The biggest cyber threat to your business is in your pocket. Yes, your pocket. Or possibly your purse. According to a Verizon study in 2019, one in three businesses has admitted to suffering a breach as a result of a mobile device. The same study found that 80% of businesses were aware that they had a big gap in their … Read More
Top 5 Mobile Applications for Productivity
If we have learned anything over the last several months, it’s that work is changing and now, more than ever, people are working on the go. And many more employees are working off of their cell phones or mobile devices as opposed to bulky desktops or even laptops. As Forbes states, “The more productive your company is, the easier it … Read More
Electronic Waste and the Impact to the Environment
Digital Pollution Digital pollution has become one of the largest negative contributors impacting our environment globally. According to Global E-waste Monitor 2020, more than 53 million metric tons of electronic waste was produced in 2019. This amount of waste equates to more than the total number of commercial aircraft manufactured. EVER. Used enterprise assets such as computers, servers, hard drives, … Read More
Business New Year’s Resolutions to Make (& KEEP) in 2021
Happy New Year! “I am going to lose weight & get in shape.” “I will be more organized this year.” “I plan to spend less and save more.” Sound familiar? These are all examples of common New Year’s resolutions millions of us set every year. Despite our best intentions, 80% of us fail by the second week of February. (Source) … Read More
Business Planning for 2021? Don’t Forget to Include IT in the Process!
December is “Write a Business Plan” Month Are you ready to wave good-bye to 2020 and looking forward to 2021? Do you have your business plan completed and ready to execute? Did you remember to include IT in your business planning process? December is the perfect time to create or revisit your company’s business plan. By starting now, you’ll have … Read More
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). The objective of this collaborative effort between the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and its partners — including the National Cyber Security Alliance — is to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay secure online. This year’s theme is “Do your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” Organizations are encouraged to take proactive … Read More
Remote Work is Here to Stay: Is Your Company Prepared?
Working from Home Trends Long before the COVID-19 pandemic forced many of us to office from home on a temporary basis, the trend of working from home had been steadily increasing. In fact, between 2005 and 2018, the US experienced a work at home increase of 173%. (Source) According to the U.S. Census Bureau of Labor Statistics, 3.4% of the … Read More
Technology Trends in Manufacturing
While the manufacturing industry has a reputation for being slow to hop on the technology bandwagon, in reality, technology is taking the industry by storm. Here’s a peek at some of the biggest technology trends in the manufacturing industry today and how they are revolutionizing the way manufacturers do business. The move to cloud computing An increasing number of manufacturers … Read More