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Monitoring employees online: Is it right?

Monitoring employees online: Is it right?

The choice to monitor your employees’ computers or not is a tricky one. While part of you may think it’s unethical, it could end up saving you hours of lost productivity or preventing a data breach. Here are some pros and cons of employee monitoring, and some tips to handle it fairly if you decide […]

Social media tips for your small business

Social media tips for your small business

Is your small- or medium-sized business (SMB) using social media and content marketing strategies to boost profitability? If not, it’s about time you do. Your competitors are already doing the same, so you have to find ways to make sure you rise above the crowd. Here are a few tips to get you started. Create […]

Checklist for managing your IT hardware

Checklist for managing your IT hardware

Any business owner will be much better off if they’re not worrying about recurring hardware issues. While your company may still have IT hardware problems, you can implement policies to keep your office free from previous issues. Here’s a checklist that can guide you and get you started. ✓ Clean up your computer components Wipe […]

Get the most of Chrome with these extensions

Get the most of Chrome with these extensions

The majority of internet users worldwide has chosen Chrome as the best web browser, and the Chrome Web Store helps enhance the browser’s features by housing thousands of powerful add-ons to enhance its features. But while it’s amazing to have so many choices, it can be quite overwhelming and time-consuming to pick the right extensions […]

Automate mundane emails to get more done

Automate mundane emails to get more done

Everyone wishes we had more time to spend in a day. Between repetitive emails and seemingly endless meetings, it’s hard to find time for important tasks. Thanks to the increasing affordability of enterprise-level IT, however, SMBs can start getting at least half of those problems under control with email automation. What is email automation? Usually […]

What are Azure virtual machines and how can they help you?

What are Azure virtual machines and how can they help you?

Virtualization has easily become a major catalyst in cloud service improvements that we see today. And Microsoft Azure is taking it up a notch by integrating multiple cloud-based offerings into a solutions platform.

An Azure virtual machine (VM) allows you to control your computing environment better and give you the flexibility you need, without having to buy and maintain physical hardware.

Use Outlook effectively with these tricks

Use Outlook effectively with these tricks

Many companies prefer to use Microsoft Outlook for coordinating projects, setting up meetings, and managing their email. This tool offers more features aside from being an email application where you can organize your business communications, contacts, and work. Let’s take a closer look at some tips you might have missed. Clean Up your inbox No […]

Data breach statistics in 2018 that SMBs should know

Data breach statistics in 2018 that SMBs should know

2018 was a terrible year for cybersecurity due to several high-profile data breaches. The avalanche of cyberattacks began with the discovery of Spectre and Meltdown, massive-scale vulnerabilities that affected all modern CPUs. Spectre and Meltdown are crucial vulnerabilities in CPU hardware that hackers can exploit regardless of the hardware’s operating system (OS).

Everything went downhill after this incident.

What manufacturers need for a successful digital transformation

What manufacturers need for a successful digital transformation

Digital transformation is the integration of technology into all areas of your business, resulting in massive changes in operations and services to clients. With this improvement, your company will consistently challenge the business’s status quo, rethink dated operating models, experiment with new innovations, and be more responsive to challenges and competition.