Efficiently organizing your business is essential to boost productivity, cut costs, and achieve your objectives. This, however, isn’t always simple. Here are some recommended strategies our technicians have to enhance your business organization.
Ransomware has rapidly emerged as one of the most menacing and dreaded forms of malware attacks in use today. If you find yourself hoping it would simply vanish, it's completely understandable, but unfortunately, there is little reason to believe that ransomware is going away.
Businesses depend on productivity, so being able to determine what it looks like is pretty important for any business decision maker. Of course, it looks different to every business because no two organizations operate in the same fashion or are managed the same way. In this blog, we outline some metrics that you should be tracking to help you determine if you are meeting productivity expectations or not.
Technology poses a considerable challenge for small businesses, particularly when problems start to surface and hold back operations. When these problems start to impact workflows, you know that you need to address them. Today, we want to discuss how you can avoid these issues altogether through the use of preventative tactics and measures.
Many individuals might have old Google accounts from years ago that haven’t been used in a long time, whether they were simply replaced by newer accounts or simply forgotten about. These accounts can actually be a security challenge and can create more problems than they are worth, and Google is now realizing this. The service is planning to shut down old Google accounts that have been dormant for the last two years.
A lot can change in business technology, even over the course of one short year. You should have IT workers on staff who are constantly seeking to improve their own skills and earn certifications that prove their continued dedication to professional development. Here is a short list of certifications your IT staff should consider seeking—or, if you don’t have internal staff, your outsourced technicians should hold.
At this point in our productivity blog journey, we’ve discussed what productivity is, how it can be measured, and what goes into protecting it. To wrap things up, we’re discussing what you can do to maximize productivity for your employees so that your business can grow and prosper.
The past couple weeks have been dedicated to productivity on this blog, as well as how you can get more of it, so today we wanted to go over some of the impediments to productivity that you’ll have to watch out for. We’ll also cover how you can overcome them so that your productivity is not hampered needlessly.
While nobody likes to consider that a disaster of any scale could impact their business’ operations, it is important to have made these considerations and have planned accordingly. Let’s go over some elements of this, and address a few tips that you can adopt to boost your preparedness.
Did you know there was a National Records and Information Management Day? This day would laud the efforts of business individuals to best manage their paper documents, and it has been around since 1995 to work alongside the Paperwork Reduction Act. Nowadays, it’s less of a day and officially the entire month, and it’s all designed to increase awareness of document management best practices and awareness.
For an organization that is trying to run as efficiently as possible, getting hacked is a complete nightmare. The same goes for an individual who is unfortunate enough to fall victim to the scams and hackers looking to exfiltrate login credentials, and ultimately data, from them. Unfortunately, it is the reality for a lot of people out there. Once you are hacked, however, you need to know what actions to take to ensure that your exposure is significantly reduced.
It is officially one week until World Backup Day—the global occasion intended to raise awareness about the importance of backups and the proper maintenance and management of them. While we are in full support of this initiative, we also want to make something clear: data backup shouldn’t be an annual consideration, it needs to be a priority each and every day.
With more scams out there than ever before, cybersecurity has never been more important than it is today. Scammers will take any opportunity to attack your employees and attempt to infiltrate your company’s password-protected accounts. Today we would like to share with you some great tips to keep your passwords strong and safe so they can best serve your company.
Presentations can be a challenge for many people in the modern office. We wanted to make it a little easier to put together a great one, so we’re sharing some of our favorite tips for putting one together.
Just like any other piece of machinery or appliance in your household or office, your computer will need regular cleaning to keep it in proper working order. To help you do this, we’ve put together three helpful tips you can use while you’re cleaning your devices. And, of course, if you’re ever uncomfortable doing any of these, we always recommend leaving the work to the professionals, too.
The hard but honest truth is that every network has some level of vulnerability. Having said that, there are ways that you can reduce these vulnerabilities so that your business and its network are relatively safe. Let’s go over some of these methods now.
It isn’t a secret that cybersecurity is critical for businesses today, at every level of their infrastructure. However, some recent data has been shared that very clearly outlines just how important visibility into your infrastructure really is. In case you hadn’t picked up on this, it’s very important.
When it comes to the cloud, your business is going to have to make some choices. There are several different types of options, all of which might suit your organization depending on its specific needs. To help you make the best decision possible, we have put together a short list of questions you should consider when making a commitment to a cloud solution for your business.
With smartphones so commonplace both in and out of the office, you are probably wondering how you can cash in on some of the potential productivity gains these devices can provide, all while dodging the productivity pitfalls that are sure to ensue. Well, you’re in luck; we have a couple of practices and tips you can implement to get the most out of your smartphones for work purposes.
Standing desks and other options like it have exploded in popularity, particularly as a more health-conscious approach to work. However, as these options often cost a pretty penny to implement, it is worth asking the question: do the benefits of a standing desk outweigh the costs of implementing one?
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