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4 Ways to Travel Safe For Business

Working from anywhere is now as simple as accessing the internet on your device.   Managers, owners, and employees are all embracing the flexibility of working while traveling, making it the new global norm. But while you were in the office, you were protected by professionally designed firewalls, security infrastructure, and robust software.  As soon as you step away...

5 Reasons to Centralize Your Tech Stack

After working with several businesses, we always notice a trend: a lack of centralized tools.  Most businesses have applications like Zoom, Slack, Google Drive, etc.— all these tools are great on their own, but you end up having to track tons of licenses. This makes your tools way harder than they need to be (and more expensive).  So, here’s 5 benefits of centralizing...

Can Data Analytics Solve Your Nonprofit’s Problems?

 You want to improve the processes of budgeting, forecasting, and fundraising for your nonprofit; however, you are having a hard time identifying problems and solutions.  Data analytics can help. This type of business intelligence is already considered indispensable in the for-profit realm. It can be just as critical for nonprofits and associations.  Informed decision...

How Hackers are Targeting Your Small Business

Hackers are always looking for ways to breach into small businesses and steal your information.  It’s not uncommon to receive emails, ads, or other technology outlets with malware, viruses, and phishing attacks. Hackers are always trying to con owners and employees into handing over confidential or financial information.   Identifying how hackers target businesses can...

6 Ways to Reduce IT Costs

Your business is always looking to reduce costs. Looking at the information technology budget line items is headache-inducing. So much money spent in one area, and there’s so little you can do about it! But is that really true? IT expenses may not be as fixed as you think, as your decisions can save you money. Take a look at these target areas where you might reduce...

How to Stop a Scammer Before It’s Too late

You want to know when you have a virus on your computer as soon as possible.   If you are unaware of a virus, you lost all your important files. One virus could your photos and digital life. Even thinking about it is terrifying.   All scammers know we’d be lost without our computers. We don’t always know what’s going on behind the screen. This is why they’ve been able...

Protect Your Shared Computer While Remote

Many families today have a shared home computer to help with day-to-day activities. A child has online classes to access for school. A teen can search for jobs and stream shows. A parent needs to check company emails and pay personal bills. With everyone working from home, the shared computer is getting a lot more use and the data is more sensitive to privacy concerns. ...

Protecting Your Customers and Your Business Too

Security and privacy are at the very top of our priorities when considering business IT. Major data leaks of sensitive information are in mainstream news on a daily basis. You hear about data breaches affecting millions of businesses' customers. You don’t want your customers or business to be a victim of fraud. Your number one goal should be to keep your business out of...

Keeping Your Remote Team Accountable and Productive

Digital technology is becoming the future for businesses. Yet, remote work hasn't obtained widespread acceptance because of this question: how are businesses supposed to ensure accountability in this new work-from-anywhere environment? COVID-19 forced many businesses to transition to a work from home environment. Whether business owners liked it or not, they had to go...

5 Ways Managed IT Services Can Make Your Life Easier

Managed IT service providers are unsung heroes for many businesses. A good MSP provides real-time support to staff but also ensure that systems are up to date and optimal. Your data is important and needs a back-up strategy. MSPs ensure your organization is safe from threats and productive.  Here are 5 ways an MSP can make your life easier:  1. Team of Industry Focused...