Cloud collaboration is so much more than just working within a secure cloud environment where colleagues all access, work on and share the same instance of a document. After all, that level of collaboration has existed for many years and is hardly groundbreaking.
BYOD or Bring Your Own Device is an initiative that is being used across many businesses in every industry and sector. Whether you are already using BYOD in your business or you're simply considering it, there are right and wrong ways to implement it.
Despite the rise in mobile messaging applications, it is email that still remains the king of business communications. Email has evolved dramatically over the last decade, with almost half of emails being opened on mobile devices. This is a staggering increase in just four years and shows little sign in slowing down.
If your business is having a hard time keeping up with the ever-changing world of technology or your infrastructure is getting more difficult to manage, it could be time to consider a move to Managed IT Services. But with so many different solutions on the market, which do you choose and how do you get the best return on your investment?
Many businesses today have undergone a digital transformation to some degree. There are huge benefits to doing so. Not only does digital transformation allow you to compete on an even playing field, but it also allows you to scale your business, adapt to the latest industry trends and provide the best user experience.
Now that GDPR regulations are well and truly in place, many businesses will fall into one of two categories: those that have taken no or few steps towards compliance and those that are fully compliant. If your business still needs to step up its GDPR game or you are not sure whether GDPR affects your business, we would be delighted to provide you with advice and guidance on whether you need to take action. In the meantime, here are a few facts about the legislation.
When it comes to managing and operating a business, keeping your systems running and your customers happy should be a top priority. Whether your business is affected by a natural disaster or one of your servers falls victim to a security exploit, a period of downtime could have a huge impact on your business and your bottom line. For this reason, it’s important to have plans and procedures in place that allow you to handle both the good and bad times ahead.
If you are running a business that takes card payments, whether online, over the phone or face-to-face, it is your responsibility to protect all customer payment card details in accordance with the latest PCI-DSS security legislation.
If your business operates in the healthcare industry and stores or transfers digital protected health information (PHI) such as patient data, HIPAA compliance is something you need to take very seriously.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was originally brought into force by Congress in 1996. When the act was first passed, it was designed to allow workers to carry their insurance and healthcare rights forward between jobs. Today, it is better known for its policies concerning the security and privacy of protected health information.
Traditional business models have been turned on their heads in recent years. This is the instant world where everything moves faster - communication, products, media, and computing - all continue to evolve and the move forward will continue to be very rapid.
We hear a lot about digital transformation, but what does it actually mean today and how do businesses not only transform but continue to stay ahead of the curve? In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the technologies that businesses can leverage now to achieve and maintain that all-important competitive edge.