Archive for the ‘Info Tech’ Category

Keeping up with the cloud
People say nothing is ever constant. But what about change? The world we live in is constantly changing, and we as human beings are continuously growing and adapting every day (most of the time, it’s happening without us even realising). One thing that has transformed our world at an unbelievably rapid pace, is technology. Over […]
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The importance of Cyber Security for small businesses
It has been a commonly held misconception that large corporations are more likely to be at risk from cyber-attacks compared to small/medium organisations, mainly due to the fact that larger businesses are much more desirable due to the scale of the operation and the sensitivity of the information. However, change in technology in the 21st […]
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Benefits and Issues of Cryptocurrency
When people think about cryptocurrency, we mostly think about Bitcoin but what exactly is cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency which is recorded on a blockchain that can be used in exchange for goods or services.  A blockchain is a specific type of database that stores information in blocks that are chained to […]
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Artificial intelligence, convenience and trust
Bookkeeping Services Bookkeeping services are a relatively new offering from Gilligan Sheppard. And it works because of the convenience it provides our clients by having their financial statements implemented in-house rather than dealing with various companies to get the job done. Our in-house bookkeeping makes communication easier and queries are solved more quickly, especially when […]
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Receipt Bank
Embracing new technologies that make life easier should be a no brainer, for example, being paperless in the digital age should be simple right? However, as the move from paper to digital records has evolved, a twilight zone has emerged where some records are paper based and the other half are scattered about in cyber […]
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IP Telephony / VoIP
IP Telephony / VoIP – Robust, efficient & cost effective IP Telephony and VoIP both refer to the channelling of voice calls and voice data through the internet often eliminating the cost of expensive PABX systems and line dedication. IP Telephony and VoIP solutions provide efficient and cost effective options for businesses of all sizes. […]
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Case Study: Electronic Checklists
Practec is a privately owned company which was set up by Stephen Davies in 1997. Whilst the company has a focus on interior fit outs and light commercial construction, the company also runs one or two high end residential builds at any one time. Currently Practec are working for both Auckland, Waitemata and Counties District […]
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Locky Ransom Virus Threat
Locky Virus is being pushed aggressively through mail and is spreading via spam email campaigns. The virus has the reputation of being biggest IT threat of 2016 so far. Its aggressive global threat through spam emails and compromised websites is leaving top security companies such as Sophos, Norton, Trend and McAfee scrambling to respond. The […]
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Important announcement!
We will be sending tax notices / payment slips for income tax payments by email this year. Please open these attachments to see the amount of tax to pay to the IRD and the date required along with the various ways to pay. Not only is it more efficient, you can receive these wherever you […]
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Xero workshops
Gilligan Sheppard is proud to present three Xero Workshops. Attend small intimate workshops, ask questions and receive personal attention. Demonstration is on a big screen. BYO laptop/tablet to work on your own account. [box] “The presenter was clear, easy to understand and very knowledgeable.” [/box]   [box] “Being able to bring my own laptop was awesome, it […]
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