Finding a Managed Service Provider in Houston just became much simpler. For the second year in a row, 3coast Services has been recognized by the Houston Business Journal for being one of the top 100 fastest-growing businesses in Houston.
While it’s no secret that running a business requires a hefty initial investment, many new business owners are shocked to find out the extent of where their money goes. According to a study done by AMR Research, 6.4% of the yearly income of the average small business is spent on their IT department.
We are in the business of making sure you are prepared for whatever today’s ever-changing technology environment will throw your way. One of the biggest current trends is Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD. BYOD is exactly what it sounds like — your employees using their own devices in the workplace.
Today’s workforce is evolving at speeds never quite seen before. Workers want the ability to collaborate on multiple projects, with multiple people. They require access to a variety of software and applications, on a wide range of devices.
So with all the different tech options out there, and the ever growing demands from your employees and customers, how do you decide which software and tools to implement? How do you enable technology to make your business as productive as possible?
With that in mind, we put together a list of 5 simple ways to make your business more productive through technology.
Most of us have a virtual personal assistant that lives in our pockets, internet connected devices in our homes to make our lives easier, and we’re having lengthy customer service conversations with chat bots. Technology has gotten more sophisticated in every way (aside from that printer that never seems to work). In this climate of innovation, hackers have learned a few lessons too.
Technology has changed how we do business. In fact, many customers will judge you based on how technologically advanced you are as a business and not the number of buyers you have.
It doesn’t matter how big or small your business is. You must make it a point to use IT to your advantage.
It’s not a secret. We now live in a world where cyber criminals work day in and day out to hack into small and medium sized businesses to make a profit. This practice has become a profession that’s quickly putting businesses in jeopardy.
Despite companies working hard to protect against these threats, hackers have developed ways to mimic user behavior as a means of gaining access to sensitive information.
Do you know every web application your employees are using? There is a high probability that your workforce is utilizing many devices and applications without explicit approval. Collectively, these programs and devices are called Shadow IT. Shadow IT is essentially any application employees download or IT service they sign up for without vetting by your IT provider.