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

The World Embraces Cashless as Commerce Accommodates Mobile and Consumers Open their Digital Wallets

In some parts of the world, cash is no longer king. Eighty-seven percent of Swedes Swish, and three-fourths of Chinese WeChat Pay, meaning Sweden and China lead the world in … Continue reading The World Embraces Cashless as Commerce Accommodates Mobile and Consumers Open their Digital Wallets

10 of the Best Apps to Automate Your Small Business Marketing and Not Throw Money Down the Drain

Limited funds and time crimping your small business marketing? There are numerous excellent choices to automate your marketing without bankrupting your biz. You’re short on time and money, so how … Continue reading 10 of the Best Apps to Automate Your Small Business Marketing and Not Throw Money Down the Drain

What Some Smart People Say about Learning Management System Software and Employee Happiness

Dave, your IT guy, complains the new tablet he ordered to speed up maintenance procedures never landed on his desk. The supplier shows a signed receipt by the front desk, … Continue reading What Some Smart People Say about Learning Management System Software and Employee Happiness

Is Your Business Ready to be Rung Up by Name? New Customers Searching with Their Voice Not Their Fingers

Is your small business ready for voice search? Think that¬†kind of tech is only for Gen Z? I showed my 88-year-old mom how to ask for music on her Amazon … Continue reading Is Your Business Ready to be Rung Up by Name? New Customers Searching with Their Voice Not Their Fingers

APIs Get Your Business Software Teaming Up and Your Customers Coming Back for More

  I know not another acronym.¬† Here it is, API or application programming interface. An appropriate word, interface, because your business is connecting with one right now without you realizing … Continue reading APIs Get Your Business Software Teaming Up and Your Customers Coming Back for More

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

Using Telecommuting as a Cost Savings and the Reasons to Embrace it Because Your Employees Will

Everyone in your company, including you, loves the location. Your lease is long term at a reasonable rate. Your business is thriving, and several blocks around you are booming with … Continue reading Using Telecommuting as a Cost Savings and the Reasons to Embrace it Because Your Employees Will

What Puts Edge Computing on the Verge and How It May Boost Your Small Business

Finally got cloud computing figured out? Hold on to your hat, as edge computing has arrived. What is it, and where do they come up with these names? With the … Continue reading What Puts Edge Computing on the Verge and How It May Boost Your Small Business

Enhance Your Response to Fluctuating Business Conditions by Exploiting Augmented Analytics

Are you struggling to stay on top of what’s happening in your business? Timeliness and business data remain difficult to align. But technology is changing that dilemma. Augmented analytics is … Continue reading Enhance Your Response to Fluctuating Business Conditions by Exploiting Augmented Analytics