Even when it is doing really well, your business never has enough money. There is always something that needs to be paid or purchased that isn’t in the budget. Well, one of the ways that you can put your business into a position where it can afford some of the things you have earmarked, is through the use of technology. Today, we’ll go through how investing in technology and technology support services can actually pay for themselves.
Let’s face it, the thought of leaving your house without your phone is a nightmare. We take these devices everywhere; and why not? They are powerful computers, with an amazing amount of integrated software, and a touch screen that fits in most pockets. Unfortunately, these devices are also powerful computers that feature apps that can broadcast extremely distracting content.
Your Regular Reminder that Your Business Data is a Critical Asset
Did you know there was a National Records and Information Management Day? This day would laud the efforts of business individuals to best manage their paper documents, and it has been around since 1995 to work alongside the Paperwork Reduction Act. Nowadays, it’s less of a day and officially the entire month, and it’s all designed to increase awareness of document management best practices and awareness.
We use a lot of technology nowadays—enough that a phenomenon known as “technology fatigue” has started to set in. A lot of today’s employees are using technology at unprecedented levels, and with more being called for all the time, it can stress out these employees and actually act as a detriment to the businesses that hire them. Let’s take a few moments to talk about technology fatigue and how the burnout it causes can be tempered.
Windows has a lot of neat hidden features in its settings, one of which is called Storage Sense. Storage Sense can help you manage some of the more inconspicuous file storage issues you might encounter during your time at the office or on your personal device. Let’s go over what Storage Sense can do and why it’s helpful to keep in mind.
Business telephone systems are just one part of a successful communications infrastructure, but they are an important part nonetheless. One way you can keep your telephone system from holding your business back is with a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solution from BNMC. How can our VoIP system help your business be its best self?
If the technology in your office is holding your team back from making the most of their workday, then you know there is an opportunity present to implement new technology, whether it’s a hardware refresh or implementing new solutions entirely. Let’s go over how you might be able to tell if this is something that is currently affecting your business.
Technology has long been an important part of growing a business. As the calendar turns to 2023, this won’t change. Organizations of all sizes are looking to technology to solve their operational problems and to help them build more productive and efficient processes. In our last blog of 2022, we take a look at three technology trends that any business can look to, to do just that.
Imagine this scenario: you have just purchased a new computer, and you boot it up all excited to get right into setting it up, only to find that it is extremely slow and bogged down by all kinds of applications you didn’t know were pre-installed on it. This type of unwanted software can be a problem, especially for businesses when they want to get their new technology up and running as soon as possible.
The Technologies that Cover Your Operational Pain Points Have Their Own
Technology can resolve many issues for your business, especially when they get in the way of your operations. In fact, your technology plays a pivotal role in ensuring that your business can run at optimal efficiency without being held back by common pain points. Today, we want to discuss ways your organization can and should implement managed IT to solve common issues in your business’ operational infrastructure.
When it comes to your business’ technology, a lot can go wrong if you don’t take the time to… well, take care of it. The best way to ensure that your technology remains in proper working order is to keep up with basic maintenance. We realize that this can be a challenge, though, especially for small businesses with limited budgets.
The modern business depends on its data, so maintaining your infrastructure and keeping it healthy should be imperative to your success. Businesses generally host their data on servers, and keeping these complex pieces of technology safe, secure, and sound will take more effort than managing your average workstation. Follow these best practices and your job will be made much easier, though!
Sometimes your network will get bogged down for apparently no reason. Well, we hate to break it to you, but there is almost sure to be a reason, one of which could be a network bottleneck. A network bottleneck could very well harm your network to the point where productivity and efficiency are impacted. How do you discover a bottleneck and resolve it?
You want to make smart decisions for your business, but it’s not always so simple. Small businesses have a lot of options for their workstation needs, so what is the budget-minded company to do? Chromebooks offer a cost-effective way to get the computing equipment you need while keeping hardware costs low.
Being proactive can save a lot of headaches. Outside of maybe your car, nowhere is this more evident than with your business’ technology. Businesses that fail to stay ahead of their technology problems see a lot more inefficiency and costly downtime than organizations that stay on top of their technology. If your business doesn’t have a proactive maintenance platform in place, you are just prolonging the inevitable.
The average business has countless endpoints accessing their infrastructure’s data at any given point throughout the workday. Think about it; just how many devices have access to your business’ data infrastructure? Do you know the answer? If not, then perhaps you could be doing more to secure these endpoints, as any endpoint that is not adequately secured could be a gateway into your network for a cybercriminal.
The traditional method of telephony may have been the standard for business communication for a long time, but it has since fallen out of favor compared to more modern, more flexible tools like Voice over Internet Protocol. VoIP is an exceptionally useful tool that all organizations can benefit from implementing. Let’s discuss some of the benefits that your business can leverage to its advantage as a result of using VoIP.
Small businesses rely on technology today more than ever, and it can have an effect on the way that a business operates. Many businesses when they are just starting out have significant deficits in available capital to purchase new technology so they develop processes that require significant employee time, which of course is costly, especially when there is technology available that can automate those tasks. Today, we’ll discuss how integrating new technologies can provide more organizational confidence and suggest some options that won’t necessarily break the bank.
Attorneys have a very specific job. They are facilitators, and require that they have access to information and the latest tools to be as efficient as possible. Not only does this allow them to make more money and honor more responsibilities, it helps them to provide the comprehensive legal services their clients demand.
Lessons You Can Learn from the Latest Global Data Protection Index
There are many challenges for businesses out there, but thanks to the GDPI 2021 survey issued by Dell, you can rest assured that you are not alone with your difficulties, whether they lie in technology management or cybersecurity. Let’s go over the survey results and figure out what they might mean for your business.