Articles By Lee Rickwood

Cyber Security as a Service for Canadian Small Business

SOHO operators and SMBs may be intimidated by the perceived resources it takes to secure their computer and data systems; however, not making cyber-security a priority can be an even more costly decision.Unless

Published on: December 1st, 2009 Lee Rickwood

Canadian Transportation Firm Gets Competitive Traction with New OS

Whether by land, sea or air, Canada needs to be connected with markets around the world. Any company that can help keep the connection strong, that can bring together business with business, supplier

Published on: October 13th, 2009 Lee Rickwood

New Canadian Web sites Replace Popular Sympatico / MSN Portal

Bell Canada and Microsoft Canada are changing the partnership that led to what was one of the country's most visited websites. Starting today, the site formerly known as sympatico. msn.ca - jointly operated

Published on: September 1st, 2009 Lee Rickwood

The Big Easy explained: save money as you build your business IT infrastructure

You have any problem with saving money?Easy answer, eh? No problem!That's why small business owners and operators in Canada are so excited - they've got the chance to save money by getting a

Published on: February 24th, 2009 Lee Rickwood

How to get free Vista support, one-on-one coaching from Microsoft

"Frankly, they pick up the phone!" It's one of the most basic aspects of customer support. Yet, according to some help desk users, it seems to be an almost forgotten skill. But when

Published on: February 10th, 2009 Lee Rickwood

Free service helps small businesses get big benefits from Microsoft Office

We know that change affects different people differently. And we understand that working together in the face of constant change is better than in working separately.Small business owners in particular can benefit from

Published on: February 10th, 2009 Lee Rickwood

Free online networking service helps Canadian businesses get more out of Office

#image# We know that change affects different people differently. And we understand that working together in the face of constant change is better than in working separately. Small business owners in particular can

Published on: January 19th, 2009 Lee Rickwood

Cyber security as a service

SOHO operators and SMBs may be intimidated by the perceived resources it takes to secure their computer and data systems; however, not making cyber-security a priority can be an even more costly decision.

Published on: December 30th, 2008 Lee Rickwood

License Structure Unleashes Power of New Microsoft Small Business Server

Yet, identifying the specific needs of a small (versus a medium or a large) business, and recognizing the different information technology supports that a small (versus a medium or a large) company needs

Published on: December 4th, 2008 Lee Rickwood

Your Personal PC Coach – Free Vista Support for Canadian Small Business

"Frankly, they pick up the phone!"It's one of the most basic aspects of customer support. Yet, according to some help desk users, it seems to be an almost forgotten skill.But when asked what

Published on: November 4th, 2008 Lee Rickwood

Canadian MD Uses PC to Manage Patients, Students, and Business

As a small business owner, Leif Sigurdson relies on the most up to date technology to work effectively and efficiently, while minimizing his administrative duties so he can focus on the core values

Published on: October 17th, 2008 Lee Rickwood

Big Tools help promote Canadian Small Business

Undoubtedly, an engaging and effective website is an effective way to build your business. Unfortunately, unless your business is building websites, you probably feel it is too complicated, too expensive, too time-consuming to

Published on: October 7th, 2008 Lee Rickwood

Small Business Challenges Exterminated As Mouse Helps Win Mice Battle

This made it difficult to manage customer information and schedule work for offsite technicians. That just added unwanted obstacles to the already-challenging world of successful small business operation. As a result, HWC turned

Published on: June 26th, 2008 Lee Rickwood

HTG Peer Group – a First in Canada

Now, as a member of the first ever HTG Peer Group in Canada, he is receiving as well as giving valuable mentorship. See the companion story, Small businesses have big IT needs.HTG peer

Published on: May 27th, 2008 Lee Rickwood

HTG Peer Group helps Canadian small business with big IT needs

Small business owners face a unique set of needs and challenges in building a successful and profitable company. But they have a number of advantages over 'the big boys', such as the ability

Published on: May 27th, 2008 Lee Rickwood