Category: Business

Why So Many Business Owners and Managers Bury Their Head In The Sand On Security

Recently we had a client of ours get upset with our answer to a simple question.  While the question was simple, the answer was not so simple.  The client wanted to let a potential new vendor get access to their server to be able to analyze their current data in preparation for what they would […]

New Microsoft Workplace Analytics

Workplace Analytics is a program that helps managers determine staff productivity levels using data gathered from their email, calendar, documents, and other applications within Office 365. Previously, Microsoft’s MyAnalytics allowed only employees to view their individual data, but with this updated version, managers now have access to this data, too.

Ransomware Is Ratcheting It Up A Notch

Ransomware is ratcheting things up a notch in the latest wave of attacks in the past few weeks.  You have probably heard of the the common forms of ransomware at this point that infects your local computer, locks your files and demands you pay a ransom to get your files unlocked.  But the changes that […]

Microsoft Power BI and Office 365 analytics

As machine learning, digital storage, and analytics software get more advanced, data is becoming more valuable than ever. Even businesses that don’t rely on data to operate are starting to find ways to get more value out of their information. Microsoft’s newest platform is an excellent example of that — and it’s free!

Marketing your SMB with Pinterest

Last October, Pinterest launched its first paid advertising service, “Promoted Pins,” which is geared toward large enterprises. Recently, a similar product named “DIY Promoted Pins” was released for small- and medium-sized businesses. This shows how popular social media has become in helping to establish an online presence for your business, and here are some tips […]

Ugly websites cost your business big time

Good things come to those who wait, and this is especially true for small- and medium-sized businesses that plan on creating an eCommerce website. According to Vistaprint’s study on 1,800 consumers, 42 percent of respondents are “very unlikely” to buy from unprofessional or ugly websites. Go through your site and ensure everything is in order. […]