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

Remote Working with Office 365

O365

Working from home can be a big change in an already tumultuous world. Yet there’s a bright side as the quarantine could be your opportunity to reinvent how your business operates — for the better. Migrating to Microsoft Office 365 has benefits now as well as when business returns to “normal”. 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

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

The Pros and Cons of BCC

BCC v CCMost people have at some point, “replied all” when meaning to reply to only one person. It is definitely embarrassing, can be a major privacy issue and aggravates those people with emails flooding their box. Another common email gaffe is misusing the CC and BCC fields in outgoing messages – this “little” mistake can prove costly for business. Continue reading

To Upgrade Windows 7 or Not?

Windows 7 EOL

Should You Get Rid of Windows 7 and Server 2008?

What If You Don’t Switch?

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end its support for Windows 7 and Server 2008. But just because you can continue to use Windows 7 after the end of life date, it doesn’t mean you should. Businesses who rely on technology to keep them running are proactively upgrading their Windows environment to avoid downtime, user issues, loss of functionality with other applications and increased security vulnerabilities. Continue reading