replication

What is Replication?

Tricky Computer Terms: Replication When I take my car to the mechanics, he’ll rattle off a long monologue about what’s right with it and what’s wrong with it. It normally ends with “She’ll be ‘right mate.” And it’s always met with a blank stare from me as I try and…
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Safer internet day

Safer Internet Day is Here!

Together for a Better Internet The last 20 years seem to have disappeared in an internet-fuelled blur of efficiency and convenience. The online world is an inescapable presence with too many benefits to list. Just the other day I pulled the car over, took out my phone and bought tickets…
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healthy workforce

10 Ways to Stay Healthy at a Desk Job

Not many people have sat at their desks and said “I’d much rather be digging a ditch.” But the truth is that sitting hunched over a desk, breathing recycled air and pumping your retinas full of artificial light can be a lot less healthy than outdoor manual labour jobs. Unfortunately,…
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how to spot a phishing scam

How to Spot a Phishing Scam in 2020

There are loads of scams out there. Job scams, romantic scams, extortion, fake charities. The list goes on and on, but one you’ve almost certainly encountered already is ‘phishing’. It’s a tough nut to crack, and I’m not just talking about the pronunciation (let me help you there: it’s ‘fishing’).…
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Smile IT Corporate Values

Who are Smile IT?

We are a positive bunch of people looking to make other people smile through the challenges and continuous changes of the digital age. Rely on us to keep up and keep you up to date and moving forward with new skills to get ahead in your business with streamlined processes.…
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Best Practice in IT

Why Best Practice Matters

What is Best Practice? At Smile IT we know that our efficiency is the key to keeping your business running smoothly. We have a number of approaches that help streamline our operations, and one of the more effective is using ‘Best Practice’. This is a set of processes, standards and…
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#chicksintech

The year of the #chicksintech

Research shows that back in the 80’s women had little enthusiasm in computing. Computers were sold as “toys for boys” and gaming was something women didn’t show much interest in. For whatever reason that cultural stigma has stuck and there is now a need to eradicate the cultural norms. It’s…
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