Issues with your technology can often be spotted long before they become significant time-consuming difficulties, but the catch with this statement is that you have to actively be looking for them. If you want your organization to remain profitable, you have to make sure that your technology is not wasting your business time or resources, and one way to do this is by actively monitoring your network for these problems.
With so many employees still working remotely, businesses have turned to technology to make sure that their workers are actually working. While the need to know what your employees are up to throughout the workday is important, there is now a discussion happening on whether or not this violates employees’ privacy.
Disasters are more common in the business world than you might think, be they natural disasters that level your office or simple electrical problems that spark a structural fire. A business-threatening disaster could occur at any moment, and it is your responsibility to ensure that it doesn’t put your business’ future at risk. To this end, we recommend you have plans for off-site operations, even if only temporary.
Risk management is part of any effective business strategy and one aspect of running a business that must be addressed if you want to secure long-term success. What goes into an effective risk management strategy and how can you take advantage of it?
Communications are an integral part of your organization's operations, but they can often fall to the wayside due to pressing matters. This is especially concerning, considering the remote nature of much work these days. Listed below are some of the most imperative parts of a comprehensive communications infrastructure for your business.
How often do you find yourself in this situation: You're typing on your computer pushing through your day-to-day tasks, and communicating with your employees when suddenly, your computer freezes up, which forces you to perform a hard reset just to get your computer responsive again. Sound familiar?
As a business owner, you have a lot on your plate. Thus, enhancing your productivity and streamlining how you spend your time while in the office is of paramount importance. With a simple four-step process, you can make your daily tasks so much easier to manage and, by extension, your business as a whole. Listed below are four tips that you can apply to your daily routine to improve your productivity during the workday.
When you walk into most new businesses you’d be hard-pressed to think that IT has only been utilized in business for a few decades. Most modern businesses use a variety of workstations to handle scheduling, inventory, procurement, payroll, and a list of other business functions. With that in mind, it stands to reason that keeping that IT working is the only way to efficiently run your business. Listed below is a look at how to keep your IT support costs low while keeping your technology managed properly.
Cloud computing has been a godsend for many businesses by offering the flexibility and scalability they need to grow and enhance their offerings. Cloud computing, naturally, also provides some capital cost reduction. There is no question that the cloud brings plenty of benefits to companies small or large, they now have the ability to pay per month for the computing resources they were making hefty capital investments for not too long ago; and, by-in-large, these investments pay off.
We are in the midst of a phenomenon known as The Great Resignation, and like many other time periods in the past with “great” in their title, they are anything but that. In this case, the Great Resignation has to do with people leaving their jobs without having new ones lined up, creating a lot of problems for businesses with employee turnover. Listed below is a closer look at the Great Resignation and what it means for small businesses.