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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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The Top 5 Business Advantages of IT Outsourcing

March 30, 2018 | by Steve Ellis

Outsourcing IT used to be a practice reserved for large-scale organizations that could afford the up-front costs, but today, outsourcing has become so widespread that prices have become tenable for businesses of any size, allowing for cost savings and the ability to refocus human resources toward what your company does best. If you’re new to outsourcing, these five benefits will form the cornerstone of the value you can expect to find:

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Is Your Outdated Communication System Slowing Down Your Office?

March 23, 2018 | by Mark Johnson

The diverse communication channels in your office are a double-edged sword. On one hand, you have access to any type of communication platform that your employees or customers need, from regular email to SMS text to video conferencing. On the other, you actually have to track and manage this information. And unless you have boundless enthusiasm for data entry, you’re probably tired of dealing with each of these channels manually.

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Who Needs Desktop-as-a-Service: Top 5 Businesses that Embrace DaaS.

March 15, 2018 | by Curtis Buhrkuhl

The benefits of virtual desktop technologies are well-documented: remote access, shared resources leading to lower costs, easier management and better data security. Now take all that and add to it the unique benefit of having someone else own and manage the underlying infrastructure, including servers, user desktops, hosted applications and networks, and you have DaaS(Desktop-as-a-Service).

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