Why and Where Outsourcing Can Benefit A Business

Timing is everything.

How many times have you heard this phrase? If you take a moment to think about it, you can likely remember several times throughout your life (professional or personal) when timing made all the difference in the outcome.

Another saying that applies to what we’ll be talking about today goes something like “luck is when preparation meets opportunity”. Small and medium-sized business owners need to consider growth differently than other more well-established companies.

Business Technology Planning Guide – 2019 Edition

It’s nearly the end of the year! While many folks are considering winter vacations, and New Year’s Eve celebrations, business owners and managers have other things on their mind.

The end of the calendar year provides a time for reflection on the successes and failures of the previous 12 months and what might be able to be improved moving ahead.

Traditional Telephony to VoIP: A Case Study

You remember how those curly cords on old telephones would invariably end up mangled after a few years of use, all of the coils starting to twist the wrong way and forming into clumps that foreshortened the distance you could stretch the receiver from the cradle?

Well, someday soon complaints about the drawbacks of traditional telephony as a whole will sound just as dated.

Office Nightmares You Can Avoid With Better Technology

Even if you don’t work in an office environment, there’s a strong possibility that at some point in your career, you’ve experienced some sort of technical difficulty that interrupted the workday. Whether it’s a printer that is malfunctioning, the internet at the office dropping unexpectedly, or a virus on a computer that takes down the whole network – we’ve all cursed at the technology gods at some point.

Outsourcing: Strategies to Cut Costs Without Sacrificing Quality

If you’ve taken a taxi lately or had some food delivered to your door, it’ll be no surprise to learn that the gig economy is taking over the world of work. Consultants have been a fact of life in business for decades, but more companies than ever before are now turning over critical day-to-day tasks to freelancers and outsourced talent.

Tech News Roundup – Q1 2018

Can you believe the first three months of 2018 have already passed? That’s a quarter of the year, or if you’re a fan of stats, already 25% of the way toward 2019! Time flies when you’re having fun – and even if you’re not, apparently.

Speaking of things moving quickly, the 24-hour news cycle isn’t contained to world events.

IT in 2018: Why Technology Matters More Than Ever in Business

A truism is a statement that is so obviously true that it doesn’t need to be said. “Technology is important for doing business in 2018”? That’s a truism if there’s ever been one.

But there are still far too many small- to medium-sized companies that haven’t yet recognized the major opportunities that the latest tech can bring their way.

The Tipping Point for Legacy Technology

Legacy technology has such a nice ring to it, right? We all want to leave a legacy in this life, but in the world of small and medium-sized business technology, legacy has a different connotation – and it’s not always a good thing.

If you’ve ever sprained your eyeballs from rolling them in the back of your head when that piece of company software that everyone must use goes on the fritz – you’ve experienced the downside of legacy technology.