Google Drive Sync limit of 100Gb

Odd issue in the office this morning. We have many clients on Google Drive and a lot of them use the Google Drive Sync tool that allows for the easy opening and saving of MS Office documents to Google Drive.

An odd issue was reported that a users recently modified Word files, 20Kb each, would

August 12th, 2014|News|

How to diagnose Google Drive performance issues

Google Drive performance problems can be frustrating, you’re accessing the system via a browser so it should just work right? Unfortunately there are a lot of steps that take place and if you’ve performed the basic checks (testing Google Drive on a different PC on the same network, testing on a different PC on

August 8th, 2014|News|

Sage 50 2015 works in the cloud. Here’s what you need to know

Update: very soon after I posted this I was told by Sage that the release date for 2015 has been pushed back to 18th Aug. Read into this what you will.


With the release of Sage 2015 comes a long awaited feature of access from anywhere via the cloud, here’s how it works and what

August 7th, 2014|News|

Mac Mail and Windows Live Mail Email signatures

Our clients often approach us to add or change the email signatures of their accounts to MS Office 365, Google Apps or our secure UK hosted Exchange platform.

For MS Outlook this is very easy and Outlook copes well with cutting and pasting whatever signature you’ve created in Word into its signature tool. However Mac

April 6th, 2014|News|

Adding multiple Outlook From address when using Google Apps

With Google Apps and MS Office 365 you can have many different Email addresses arriving into your mailbox, but what about the Email address you send from?

With MS Office 365, setting up multiple From addresses is very tricky. With Google Apps it’s very easy. Follow the video below

January 13th, 2014|News|

Workflow engineering – Emailing files into Xero

A classic example of Workflow Engineering by Xero. They look at the steps that their users take when performing the ‘task to be done’, in this case your bookkeeping.

They look for the inefficient parts, then implement features that reduce those inefficient parts, in this case emailing attachments directly into the Files Inbox. This removes

January 13th, 2014|News|