10 years at Amsys

Hi all. As I sit here, at a hotel in the Cotswolds (another ‘stay away’ consultancy project), drinking a locally brewed Ale (Stroud Brewery’s Budding Pale Ale, should you ask) I find myself contemplating spending almost ten years of my life at Amsys. Come the 4th July 2015, I’ll hit that milestone. In case you’ve […]

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digital transformation

When is it OK to stop using the word “Digital”?

Earlier in the year I met with a friend of mine from digital transformation experts Adapt2digital. I was greatly impressed with what they were doing, even though I was slightly baffled. I completed a Digital Engagement Map (DEM), which is a piece of software they have created to assess digital competence, readiness and identify actions […]

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National Apprenticeship Week: From Apprentice to Director

Hi all, A slightly different blog this time.  As some of you will know, this week it’s National Apprenticeship Week; a governmental initiative celebrating the positive impact that apprenticeships have on businesses and individuals. So I thought I’d share the path that I took with Amsys; from Apprentice to Director. My Story Leaving school, I […]

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disk utility

Disk utility tip: Fix ‘couldn’t unmount disk’ errors

I have found myself recently experiencing a couple of Macs which would not allow me to repair the directory or permissions in Disk Utility, or erase/partition the drive with an error such as: ‘Disc erase failed couldn’t unmount disc’ or ‘Disk Erase failed with the error: Couldn’t unmount disk.’ Even trying to use Network Deployment […]

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Amsys Macintosh System Admin Conference

By Richard Mallion We are delighted to announce this years Amsys Macintosh System Administrators Conference. The event aims to bring together technical support professionals from Apple and cross platform environments to share news and views and discuss everyone’s favourite technology! The Macintosh System Administrators Conference will be held over a full day and will incorporate a mixture […]

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