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Assess staff productivity better with Workplace Analytics

January 3rd, 2019
Assess staff productivity better with Workplace Analytics

For companies using Office 365, managers have a convenient tool available for them to assess their employees’ performance. It’s called Workplace Analytics, and it uses the data culled from Office 365. Microsoft’s previous productivity tool, MyAnalytics, only allowed employees to view their own productivity data. With Workplace Analytics, both employee and manager can view the […]

How an MSP can help you achieve regulatory compliance

January 3rd, 2019
How an MSP can help you achieve regulatory compliance

The government is taking extra measures to demand stricter regulatory compliance from businesses across all sectors, primarily because of the prevalence of data breaches in different industries today.

For instance, the US government mandates compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). HIPAA is a law that provides data privacy to safeguard medical information, while DFARS regulates the activities of government employees who carry out contract formation and administration.

How thin and zero clients can reduce IT costs

December 27th, 2018
How thin and zero clients can reduce IT costs

It’s no secret that cutting costs is one way to increase profit. When it comes to tech, most businesses do this by bringing their operations to the cloud, hiring pay-as-you-go service providers, and uninstalling unnecessary software. Another way to reduce costs is by swapping bulky desktops for thin or zero clients. What are thin and […]

Make Google Chrome faster with these easy steps

December 26th, 2018
Make Google Chrome faster with these easy steps

As one of the fastest browsers in the market, Google Chrome is the perfect match for quick-paced internet users of the 21st century. But like any technology that stores information, Chrome’s performance can slow down and frustrate its users. It can also affect their productivity and lower their motivation. If you’re using Chrome and finding […]

Productivity-boosting tips for PC users

December 26th, 2018
Productivity-boosting tips for PC users

We all want to become more productive. Business gurus always emphasize the importance of time management and taking breaks to avoid burnout. But aside from motivating yourself to work more efficiently, there are plenty of tools that increase your daily output. If you use a computer all day, check out these productivity-boosting tips. Monitor productivity […]

Signs that you need to invest in a cloud system

December 24th, 2018
Signs that you need to invest in a cloud system

The quest for the ultimate IT solution has never been more important in today’s business landscape. All of a company’s functions, from customer relations to cybersecurity, are highly reliant on technology. Keeping updated, readily accessible data and preventing threats from malware and phishing email also put a strain on IT departments.

AI-powered VoIP: what businesses can expect

December 21st, 2018
AI-powered VoIP: what businesses can expect

Automating business processes is a necessity for most organizations. While the human element is still important, automation increases time to market and saves money. And because telecom is an essential part of businesses’ operations, AI developers are introducing advances in VoIP telephony that will take automation to a whole new level. Contact center operations Highly […]

The basics of serverless computing

December 20th, 2018
The basics of serverless computing

Serverless computing is one way to reduce management burdens brought about by the need to configure several servers. But before you adopt this technology, it’s important that you first understand its basic principles as well as how you can leverage it to improve your day-to-day operations and, ultimately, your bottom line. What is serverless computing? […]

Amazing improvements in Office 365

December 19th, 2018
Amazing improvements in Office 365

If you’re an Office 365 subscriber, you’re in for some souped-up enhancements. Most involve artificial intelligence (AI) making sense of your data for you, so you spend less time and effort manually processing it. Here are a few of the latest enhancements that’ll give you more time for value-added tasks (and for coffee breaks and […]

Simplify logging in with Windows Hello

December 18th, 2018
Simplify logging in with Windows Hello

Just like in sci-fi movies, Microsoft’s biometric logins can now recognize your face, fingerprint, or eyes when you attempt to access your device. Here’s everything you need to know when setting up Windows Hello. Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and facial scans Windows Hello is an advanced biometric identity and access control feature in Windows […]