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Credit Unions and Financial Institutions: 3 Technology Tools That Will Make Your Customers Happier

There is humongous opportunity right now for credit unions and financial institutions to create a better customer experience. Just a few small changes could mean higher customer satisfaction as well as more new and returning business. For credit unions to do a great job protecting clients and their assets, and to help those entities grow…

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How Does Your Current IT Support Resource Stack Up?

Posted: 04/12/2019 in: Business Planning, IT department, Top Lists

How can you tell if you are receiving substandard service from your IT support resource? How do you know if your current IT support person or team is doing what is necessary to secure your network from down-time, viruses, data loss, and other frustrating, expensive, and potentially catastrophic situations? Take the below “quiz” to find…

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How To Decide Whether To Repair Or Replace Hardware

Small and medium businesses are constantly under pressure to maximize their resources. In instances of damage or breakage, is it most cost effective to repair or replace hardware? It is so important to consider the contribution that the actual hardware in question is making to your operations as well as the guarantees on performance and…

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IT Readiness During Holidays And Breaks

Everybody deserves a break once in a while – no exceptions! After working hard day after day it is important and necessary. During the holidays or any time you or members of your team take some deserved time off, good cheer or relaxation can go out the window in a moment if your business suffers…

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5 Important Reasons To Outsource Your IT Security

Cybersecurity threats against businesses like yours have grown exponentially in size and sophistication in recent years. It’s clear that no business is completely safe. As a matter of fact, Inc.com states that even as of 2017 almost 50 percent of businesses had experienced some sort of cybersecurity attack. Protecting your hardware, software, and technology assets,…

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How Much Is It Costing Your Business To Run Outdated Technology?

Living, breathing organizations are constantly under pressure to do more with less, and you want to have a pulse on what is costing your business and what the returns are. Teams are getting more done (hopefully) with fewer people and everyone’s conscious about whether the company’s investments, including capital ones, are lasting and efficient. The…

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SharePoint For Small Businesses

Every business needs a means tto securely store, organize, share, and access information, and Microsoft offers SharePoint for small businesses to do this and keep their operations running smoothly as a result. SharePoint is Microsoft’s intranet solution for enterprises of all shapes and sizes, and for SMB’s it is certainly worth looking into for data…

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Disaster Recovery Planning: What Happens If You Lose Customer Data?

We have all heard the horror stories of simple mistakes that lead to costly business disasters. A link that was clicked on that shouldn’t have been. An attachment that was opened when it shouldn’t have been. A contractor who stole data from one of the servers, or from the company’s data center. Doesn’t it seems…

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IT Monitoring & Management For Business: How To Be Proactive With Your Office Technology

Technology is getting smarter and, thanks to recent big advances in machine learning, it can now automate many of the functions that used to be performed by humans. Self-healing automation is the next step in this revolution. This term for proactive maintenance refers to the applications, devices and systems that can discover system faults or…

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IT Support For Business: How To Choose The Best Tech Support

Whether it is 1 person or an entire team, a department inside your organization or an outsourced company, there are questions you should be asking yourself to decide if your IT support currently in place is “making the grade” or if you need to reconsider. We want to help you decide if you are receiving…

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