Among the key issues identified by attendees at the recent UC Summit 2015 was the growing need for mobility. Mobile devices, apps and cloud computing enable employees to boost productivity by accessing critical company information wherever they are – working remotely at a customer site, on the road or at home. Employees even can launch a web or video conference to confer with a colleague … Continue reading Don’t let BYOD open the door to cyber criminals at your small business
As your small business grows, you’ll probably deal with a workforce that is dispersed across the country, possibly even overseas. Coming into the office 9 to 5 is no longer the norm for many employees. By offering flexible, mobile and remote work options, small business owners find that it assists them in attracting and retaining employees, according to a Plantronics survey. Fortunately, today with a … Continue reading How to empower and enable your small business mobile workforce
Small business hiring continues to be strong. From May to June, small businesses employment increased by 120,000, according to the June Small Business Report from payroll processing firm ADP. That figure represents more than half of the 223,000 jobs added to the economy overall during the month. Still even with hiring strong, small businesses continue to struggle to find qualified staff, say 41 percent (two … Continue reading Keep small business hiring strong with flexible work options
Small to mid-size businesses in North America are fueling growth in mobility spending, which now is expected to reach $71.5 billion by 2018, according to research firm AMI-Partners. In its recently released 2014 North America SMB Mobility Landscape, Opportunity Assessment & Outlook, AMI indicates that small businesses, which make up 98 percent of the 7.6 million small and mid-sized firms firms in the U.S. and … Continue reading Growth in mobility spending within next five years will be driven by small and mid-sized businesses
A majority of small business owners are not concerned about the security of their websites, but should be. According to a recent survey by Newtek Business Service, The Small Business Authority, 86 percent of independent business owners feel their current website is secure. Also among the 2700 respondents, 41 percent consider their websites the prime revenue driver of their business. However, data suggests small business … Continue reading Is your small business website secure from hackers?
They say the key to running a successful business isn’t building a system that you will use today, but building one you will still be using five to ten years from now. With installation and setup time many systems are outdated by the time you finish installing them. Building a system that will support you for years to come is the only way to keep … Continue reading Building Systems for the Future