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How Technology and Employees Work Together in One Office Ecosystem

January 29, 2019 | by Steve Ellis

It’s difficult to make sure that the workplace flows in harmony and efficiency with all its moving parts. It’s important to know just how your office ticks with employees and technologies that work in tandem with each other to create an ecosystem of productivity without sacrificing sanity or happiness. Digitalization of the workplace prioritizes user-friendly software that provides more flexibility and convenience to employees. 

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3 Tips on Hiring the Right Managed IT Service Provider

January 24, 2019 | by Steve Ellis

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are a vital addition to the foundation of your business. They work with you daily to make your life and the lives of your team easier as they take on all your IT challenges in an effective and efficient way. If you’re currently looking to hire, here’s how you can weed out the cheats and find a partner that best suits your business’ needs.

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Why Innovation is the Key to Your Company's Future

January 22, 2019 | by Gideon Ford

Nothing in technology remains static. There is a constant state of change, pushed to greater and greater heights through innovation. Innovation is not a one-step process. It requires keeping up with the times by staying in tune with industry trends and predictions, and it can bring your company to the cutting edge. Thus, any company needs to recognize information technology as a key aspect to innovate as the future continues to turn.

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Why Cost Certainty is Critical to Your Business’ Success

January 17, 2019 | by Curtis Buhrkuhl

Typically, when examining for ways to increase efficiency and budget spending, technology is at the top of review along with employee wages and operational costs. Technology is a vital and necessary part of a company’s growth. Without it, most stores, companies, and offices cannot compete in the technological mecca that is business. Maintaining this technology is difficult enough but managing how much goes into it can be even harder because of the heavy dependence that comes with using technology. It’s necessary to invest money into making sure technology is up to date and kept running, but this can make financing a nightmare. 

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Is Your Company Proactive or Reactive?... and Why it Matters

January 15, 2019 | by Steve Ellis

Sooner or later, most companies fall into adopting a reactive approach out of laziness, complacency, or the assumption that it cuts costs. It stems from the old-school mentality of “If it’s not broken, why fix it?”

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9 More Business Advantages of IT Outsourcing

January 10, 2019 | by Steve Ellis

There's a simple reason to outsource anything (IT included) – because experts can do it better and in less time.

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Is BYOD a Good Policy for Your Employees?

December 27, 2018 | by Marcos Gomez

As mobile devices become more prevalent in today’s world, it’s time to start thinking about whether BYOD is a right fit for your office.

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Think Like a Defender: Threat Intelligence in a Digital World

December 25, 2018 | by Gideon Ford

With the number of cyber attackers becoming more advanced and security breaches growing, cyber threat intelligence can feel like the great unknown. However, it’s vital to any organization by helping them gain knowledge on possible security threats and aids in defending against them. Threat intelligence analyzes data about emerging threats and deploys the proper solution to defend against that threat. It is the best way to stay up-to-date with threats and helps you become more proactive about future threats.

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The Top 10 IT Trends You Need To Know For 2019

December 18, 2018 | by Curtis Buhrkuhl

With 2018 coming to a close, New Year’s resolutions are on the minds of all who wish to improve themselves this upcoming year. It’s also the perfect opportunity to analyze your office’s goals as well! Don’t subject your business to another year of fussing with outdated equipment and systems that prevent innovation! Digital documents replacing bulky filing cabinets and mobile phones replacing hefty computers was only the start. Now, the gates of possibility have opened.

Give your business a fresh start with the latest IT trends, from document management and security to a plethora of cloud services to boost productivity. Knowing these top 10 IT trends for 2019 will help you decide exactly what technology your business needs to excel this coming year.

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6 Easy Ways to Educate Your Team on Internet Security Best Practices

December 13, 2018 | by Curtis Buhrkuhl

With cybercrime on the rise, taking proactive steps to protect your organization’s data is critical. But the sad truth is that office employees are the most vulnerable and an easy way for hackers to gain access to your company’s system. According to 2018 research done by Shred-it, more than 40 percent of reported security breaches are caused by employees! It’s pretty scary to realize that those in your office could be the cause of a costly security breach. Fortunately, training your team on internet security is simple and doesn’t require any IT specialists.

 

All 6 of these best practices can be easily implemented throughout any office no matter the size or industry. Your company will greatly benefit and appreciate efforts to set a standard when it comes to internet security practices. Read these 6 easy-to-follow steps that you can implement to help your employees fend off cyber attacks:

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