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Should you monitor your employees online?

March 15th, 2016
Should you monitor your employees online?

To monitor your employees, or not to monitor, that is the topic of this blog post today. If you’ve ever considered monitoring your staff’s online activities, you may’ve been lost as to whether or not it’s the right decision. So we’ve listed the pros and cons of doing it, and some tips to make it a success if you go through with it.

10 Tools to help you get ahead in social media

March 14th, 2016
10 Tools to help you get ahead in social media

Social media marketing can be time consuming. You may spend hours upon hours trying to get it right and still see little growth in your followers. So what can you do to be more effective and save time in the process? Here are ten tools that can streamline your social media efforts and even offer guidance.

Office 365 migration security musts

March 11th, 2016
Office 365 migration security musts

More and more small and medium-sized businesses are making the switch from on-premises SharePoint systems to cloud-hosted Office 365. If you’re one of them, it’s vital to ensure that you put in place adequate protection to counter the security challenges that come with the migration.

Why BI is for everyone

March 10th, 2016
Why BI is for everyone

If you’ve managed to convince yourself that only large enterprises have the money to take advantage of Business Intelligence (BI), it’s time to think again. While it’s true that in the past you needed the help of pricey specialists to really delve into BI, these days a range of self-service tools mean that small- and medium-sized businesses can do much more by themselves.

How to select the best VoIP provider

March 9th, 2016
How to select the best VoIP provider

Whether we’re using a laptop, a mobile phone or a tablet, communication has never been easier. Thanks to increasingly stable and fast internet connections, Voice over IP (VoIP) services have replaced phone calls as a cheap and accessible alternative.

Geek speak decoded

March 4th, 2016
Geek speak decoded

Geek speak, tech talk, jargon or whatever you want to call it, computer terminology can be confusing. However, having a basic understanding of some of the words may be beneficial to the non-IT professional. Speaking a basic level of this language can help you clearly explain a computer problem you’re having, and even help you find the perfect technology for your next IT purchase.

IT security concerns of the finance sector

February 29th, 2016
IT security concerns of the finance sector

The time to increase cyber situational awareness and establish better security strategies has never been more opportune. Since 2015, the number of attacks on the financial services sector has increased and shows no signs of letting up. Whether it be extortion or credential-stealing malware, different tactics are utilized to target desired areas.

Be more productive with Office 365

February 26th, 2016
Be more productive with Office 365

When you first purchased Office 365, you were likely hyped about the productivity gains it can produce. But if your business has yet to realize them, you may be feeling a bit miffed or agitated that the service didn’t deliver on its promise. However, it’s wise to remember that in order to get the most out of a service, regardless of what it is, you need to know how to utilize it properly.

Give VoIP a test drive with these apps

February 19th, 2016
Give VoIP a test drive with these apps

VoIP – the mere mention of the word can send shudders down a business owner’s spine. With such an odd name, it may make little sense to utilize something so unfamiliar in your business. You may want to know more about it before committing to a full blown system for you and your employees.

Competitive Pricing

February 18th, 2016
Competitive Pricing

The old expression says, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” I suggest that applies to pricing of a product or service. The price should be dictated by what the buyer is willing to pay and what the seller is willing to accept. This relationship between buyer and seller creates a market for the products and services every business buys.