It was only a few years ago when many of us in the IT industry simply did not trust the cloud. There was too much at stake and there simply weren't the robust options that have come in the subsequent years. Obviously, this has changed pretty rapidly and today’s cloud options are quickly becoming the norm.
Countless challenges arise for businesses, ranging from supply chain disruptions and employee turnover to the unpredictable forces of natural disasters. Among these challenges, cyberattacks stand out as an inconspicuous yet highly menacing threat. In this article, we delve into the various ways cyberattacks endanger your business and provide insights on how to prepare for them effectively.
Social media scams encompass fraudulent activities and deceptive schemes that occur across various social media platforms. These scams target users on platforms like Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), LinkedIn, and numerous others, irrespective of their age or background. They exploit individuals' trust, curiosity, or lack of awareness. Social media scams manifest in various forms, and the following are some common examples.
A company’s IT strategy can define how it handles its entire operational strategy. That’s why it is so important to carefully consider your organizational approach to IT. Not only does it allow you to align your IT, and its support, to your business’ goals, but it also allows you to consider the circumstances that you operate under and find viable solutions to business problems. That’s not all. Let’s list some of the reasons that businesses should consider customizing their IT strategy to their business initiatives.
Everyone associated with your business is constantly connected to the Internet. You know how you can tell? Tell them the Wi-Fi is down for a couple of hours and see what their reaction is. With so much weighing on your ability to connect to the Internet you have to make a decision: Do you wire your connections to the web or do you deploy strong Wi-Fi and try to do it that way?
Passwords play a pivotal role in safeguarding an organization's cybersecurity, serving as a vital tool for employees that surpasses the risks of relying on their own memory. In this month's discussion, we delve into the advantages and disadvantages of employing password managers to fortify the protection of company-owned digital assets.
Keeping a watchful eye over your business is something that every responsible business owner or manager should be doing. Sometimes you are caught up in so many elements of running a business to know exactly how your operations are functioning. This month, we go through some of the biggest benefits that a conscientious monitoring platform can provide your organization.
Some businesses will put pressure on themselves to get some of the most innovative technology tools available. On the surface, this seems like a great idea, but just because a piece of technology exists, doesn’t mean it will help your business right now. We thought it would be a good time to take a look at some strategies that will help you build the technology your business needs to see a positive return on those investments.
Retaining your organization’s top talent has become more critical than ever for businesses aiming to thrive and grow. Your employees are your most valuable assets, and losing them can be costly and disruptive. High turnover rates not only impact productivity but also your company's reputation and bottom line. So, what can you do to keep your best employees engaged, motivated, and loyal to your organization? Let’s explore some of the best strategies for retaining your top talent.
To safeguard your organization's invaluable digital assets, you must undertake a task that, in most other business aspects, is often avoided: building redundancy. Redundancy, though typically viewed as wasteful, takes on a critical role when it comes to safeguarding your data, which is the lifeblood of your business.
In order for a business to stay competitive, they need to efficiently meet demand. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done and there are potential problems at every level that have to be accounted for one way or another. The best way to go about this is proactively. That means, risk mitigation. This month, we touch on how technology can be used to successfully reduce risk.
AI is everywhere, and it is becoming a huge benefit for growing small businesses. Unfortunately, a lot of business decision-makers don’t know where to start. Most AI for businesses is used inside applications you use daily. Microsoft has dedicated itself to improving its products with the use of AI. One of their ventures is to add AI to their Microsoft 365 productivity suite and so they have introduced Copilot, their effort to do just that.
To most businesses, effective leadership is essential to help promote growth, drive innovation, and ensure the successful conclusion of assorted tasks. While there are various leadership styles, one approach that stands out is leading from the front. Let’s take a look at what this means and how to do it effectively.
Your business has to promote security whenever it can. In terms of keeping your wireless connections secure, the thought behind it is that if unauthorized people and machines can access your network without protections, they can do what they please with the data on the network. This is a big problem. Let’s go through a few things you need to consider to keep your wireless network secure.
With cloud storage so affordable and accessible, you have to ask yourself if it’s worth investing in it compared to larger-capacity hard disk drives. Which one is more ideal for your company’s needs? You have options, after all, and it’s important to consider them all before committing to a solution. Let’s examine the pros and cons of each, specifically focusing on the business model for both.
A digital transformation can revolutionize the way a business operates. One of the technologies that make up for an across-the-board transformation is the use of digital storage in lieu of physical paper-based storage of data. Let’s go through a couple of considerations that go into going paperless, and how it can be a benefit for your organization.