Do You Know How Much Bandwidth You Need? Here’s How to Find Out
Small businesses depend on a reliable Internet connection to remain competitive, and without the appropriate bandwidth, staff productivity and communications can suffer. To keep your business from suffering from a lack of bandwidth, we recommend that you read today’s blog article which discusses the intricacies of bandwidth in business computing.
Shadow IT—while it sounds like the title of some B-movie suspense thriller or airport gift shop novel, it’s a very serious business issue that can easily make its way into your operations. Let’s review what shadow IT is, and what can be done to minimize the threats that it causes your business.
Google Chrome is by far the most utilized browser on PC and mobile, meaning that most people use Chrome for a majority of their jobs, their finances, and just about anything else you could use a browser for. Since it’s so widely utilized, we thought it would be good to give our readers a few tips on how to get the most out of their Chrome experience. Today, we provide a few tips on how to best utilize the tab feature in Chrome.
We’re all familiar with what the power button looks like, and what it’s supposed to do. What fewer people are familiar with is what the image on the button really means, and the different things that the power button can be used for.
In the nearly ten years it has been available, Google Drive has firmly established itself as one of the best cloud platforms for businesses to use. In case you’re just getting started with it, we’ve put together a cheat sheet to help you out with a few processes.
Technology is a big part of the front end of almost every business. This is doubly true today as most businesses have built—and actively support—a robust web presence. Technology, however, is also used to power a business on the back end. Today, we’ll discuss a couple ways that today’s businesses are benefiting from automation behind the scenes, as well.
With 2020 in the rear-view mirror, there are many opportunities for your business to embrace technology in 2021 to your benefit. Let’s go over a few ways that you should make use of your IT moving forward.
Many people now have experience working from home, which means that many people now have first-hand knowledge of just how draining it can be. And no wonder—the place you’d go to relax and unwind after the workday has suddenly become a place of work. In these conditions, it is even more important that your team can establish boundaries between “home” home and “work” home.
Unless you’re very, very new here, you’ve probably seen how much we prioritize that a business prepares a comprehensive data backup strategy to help secure its continuity. Many recent events have only reinforced the importance of such a backup strategy, so let’s take a few minutes to review what needs to go into yours.
Tip of the Week: 3 Ways to Make Online Meetings More Productive
Online meetings and other methods of remote collaboration have grown significantly in popularity, especially over the past few months. Many may still feel, however, that they aren’t able to accomplish as much during these meetings. We’re sharing three tips to help up the productivity of your next remote session to help correct these feelings.
For your employees to succeed, their tools need to be in proper working order. While often overlooked, this means that their workstations need to be kept clean. Here, we’re reviewing the basics of cleaning your workstation to keep it running well.
Tip of the Week: Scheduling Your Business Assets More Thoughtfully
Most businesses stick to a schedule to help ensure that their processes are chugging along efficiently, and that everyone has a task to ensure that the business is optimally productive. Of course, these kinds of things aren’t always easy. However, modern cloud software solutions are now available to make it a lot simpler.
If there’s one buzzword heard more than any other in today’s workplace, I’d be willing to bet it could be “collaboration”… and no wonder. Collaboration serves a very important purpose in today’s operations, which is why establishing the processes that encourage it makes sense for your business’ well-being.
While one would certainly hope that you would only hire people that you would trust to work for you, the big question still remains of whether or not you should trust them. Our advice: you certainly should, for the good of your business. Here’s why.
Managing Your Business and Remote Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Companies around the world have or are finding the need to send their workers home to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. For many business owners, managing your staff remotely is a brand new paradigm. Here’s what you need to know.
Tip of the Week: Three Basic Access Control Considerations
While every aspect of your organization’s security is incredibly important to attend to, we wanted to take the time and delve into a particular aspect that many might take for granted: your digital access controls. Let’s go over a few tips and practices to ensure your access controls and policies are optimized.
COVID-19, or coronavirus, has been a major global health concern over the past couple of months. At this point, it is clear that this disease could have serious impacts on the workplace. We wanted to provide a brief rundown of good workplace and network health practices, as well as a few pointers on how you can handle health-based employee absences.
Training your employees is important. One tool that you may find useful is Microsoft PowerPoint, as it allows you to create an engaging and informative training program.
Your servers are critical to the successful performance of your business’ technology. As a result, it is important that you do everything you can to keep them secured. Here, we’ve assembled some basic security practices to start you off.