As I write this, residents and businesses of the Southeast U.S. are battening down the hatches as it braces for an almost certain catastrophic Hurricane Matthew which has already caused devastating damage in Haiti, Cuba, and the Bahamas.
Your Apple ID is how Apple identifies you. It is what you use to access and download apps on iTunes, enable iCloud, purchase from the Apple Store, and even schedule a call or book an appointment with Apple Store representatives and tech support. When I did schedule a call, I had to wait until the next day to talk to support. So, in case this happens to you, here’s what you can do to recover it.
You’ve set up budgets for your department directors and managers to follow during the fiscal year. How do you get their updates to keep track of where they stand related to their budget targets? Can your managers quickly and easily update their information?
Just like an implementation, upgrading your ERP System requires a lot of preparation. Processes need to be reviewed, data needs to be verified, stakeholders need to be assigned - and that’s just the tip of the iceberg! However, a lot of time we’ll go into a business – they say they are prepared – later on we find, they weren’t. Of course, this causes frustration for the business because a lot of this prep work is now on the clock and that can add up.
Windows 10 comes with a lot of great features, but there are a few complaints out there from dwindling storage space to the absence of the System Restore function. Below are solutions to these issues.
Many companies have extremely loyal relationships with their IT solutions providers, which is great. However, they often don’t think about what life would be like without this provider. In the 22 years that we’ve been in business, too often we’ve seen a company come to a standstill because they lost their software support provider. This could be due to someone who relocates, has opted to do something else, retires or can no longer handle the workload. It can also happen when a company engages with a company who does not have the depth of support, or who may get bought out by another organization. What’s even worse than losing your support, is not having another support channel to go to.
Ransomware malware has become very prevalent in today’s cybersecurity landscape, but that doesn’t mean small businesses are protecting themselves from a potential ransomware attack or even know it’s a possibility. Often, users recognize a ransomware threat after it’s too late. According to the Verizon 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report, 23 percent of businesses that receive phishing emails open them, and 11 percent click on the attachment.
Employees can be one of your biggest business security risks. There is no foolproof prevention method for human error, and this is why employee mistakes are one of the most common causes of a security breach. So what can you do to prevent it? Well at the very least you need to include policies in your employee handbook, and ensure your employee reads through it and signs off on agreeing to follow them. Having measures in place drastically reduces the chances of a security breach. Here are four areas to keep in mind when developing your own.
If you’ve s been using QuickBooks for your business, you know it’s a great entry-level accounting solution. However, as your business grows, QuickBooks may not be able to keep up. There are signs you've hit your limits with your current systems and when those start to occur, its likely your future growth will be held back until you step up to a more comprehensive business management solution. In a series of blogs over the next few months, we’ll go over the different signs.