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How to be productive when working from home

Former Coca-Cola CEO Brian Dyson once recommended to work efficiently during office hours and leave on time so you won’t have to bring your work home with you. But this can be tricky when you’re working at home. Sure, working while wearing only sweatpants with your feet on the coffee table is a big perk of telecommuting But with your gadgets tempting you to sneak in a few minutes to play a “quick” video game or with the constant temptation to take a “5-minute” coffee-break, your productivity can suffer.

Using Workplace Analytics to boost productivity

Microsoft’s Workplace Analytics uses data gathered from email, documents, calendar, and other Office 365 applications to present a clear picture of both employee and manager productivity. It’s a clear upgrade from MyAnalytics, which allowed employees to view just their own data. How does Workplace Analytics work? A paid add-on to Office 365 enterprise plans, Workplace […]

Here’s how to speed up Google Chrome

Google made its foray into web browsers with Chrome in 2008. With its remarkable speed and ease, Chrome was welcomed by many users. However, over time, the browser becomes a bit sluggish, especially if you’ve installed extras such as extensions. Follow these easy steps to ramp up your Chrome browser’s speed. Clear your browsing data […]

Benefits of technology business reviews

Most small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don’t possess the resources to run and maintain their IT infrastructure, let alone assess whether it’s still driving value for the company. However, if you want to ensure everything is running smoothly, it’s important to conduct technology business reviews whenever possible. A technology business review reveals the strengths and […]

A smart approach to cybersecurity investment

Cybersecurity is a threat to businesses across industries. Sometimes, organizations invest in security software without realizing the risks that come with it. Here are compelling reasons why identifying threats before buying cybersecurity products is paramount. Uncover threats and vulnerabilities Every business should run a risk assessment to evaluate its current cybersecurity infrastructure. Doing so is […]

Is it time to upgrade your office technology?

Employees rely on office technology to work effectively. The advent of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) allows for higher productivity, convenience, and revenue among companies. Your technology should be at a certain standard to help your employees perform their tasks better.

AI is a boon for eCommerce

Once the stuff of science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is currently on track to becoming a key part of modern businesses. According to experts, 2020 is the year that 85% of all customer interactions with a business will occur via machine learning programs. eCommerce businesses are among those that will benefit greatly from the use […]

How to grow your business in 2020

Growth is one sign of a business’s success, and it’s essential for a company’s viability and survival. However, many startups and small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) find it difficult to grow and become large corporations. According to a 2019 study, the average one-year survival rate of new businesses from 2008 to 2018 is 78.7%, but only a third of these establishments survive at least 10 years.