The digital age has ushered in numerous advancements that have radically transformed the way we live and work. Access to diverse information and resources is as simple as ever, and almost everything we do is dependent on IT — whether we’re shopping online, paying bills on our mobile phones, or sharing interesting articles with friends on WhatsApp.
The repercussions of COVID-19 have sent shockwaves through nearly every industry, affecting millions of lives. But despite popular belief, there are still organizations hiring. Now instead of showing up for an in-person interview, interviews are being conducted over video.
With the world’s largest work-from-home experiment still taking place in different parts of the globe, remote workers remain a hot target for cybercriminals. Social engineering attacks such as phishing scams are spiking, which is why it’s crucial that your business overcomes the risks that come with remote-work setups.
For many businesses that rely heavily on face-to-face interaction, the shift to remote work can seem impossible. But as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague the world, companies across the globe are compelled to allow their employees to work from home.
As the novel coronavirus continues to proliferate across the globe, businesses worldwide are undergoing the ultimate stress test — urgently reexamining disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
Unfortunately, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are the hardest hit.
Thanks to greater connectedness afforded by technology, small businesses have never had more opportunities available to them than they do today. But they also face fresh challenges in an increasingly crowded market where customers are more demanding than ever.
The case for migrating your business to the cloud is enormous: much lower capital expenses, better service availability, and practically limitless scalability, just to name a few. But it also presents a substantial departure from the old ways of working, and not every business is ready for this new distributed computing model.
While it isn’t getting any easier to thrive as a small business in an increasingly competitive and globalized market, there are now many more opportunities to set you on the right track. The rising demands of customers can make prompt support and easy self-service important selling points.
As the business technology landscape continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, it’s easier than ever to make the wrong choices. That’s the point where technology becomes a hindrance rather than an asset that drives growth.
Every new technology arises in response to an innovation trigger, which may be a supposed need rather than a genuine one.
There aren’t many small businesses that can afford to implement and manage their own IT environments according to the stringent data security and privacy standards demanded of today’s organizations. Not only is it extremely costly to operate an in-house IT department, doing everything alone makes it difficult to tap into new opportunities and scale seamlessly with demand.