No matter the size of your organization it is challenging to relocate, expand your business or even complete a remodeling project. Since most businesses rely very heavily on their technological services, it is important to make any changes or transitions that affect these services, as easy and as seamless as possible in order to minimize disruptions. Today’s business tip is all about vendor management solutions. Organizations understandably want to focus
Dealing with regulations is an important and sometimes frustrating responsibility that comes with running a business. These laws, which can lead to fines and sometimes criminal charges, encompass your computing devices and the ways you store, handle, and transmit data. Computer companies, for instance, will need to make sure they meet the recent energy efficiency standards California has set for computing devices. Other regulations govern not so much the devices
Many small business owners, (especially new entrepreneurs) don’t even consider buying business grade computers. Many professionals just use a personal laptop for business use or buy regular consumer grade PCs from a local big box retailer for their businesses needs. Depending on your business model, in some cases, you might want to use business grade PCs. If you and your staff are only logging on for work related emails, maybe
If you haven’t heard the term, “social engineering,” prepare to be annoyed. Most professionals have heard of phishing and try to take precautions to avoid becoming victims of it. However, phishing is a form of social engineering and unfortunately, just a small part of a larger group of craftier forms of manipulation. Social engineering preys on the desires many people have to be liked, to be polite, to be friendly, to
When it comes to disaster recovery and IT management, there’s no one-size-fit all solution. Every business is different and finding the right IT support is important. Every business will want their staff to have a different level of freedom when they use external devices and work remotely. Some businesses may want to migrate business processes to the cloud; others might not. Some businesses will need larger data centers than other.