Category : BCS News

Your business may thrive more having all of your employees in-office, but what happens on days the weather takes a turn? Winter temperatures are here, which means the possibility of snow days is increasing quickly. Is your office equipped to access the information you need from home? Even if you don’t plan on having remote workers, making sure your office is ready for a work-from-home day will set you up for success. What does this…

Almost every parent has a back-to-school checklist for their child: annual physical, new clothes, school supplies, etc. But what about the school? Many schools, both public and private, have been operating for a long time. This means that throughout the years, they have had their own checklist to run through to make sure every part of the building is running smoothly when students return – including technology. For schools, the most important system is the…

Navigating technology and IT solutions can seem overwhelming, especially for employees who have no direct involvement with your company’s network. Many choose to leave the technical side of things to the outsourced company, and others may not trust an outside company with their information at all. However, your IT company doesn’t have to be just a stranger – IT can be your friend! Getting to know your IT company can make you feel better about…

With so much information available online today, it can be tough to make the decision to outsource IT solutions. You may also find that with there are a plethora of companies offering similar services and wonder, “Why BCS?” Our mission has always been to provide our clients consulting, hardware and services that maximize the value and effectiveness of their business technology. We share in the responsibility of achieving business objectives but never sacrifice ethics or…

If you’ve gone to a counter-service restaurant or coffee shop recently, you may have glanced up at the menu to order and realized something is different – the menu has changed. No, there aren’t any new items, and no, nothing was removed from the menu. However, the menu itself (the material it’s made of) is completely new, and it’s digital! (more…)

With so many students and employees in one system working to direct information and communicate, both public and private schools require a lot of time, detail and attention. We’ve written before on the blog about the things you need to make your business run, but what do you need for a school? Surprisingly, the two are very similar: Reliable infrastructure: If your school has a computer room, smartboards, projectors and televisions, you’ll need a well-though-out…

Earlier this month on our blog we wrote about how important it is to protect your data from hackers through Network Monitoring. Losing time and stored information can be devastating for a business, and there are great services available to prevent that from happening. But what do you do if your entire server crashes? What if your desktop breaks? Broken equipment can bring all of your business operations to a halt, losing time and hard…

If you’ve been keeping up with tech news so far this year, you may be aware of new insight that Google provided on who may have access to your data. They found that hackers could find your stored information in cloud services through your device’s processors. If your business, like many others, relies on computers, tablets and phones to store important information and communicate with clients and employees, this news may be frightening. (more…)

Digital signs are a more versatile, interactive way to capture and keep the attention of your intended audience. Whether you’re a business using it for a billboard or a dentist office using a smaller sign in the waiting room, digital signage can provide a form of entertainment for customers and show a wider variety of content than a standard sign. But how do you know if a digital sign is right for your business? Almost…

During the holidays, our focus tends to shift from completing the year’s goals at work and maintaining client interaction, to holiday travel plans, gifts and family matters. November and December are also important for completing business goals, setting new ones, and planning budgets. Keeping employees focused and connected during the holidays can be tough, so here are a few tips to help keep them on-task: (more…)