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How to Secure Your Workforce and Provide a Distributed Environment

How to Secure Your Workforce and Provide a Distributed Environment

The future of work begins here. Remote work, all signs show, will be a big thing in the post-pandemic world. Companies have found ways to make it successful at this point, and many would like to carry forward the benefits and costs savings into the future. If you plan to blend on-site and remote work environments for the long haul, here is the guide to getting started.

COVID-19: A Remote Work Survival Guide for SMBs

COVID-19: A Remote Work Survival Guide for SMBs

Before COVID-19, working from home was something only around 7% of Americans were doing, according to the 2019 National Compensation Survey. Since mid-March, however, that number has risen to an estimated 95% of all white-collar workers, as companies across the nation take steps to protect their workers and comply with shelter-in-place and lockdown orders.

Top 4 2020 IT Trends SMBs Should Know

Top 4 2020 IT Trends SMBs Should Know

These days, you don’t have to look too far on social media to find a #10YearChallenge. Some are simple: post a photo of yourself from 2009 and another from today to see how much you’ve changed. Others are using the hashtag for bigger and broader things to reflect on, such as climate change, sustainability, and global conflicts.

Don't shoot the Messenger

Don't shoot the Messenger

When we’re working with prospective clients, it often falls to us to be the bearer of bad news. If a company’s equipment is woefully outdated, their network is obstructed, or we see a potential security risk within their systems, it’s our responsibility as professionals to let business owners know. But we don’t take this responsibility lightly. We would never encourage any client to make an upgrade or tweak a process without being certain it was necessary.

Why Business Class PCs are the Right Choice for your Company

Why Business Class PCs are the Right Choice for your Company

Not all technology is created equally. A consideration for many businesses is whether to purchase consumer class or business class computers for work purposes. While consumer computers offer ease of access at a fraction of the cost of business computers, are they really worth the cost savings?  Here are just a few of the reasons your business should buy business class over consumer class.

IT Budgeting for Small Business

IT Budgeting for Small Business

Your Annual Technology Budgeting;  the necessary evil of all successful organizations. Business leaders analyze costs and expenditures for the upcoming year and compare them to what they’ve spent in years past. It is an excruciating process filled with anxiety, frustration and most prevalent, UNCERTAINTY.