How to get a new Phone system without a Budget

If you are like many small businesses your company needs to replace out dated and aging equipment such as your phone system or your expanding and opening new offices driving the need for additional equipment. The problem is even though business is good that doesn’t mean there is any more budget for new phones and…

Using Technology to Share Holiday Hours with Customers

The holiday season is the busiest time of year for many companies such as retail and the slowest for others like many B2B businesses. Whichever sleigh you’re in – the holiday rush or holiday lull – it’s important to make sure that customers are aware of your extended or shortened hours and closures so there…

How to prevent IT Budgeting mistakes and runaway technology spending

Many companies today are in the middle of a digital transformation. Businesses are moving more functions to the cloud, virtualizing systems and deploying business analytics to gain more insight into the business. Some companies are seeing a large range of SaaS applications being purchased by departments other than IT. It is very easy for technology…

Thanksgiving Tradition a Break from Technology

Thanksgiving Day, the annual national holiday in the United States celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year. Thanksgiving is modeled on a 1621 harvest feast shared by the English colonists (Pilgrims) of Plymouth and the Wampanoag people. This American holiday is particularly rich in legend and symbolism, and in terms of travel…

7 Reasons to Upgrade your Voice and Data network

Every business has different priorities and require different technologies for voice communications, Internet, network connectivity, computers and other hardware. But one thing every business leader has in common is that we’ve all made tech purchases and upgrade decisions.

5 Business trends in 2019

According to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest forecast, the national gross domestic product will grow by 2.5 percent in 2019, with inflation decreasing a tenth of a point to an even 2 percent. The most obvious challenge for growing businesses is the dropping unemployment rate, which may hit a record 3.5 percent in 2019. But…

What is Digital Transformation?

Digital Transformation is using digital technology to solve traditional problems. It is using digital solutions that improve innovation and creativity rather than just enhance or support existing traditional methods. Its integrating digital technology into all areas of your business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to your clients. 

Stop wasting your time trying to find your carrier rep

I received a call from a customer today who was struggling with Internet issues. They originally put in a 20mb fiber circuit and had a few IP phones. The business like many others grew and suddenly they had more phones, more cameras, more demand on their bandwidth. They decided it was time to upgrade that…

How to move your IT infrastructure to a new building

Growth in business is a great and exciting thing. Profits increase, steady workflow and job security for employees helps company morale. Inevitably however the space your business started in can become too small and suddenly you have logistics issues and determine you have to move to a bigger location. Moving your corporate office to a…

What Businesses Can Learn from the 3-time NBA Champions about Technology

They hadn’t won a championship in over 40 years. The coach was a rookie. Their superstar was young and relatively in-experienced in the playoffs. The team hadn’t even gotten past the second round of the playoffs in years. They were criticized for being a jump shooting team and going against the mainstream NBA way of…