Android tip: Track your data use

June 8th, 2020

Android devices are most effective when they have a stable network connection. The problem is that many mobile networks limit how much data you can use during a subscription cycle. Instead of upgrading to a more expensive plan, consider paying closer attention to how and when you use data and scaling back. It’s easier than […]

The Importance of a Disaster Recovery Plan for Business Continuity

June 3rd, 2020

Many think a Disaster Recovery Plan is the same as a business continuity plan. This is not the case. A Disaster Recovery Plan is just one part of a Business Continuity Plan. A Business Continuity Plan focuses on the continuity of the entire business, whereas a Disaster Recovery Plan focuses on the IT infrastructure and the actions to be taken during and after a disaster so a business can return to normal.

Microsoft 365 update channels: What you need to know

May 29th, 2020

Many businesses using Microsoft 365 prefer to have the latest versions of the productivity suite’s applications. Some businesses prefer to get updates as soon as they become available, while others prefer to update their systems on a predictable schedule. Fortunately, Microsoft’s update channels enable businesses to customize when they receive apps’ new features. New update […]

Why you need the cloud in the middle of COVID-19

May 27th, 2020

With the COVID-19 lockdowns forcing most economic sectors to slow down, cloud technology can help your business survive and remain competitive. More specifically, you can cut costs and increase operational efficiency using the cloud. Ensuring continuity and efficiency with the cloud The need to stay at home and practice social distancing have changed the way […]

Tips for Creating and Using a Strategic Business Continuity Plan Beyond COVID-19 

May 26th, 2020

In last week’s Tech Tuesday Tip series, we learned when unplanned disasters occur, a proper Business Continuity Plan can help minimize downtime, protect what is important, and ensure recovery if necessary. Just 12% of organizations were highly prepared for the impact of coronavirus, according to Gartner’s recent Business Continuity Survey.

Why a Business Continuity Plan is Important and Who Needs One

May 19th, 2020

Why do you need a Business Continuity Plan?
Unplanned disasters can happen at any time, and like COVID-19, sometimes they happen unexpectantly. They can be natural disasters, network outages, cyberattacks, data breaches, and more. These disasters can affect your business operations, sometimes even stopping them and/or causing you to lose revenue.

What is a Business Continuity Plan?

May 12th, 2020

COVID-19 took the nation by surprise and had many businesses scurrying to maintain safe business operations as their employees had to work from home. The commonwealth is getting ready to re-open, therefore, businesses need to consider the safest course of action for their employees to return to normal office operations.

Office 365 is now Microsoft 365: New features, same price

May 11th, 2020

Microsoft recently launched its new slate of consumer service plans: Microsoft 365 (M365) Personal and Family. This will replace Office 365 (O365) Home and Personal, signaling the shift of the company’s consumer bundles from just a set of tools to powerful solutions that help you manage both work and life. But Microsoft isn’t simply rebranding […]

COVID-19 and the cloud: Staying connected while apart

May 8th, 2020

The term “viral” has taken its original meaning, thanks to the novel coronavirus infecting millions and killing thousands of people all over the world. As it rages on, we can see how cloud computing is helping us push through these trying times. Cloud computing helps buoy economies For many people, being forced to stay at […]

5 Tips to keep your business afloat during the COVID-19 crisis

May 6th, 2020

Businesses across the globe have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have been forced to close their doors, some only temporarily, but countless others for good. With experts saying there’s no guarantee of a rapid economic recovery, it’s important that you reassess and redefine your business strategy and buckle down for more storms […]