Top 5 business continuity errors

Business continuity plans are designed to protect an organization's critical data in case of a crisis, but employees are also a part of that equation. If you want a strong business continuity plan, it’s imperative you avoid the following mistakes. Mistake #1: Failing to plan for employees Companies that survive unexpected incidents are the ones

By |2019-11-11T09:04:31+00:00October 25th, 2019|Business|

Cooling tips for an overheating laptop

Aside from coffee spills, the greatest threat for your laptop is overheating. This can cause hardware failure and permanent damage to your device. To improve the performance and increase the lifespan of your device, follow these tips. Causes of overheating Laptops generate heat when in use. That’s why they have internal fans that blow out

By |2019-11-13T14:44:02+00:00June 20th, 2019|Hardware|

Track activities on documents with G Suite

G Suite allows users to track who viewed a document on the new activity dashboard, as well as the time and date it was viewed. This useful feature in Google Slides, Docs, and Sheets allows users to see every comment and suggested changes made in a file. Here are two ways to properly configure it.

By |2019-11-13T15:01:08+00:00April 15th, 2019|Google|

Should you monitor your employees online?

To monitor your employees, or not to monitor them, that is the topic of this blog post. If you’ve ever considered checking in on your staff’s online activities, you may have hesitated about whether or not it’s the right decision. We’ve listed the pros and cons of monitoring your employees, and some tips to make

By |2019-11-13T15:01:29+00:00April 9th, 2019|Security|

Stand out on social media: Tips for SMBs

Many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) know that making an impression on consumers isn’t easy. That’s why they develop in-house marketing teams or hire experts to make sure their online presence pops. These social media and content marketing strategies may be just what you need to stand out. Create buyer personas Social media data is

By |2019-11-13T15:01:34+00:00April 8th, 2019|Social Media|

Small company IT hardware checklist

The IT hardware issues your business experienced in previous years should, ideally, be a thing of the past. Although some minor issues may remain, they can be avoided by taking care of your computer hardware. The following checklist can help you better manage your hardware. ✓ Clean up your computer components Wipe your monitor with clean,

By |2019-11-13T15:01:41+00:00April 4th, 2019|Hardware|

Boost productivity with these Outlook tips

Microsoft's development team continues to improve and update its Outlook email application, which means some users have a hard time keeping up with the new and exciting features that show up. If you want to stay updated on the latest productivity-boosting tricks, this article is for you. Clean Up your inbox No matter how meticulously

By |2019-11-13T15:04:10+00:00March 26th, 2019|Office|

How to get the best out of G Suite

Your business may be already using G Suite, Google’s powerful productivity and collaboration platform. But while your staff may already be familiar with apps such as Gmail, Calendar, Hangout, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and more, the following tips will help them make the most of G Suite apps. Monitor past activities in Google Docs Google Docs

By |2019-11-13T15:13:37+00:00January 21st, 2019|Google|

Steps to safeguard your mobile devices

Mobile phones are just as prone to cyber attacks as desktop PCs, and cyber scammers are relying on unsecured devices to carry out their deeds. If you haven’t implemented a cyber security guideline for your company’s mobile devices, you can start by following these easy steps. Set a strong password Whether your device requires a

By |2019-11-13T15:18:06+00:00December 29th, 2018|Android|

Get the most out of Office 365 with these tricks

Does your organization need to optimize its migration and provision of Office 365? Here are 6 strategies for managing and making the most out of your subscription to Microsoft’s premium cloud-based productivity suite. Declutter your inbox If you’re having trouble managing the overwhelming amount of emails in your inbox, then using Office 365’s “Clutter” feature

By |2019-11-13T15:20:37+00:00December 5th, 2018|Office|