Determining when the time is right to update your office technology isn’t always black and white. We depend on business technology to be there when we need it, to help us accomplish tasks and to make our jobs easier.
Do you feel like the money you spend on office printing and printers is as efficient as possible, or does it seem like a game of whack-a-mole? A printer goes down, you fix it. A toner cartridge is empty, you order more. The printer runs out of paper, you borrow a ream from another print station. It can feel like your printers and your print technology is always an afterthought.
Most articles will tell you that Millennials use technology very differently than the typical Baby Boomer – and that’s true – but most articles don’t provide ways to address the issue. In this blog, I'll cover six main differences between Baby Boomers and Millennials in the workforce, and how Managed IT Services can help you accommodate differing work styles.
Attending a professional football game includes a long list of positives: the roar of the crowd, contagious excitement and in-your-face action. Finding yourself swept up and enveloped in the sheer magnitude of it all is part of the fun. However, this seems less impressive when you’re missing the third quarter waiting in line for a hotdog with all the fixings.
Many IT teams and business owners stress about the cloud migration process, worrying about the timeline and the potential for lost productivity, or worse, lost data. The potential risks involved causes many people to lose sleep – or even disregard the benefits and advantages of having a cloud-based business.
If you find yourself with these same fears, here are some answers that shed light on how a good cloud migration should be handled to eliminate any risks and concerns.
Tripp and Tyler, a comedic duo, produced a YouTube video that accurately captures all of the common frustrations that can happen during an audio conference call. If you haven’t seen it and are in the mood for a laugh, take a look:
Even with so much talk about the cloud, it's hard to find a simple explanation of what the cloud actually is, or what benefits your organization can achieve through cloud computing. "The cloud" is simply external storage and access to documents, applications and technology infrastructure. Your cloud provider hosts the hardware and software on their infrastructure, and they manage both routine tasks such as backups and user provisioning as well as non-routine tasks such as upgrades.
Technology is a wonderful thing, and businesses rely on various pieces of equipment to complete daily tasks. To remain reliable and efficient, which keeps your business competitive in the marketplace, technology requires upgrades. However, there is a time and a place to upgrade equipment like a wide format printer, and there are times when it is better to wait. Here are five reasons to consider holding off on investing in a new device.
Tech devices and IT equipment tend to advance at the speed of light. As demand for better performance or more efficient productivity from consumers pushes manufacturers to add capabilities, these devices are updated on a regular basis. By and large, wide format printers have not advanced at the same pace as other IT equipment and tech devices in the office. Generally speaking, few changes have taken place in the past decade. However, this doesn't mean changes haven't taken place.
Collaboration tools enable and empower your employees to do some amazing things. Take a look at five business goals supported by employees putting collaboration tools to use: