Piecemeal IT versus In-house IT versus Service Agreements

Posted on February 15, 2017 by

Over the years I have had the advantage of working in various roles. One consistent thing with all of my roles, I dealt with IT. I learned that a lot of people running businesses approach IT the wrong way, they approach it as a cost of doing business, but it needs to be viewed in […]

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 released

Posted on October 26, 2016 by

Microsoft Dynamics 365 was being whispered about in July and we finally have an official November 1st release.  The new cloud service with small-business-focused applications addresses the needs of many small businesses like sales, automation, operations, and customer service. The licensing can be a little confusing so be sure to discuss your needs to meet all […]

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Do you know the real risk?

Posted on October 18, 2016 by

How much is that risk really going to cost you? If you’re holding off on implementing that solution, that purchase; all the while knowing something will fail, you really need to know the cost of that risk. I’ve been in that scenario, I thought I knew the risk, but I wasn’t as prepared for the […]

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Sometimes plans are needed fast

Posted on October 18, 2016 by

Recently, when a customer let their realtor know they would be moving offices they chose a date in the future, namely October the 1st 2016. This date was chosen before they had started the work on their new offices and before they were aware of a delay that would keep them in their offices for longer than anticipated. As Murphy’s […]

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Workplace – Facebook Business Software

Posted on October 12, 2016 by

Workplace, a Facebook product has been launched as a mobile app and website.  It is not the first consumer base product trying to enter the enterprise space, but it has entered with a huge following. The subscription based product, with a low per user cost , which has been in testing for over a year, is now […]

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McArthur Natural Products

Posted on October 5, 2016 by

We’re thrilled to announce our new partnership with McArthur Natural Products. McArthur Natural Products offer a range of skin, body and hair care products that all contain their unique McArthur Pawpaw Extract™. McArthur Natural Products chose Torque IT as their preferred Managed Services Provider to proactively support their IT requirements whilst allowing them to focus […]

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2016 held to Ransom

Posted on October 3, 2016 by

As I meet a lot of new prospective clients I am noticing more and more companies that are being hit by Ransomware and virus outbreaks. These outbreaks are having a serious effect on business continuity and security of data. Since the start of 2016 ransomware attacks have increased, which is a clear indication of how […]

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The Cost of a Good Plan

Posted on September 23, 2016 by

  Last night a power plant in Kwinana caused power fluctuations throughout the metro area. We were one of the many businesses affected. This damaged our UPS and caused our devices to shutdown unsafely. As a result, some of our data become corrupt. We were able to come back from the last night’s backup but […]

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Planning with our clients and for ourselves

Posted on August 4, 2016 by

The idea of planning is simple. Put together strategies and road maps to achieve goals and avoid setbacks.  It’s so easy miss opportunities to plan and review, it is however so easy to put the right people in the right room to get the right outcome.  We love to plan with our clients and we […]

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Torque IT meets Total Signs

Posted on May 6, 2016 by

Yesterday, Thursday the 5th of May, Torque IT had the pleasure of meeting Jim Hilton from Total Signs. Jim Hilton has led Total Signs for over 15 years and his methodology to business has been developed from a rich and diverse history. One that Jim should really tell you himself. Total Sign Co is one […]

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