As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads to more nations worldwide, millions of businesses turn to the internet as their employees are forced to work from home. Is the World Wide Web ready for the sudden increase in demand for cloud-based services? Even before the pandemic, many companies were already turning to online productivity and collaboration tools […]
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting individuals and businesses worldwide. As COVID-19 continues to spread, the private and public sectors are exerting great efforts to cope with present and future challenges. This includes leveraging technology resources. Here are some of the ways the pandemic will impact technology use. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for […]
Worldwide Covid-19 Pandemic Pushes Businesses to Sudden Remote Working Strategic Deployment – Is Your Business’ IT Ready?
With the Covid-19 pandemic impacting people worldwide, we also see business disruption across the vast majority of companies across Canada.
Design IT Infrastructure to Support Your Current and Future Business Needs
Maintaining existing IT environments is still where the lion’s share of every IT department’s time is spent; it is especially true of managing aging IT infrastructures. Last year’s International Data Corporation (IDC) Canada research paper on Canadian executives, Business Priorities, Digital Transformation and Innovation, had CIO’s saying that 47% of their time is spent on “keeping the lights on”, with only 21% of their time spent on innovation.
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing employees to work from home, you and your staff can take advantage of Microsoft Teams to stay productive. Microsoft recently enhanced this already powerful tool’s capabilities, making it easier for more people to take advantage of its advanced features. What is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams combines workplace chat, video conferencing, […]
Many people use auto-fill passwords for their convenience. What you might not know is that hackers and advertisers can use them to get access to websites and other applications and gather sensitive information. Learn more about the risks of using autocomplete passwords. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous Certain web browsers have integrated features that […]
Internet of Things (IoT) devices are increasingly becoming a ubiquitous part of modern offices. Make sure that they don’t become entry points for hackers with the following tips. Set passwords Many users fail to realize that they can set passwords for IoT devices. Failing to do so makes their gadgets easy to hack. You have […]
Note-taking is a vital skill in life. Whether you’re in a board meeting, conference, or lecture, you’re bound to list, quote, or summarize certain points in order to recall them later and understand them better. Thanks to new technologies, you now have more ways of taking down notes than just a pen and paper. Using […]
The Mistake of Focusing on IT Downtime Cost Instead of Long-Term Business Impact
What are the costs of IT services downtime?
When it comes to your business and the critical infrastructure that powers it, what’s your company’s plan? Many companies don’t have a comprehensive plan to ensure IT downtime and related costs are minimized.
During a power outage, responsible business owners use emergency power to keep desktop computers from unexpectedly shutting down. While that’s certainly a good strategy for keeping machines operational and preventing data loss, there’s something else you can do to ensure that your staff remains productive while weathering a storm: uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for networking […]