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…)

2017 flew by, and we are just a few days away from starting the new year. You’ve probably reviewed the past year and created budget and IT goals for 2018, and it’s time to put your plans to action! Getting started now on making these goals happen will help you have a year that runs smoothly and efficiently. (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…

We often review the ways in which cloud-based systems, phone conferencing and video conferencing can help you stay connected with remote employees. Most companies offer a few positions that can be done remotely, and many potential hires are looking specifically for remote jobs. However, some may still avoid hiring remote workers out of fear of unproductivity. (more…)

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…)

With all of the phone and video conferencing systems available today, staying connected with clients and employees has become easier than ever. During office meetings, you can have remote employees call in to stay updated even when they are away. For clients in different cities or states, these systems make it convenient to stay in touch when in-person meetings can’t happen. But how do you determine when to use video conferencing vs phone conferencing? Here…

October is here, which means the busy holiday season is about to begin. Employees will be leaving for vacations throughout November and December, and the general focus around the office will shift. If you haven’t already, now is a great time to examine your remaining budget and create IT goals for 2018. (more…)

The work environment can be an easy place for germs to gather where you would never think about them. Large offices, warehouses and schools have hundreds of employees interacting every day. As cold and flu season begins, companies should take extra measures to ensure their employees are safe and healthy – especially during the busy holidays when any absences are difficult to manage. (more…)