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Security Tips for Small Businesses

With the increased digitization of the workplace, project managers need to now be more astute than ever before in terms of cybersecurity. Research shows that cyber crime damage costs are to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021 — and if past statistics are anything to go on, then cyber attacks pose a very real and rapidly growing threat. Here are five easy, yet often overlooked, … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know Before Launching Your Tech Startup

Launching a business of any kind can be terrifying, no matter how much experience you have. Today’s market is highly saturated, and that means it’s incredibly competitive. The tech world especially is seeing considerable growth for business, from large to small. You must be prepared before kickstarting your business. You must know your goals, your initial plans, what you’re … [Read more...]

Starting with Scalability: Successful SMB Growth through Software Outsourcing

The earliest signs of growth in your small business should be cause for celebration, but for some entrepreneurs, the word “scale” sounds like a death-knell. Growth doesn’t have to be scary, though—the right foundation can render your SMB scalable, elastic, and nimble. Here are some statistics from TransCosmos to get your wheels turning: 65% of organizations that outsource … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Simplify Supply Chain Strategy for Your Business

Do you want to optimize your business? Alone, this can be a tedious task. Equipment and supplies often put dents in your budget, and finding the right company for every one of your needs is tiresome, but the rewards that come with optimizing your business can make all the effort well worth it. Minimize Manual Operations Service delivery automation or SDA minimizes … [Read more...]

Understanding the Differences Between Cloud-Based and Web-Based ERP

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software has come to play a larger and larger role in the management of business resources on a day to day level. It’s come to be standard operating procedure for companies to integrate these high tech planning and resource allocation solutions into every aspect of their operation, so that they will be more responsive to their own … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Afford Technology Upgrades for Your Small Business

Knowing how important and convenient the latest technological advances are for your business, you likely want to keep up with the latest trends. However, new tech can be expensive, and it can also get expensive to maintain if you need a dedicated in-house IT employee to manage it all. This expense can be hard for small businesses to afford, but there are more affordable options … [Read more...]

Top 5 Free Tools for Small Business

Starting and running a business can be costly. If we are not careful, spiralling costs can get on top of us and make our cash flow very unhealthy. So let’s look at some ways of saving on costs. This list of 5 free tools for small business is a great starting place. These tools represent not only a great cost saving opportunity, but also a chance to improve productivity within … [Read more...]

Cloud 101: Removing the Barrier of Technology Investment

Imagine that you are a small business owner and you find that you are leaving money on the table because you don’t have a mobile application for customers to make appointments or check their orders, your manual business processes are too slow for a real-time oriented society, your employee turnover allows business knowledge out the door, or you can't do business with Walmart or … [Read more...]

What is the Cloud?

Basically, the cloud is the internet. More specifically, the cloud is a vast network of servers that allows people to access information from an internet-connected device like a smartphone, tablet, or PC. Some examples of cloud-based services and applications: Google Drive, Apple’s iCloud, Netflix, Dropbox and Office 365. These services and applications are in the cloud, and … [Read more...]