popular OS

Android recently beat Windows by the smallest of margins, just 0.02% to be the most popular operating system based on data from March 2017. Android pi

How SME’s should protect themselves from cyber crime

We have heard a lot of bad news recently in relation to cybercrime with the much publicised WannaCry ransom-ware attacks that hit over 100 countries l

Process Automation – why isn’t everyone doing this?

Automation of work processes to improve productivity and free up time for higher-value work seems like a no-brainer for most organisations. Yet, it is

Will Microsoft’s latest acquisition mean an update for our favorite Office tools?

Microsoft recently announced it has acquired a company called Intentional Software – a company that develops platforms and team based applications.

Software UI & UX – Trying to get it right

UI (user interface) and UX (User Experience) are key components in any Software Development project. This is often referred to as the “Front end”

Why work with a software developer when building your digital product

In our ever digital world many businesses employ people who have the technical skills to deliver a software solution into their business directly so w