Business Is Going Digital. So Why Is your Buying process Still Analog?

A typical IT technology purchase process for many companies begins by building a spreadsheet with a list of required features. The list consists of your understanding of both the features your current solution offers, along with the additional items you wish your current solution offered. It might also involve some level of begging the CFO…

6 Technologies that will Disrupt Business in 2021

Many companies experience disruption in 2020 that is very different from the normal disruption see in IT.  The disruption meant sending everyone home to work for a year. Covid-19 did more to shake up the technology landscape than just remote work. The pandemic also drove many companies to reshape how they look at running their…

4 Ways Remote Workers are changing the economy for the good

Remote working has caused employees to rethink and better accommodate their priorities in life and employers to rethink operations regarding how they can best work with professionals and create teams. More than two-thirds of professionals were working remotely during the peak of the pandemic, according to a new report by work marketplace Upwork, and over…

How can Technology improve Productivity?

Productivity in business has been consistently dropping since 2007, according to recent Bureau of Labor statistics. Coincidentally, that was also when the smartphone rose to prominence, becoming an increasingly important part of our day-to-day lives. This begs the question, “Is the sharp decline in productivity over the last decade actually caused by technology?” While some think…

Remote work; Are businesses prepared for a permanent switch?

Research suggests as many as 98% of people would like the option to work remotely for the rest of their careers, and many bosses already expect remote working to extend will into 2021 and probably beyond. People have realized the benefits of working remotely and the work/life balance that comes with it.  Yet the new-found…

IT Budgets: 2020-2021 Planning for business continuity during Covid-19.

Since the world went crazy in 2020 and the fact that we faced a world-wide pandemic,global tech spending dropped by 7.3% in 2020 and forecasts suggest 4.3.% growth in 2021 which is still down from 2019 levels (according to Gartner). The World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2020 report, published on 13 May stated…

Are your employees prepared to work from anywhere?

Do you have a great product or service that customers are clamoring for?  What happens if business operations halt for an extended period of time? Business continuity planning is critically important yet how many companies actually do it? Instead of being blind sided by disaster equip your work force with cloud based collaboration tools that…

The Total Economic Impact of migrating to Microsoft 365

Many companies are considering a wide range of cloud-based solutions to create and empower the modern workplace. According to a report by Forrester Research 42% of respondents work from home and 32% work from client sites or during travel. They also found that 98% of information workers collaborate with someone else at work on a…

Disaster Recovery Planning

Every business owner and IT professional has a need to get a disaster recovery plan in place. Many times the expense prevents companies from investing in DR other times it’s the technology. Disaster recovery however is vital to a business. Businesses use information technology to quickly and efficiently process information. Employees use Email and VoIP…