Small Business Technology Predictions for 2018

Small Business Technology Predictions for 2018

If you managed to find the time to read the technology blogs in 2017, you know that news about major data breaches and the growth of cloud computing dominated the headlines. We predict that little will change about the nature of the tech headlines in 2018.

Cloud computing won't just continue to grow at a rapid pace; it'll become an indispensable part of most businesses' tech strategies.

Outsourcing IT Management? Here’s What You Need To Know

Outsourcing IT Management? Here’s What You Need To Know

Would you be surprised about to learn that technology is an incredibly important asset to those in the coffee business? You might consider a small, cozy coffee shop to be in minimal need of a robust technology infrastructure but ask James Freeman, the founder of Blue Bottle Coffee based out of Oakland, California and you’ll get a very different perspective.

The Tipping Point for Legacy Technology

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.

Cybersecurity Primer for Business

Cybersecurity Primer for Business

We have some bad news. It’s not easy to share, but it will make you and your company better in the long run.

Approximately half of your staff have no idea about how to do their jobs with a mind towards effective cybersecurity. One more piece of bad news – if a security incident were to occur, as a data breach, for example, there’s a better than 60% chance it was performed by, or facilitated (knowingly or not) by an employee.

Equifax Data Breach: What Happened and What Small Business Owners Can Learn

Equifax Data Breach: What Happened and What Small Business Owners Can Learn

It’s the stock sales by several executives that are likely to get the most scrutiny in light of the new timeline. On Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, regulatory filings show that three senior Equifax executives sold shares worth almost $1.8 million, with none of the filings listing the transactions as being part of scheduled 10b5-1 trading plans.