Is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy Right for Your Business in 2018?
As 2017 winds down, it is time to forecast the workplace technology trends for 2018 and anticipate how these trends can impact your small business. We are in the business of making sure you are prepared for what the changing technology environment will throw your way.
One of the first things people ask when visiting a new establishment is, “What’s the Wi-Fi password?”
Free Wi-Fi, especially in airports, cafes, libraries, and other public places can be lifesavers, especially when you're traveling and need to get a little work done, communicate with coworkers, or perhaps look up directions.
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 team.
First off, Happy Halloween!
It’s the time of year where fright is fun and scares are expected. Whether or not haunted houses and ghoulish decor is your cup of tea, you might have experienced a few spooks in your business recently too. Specifically – the illusive cloud.
Your Data is everything. Business of all sizes must be prepared for any disaster including floods, fires natural disasters, and employee error/sabotage.
I'm the owner of 3coast Services. We are an IT services firm in Houston, Texas. We're a small business with 15 employees. Three of our employees' homes were flooded by Harvey.
One employee lost everything. Another had a foot of water. All three are in need of assistance.
Sounds scary but it’ll never happen to me. That’s one of the most common thoughts small business owners have upon hearing about other companies attacked by hackers. In the case of IT security, ignorance is bliss for small businesses.
Until it’s not.
Fast forward 10-years from now and this is what you will see: 75% of the workforce will be Millennials. Already today, Millennials make up 40% of the workforce in North America. These employees, who are currently under the age of 35, will soon take over the bulk of our jobs.