A Few Ways a Small Business can Automate Sales Tax and other Tax Tracking and Compliance

Tax-related notifications have arrived in my inbox already. Tax season will soon be upon us. If you’re a small business owner, dealing with taxes, especially sales tax, is an unwelcome … Continue reading A Few Ways a Small Business can Automate Sales Tax and other Tax Tracking and Compliance

How to Handle the Latest Cybersecurity Fire around Log4j Known as LOG4Shell

Apache’sLog4j is an innocuous name for a bit of software currently setting the security world on fire. It’s free and used in all sorts of software applications. Developers insert Log4j … Continue reading How to Handle the Latest Cybersecurity Fire around Log4j Known as LOG4Shell

Why Four Years Later We’re Still Using Passwords When Safer Technologies Exist

An article from 2017 lists thirteen technologies safer than passwords. Such as vein scans, ear scans, eye scans, and fingerprints. Are we any closer in 2021 to ditching the use … Continue reading Why Four Years Later We’re Still Using Passwords When Safer Technologies Exist

How To Achieve a Functional Hybrid Office with a Few Software Tools

I worked from home, often a week at a time, to deal with my aging parents’ issues before leaving corporate life. I loved it. Was I less productive? No, my … Continue reading How To Achieve a Functional Hybrid Office with a Few Software Tools

How Asynchronous Communication may bring an End to the Perpetual Meetings

Immersed in a project, in the zone, your laptop dings, you glance up and ignore it. It’s your team member with a message about another project. It can wait, and … Continue reading How Asynchronous Communication may bring an End to the Perpetual Meetings

A Few Basics on How to Achieve the Best Technology Choices for Your Company

Does it seem technology moves at light speed, and your company is falling behind? Don’t worry; it depends on how you look at it. Big data, AI, and mobile technology … Continue reading A Few Basics on How to Achieve the Best Technology Choices for Your Company

Do You Know All the Apps Sniffing Around In Your Business’ Network?

Do you know what mobile apps access your business network? A recent report issued by NetSkope indicated 97% of cloud apps are uncontrolled freebies. With many working from home due … Continue reading Do You Know All the Apps Sniffing Around In Your Business’ Network?

How To Not Drop a Bomb on Your Business While Implementing ERP or Business Management Software

Since we reviewed ERP or business management software not too long ago, you may be ready for implementation. I lived through about four ERP implementations in my corporate career. Done … Continue reading How To Not Drop a Bomb on Your Business While Implementing ERP or Business Management Software

What People are Saying About These Three Marketing Technologies and How to Take Advantage of Them

We haven’t talked about marketing for a bit. Considering business is heating up and experiencing supply chain challenges, now is a good time. What technology can bring burn to your … Continue reading What People are Saying About These Three Marketing Technologies and How to Take Advantage of Them

A Guide to Risk Management and Tools to Keep Your Small Business out of Hot Water

COVID-19, cryptocurrencies, and a giant ship stuck in the Suez Canal. It seems we’re navigating a slew of risks recently. Small businesses suffered at the hands of these economic disruptions. … Continue reading A Guide to Risk Management and Tools to Keep Your Small Business out of Hot Water

A Quick Review of Business Management Software Appropriate for Small Businesses

We’ve reviewed accounting, CRM, HR, and payroll processing applications in the last several months. Let’s look at the software packages that include most of these apps under one interconnected roof. … Continue reading A Quick Review of Business Management Software Appropriate for Small Businesses

How AI/Machine Learning Can Help a Small Business Keep up with the Half-Life of Skills

Here’s something scary I read recently, “The half-life of skills is now five years. Half of what you learn is either forgotten or obsolete in five years.” The pace of … Continue reading How AI/Machine Learning Can Help a Small Business Keep up with the Half-Life of Skills