Why Supply Chain Disruptions are the Norm Not the Exception and How to Grapple with Them

I don’t think anyone disagrees; the world has a crisis on its hands. Similar to a natural disaster, Covid-19 is disrupting business operations that, in turn, disrupt the supply chain. … Continue reading Why Supply Chain Disruptions are the Norm Not the Exception and How to Grapple with Them

How Collaboration Tools for the Workplace Help Your Team Get Work Done No Matter Their Device or Location

It took a bit of time, but I figured Slack out. And I’m no spring chicken. It saves time for our nonprofit board by reducing emails and keeps communication in … Continue reading How Collaboration Tools for the Workplace Help Your Team Get Work Done No Matter Their Device or Location

How Automating Your Human Resources Processes Will Delight Your HR Department and Your Budget

Finding employees, hiring employees, keeping employee paperwork straight, training employees, and keeping employees is a constant struggle for business. It’s even more difficult for a small business with tight budgets … Continue reading How Automating Your Human Resources Processes Will Delight Your HR Department and Your Budget

The Best of CES 2020 for Small Biz includes an Owl, a Tiny Projector, and a Talkative Desk

It’s complete. CES 2020 came and went in a flurry last week. What unique office products impressed? The Meeting Owl Pro is a smart speaker, 360-degree camera, and microphone that … Continue reading The Best of CES 2020 for Small Biz includes an Owl, a Tiny Projector, and a Talkative Desk

CES 2020, the Biggest Tech Show and Circus on Earth has Landed, What’s in it for Small Business

Expect to find hype galore and a circus atmosphere at CES 2020. Why should small businesses care about consumer electronics? The show highlights how tech is changing, and no business … Continue reading CES 2020, the Biggest Tech Show and Circus on Earth has Landed, What’s in it for Small Business

Seven Things the Crystal Ball says about Small Business Technology Trends in 2020

I gazed into my crystal ball and came up with the small business technology trends for 2020. Okay, I googled and pored over some forecasts for this next year. I … Continue reading Seven Things the Crystal Ball says about Small Business Technology Trends in 2020

The Down to the Wire Last List of the Six Best Technology Gifts for Business for the Holidays

It’s time to hurry and get those holiday business gifts. Still undecided or a procrastinator? Here are more ideas for last-minute shoppers. Need to have a conference now and no … Continue reading The Down to the Wire Last List of the Six Best Technology Gifts for Business for the Holidays

Amazing Apps to Inspire Your Holiday Shopping and Impress Your Clients and Friends

I thought the holiday season wouldn’t affect my small business. I was wrong. It’s challenging to find time for holiday shopping, sending out cards, and my business. Do you send … Continue reading Amazing Apps to Inspire Your Holiday Shopping and Impress Your Clients and Friends

3D Printing Flourishes Changing Its Handle to Additive Manufacturing and Receives the Embrace of Industry

Remember the hype around 3D printing? Sort of, because it’s been a while. It turns out it has a new name, additive manufacturing. Some large manufacturers use it, such as … Continue reading 3D Printing Flourishes Changing Its Handle to Additive Manufacturing and Receives the Embrace of Industry

How Robotic Process Automation Makes Business Less Dull and Repetitive and More Aware

It’s time for yet another acronym, RPA, or robotic process automation. Yes, it’s a real thing. And it helps businesses of all sizes automate repetitive tasks. Is this like Otto, … Continue reading How Robotic Process Automation Makes Business Less Dull and Repetitive and More Aware

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

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