Whom Do You Want Doing Your IT? I was recently contacted by a national vendor that is now selling Microsoft 365 in a push to sell their Managed Services. It was interesting as they are trying to sell Microsoft and Managed Services to a Managed Services provider! It struck me, if they do not even know…Read More
New Work From Home Video Conferencing App This last week saw the announcement of two new video conferencing options for the work from home (WFH) crowd. Microsoft announced its dedicated Microsoft Teams device in collaboration with Lenovo. The ThinkSmart View is a touch screen device allowing you to interact with all your Teams functions as…Read More
Bookings – New Microsoft 365 feature app that’s worth a look Along with the name change from Office 365 to Microsoft 365, Microsoft has released a new feature that can be very useful. Bookings! Bookings is an app that will allow you to share your calendar to avoid the “Oh, can you meet at this…Read More
The Case for VoIP | VOIP Phone Systems Consider this (Twilight Zone Theme song here): There is a sudden health care crisis, and your office is going to shut down. You need your employees to be able to work. What are you going to do? As you are all too aware, this has been the…Read More
Home Router Warning! With the rapid deployment of Work From Home (WFH), security was not the first priority. To protect yourself and your company, now is the time to bring security to the forefront. Recently a German company carried out a study involving 127 home routers and the results were appalling! Most did not…Read More
Too Much Cybersecurity? In a recent article (see HERE) from ZDNet, IBM provided a report the Cyber Resillient Organization Report. It stated that, on average, IT for enterprise-size companies deployed up to 45 cybersecurity-related tools on their networks. This is an astounding number and far more than should ever be needed. Secondly, it would create overlaps in…Read More
COVID-19 Tracer App Scam Many of you have heard about the updates to iPhones and Android devices. They are setting up to allow your phone to utilize a COVID-19 tracer app. (for more info see HERE) These apps are designed to track your movements in relation to others via your cellphones. They can inform you…Read More
Business Continuity Planning Due to the economic crisis we’ve all suddenly been plunged into, many businesses didn’t make it. For those that did, I have one question; Did you make it through because you had a plan in place, or did you make it through by the skin of your teeth? Business Continuity Planning is…Read More
As we go back to our offices, I find there is a new sense of awareness that many people have. Things that we were certain of can change in an instant. We need to be prepared, at least as prepared as we can be.
But I also sense a change in how business will be conducted going forward.