Ben Spector

Ben Spector
As Managing Director of SpecTronics, I provide clients with IT Support, Cloud Computing and Telecoms Services. I work with clients to deliver IT solutions that enable business growth, optimise business processes, and keep data secure.
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Customer story: Chesterfield County

Posted by Ben Spector on 28-Sep-2019 17:12:00

Watch how Virginia's Chesterfield County Department of Social Services recently transformed its outdated workplace using cloud technology. Using Microsoft Dynamics 365, the department streamlined manual processes and siloed data to improve efficiency and productivity across their entire team.

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7 great reasons to outsource your IT support

Posted by Ben Spector on 03-Sep-2019 11:30:00

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We believe that outsourcing business IT support services makes much more sense than trying to run systems in house, and we wouldn’t be in this game if we didn’t. Here are just a few of the reasons why you’ll find working in partnership with experts better than you would be employing your own IT specialist.

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Topics: News

What Is Digital Transformation and Why Are Companies Pursuing It?

Posted by Ben Spector on 03-Mar-2019 17:26:08

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Digital transformation is a popular topic of discussion in boardrooms. Learn what digital transformation is all about and why companies are interested in digitally transforming themselves.

IDC predicts that at least 55% of organizations will be digitally transforming themselves by 2020. But what exactly is digital transformation? More important, why are companies pursuing it?

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Topics: cloud computing, digital transformation

Five Ways to Increase Productivity in Your Office

Posted by Ben Spector on 03-Mar-2019 17:15:06

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Getting through the first few months of the year can be a hard slog. The days are shorter, the weather is dismal, and many of us feel somewhat deflated following the excitement of Christmas and New Year. Staying motivated at work can be difficult during this period- so what can we do to get ourselves back on top form?

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Topics: office, management, business tips, workplace, office productivity

Starting up a Business? Rely on Cloud Computing Services

Posted by Ben Spector on 02-Mar-2019 19:29:06

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Simply put, cloud computing involves accessing documents and programs via the internet as opposed to your computer hard drive. In other words, as long as there’s an internet connection, cloud based data is accessible. Cloud computing systems are frequently used in small and medium sized businesses, but what makes cloud services superior to alternative methods? Below, we explore just a few reasons why you should use cloud computing at your start-up.

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Topics: cloud computing, cloud, small business

How to Setup Face ID on your iPhone

Posted by Ben Spector on 17-Feb-2019 15:35:25

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People hesitant about using Face ID might have skipped setting up this feature when they initially got their iPhones. If you were one of them and you have since changed your mind, here is how to setup Face ID in iPhone X, XS, XS Max, and XR.

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Topics: security, mobile, apple iphone, face ID

How to Use the Clipboard’s History and Syncing Features in Windows 10

Posted by Ben Spector on 17-Feb-2019 15:23:46
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The Windows 10 October 2018 Update soups up the Windows Clipboard with new history and syncing features. Here is how to enable and use these features.

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Topics: windows 10

4 Things You Might Not Have Known about Microsoft Teams

Posted by Ben Spector on 17-Feb-2019 14:57:27
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To help facilitate communication and collaboration in businesses, Microsoft offers a solution called Teams. Although it is a relatively unknown offering, its popularity is expected to grow. Here are four things it helps to know about Teams.

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Topics: Collaboration, microsoft teams

How to Customize the Startup Pages in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge

Posted by Ben Spector on 27-Jan-2019 15:27:29

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If you have several websites you visit every day, you can configure your browser to automatically open those sites when you launch your browser. Here is how to customise the startup pages in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

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Topics: chrome, google, edge

Just Because a Mobile VPN App Is Popular Doesn’t Mean It Is Protecting Your Privacy

Posted by Ben Spector on 27-Jan-2019 14:49:15

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A study of the top free VPN apps available in Apple’s App Store and Google Play revealed that some of them might not be protecting your privacy as promised. Find out what the researchers discovered.

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Topics: cybersecurity, anti virus, apps, Communications, mobile

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