Is your small business in the cloud or is it heading in that direction? Many small businesses are moving some or all of their operations to the cloud in order to enable remote and mobile workers to access company information and services from anywhere and to save on IT and infrastructure costs. By 2020, 78 percent of U.S. small businesses will have fully adopted cloud … Continue reading Moving your small business to the cloud? Avoid common mistakes
What do a therapeutic outpatient clinic, a regional carrier and an IT consulting service have in common? While they may have entirely different business propositions; they all share the need at times for their small business teams to move around freely in the office – to get information or find a private space – while conducting calls with customers, vendors or remote colleagues on … Continue reading Wireless headsets let your small business team move freely in the office and stay on calls
When it comes to today’s workforce, the name of the game is flexibility. By 2020, mobile workers will account for nearly three-quarters (72.3 percent) of the U.S. workforce. That’s the forecast from IDC. Specifically, the analyst firm estimated last June that the number of mobile workers will rise from 96.2 million to 105.4 million over the next five years. However, not all mobile workers are … Continue reading Unified Communications keeps small business mobile workers connected and collaborating on the go
From four walls to no walls, people can now participate in meetings from anywhere. As virtual meetings grow, so does the importance of collaboration technology. While we can’t promise to prevent almost 20% of people from taking meetings in restrooms, we can ensure those who don’t portray and experience the levels of efficiency and professionalism expected. The new mobile workforce A common misconception I encounter … Continue reading Building better meetings with Plantronics and Skype for Business
It’s early Monday morning and you get a call from your small business customer that they would like to meet that afternoon to review the plans you sent over. You suggest a video conference since their office is well over an hour away by car. With today’s video conferencing apps for desktop and even mobile devices – standalone or part of a Unified Communications … Continue reading Time for a small business virtual meeting? Don’t let technology hang you up.