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Business Technology Covers These 2 Areas Make Sure Your Business Technology Covers These 2 Areas All businesses need to use some sort of technology to keep their operations moving forward. Yet, it’s often difficult to gauge how new solutions will function with your current systems. You need to take your options into careful consideration before making such an important choice, and only an analysis of your current setup will help you ensure the success of your new technology.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 20 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Supercomputers Predict the Future How Accurate Can Supercomputers Predict the Future? Analytics play a major role in today’s business world, but they are also pivotal to the development of artificial intelligence systems. One of the expected qualities of AI is machine learning, the ability for a system to identify and learn from trends. Yet, this extremely practical aspect of artificially intelligent systems may have its uses in a business setting.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 20 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Avoid Unpleasant Surprises Tip of the Week: Avoid Unpleasant Surprises When Moving to a New Office So you’ve outgrown your office space and need to relocate. Congratulations on reaching this milestone with your business, but do you know what to look for in a new building? Finding the perfect setup can be daunting, especially if you don’t know what to look for. To help you out, here are four tips to make your transition easier.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 20 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Understanding the Cloud Understanding the Cloud and How it Can Help Your Business If your business is still on the fence about implementing a cloud solution, we don’t blame you. Moving to the cloud can be a daunting task, and you don’t want to jump the gun and make such a big decision on a whim. It’s important to understand why businesses move their data to the cloud in the first place, as well as what the different types of cloud solutions are and what they can offer your unique business model.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 20 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
On-Site Backup vs. Cloud-Based Backup On-Site Backup vs. Cloud-Based Backup, Which is Better? There’s no doubting that data backup is a critical component of any small and medium-sized business’s infrastructure. Backup and disaster recovery is important in the event that your organization experiences a death-blow in the form of a data loss disaster. Yet, there’s some debate as to whether an on-site data backup solution can be as effective as the cloud. The verdict: both are essential.
by CompuTech City Admin Thursday, 20 October 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Benefits of Managed IT 3 Benefits of Managed IT that Every SMB Can Get Behind Have you ever taken a broken-down workstation or server unit to a break-fix IT technician, only to have them resolve the problem and demolish your IT budget with absurd costs? For small businesses that can’t afford to hire an on-site IT department, this is a common occurrence. Thankfully, the SMB now has more options than ever before for how they want their IT to be managed, and it all starts with managed IT services.
by CompuTech City Admin Thursday, 20 October 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Implementing Softphones for Remote Workers Implementing Softphones for Remote Workers isn't a Hard Decision One of the biggest concerns that business owners have with remote workers is being able to control and centralize communication. A worker in the office can be plugged right into the company phone system, but how does this translate to those who work from home some or all of the time? To accommodate these concerns, there is an option to consider. When trying to equip a remote worker with the tools they will need to remain productive and collaborate with the rest of the team, try a softphone solution on a VoIP system.
by CompuTech City Admin Thursday, 20 October 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Protect Your Business From Ransomware 5 Best Practices to Protect Your Business From Ransomware Ransomware is an online threat that continues to develop and evolve to accommodate the motives of cyber criminals around the world. Ransomware locks down your business’s files and demands a decryption key for their safe return, which makes it difficult (or impossible) to move forward with operations. How can you prevent ransomware from destroying your business’s chances of survival?
by CompuTech City Admin Thursday, 20 October 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Business Waste on Slow Computers How Much Money Does Your Business Waste on Slow Computers? Have you ever been forced to use a slow computer out of necessity? This is a practice that tries more than just your patience; it can also put a drain on productivity, and in turn, your business’s profits. Therefore, we’d like to ask you a very important question: can your business really afford to deal with technology that isn’t performing as intended?
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 12 October 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Is IT Innovation Driving Is IT Innovation Driving, or Hindering, Your Business’s Growth? Technology can be a constant pain point for businesses of all kinds. Due to the ever-evolving nature of technology solutions, it’s tempting to cave in and purchase the latest and greatest innovations in the industry. Yet, does your business have the time to do so, let alone the budget? Progress can be stymied by a lack of funds and personnel, but it doesn’t have to be.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 12 October 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Skeptical of USB Devices Why You Should Be Skeptical of USB Devices USB technology is widely used and you’d be hard-pressed to find an organization that doesn’t utilize USB devices in some way, shape, or form. However, these devices often harbor unexpected threats that could put the security of your entire infrastructure in jeopardy. All it takes is one infected device to compromise your network. Do you know where your USB devices have been?
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 12 October 2016 CompuTech City Blog
IT Implementation Goes Wrong When IT Implementation Goes Wrong, Focus on End-Users First Often times, people can get distracted by flashy new features, and with technology, this happens more than anywhere else. Since IT grows at such an abnormally fast rate, end-users can be left in the dust if you’re not intentionally trying to keep them in the loop. In fact, it’s highly recommended that you implement IT solutions for your business that are not just effective, but also user-friendly.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 12 October 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Stop Micromanaging and Improve Tip of the Week: Stop Micromanaging and Improve Employee Focus and Collaboration With the opportunity to track metrics becoming more readily available for all types of businesses, some organizations invest heavily into time-tracking software and other KPIs that they believe will help their team be more efficient in the workplace. However, this might be having a negative effect on the quality of work being performed. Irv Shapiro, CEO of DialogTech, suggests that, instead of tracking time, employers should be tracking results.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 24 August 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Pyramid Scheme With Ransomware Some Evil Genius Just Combined the Pyramid Scheme With Ransomware The ransomware machine keeps moving forward, despite significant opposition. In particular, the ransomware tag-team duo of Petya and Mischa have steamrolled most attempts to block them from accessing critical systems, always finding ways to outsmart security professionals. Now, these ransomwares have adopted a Ransomware as a Service model, which has made significant changes to the way that this ransomware is distributed.
by CompuTech City Admin Monday, 22 August 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Investing in New Technologies 73% of Businesses Want to Grow, But Only 6% are Investing in New Technologies Every business owner needs to understand the pivotal role that technology plays in their business’s growth. However, many companies just aren’t able to keep up with the latest trends and developments. When this happens, they miss out on important opportunities to grow, and when an organization falls behind the times, they fall out of practice. When they fall out of practice… well, you get the idea.
by CompuTech City Admin Friday, 19 August 2016 CompuTech City Blog
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