Freelancing has risen dramatically over the last decade. There are currently 58 million freelance workers in the U.S. and by 2027 it is projected that freelancers will make up the majority of the workforce in the country. If you are working as a freelancer then you are most likely trying to keep any expenses to a minimum. You might have a few SaaS subscriptions and the cost of your business computer and peripherals but not a lot else.Read More
The motto “Be Prepared” may have been developed by the Boy Scouts but it is just as applicable to today’s business world.
As we all have seen over the last few months of the pandemic, business disruption can come out of the blue and completely change how operations are handled.
The businesses that have systems in place to address a number of different disruptive events fare much better than those that do not plan ahead. These systems can drastically reduce downtime and are agile enough to adjust operations.
Do you ever go through manual processes that you do daily and think, “There must be a better way to do this!”
You’re not alone. Despite all the technology at their fingertips, many offices in Connecticut and throughout the country are doing things the hard way even though their technology could improve their workflows.
It is estimated that 80% of U.S. small businesses are not taking full advantage of their technology.
After about a decade of discovering the benefits of using cloud-based systems, many businesses in Connecticut and the rest of the country have adopted multiple cloud tools to help with their business processes.
Any that may have been lagging behind were certainly pushed over to cloud tools due to the pandemic. The sudden “stay at home” orders had companies scrambling to put a technology infrastructure in place that could run their business remotely.
Cloud computing has been one of the biggest game changers for all businesses and especially for small business owners. Online cloud solutions have enabled companies to work from anywhere, facilitate information sharing and pay for just the services they need.
Over the last 10 years, most companies have adopted at least one cloud service and many use more than one. Everything from hosted email to cloud file storage has transformed the way Connecticut businesses operate.
There are multiple pieces that need to be put together properly for everything to function well when constructing a building. There are electrical connections, pipes and plumbing, an HVAC system and many other necessary components.
If those pieces are put in without consideration for each other, you could end up with rooms that don’t have enough heat or pipes that end up running into solid walls.
This era has put every single organization in the whirl of technology so now most enterprises are utilizing computer technology to run their businesses. In fact, a recent case study shows that we have over 2 billion computers in the world as of 2019. Moreover, we have 5.11 million unique mobile users too! Many companies have entire IT departments while others hire a professional or two to cater to digital needs.Read More
Strategic approaches and innovations are part and parcel of informational technology and related fields. Managed service provider (MSP) is another innovation that is partially related to the subscription model. (For more information on what an MSP is, visit this site for more information.)Read More
It is an overwhelming decision to change traditional methods in business. But is it worth it? Most of the time, yes!
Reaching new levels in your business might mean there is a need for improved technologies to excel in this modern world. This is the case in implementing an ‘Enterprise Resource Planning’ system which is commonly known as the “ERP” system. As the name suggests, it helps businesses to resolve complex issues. It is advanced software that has now been adopted by more than 40% of corporations to increase their productivity.
This question troubles a lot of people because it deals with the nuts and bolts of your network operations and also demands investing a hefty amount of money.
It is true that servers cost a lot. The question is if they cost more than the downtime caused by an aging server. Certainly not. Imagine the loss of precious data and potentially the loss of clients when the server goes down repeatedly despite multiple troubleshooting attempts. We are having a hard time imagining such a dreadful situation and surely you are too.