Dispelling the Top 7 Digital Transformation Myths

Expensive and unnecessary: Debunking the top 7 digital transformation myths According to the Worldwide Semiannual Digital Transformation Spending Guide, the worldwide spending on technologies and services that enable digital transformation is expected to reach $2.3 trillion in 2023. At Systems Assurance, we’re seeing more and more businesses contact us about digital transformation – but we’re also hearing… Read More

Office 365 or G Suite, Which Productivity Suite is Right for My Business?

When you hear the term “productivity suite” chances are two products spring immediately to mind: Google’s G Suite, and Microsoft’s Office 365.  Both products offer similar functionality and both are popular amongst business users – but which suite has the most to offer your business?  Perhaps you’re starting a new business; maybe you’re an established organization who’s… Read More

Automatically Track Your Expenses With Excel Online and OneDrive.

Automatically Track Your Expenses With Excel Online and One DriveMany businesses have a streamlined process for managing invoices and bills, but recording irregular expenses such as train tickets and store receipts can be a whole different matter.  For busy employees, recording their spending as it’s happening can feel impossible. When it’s the end of the month… Read More

Automatically Send a Working From Home Email with Microsoft Flow

Automatically Send a Working From Home Email with Microsoft Flow Do you give your employees the option to work from home (WFH)?  Remote working can offer many benefits, including increased employee satisfaction and productivity, but if you don’t have WFH policies in place, then it’s easy to lose track of where your employees are.  In this blog, we’ll… Read More

Create a Vacation Approval Workflow with SharePoint Online, Forms and Microsoft Flow.

Create a Vacation Approval Workflow with SharePoint Online, Forms and Microsoft Flow. Do your staff waste hours performing the same repetitive tasks, over and over? You could save your business time, effort and money, by using Microsoft Flow to automate all of your most commonly-performed processes. In this article, I’ll show how to take the pain… Read More

Prepare for Windows Server and SQL Server end-of-life. What are my options?

Does your business rely on Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 or 2016, or SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 or 2014? If you’re using any of these products, then they’re rapidly approaching end-of-life (EOL).

If you continue to use any of these versions of Windows Server or SQL Server after the EOL deadline, then you’ll no longer receive security updates, even for critical security threats. To avoid exposing your business to data breaches, malware and even potential legal ramifications, it’s vital that you take action before the end-of-life deadline.

So, what steps should you take, if you’re currently using any of these Microsoft products? Read More