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Things to Avoid While Practicing Organizational Agility

May 16, 2022

Even though it’s no secret that small to medium-sized businesses often have vastly fewer resources in comparison to larger enterprises, prioritizing agility is just as critical for their survival. This is because, in today's world, where a variety of unpleasant surprises can arise at any time, you must be well prepared to avoid becoming overwhelmed. Recent events, such as the pandemic, supply...

Making the Case for SMB Agility

May 9, 2022

The last two years have been a bumpy ride for organizations of all sizes globally. During this time, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) were hit the worst. Since most SMBs have limited cash and resources, setbacks were much more severe for them than for big corporations with more resources.
Irrespective of whether your company had to completely shut down during the COVID-19 lockdowns or whether...

Password Best Practices– Password Day 2022

May 4, 2022

12 Password Best Practices
With the business world heavily reliant on digitalization in this day and age, the use of technology in your organization is unavoidable. Although technology can undeniably give your business an advantage in increasingly competitive markets, there are many troublesome areas to keep an eye on. This is why interest in cybersecurity has risen in recent years.
Password protection...

What is Organizational Agility?

May 2, 2022

It's hard to predict the future. Just think of all that has happened in the world in the last two years. From the COVID-19 pandemic to supply chain issues to inflation and war, no one could have predicted these events early enough to be adequately prepared.
These challenges make it more difficult for companies to succeed and achieve their long-term objectives.
When the needs of your employees, customers...

Common Scalability Mistakes SMBs Make

April 25, 2022

Most small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are stretched for time and resources, due to which they may end up rushing through process implementations, technology upgrades and new hire training. Inevitably, this results in botched executions and a foundation that doesn’t support sustainable scalability.
Sustainable scaling allows you to scale up or down as needed and considers your people,...

Top Technologies for Scalability

April 18, 2022

Rushing through process implementations, technology upgrades and new hire training can cause botched executions and unnecessary confusion. That’s why businesses must pursue a sustainable strategy that allows them to grow smarter, not just faster. Sustainability in business is all about being repeatable, adaptable and capable of scaling up and down as needed.
Sustainable scaling requires you...

Aligning People, Processes and Technology to Scale

April 11, 2022

Your company operates in a turbulent business environment where new technologies are reshaping industries, customer preferences are evolving rapidly and geopolitical equations are shifting dramatically. If you’re struggling to adapt to these quick and challenging transitions, you’re not alone.
To tackle these issues as soon as possible, some corporate executives resort to quick fixes that...

What Does It Mean to Build a Sustainable Business?

April 4, 2022

Being a sustainable business means more than just recycling and using renewable energy. It means laying the groundwork for future employee and customer growth. An organization with sustainability as one of its core principles has a better chance of success in the future.
Three attributes of a sustainable organization are:
Continuity or the ability to repeat processesAvailability or the ability to...

3 Common Tech Acceleration Mistakes

March 28, 2022

As a business executive, you often face the task of keeping up with current technology trends to boost productivity, lower expenses, strengthen your brand value, enable new collaboration and maximize profitability.
If you want to use new technology products and solutions to your advantage, follow the path of well-planned smart tech acceleration.
While tech acceleration is about fast implementations...

Top Tech Acceleration Technologies for 2022

March 21, 2022

Organizations have had to make several overnight adjustments to stay afloat over the last few years. If you’re like most businesses, you may have needed solutions to support remote work and collaboration. But are those tools pointing you in the right direction towards your long-term goals and vision?
Two years into the pandemic, many businesses are starting to evaluate whether the technology...

Why Smart Tech Acceleration is Essential to Long-Term Business Growth

March 14, 2022

In your attempt to adapt to the evolving technology landscape and the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, have you invested in solutions that may not be assisting your company in achieving its long-term goals? If so, you’re not alone.
The rapid growth of technology shows no signs of slowing, and businesses have gradually begun to adjust to the "new normal." Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)...

5 Elements of Effective Tech Acceleration

March 7, 2022

Are you up to date with the current technology landscape? Do you have an idea of what it will look like in the next five to 10 years? Knowing this information is crucial as it can significantly impact your business.
The technology landscape is constantly evolving. Organizations must keep up with these developments to avoid being left behind by competitors and customers. This is where tech acceleration...

Why Apply Change Management Principles to Your Technology Upgrade

February 22, 2022

The technological landscape has advanced dramatically over the last couple of decades and continues to move faster than anyone could have ever imagined. Failure to keep up with the latest technology trends and current business practices can put your company at risk, but just investing in next-generation technologies does not guarantee successful implementation.
When implementing new technology, you...

Change Management Basics for Technology Refreshes

February 15, 2022

Once you've completed a technology audit and prioritized the order in which you'll close gaps in your infrastructure, it's critical to remember that there are actions you must take prior to implementation for change to be successful and well-received by your team.
Change produces stress in technology environments and among those who implement or are affected by the change. This is why change management...

4 Common Setbacks With Ineffective Technology Change Management

February 8, 2022

Technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace, empowering businesses to accomplish more in less time. The transformations that technology has brought about in the business world are mind-boggling and with transformative change comes stress.
Without a defined change management strategy in place, avoidable inconsistencies are more likely to occur and you risk disrupting essential operations and losing...

6 Questions to Ask Before Implementing a Technology Change

February 1, 2022

It can be exciting to introduce new technology into your business. Finding a solution that will help your team members do their jobs more efficiently and effectively by filling a gap in your technology infrastructure is certainly an achievement. However, before you get carried away with quickly implementing your new solution to reap the benefits, there are a few things you should know.
When introducing...

7 Questions to Ask When Evaluating MSPs

January 24, 2022

Having an up-to-date technology infrastructure is critical for organizations to perform well in this ever-changing business world. An outdated technology infrastructure can harm your business by:
Giving cybercriminals a free passPutting your company in hot water with regulatorsReducing overall productivityCausing employee dissatisfactionUpsetting your customersOnce you understand the risks of not...

Top 4 Tech Trend Predictions for 2022

January 17, 2022

Over the last few decades, technology has been a driving force in business transformation and doesn't show any signs of slowing down. The fact that direct digital transformation investments are projected to total $7 trillion between 2020 and 2023 demonstrates this.1 If you want your firm to succeed, you must have the appropriate technologies to help you keep up with the changing business world.
In...

How to Prioritize Your Technology Gaps

January 10, 2022

Today's technology-based businesses must deal with multiple issues, including cyberthreats, head-to-head competition and regulatory compliance. Hence, keeping your technology infrastructure up to date is critical, and a technology audit is the best place to start.
A technology audit can assist you in better understanding and identifying gaps in your organization's security, compliance and backup....

Why You Should Prioritize Your Technology Gaps

January 3, 2022

Technology is an unavoidable component of most businesses these days, helping them achieve their goals and vision. However, if you are not cautious, technological flaws could allow cybercriminals to access your network and cause harm to your company. Technology auditing is the solution to this problem.
A technology audit can assist you in better understanding and identifying gaps in your organization's...

4 Reasons Phishing Is Getting More Frequent

December 27, 2021

Phishing is a social engineering attack used to obtain sensitive information, such as login credentials and payment details, from users. It happens when an attacker, posing as a trusted source, dupes a victim into clicking on a malicious link or downloading a spam file sent over email, text messages, phone calls or social media. If you fall into this trap, you could end up with malware, system slowdowns...

6 Signs You Need a Tech Refresh

December 20, 2021

When used strategically, technology can help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) develop a more productive, efficient and innovative workforce. That’s why businesses that prioritize technology are three times more likely to exceed corporate goals.* In a business world that’s evolving at a breakneck pace, your company may not be able to perform at its full potential if it lacks the...

4 Reasons to Refresh Your Technology Infrastructure in 2022

December 13, 2021

After the ups and downs of the last year and a half, the business world is making its way into 2022 with renewed optimism. Business executives are contemplating strategies to start the year with a strong quarter by adapting to the new normal. Do you have the best technology infrastructure to help you kick off the new year with a bang? If not, it's time to consider a technology refresh.
Every company...

3 Benefits of Conducting a Technology Audit

December 6, 2021

When was the last time you conducted a comprehensive technology audit? If it's been a while or hasn't happened at all, you're probably vulnerable to a cyberattack. Cybercrime shows no signs of slowing down and is expected to cost the world $10.5 trillion per year by 2025.*
Are you confident that your organization is secure with the current remote and hybrid work environments? This is where a technology...

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