The first question most IT people ask when end users call for support is the good old “Have you tried turning it off and on again?”. While this may seem annoying, the reality is that many issues are fixed with a reboot. The longer you keep your computer running without a restart or shutdown, the higher the chances of encountering problems or issues. Continue reading
Business downtime can be costly and there is plenty of research that show just how much it can set a business back. Some small businesses can not even bounce back due to the costs involved with an extended downtime. My latest blog article outlines the many expenses a business can encounter as a result of downtime. Continue reading
With new cyber risks, more remote workers, and technology evolving rapidly, IT can be a lot for a small business owner to manage. Yet falling behind can:
- Hurt your competitive advantage;
- Slow business processes;
- Hinder innovation;
- Frustrate customers;
- Undercut employee engagement efforts;
- Risk your compliance;
- Lead to damaging data breach or other downtime;
Yet there is just so much IT! It’s difficult to keep up with it all.
Our ebook offering A framework to simplify SMB IT breaks essential skills into four key areas: Tech stack, Security and compliance, IT Management, and IT Operations. Learn what’s involved with each to improve your IT strategy.
Every business wants to be cost-conscious as saving money in one area can make funds available to expand, develop new products or pay people more. That all makes good business sense. Continue reading
As a business owner you know the importance of planning and strategy. Without it, you have no aims, no goals, and in reality no direction.
While you probably spend a lot of time working on your strategy every month, quarter, or year, how much of that time is actually spent on your business’s IT strategy? Continue reading
What we can do easily today was literally the stuff of dreams just 10 or 20 years ago. But as much as good technology has made working remotely easier and enabled many businesses to keep going via working from home, we also must remember that trying to fix IT issues yourself may cause more issues and can be a massive time thief. Continue reading
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Let’s be realistic. You probably don’t care about information technology (IT). Or, rather you only care about how it gets things done in your business but prefer to not think about IT much. Many businesses are that way and that is fine by us as we care about IT for all our clients. Continue reading
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
In todays world technology allows us to accomplish more tasks faster than ever before. Paperless documents, remote collaboration and video conferencing have all lowered the costs and increased the speed of everyday business at an extraordinary rate.
As with most things, the benefits of modern IT does come at a cost. Consistent maintenance has become critical to almost every business. The IT department is now as important to the functioning of a firm as sales, marketing, or management. The advantages that come with modern technology more than outweigh the drawbacks – it is up to the business owner to balance both. In today’s highly competitive business environment the latest tips, tricks, and tools are essential to keeping ahead of the competition.
Considering a new technical support service? Find out why you should choose a tech support service that is proactive instead of reactive, what it should look like in the context of your business and how you can make an informed decision.
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