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To Save or to Auto Save?

Save as you go. If ever there was a golden rule of working with computers, this is it. Anyone who has ever worked on a document before losing their progress to an application crash or power cut knows only too well the dangers of not saving your work. So the introduction of Auto Save in Office seems to be, on the face of it, an absolute gem. But how does it work and what if you need to turn it off?

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Cloud Services

Is Cloud-based Information Technology holding back progress for Architects?

That sounds a bit counter-intuitive, doesn’t it? There have already been great strides made by architects, engineers, and other related construction professionals to adopt cloud-based software such as Autodesk BIM360. Whilst these tools bring huge benefits, it still seems that it’s the domain of large practices and corporates. Why is that?

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Cloud Services

What is a Domain?

Domains are everywhere and they’re a vital part of the internet, not to mention your online company identity. A key part of our service is Domain Management so, by and large, if you’re a client of ours you don’t need to worry too much about what it is or what it does. But having some background on what they are and how they work is always useful.

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Teams or Zoom?

Both applications do the job of video conferencing well, and they’re not the only ones (e.g. Google Meet, Starleaf, Webex). But what’s the real difference, and when should you use one over the other?

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