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Tips to increase employee productivity

May 20th, 2015
Tips to increase employee productivity

With social media distractions, difficult-to-monitor remote employees, and increasing numbers of staff working on personal tasks at the office, achieving maximum team productivity can seem virtually impossible. So what can the business owner do? Here are a few tips that are sure to have your staff more focused and producing results.

What you need to know about cloud security

May 13th, 2015
What you need to know about cloud security

While many IT providers often tout the revolutionary benefits of the cloud, very few address the security aspect of it. But the fact of the matter is that when you’re using a cloud service, you’re moving information out of your hands and into those of a third party.

The purposes of dashboards for businesses

May 12th, 2015
The purposes of dashboards for businesses

Most companies measure and gauge their performance and success by analyzing data. And the fact that we humans are visual creatures means our ability to interpret visual data tends to be far greater than with written words. This is the reason most businesses turn to dashboards as a business intelligence tool to present data in a way that’s easy to understand.

Facebook Messenger is about to get adverts

May 11th, 2015
Facebook Messenger is about to get adverts

It has surely been a long time coming, and now it is official – the days of advertising-free conversations on Facebook Messenger are numbered. The social networking giant has confirmed that its private messaging service, a recent addition to its suite as a standalone app, is to become supported by advertising.

The good and bad of Google’s new Chromebook

May 7th, 2015
The good and bad of Google’s new Chromebook

Google’s new Chromebook, the Pixel, is finally here. Those who’ve been patiently awaiting its arrival, or are curious about giving it a try, might be wondering about the pros and cons of this new laptop. We’ve taken the time to break it down for you and list the important features you need to know about when considering whipping out that credit card.

How to stay productive during power blackout

May 6th, 2015
How to stay productive during power blackout

It’s late afternoon – you’re working on your desktop computer, providing live support to one of your clients. Suddenly your screen goes black and your Internet connection drops. Too bad your IT department announces that it will take several hours to restore power.

How to measure social media ROI

May 5th, 2015
How to measure social media ROI

For many businesses, social media is the the wild frontier of marketing. More and more companies are jumping on the bandwagon but it can seem a lawless place. This is why many newcomers tend to waffle around with no clear strategy and call it quits if they’re not making fast progress.

4 traits of a successful BCP

May 4th, 2015
4 traits of a successful BCP

In today’s business world, companies with a business continuity plan (BCP) are more likely to survive a disaster than those that don’t have one. There are several components to consider when it comes to planning a BCP, some of which are more important than others and must be included in order for a BCP to be successful.

5 tips to keep your corporate data safe

April 29th, 2015
5 tips to keep your corporate data safe

Data breaches occur every day, even to the most secured firms and well-known financial institutions – and it could happen to your company as well. How can you be sure that your network is completely protected from hackers? As a business owner you can’t afford to face a data breach, since it could cost you the two things that matter most to your company – clients and reputation.

Ditch these outdated BI beliefs today

April 28th, 2015
Ditch these outdated BI beliefs today

Everyone knows that business intelligence is of vital importance to ensure that a company grows and develops, but the business intelligence of today differs greatly from that which was talked about in the past. Much has changed in the world of business intelligence in recent years, and if you are stuck in your old ways then you are not doing all you can to advance your organization forwards.