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How To Ensure Your Business Benefits From Using Innovative Technologies.

December 18th, 2013

Technology plays an important role in the modern workplace and can increase your business efficiencies.  Technology advancements can help you accomplish activities that would otherwise be impossible. However, when employing innovative technologies, it’s important to consider the following to ensure your business actually reaps the benefits you’re looking for.

Should You Outsource or Keep IT In-House?

December 17th, 2013

Do you outsource your information technology services or keep IT in-house? How do you know what’s the best choice for your business? IT can be a confusing decision.  You need to consider various factors— from maintaining your network and updating antivirus software, to ensuring remote users have access to resources.

Common Problems Businesses Face When They Choose The Wrong IT Company

December 15th, 2013

As a business owner you’ve probably heard about the advantages of outsourcing to an IT provider. However, choosing the wrong one can have a negative impact on your business. The most common problems organizations face when they outsource to the wrong IT provider include:

Loss of Managerial Control

When you sign a contract allowing a provider to act as your IT department, you’re going to lose managerial control over that specific function.

The Benefits of Social Media for Businesses Leaders Who Want To Communicate With Other Business Leaders (B2B)

December 15th, 2013

Many businesses launch social media campaigns to communicate to consumers.  But it’s becoming increasingly popular for business leaders to use this vehicle to communicate to other business leaders.

Social media offers businesses the opportunity to reach out to consumers and businesses alike.

Your $500,000 IT Tax Break Expires December 31st!

December 14th, 2013

Along with the Christmas shopping rush, business owners and managers are rushing to purchase computers, software and other IT equipment before the the Section 179 deduction allowance expires December 31, 2013.  If you are considering a large technology purchase you should do it now to take advantage of this special 100% tax deduction.

Is Your Business Prepared For The Potential Security Threats of 2014?

December 13th, 2013

Your business could face a variety of security threats in 2014 as cyber-attacks become more innovative and sophisticated. As a business owner, you must improve your security to prepare for the potential security threats of 2014:

BYOD

The BYOD trend is increasingly common in today’s workplace.

Information Technology in the Automotive Industry

December 10th, 2013

Information technology has impacted the automotive industry in a variety of ways. For example, IT has made advancements deep in the infrastructure of vehicles themselves, with emissions control, entertainment, safety features, and more. In addition, IT has impacted the relationship between dealers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and customers.