If you thought running your own business from home was a mean feat, try running one from a tiny remote island while you're underwater half the time.
Stories by Lee Davis
We’ve come a long way since Jerry Seinfeld ruled the TV ratings. I remember how in one episode Seinfeld’s sidekick George Costanza helped his neurotic father, Frank, to sell a bunch of computers.
Dannevirke-based Damian’s Computers and Security Services has seen strong growth in both hardware supply and the personal service to customers since its inception two years ago.
Before I discovered Linux, I used to think open source was a lidless container of a culinary flavouring, like Daddies. This brand is ubiquitous in the UK, so commonplace that in the 33 years I spent there, I never realised how much naughtiness was in its name. Maybe living in the land of Benny Hill and Carry On films — the factory floor of double entendres — inured me to the joke.
Paul Rennie says he never imagined, when he started out in his original trade, that he would one day enter the world of technology.
Digital media solutions provider Adobe has taken a further step toward the cloud by ending the sale of packaged products, and pushing customers to its Creative Cloud offering.
The other night I watched the sequel to that funny video that made the rounds a few years ago called The Secret.
Computer Corner’s manager John Bailey admits Taranaki has been relatively protected from the last few years of economic stagnation. But the company hasn’t been able to stem the receding tide of hardware sales.
"Who dares wins," is the often repeated motto of our good friends in the Special Air Services. "Faint heart never won fair maiden," is another saying in the same vein from Olde England.
The world of IT is often coloured corporate grey and is bland and totally free of romance.
At the dawn of the year 2000, amidst the hope and trepidation of what a new year, a new decade, a new century and a new millennium would bring, a small crowd gathered on a hill top to be the first people in the world to see the sunrise of the new era.
Tony Simpson of Computer Solutions in Balclutha says the cloud is a hard sell to the good folk of his town because they’re a conservative bunch and they like to know exactly where their data is.
Just one of the lovely things about my home and its location is that on a clear night I have a very good view of the stars. There is very little light pollution out in the wop wops.
There is nothing more inspiring for a customer than buying something from a company that practices what it preaches. Liberate IT is a North Island-based start up from 2011, specialising in selling NetSuite ERP to small and medium sized business. A distinction of Liberate IT is the conscious decision the company made from the start to have no physical office.
Christmas can be a funny old time, especially if you have outlaws to consider.