Tech agility: A must-have for crisis survivalIt is a known fact that survival of any species depends on its ability to adapt to change. One major change for businesses in 2020 was the need to switch to the work-from-home model to keep things running during the time of pandemic.
Tech agility: A must-have for crisis survival
What the COVID-19 crisis taught us about the cloud and business continuity
What the COVID-19 crisis taught us about the cloud and business continuityThe COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it, in many ways. While its impact on our day-to-day lives has been huge, the impact has been even more severe from a business perspective.
What’s your argument against an SLA with an MSP? Part-2
What’s your argument against an SLA with an MSP? (And why it doesn’t hold water) Part-2In our last blog post, we discussed 3 reasons SMBs usually cite for not signing a service level agreement with an MSP. In this blog post, we suggest how an SLA with an MSP will add value to your business, irrespective of your business size, budget and the presence of an in-house IT team.
What’s your argument against an SLA with an MSP? Part-1
What’s your argument against an SLA with an MSP? (And why it doesn’t hold water) Part-1Managed IT services are becoming more popular by the day. Businesses, big and small, are bringing managed service providers onboard to handle their IT requirements.
Equip your business with the IT foundation it needs to compete and win
Equip your business with the IT foundation it needs to compete and winIn a recent industry survey, it was found that one of the biggest factors holding back small and mid-sized firms from achieving their business goals was IT. One may argue that smaller businesses lack the capital that the bigger players have to invest in their business, but even with all other aspects being more or less equal, the difference brought about by their lack of investment in IT was found to be a key differentiating factor--far more than other elements such as marketing, human resources and even industry expertise.
Transitioning from average to best-in-class with IT
Transitioning from average to best-in-class with ITMany small or mid-sized businesses don’t focus much on IT as they should. For a lot of them, the focus is on customers, ensuring they have enough staff to meet their client needs, expanding their business and driving revenue by selling.
Seven things that pandemic taught us about data security
Seven things that pandemic taught us about data securityAs workers fled home to handle everything remotely, organizations had to quickly address new threats and questions that were raised about maintaining the integrity and safety of their data.From the IT perspective, the pandemic.
Stars of the show: Cloud and VOIP
Stars of the show: Cloud and VOIPDespite annoying challenges presented by the abrupt shift to the WFH model thanks to the pandemic, there were some tech heroes that saved the day. These two made WFH possible.The cloudThe cloud is that platform whereby you outsource your data storage as well as many of your applications.
Two reasons to pay attention to software
Two reasons to pay attention to softwareSoftware matters. What your employees use can impact your firm and your customers. Pay attention. Make rules.New software applicationsIn the pre-pandemic phase, even when companies had staff working from home they were fewer in number and a lot of them even came into the office a couple of times a week to ‘just catch up’ on work and with colleagues.
Access matters when things go to **and?)!
Access matters when things go to **&?)!The COVID-19 pandemic brought a multitude of lessons along with it, on both the personal and professional fronts. From the business perspective, the pandemic turned things upside down across almost every industry. One of the biggest trends that the pandemic brought was remote work.