The art of video-calling – and how to avoid those awkward moments

Did you know that when video calls were first launched back in the 70’s that they were a commercial failure? Hard to believe, but it’s true. The first true commercial video conferencing system was called the Picturephone service. Black and white, uncomfortably intrusive, and incredibly expensive – unsurprisingly, it didn’t catch on. https://beatriceco.com/bti/porticus/bell/telephones-picturephone.html From then…

COVID-19 Coronavirus – Service Update

We’re writing to you today to communicate ITbuilder’s response to the COVID-19 or coronavirus pandemic. This message will detail our current operating status, actions taken, and overall strategy as it relates to business continuity during this trying time. Our top priority is to ensure the health and safety of our employees and their families while…

Coronavirus : Planning your business continuity

Threat to business This morning the EU has raised the risk-level of Coronavirus (or COVID 19) in its member states from ‘moderate’ to ‘high’. Although the current advice from the UK government is to continue about your business as usual, we are also being told that widespread transmission is “highly likely”.  With Coronavirus now officially a pandemic, authorities in affected countries will need to make a co-ordinated effort…