The big problem with technology is that it develops at such a fast pace that, before you know it, today’s shiny new toy is tomorrow’s dusty old thing. That said, innovation has slowed considerably in the past couple of years, yet the ability to know when your technology starts to hold you back is still a valuable skill to have. We’re here to help you determine when that point occurs where your technology that used to be the cream of the crop, is now keeping your organization from achieving its full potential.
In our last blog, we mentioned how companies have adapted their workflow amid the pandemic. We now expect that this new hybrid practice, where employees mix home working with office working, is here to stay. To put a figure on it, the Institute of Directors carried out a study, which showed that 74% of companies are going to offer support to employees who work remotely after the pandemic. Of course, this is good news for many but it is also a challenge for those in IT.
A lot of businesses have been building out more flexible work conditions for their staff. This is mostly due to employee demand grown from COVID-era remote work. As more leeway is given and more people are able to work remotely, businesses have an issue they have to confront: data security in transit.
Business technology often takes advantage of the Internet of Things for greater connectivity and connectedness. One IoT technology that your business can utilize is the RFID sensor, which is a tag that can help you streamline processes around your office. Let’s discuss how RFID technology can be used in the context of a modern business.
The more your business depends on its technology, the more problems with cybersecurity can derail all the good things you have going on. Today, businesses are more susceptible than ever to hackers and scammers that want to gain access to their network to deploy malware, siphon information, and more. Let’s discuss four points of emphasis every business needs to secure their network and infrastructure.
The vendors you use for your business are extremely important, but they aren’t so important that working with them should actually hurt your business. If you consider how much time the average vendor takes up, and multiply that by the number of vendors you have, you are likely spending a lot of time and money just dealing with these sometimes impossible relationships. In today’s blog, we will tell you how to get out from under time-consuming vendor relationships.
There will always be an office slob—someone who leaves things lying around, like food, papers, and other things, and despite them being so comfortable with the mess, everyone else is just left wondering, “why?” There are plenty of reasons why you don’t want to be that person, so let’s dive into some of the many benefits of keeping a tidy workplace.
Business has changed, and so too has the technology we use to fuel it. Businesses are utilizing mobile devices to get even more work done both in and out of the office, and as such, it’s a bit difficult to disconnect work life from real life. Let’s look at how mobility has changed the conversation about work and how that perspective has changed over time.
Even when it is doing really well, your business never has enough money. There is always something that needs to be paid or purchased that isn’t in the budget. Well, one of the ways that you can put your business into a position where it can afford some of the things you have earmarked, is through the use of technology. Today, we’ll go through how investing in technology and technology support services can actually pay for themselves.