Category : IT tips

Earlier this month, we shared tips for keeping your video conference professional while working from home. But, what about the hours or days where you don’t have meetings scheduled? How do you keep yourself on-task when working with all of your home comforts just a few steps away from your workspace? Take a look at these tips for working from home:  Set Boundaries When you’re working at the office, do you go into work at…

It’s easy to say “it won’t happen to us,” but cybersecurity is something that every business, large or small, needs to take seriously. It’s easy to underestimate cyber dangers if you believe certain myths that surround them. So, let’s take a look at some cybersecurity lore and why it isn’t always correct.  Myth: We’re too small; no one will hack us.  Small does not mean safe. No matter what it’s size, your company is a…

Most work environments are an easy place for germs to gather. Large offices, warehouses and schools have hundreds of employees interacting on a daily basis. With an extended cold and flu season among us, companies should take extra measures to ensure their employees are safe and healthy. (more…)

February is the month of love! If you're looking for ways to improve the relationship between your business and clients, take the seasonal opportunity to do so! Show clients and partners that you appreciate them with new technologies that improve their experience with your company. Wondering how BCS can help? Here are some easily integratable tools that quickly show your clients how much you care: 1. Free WiFi The need for visitors to connect is…

Don’t you sometimes wish that conference calls were… easy? We get it! With most providers, telephone conferencing is a horrible experience. Lines are dropped, important people can’t dial in and there’s static or an echo coming through that no one knows how to stop. We’ve all been there. That’s exactly what the experts at BCS know how to fix. With our technology and experience, conference calls may just become the easiest part of the day.…

Don’t forget about that one gift that always pays off--a gift to your business! If you’re looking for ways to invest back into your company this holiday, we know the best way to do it. Improved voice and data services.  There’s no better gift to your company than better technology, especially as we head into 2020. From structured cabling to cyber-security, implementing our services help maximize efficiency, increase your potential and give your business a…

Finding a great business phone system provider is difficult, especially with the overwhelming amount of options available. How do know if you selected the right phone system, and more importantly, the right provider? In the spirit of the holidays, we’re outlining the top five qualities that all good providers should have and why you and your office should be thankful when you find this combination! 1. Confident and knowledgeable about the products they sell. Many…

With the holidays approaching, you’re probably already looking at gifts for office colleagues. With everyone trying to do more during their workday, we suggest gifting coworkers and employees with useful technologies that help them do just that! Become the best gift-giver this year with these tech tools that will make everyone's lives easier and help your workplace run smoothly:  Bluetooth Headphones Do you have employees who are always on the phone? A customer service agent…

What’s the biggest fear in running your company? For many entrepreneurs and executive teams it's the potential of losing clients or prospects  due to simple communication issues. Even though these issues are easily avoidable, it happens all the time, and is incredibly frustrating for all involved. Nothing annoys business owners more than easily preventable issues that cost them business. Here are some common problems that can scare clients away: Never reaching a real person. If…

Modern business relies on phone calls, emails, video conferencing and more for the bulk of information transfer. Unfortunately, many employees (and even their CEOs) are apprehensive when it comes to using virtual communication tools. Whether it’s because they’re unfamiliar with the technology or lack efficient and up-to-date tools, this apprehension hurts your bottom line. It's important to make office communication easy. If you notice too many dropped calls or missed important messages, it’s for a…