How Predictive and Prescriptive Analysis Stimulates Your Small Business by Identifying Patterns and Reducing Risk

In past blogs, we discussed how small businesses could utilize big data from a big-picture view. Let’s take a more nitty-gritty view today. We’ll dive into predictive and prescriptive analysis. … Continue reading How Predictive and Prescriptive Analysis Stimulates Your Small Business by Identifying Patterns and Reducing Risk

How Managed IT Services Help Your Small Business and How to Find the Best One for You

The number of acronyms I’ve learned lately is mind-boggling. Here’s a new one, MSP. That’s a managed service provider, often referring to managed IT services. Your IT department spends its … Continue reading How Managed IT Services Help Your Small Business and How to Find the Best One for You

The Best Ways to Prevent Paying Ransom to Get Your Data Back

Twenty- two Texas municipalities hit with ransomware attacks in 2019. In 2018, over 50% of ransomware attacks targeted small businesses. Cybersecurity remains a top priority for protecting your business. Here’s … Continue reading The Best Ways to Prevent Paying Ransom to Get Your Data Back

Why Facebook Going Crypto May Deliver New Customers to Your Small Business

About a year ago, I outlined the pros and cons of cryptocurrency and the benefits for small business. Cryptocurrency is on the move again and in a sizeable way. The … Continue reading Why Facebook Going Crypto May Deliver New Customers to Your Small Business

Ensuring the Benefits of Telecommuting Come to Fruition for Your Employees and Your Company

Last week, we outlined the benefits of telecommuting for a small business. Let’s talk about how to ensure those benefits come to fruition. Not everyone you hire wants to telecommute, … Continue reading Ensuring the Benefits of Telecommuting Come to Fruition for Your Employees and Your Company

Where to Find the Most Stupendous Apps for Your Small Business

Half of 2019 is close to being gone. Your business is growing, and all your employees struggle to keep up. Let’s take a look at some of the best apps … Continue reading Where to Find the Most Stupendous Apps for Your Small Business

A Few Quick Thoughts On Small Biz Network Design – Cobbling It All Together

Our blog post last week sorted out the essential elements to cobble together your small business network – switches, and routers. Let’s continue the discussion by designing the best network … Continue reading A Few Quick Thoughts On Small Biz Network Design – Cobbling It All Together

A Quickie on Navigating Small Business Networks and Hardware: Keeping Your Switches, Routers, and Budget In Line

Does navigating your small business network make your head spin? Do you feel like saying routers, switches, and scaling, oh my! Let’s dig into the basics to alleviate those fears … Continue reading A Quickie on Navigating Small Business Networks and Hardware: Keeping Your Switches, Routers, and Budget In Line

The Advantages of Colocation: How Data Centers Keep Your Servers Cool and Running at Full Speed

Your business’ server room requires yet another renovation to keep it running smoothly in the older building where your business resides. You wanted to invest those dollars in your marketing. … Continue reading The Advantages of Colocation: How Data Centers Keep Your Servers Cool and Running at Full Speed

Blockchain Technology Emerges from the Shadows and Slips into the Traditional World of Business

What the heck is it anyway and it’s never going to be used by legitimate businesses right? Blockchain is an open ledger which records transactions between parties and isn’t easily … Continue reading Blockchain Technology Emerges from the Shadows and Slips into the Traditional World of Business

Take Out The Trash: Keeping Lousy Data from Fouling Your Business Decisions

Remember that saying “garbage in, garbage out”? It’s still relevant in our super-connected, digital world. If lousy data enters your business systems, any corresponding reports and analysis utilizing that data … Continue reading Take Out The Trash: Keeping Lousy Data from Fouling Your Business Decisions

Business Software Cooperates, Virtual Reality for business, not just Entertainment and other Intriguing Technology for Small Business

Business software cooperates. Your project management, sales management, and team management software will hold a conference and work together. Science fiction? No, it’s not. Platforms such as Zapier and Cyclr … Continue reading Business Software Cooperates, Virtual Reality for business, not just Entertainment and other Intriguing Technology for Small Business