Blogs

Read on for tips and insights into the business technology sector

Plan Your Technology Refresh

November 12th, 2019

You spend your whole life up to date with every new singer and song. Then, one day, you realize that you don't recognize anything on the radio, and they don’t make music like they used to. You start to avoid the new stuff only listening to things from your college days.

When Should I Upgrade My Technology?

October 28th, 2019

When is the worst time to realize you need a new car? When you’re on the side of the road in your old, broken down clunker that just won’t run anymore. Hopefully, you’ve never been there before. Unfortunately, businesses often find themselves in that exact situation when it comes to their computer systems.

Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

October 23rd, 2019

If you own or run a small business you know, better than anyone, that it’s not easy work. It takes a lot of time and energy to meet the demands expected of you every week. That's why certain aspects of running a business, such as cybersecurity, often take a backseat to other, more urgent issues.

Hackers are After Healthcare Information

October 9th, 2019

When you think of a hacker frantically tapping away in a dark room, who do you think he’s targeting? Banks? The government? Try healthcare information. 2018 saw three times as many healthcare-related cyberattacks as the year prior, and 2019 is holding onto that momentum.

Rise of Ransomware

September 30th, 2019

From a technology standpoint, there’s never been a better time to be alive. Chatting with people for free all across the world or opening your front door at home while in a business meeting, it seems that our interconnected world has unlimited possibilities.

Compliance is a Team Project

September 16th, 2019

With all the rules and regulations surrounding the compliance alphabet soup in play today, it will take more than one person to bring your company in line. We’ve laid out the multiple roles needed to up your compliance game, especially when it comes to HIPAA, PCI and GDPR.

IT Team

Your first line of defense against compliance failures is the technology in use and the team you have to maintain it.

GDPR- Should you care?

September 4th, 2019

In 2018, the European Union enacted a new directive to protect its citizens from having their personal information stolen or sold known as GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation. This legislation protects EU citizens, but in reality, it is a global law at this point.

Compliance Alphabet Soup

September 4th, 2019

No matter what industry you’re in, compliance acronyms are abundant, filling your days with both confusion and regulation. We call it the compliance alphabet soup. It’s time to make a little bit more sense of all those acronyms and what they likely mean for your business.

Working Against Each Other: Break vs. Fix

August 27th, 2019

When you were a kid, did you have a bicycle? If you did I’m sure you can recall the thrill of zooming away from home, feeling the wind in your face as well as the freedom of personal mobility. But all that freedom ended when you got a flat tire. If you were handy, you repaired the innertube yourself.

Don’t Get Nickel and Dimed to Death

August 20th, 2019

As a business owner, you need to decide what level of IT support is right for you. Small businesses frequently operate under the “break-fix” model. Break-fix is exactly what it sounds like: you run your business normally until something breaks, then you pay an IT support company to fix it.