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Mobile Device Management: Letting Data walk out the Door

October 7, 2019

You wouldn’t let an ex-employee walk out the front door with boxes of documents, would you? Of course, you wouldn’t. You probably wouldn’t even let a current employee walk out the door with boxes of documents, especially those containing sensitive information. They could be lost, stolen, or otherwise, end up in the wrong hands. It could put your entire company at risk, plain and simple. So, why do you let them walk out the front door with their unprotected mobile device? Think about how [...]

Tech Tuesday: 15five

September 17, 2019

15five is performance management software. 15five combines weekly check-ins with quarterly goals and annual performance reviews. Employees are able to create a priority list for the week that feed into their sprint goals. At the time they outline their weekly priorities, they are able to update their progress on their quarterly goals.  Employees and managers are both able to outline topics for 1-on-1 meetings. When you meet with your employees, it’s easy to see what objectives they’ [...]

Microsoft Flow

August 20, 2019

What it is:Microsoft Flow is an Office 365 platform that helps you work smarterby automating workflow across your apps and services. Flow allows you to create your own workflows and apps so you get exactly what you need. You can automate advanced scenarios with multiple steps, branching conditions, and more. With Microsoft Flow, you set triggers that create actions under certain conditions. Let’s say you want an email to automatically go out to any person who fills out a form on your websi [...]

The Digital Transformation: 5 Tips to Ensure Your Success

August 2, 2019

This digital transformationmight sound far off, complicated, or too expensive, but in reality, the concept is quite easy to grasp. Digital transformation means integrating technology into all areas of a business. It’s more than just the cloud. This is about rethinking old models and processes in lieu of technology.  For small to mid-sized businesses, digital transformation is imperative to staying relevant and competitive. Technology plays a key role in a business’s ability to [...]

Outsourcing IT: Benefits for Small Business

June 21, 2019

What are Managed IT Services?  Managed IT services are technical services provided by a third-party vendor, a Managed Service Provider. Basically, managed IT services acts as your tech department without needing the internal oversight from your team. Managed services allow you to offload some or all of your tech operations, such as infrastructure, cloud computing, help desk, on-site support, consulting, and more. Your MSP (managed service provider) will assume responsibility for monitor [...]

Get the Most Out of Office 365

June 4, 2019

Microsoft Office 365 is a revolutionary set of tools that put real power right at your fingertips. Office 365’s features can optimize productivity and keep your entire team connected. For most, however, the full features and benefits aren’t being taken advantage of. From Business Intelligence to anywhere access, Office 365 can do it all for your small business, if you adopt all of the tools and teach your workforce how to use them.  Here are 5 major areas to take advantage of Office [...]

Desktops or Laptops for Workforce?

April 23, 2019

When choosing hardware to update your business, it can be hard to know whether to save money and just purchase a desktop - or to truly invest in a laptop and docking station combination. . These machines will be where your employees spend 8+ hours each day, so it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. There is no doubt that laptops have gained popularity over the last decade or so, but desktops have some very distinct benefits, as well. Benefits of Desktops Desktops are going [...]

Improve Morale + Efficiency with these 5 Tools

April 5, 2019

Reaching optimal efficiency is any leader’s dream. Having a team with high morale who work hard to accomplish goals isn’t as easy to achieve as one might think, however. If you’ve done the team building exercises and made sure your team feels hears, all while using an appropriate style of management, but still feel productivity could be improved upon, it might be time to look into tools to support your team. Supporting your team through ensuring they have the proper tools not only gives t [...]

Managed Service Benefits: Should You Outsource IT?

March 21, 2019

What are Managed Services?  Outsourcing business functions isn’t a new concept for small business owners. From legal work, to equipment maintenance, small businesses have been outsourcing for quite a long time. With technology as an essential business-driver in today’s small business landscape, outsourcing this vital function makes much sense for many businesses.  Managed Services are outsourced technology services. We like to say, at its core, managed services are a tech de [...]

Power BI vs Tableau: Which is Right for Your Business?

March 8, 2019

Business Intelligence is becoming a near-must for organizations. When implemented and used correctly, a Business Intelligence tool can help a company operate more efficiently with higher profitability. In the world of Business intelligence (BI) or data virtualization, you’ll find many tools on the market. With the stiff competition out there, these tools must all be powerful, user-friendly, and priced in such a way that small businesses will be able to find ROI. In this vast sea of B [...]