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3 Crucial technology considerations business leaders can’t ignore

May 28th, 2019

According to a study by Deloitte, businesses spend anything between 2 and 7 percent of their revenues on technology. The biggest spenders are organizations in the banking and securities sector, while construction and manufacturing spend the least. However, regardless of the industry, no modern organization can expect to survive in today’s volatile market if they

IT terms you need to know

May 28th, 2019

Jargon can be intimidating if you’re dealing with IT issues and you’re anything but techy. Running an anti-malware scan can generate auto pop-ups that leave you clueless with IT terms that sound Greek. Learning the basic concepts listed here will help you move on and not be surprised the next time that happens. Malware For

Get on top of search results with Google Posts

May 22nd, 2019

Many businesses struggle to get their name into the top ten search results in order to greatly increase traffic to their website or have a better image to potential clients. Those who are successful invest a lot of time and money in SEO and other inbound marketing to gain this prestige and online presence for

How to take advantage of your VoIP data

May 17th, 2019

You hear a lot about big data nowadays, but not in connection with small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). To compete with the big guys, SMBs need Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to get better access to customer data. Read on for the best ways to leverage your VoIP data to serve clients. Time/Date data The

The perfect Office 365 plan for your business

May 16th, 2019

With its state-of-the-art tools and features, Office 365 helps businesses manage data, share files, and improve team collaboration. You might be thinking of using this tool to improve your operations, but with the different Office 365 plans available on the market, how can you make sure that you’ll get your money’s worth? This article will

4 ways to boost staff efficiency

May 13th, 2019

Technology enables businesses to work remotely, collaborate more efficiently, and manage their time more effectively. But to achieve these benefits, you need to implement technologies that align with your business’s needs. Here are some things to consider. Change office communication To increase efficiency, set up instant messaging software such as Slack or Microsoft Teams. This

What are 2-step and 2-factor authentication?

May 09th, 2019

In the digital age, cybersecurity should be one of the top priorities for anyone who goes online. One way is to vet those who are trying to access your systems. But when it comes to verifying users’ identity, many are unaware of the two kinds of authentication measures available. Read on to know the differences

How OMSs help empower eCommerce

May 02nd, 2019

Talk of business trends usually revolves around process optimization and efficiency rather than just volume. As such, order management systems (OMSs) are gaining popularity, thanks in large part to their ability to provide immediate results. First off, we need to clarify that inventory management systems (IMSs) are not the same as OMSs. The former is

Top reasons to record your calls

April 29th, 2019

Call recording has been a feature in VoIP applications for a while now, but it is underutilized, especially by organizations that do not prioritize interaction with customers. This feature can strengthen the reputation of your company and boost customer satisfaction, when used properly. #1. Improve customer service One of the most important reasons why businesses

10 Office 365 features you need for work

April 26th, 2019

Whether you need suggestions for your PowerPoint presentation, someone to edit your Word document, or input data into Excel, Office 365 has the features to help you with a variety of tasks. So the next time you need some help getting work done, try using these tricks with Office 365. Simultaneously edit a document with

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