Staying Focused Working from Home

Working from home

Many of us are now being forced to work from home, which may or may not suit everyone. It can be challenging, especially when you have to adapt in the midst of all the other uncertainties that the coronavirus / COVID-19 has brought. Here are some strategies that can help you stay focused when working remotely. Continue reading

Essentials for Empowering Remote Work

Work From Home Policies

The coronavirus or COVID-19 is forcing many businesses to embrace working from home. The technology needed to enable people to work from home has existed for years, but working from home may be new for you and your employees. Here are some essentials you need to address to empower your remote workers. Continue reading

Is Your Business Ready for the Coronavirus?

COVID-19 CoronaVirus

The Coronavirus (which is now being called COVID-19) is spreading and we will be feeling the effects for a while. As such, businesses should start to make preparations on how to handle things. Your first priority should be for the health of your employees and customers. Then you need to consider business continuity and prepare for mobile or remote working capabilities for you and your staff. Continue reading

Does Your Business Need a Virtual CIO?

Businessman

How many seats are there at your C-suite table? A small business might have only a CEO. A mid-sized one may add another one or two C’s – COO? CFO? CMO? But you do not have to be enterprise-sized to benefits from a Chief Information Officer’s (CIO) knowledge. Virtual CIOs help businesses of all sizes create a technology strategy to meet business goals. Continue reading

Need Help With Your Tech?

Second Opinion

IT Support for Your Business

The majority of businesses today have one or more computers, and that is unlikely to be the full extent of the technology. Everyone has a smartphone, and there may also be modems, routers, tablets and of course printers! When you have problems with any of these devices, business owners can feel stuck. Continue reading

Have you tried turning it off and on again?

Power ButtonThere is one solution to a lot of tech problems that everyone knows, the infamous “have you tried turning it off and then back on again?”. This go-to move is a bit of a joke in the IT industry but it is amazing how many times it actually works and how many end users forget to try it. Continue reading

Tradies Should Add Technology to Their Tool Belts!

TradespersonThere are many hands-on trades that haven’t traditionally needed technology. Yet modern tech tools help the plumber, carpenter, welder or other tradespeople improve  their productivity and competitiveness. Continue reading

A Server Too Expensive? Then How About a NAS?

NAS - network attached storage

Streamline Your File Storage with a NAS

All businesses rely on digital data finding a central location that is accessible from all devices can sometimes be a problem. Yes a full blown server is great, but some companies don’t have the funds or requirements for a server and that’s where a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device comes to the fore. Continue reading

Do You Have An Ink-Sucking Monster For A Printer???

New Printer

How long have you had your printer? Maybe your printer came as a package deal with your desktop or laptop purchase. In many smaller offices you will probably see a less-expensive inkjet printer sitting beside even the fastest PC. Here are some reasons why it is time for a printer upgrade. Continue reading