Technology has become an essential ingredient for successful business operations, regardless of size. It is seen as an effective way of building your company, sharing information, and transforming productivity that extends beyond company boundaries. But with how quickly technology is advancing, many small businesses find it hard to figure out what technology to use, when to invest in new tech, and how to prioritize their investment to reap the greatest reward.
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A ransomware attack on a gasoline transport company in the United States is driving a surge in gas hoarding and potentially gasoline prices just as the country’s recovery from the pandemic and summer travel heat up. Naturally, the attack is also raising the public and businesses’ interest in ransomware and cybersecurity.
You may have heard that around half of new businesses fail during their first year. While this isn't exactly true, there are still many mistakes small businesses make that can cost them.
Even small businesses need the right IT infrastructure to stay competitive and profitable in today's digital business environment. However, like many of our clients, IT support may not have been your top priority. We get it...but it should be.
If you think your system and network are safe after installing a traditional antivirus software application, think again.
Small and medium-sized businesses comprise about 99% of all businesses in the United States. SMBs also claim 47.5% of all United States employees according to a 2018 study. There have been many disruptive IT trends over the last two decades. These disruptions have influenced the operations of SMBs with some of them presenting growth opportunities. New IT trends emerge almost every single day. As a result, SMB leaders have to make informed decisions when taking on them.
In a recent study, business leaders with outsourced their IT were asked to list the benefits of moving to Managed IT.
Here are the five biggest benefits of Outsourced IT Services for Business Leaders:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most SMBs have had to adopt a remote working arrangement. This has been successful for most SMBs so far, to the surprise of many. Most SMBs thus intend to maintain this model even after the pandemic is over. But, due to lockdown measures imposed by governments, most remote workers are struggling to work with children in the house that need to get on their Google Meet. Employers need to be understanding because workers have more than work to attend to. This means that sometimes during work, employees will need to attend to other responsibilities like helping their teen sign into Zoom for class. Yet, this model has allowed SMBs to cut costs of huge office space to accommodate employees. In this article, we look at IT solutions that will ease SMB transition to remote work model in the long term.
Small business owners often find that the Internet is the most powerful tool that they can take advantage of. In fact, it's even possible to run an entire company from the convenience of your smartphone.
Efficient work from home solutions are top of mind for small- and medium-sized businesses.