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Successful business impact analysis

Successful business impact analysis

Business operators know that when it comes to business continuity, everything is about time. It doesn’t matter if you can recover your business activities if this isn’t achieved in reasonable time. But what is considered “reasonable”? This is what the business impact analysis (BIA) determines.

3 Common cloud service models

3 Common cloud service models

A common trend among many businesses is the introduction of cloud-based systems. While the vast majority of business owners and managers are well aware of the cloud, and may have even integrated at least one cloud system into their business, it can be difficult to decipher the difference between all the types of cloud services out there.

A look at overtype in Word

A look at overtype in Word

There is a good chance that as a business owner or manager you spend a good deal of your time editing or compiling documents, especially Microsoft Word documents. While the popularity of Word is undisputed, users occasionally come across overtype when editing and are unsure how to enable or disable it.

VoIP issues to be aware of

VoIP issues to be aware of

Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, has become one of the most popular communication methods used by businesses of all sizes. While there are many benefits VoIP can offer, including decreased costs, increased functions, and more, some businesses considering switching to VoIP should be aware of some potential problems that may run into.

Russian hackers expose 1.2 B accounts

Russian hackers expose 1.2 B accounts

The idea of Internet security is almost always being called into question. It seems like nearly every month there is a security breach where important information like usernames and passwords are stolen. The trend appears to be increasing, with an ever expanding number of accounts being hacked.

Looking at If This Then That

Looking at If This Then That

A common problem many business owners and employees run across with the Internet and smartphones is that the apps and programs are often too disparate, and not connected enough. This can be a drag for productivity, especially if you have to keep repeating the same tasks.

Accessible technology plans

Accessible technology plans

Many countries around the world require businesses to implement systems and tools, which often includes technology, that meets the needs of all employees. This includes employees who have disabilities or special requirements. Because of this, it has become nearly essential for companies to develop an accessible technology plan for when certain technology needs arise.

Virtualization – 5 ways it can fail

Virtualization – 5 ways it can fail

While there are numerous tech systems available to small and medium size businesses, one of the most useful has proven to be virtualization. This movement of physical systems to a virtual counterpart offers many benefits when implemented correctly. Administered poorly however and you could see systems fail.

Do you need a data warehouse?

Do you need a data warehouse?

Data is an integral component to any business. Without it we would not be able to make decisions, develop marketing campaigns, or even operate. The issue many businesses face however is that the amount of data they generate and capture is increasing exponentially and it can be a challenge to collect and leverage it.

Insert headers and footers in Excel

Insert headers and footers in Excel

It’s undeniable that Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular spreadsheet applications used by businesses today. Not only does it simplify the process of creating spreadsheets with complex built-in formulas and colorful, descriptive charts, but it also allows you to add headers and footers.