Office1 Blog

3 Tips for Hiring the Right Managed IT Service Provider

June 13, 2018 | by Steve Ellis

Managed service providers (MSPs) do the heavy lifting for your business if in-house isn’t an option. This can be a real game changer when you’re facing IT challenges that need effective, efficient solutions, and it’s probably why 69% of small to medium-sized businesses hire at least one IT service provider (Clutch, 2016).

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3 Document Management Solutions to Increase Law Firm Productivity

June 6, 2018 | by Curtis Buhrkuhl

The concept of productivity isn’t applicable only in manufacturing environments. In the legal field almost all time is billable, and 2018 research on the State of the Legal Market shows average lawyers and their teams are billing 156 hours less per year now than in 2007. This is partly because of time spent scanning, sorting and tracking large volumes of complex documentation in both paper and electronic formats.

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The Importance of a Downtime Strategy for IT Maintenance

May 31, 2018 | by Curtis Buhrkuhl

Research shows North American businesses lose up to $700 billion each year to unscheduled downtime. This indicates network interruptions, server outages and application problems caused by degradation are both inconvenient and frequently result in lost productivity and revenue. 

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How to Tell If Your Company Is Falling Behind in Digital Innovation

May 23, 2018 | by Steve Ellis

Every organization has the potential to be innovative, but it doesn’t happen automatically. In spite of huge investments of time and money, innovation continues to be an unattainable goal in many companies. If this is the case in your business, it’s time to start considering ways to change that. First, however, it’s essential to identify where your problem areas are. This will allow you to develop an innovation strategy to eliminate them.

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Improving Hospitality Operations: Focus on Infrastructure

May 17, 2018 | by Curtis Buhrkuhl

With more than 5 million hotel rooms available, hospitality is big business across the U.S. At C-Suite level, every hospitality company works to optimize efficiency of its operations. In this fast-paced industry, success depends on timely performance of customer-facing actions like check-ins and reservations, as well as internal activities like shift management, payroll and inventory control. Focusing on infrastructure solutions could improve your organization’s operational capacity and increase profitability.

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The Impact of Aging Equipment on Office Productivity

May 9, 2018 | by Steve Ellis

Workplace efficiency thrives with up to date hardware. So why do so many companies choose to operate with aging equipment?

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Is BYOD a Good Policy for Your Employees?

April 25, 2018 | by Mark Johnson

BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device, is a concept that’s sparked some serious debate among professionals.

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What to Look for In SLAs With Your Managed IT Partner

April 19, 2018 | by Steve Ellis

In our years of experience in managed IT services, we’re always shocked by the number of clients who seek out managed IT partnerships without giving due thought to the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) that come along with them.

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

April 11, 2018 | by Curtis Buhrkuhl

What’s the weakest link of your office’s security chain?

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Internal Internet Security - Content Filtering Vs Site Blocking

April 4, 2018 | by Curtis Buhrkuhl

One of the biggest threats to your business’ cybersecurity is careless or uninformed employees.

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