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Hardware management checklist for SMBs

Regular maintenance and continuous monitoring are key to making sure your hardware runs optimally. These tasks usually fall on IT staff, but by following these tips, you can help your IT team prolong the life of your computer equipment. ✓ Clean your computer components Wipe down monitors with a clean, static-free, non-abrasive fabric such as […]

How does the human cloud benefit SMBs?

If the prevalent image of a startup is a couple of guys in a garage (think Amazon, Apple, Microsoft), the emerging picture of the workforce of the future consists of skilled talents collaborating in the cloud. Thanks to the human cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can now eliminate the barriers associated with traditional workspaces […]

7 Reasons why IT projects fail

The failure of an IT project can be very frustrating for everyone involved. What’s more, it often wastes a lot of money, time, and other valuable company resources. To minimize the risk of negative outcomes whenever you embark on an IT-related endeavor, make sure to avoid the following mistakes:

Cutting too many costs
It’s normal to want to save money, but too much cost-cutting is a common reason why IT projects fail.

Boost office productivity with technology

Technology can provide countless opportunities to streamline workflows, eliminate redundant processes, and reduce costs. If you’re looking to stay ahead of the competition, simple technology strategies like the ones below can dramatically enhance your business performance. Change office communication To increase teamwork and productivity, set up instant messaging software such as Slack or Microsoft Teams. […]

Protect your Facebook and Twitter from hackers

Popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have been suffering massive data breaches for a number of years now. If you wish to continue using these services, you need to tighten your social media privacy settings. Here are a few reminders and tips to help you secure your personal information on social media. Lock […]

Breaking organizational silos in the modern workplace

No business can afford to be inefficient, which is why you need to tear down organizational silos in your company.

What are organizational silos?
Organizational silos are essentially divisions in a company. Segmenting your organization into various specialized teams, however, doesn’t necessarily create silos, as long as all segments work together toward your company’s goals.

Replacing servers? Consider these 3 questions first

Nothing lasts forever — and that’s very true for your company’s servers. Purchasing new ones, however, isn’t your only option. Instead of buying new servers, you can leverage solutions that offer the same outcomes while saving you a lot of money. When do my servers need to be replaced? This is a difficult question, but […]

Must-have Google Chrome extensions

Chrome is the most-used web browser on the planet. It’s already powerful on its own, but with the thousands of add-ons in the Chrome Web Store, you can further enhance its functionality. Today, there’s an extension for almost every need, and it can be quite overwhelming and time-consuming to choose the right ones. But don’t […]

Drive more leads with SMB marketing automation

More and more small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) today are embracing automation solutions to help grow their business. Marketing automation, in particular, provides the tools necessary to execute, manage, and streamline marketing tasks that help capture leads and nurture them into sales-ready prospects. Here’s why your SMB shouldn’t pass up the powerful opportunities you get […]

How to eliminate information silos from your business

As a business leader, you know the importance of data to your organization’s growth and success. Data helps you make better business decisions, solve problems, improve processes and performance, identify trends, and understand your customers. In particular, data analytics helps organizations implement strategic initiatives and improve relationships with customers and business partners.

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