Cyber Monday – Protect Yourself
Looking forward to Cyber Monday? So are the cyber-crooks. Distracted shoppers willing to click on any ad or link provide ample opportunity to spread the holiday cheer of ransomeware, malvertising, and all sorts of attacks. Make no mistake, they are preying on you. See 6 Tips to protect yourself.
Recurring IT Costs – What should you expect?
It’s easy to see that a light bulb needs to be purchased or a failed system needs replacement. But all too many times the reasoning behind why money goes into reoccurring IT costs seems to elude many. I hope to clear up what is to be typically expected of any modern business regarding what their […]
In-House IT or Outsource IT Department?
Amazing how so many people are looking for a job yet finding the right person can be daunting. Let alone a qualified IT person that you can trust with the life blood of your company, your information systems.
7 questions to ask when interviewing an IT candidate…
Internet is Out – Now What!
We live in a connected world, and wow when the internet goes out, it can have a huge impact to your business. Now What? Most Small Business Internet Providers are under NO obligation to you for actual service uptime. They don’t really have an SLA (Service Level Agreement). Oh well they say they do, but […]
The Real Costs of Downtime
I Declare that your IT should be a profit point NOT an expense. We can take any company be it ‘technology strategic’ or ‘technology dependent’ and increase their annual revenue well beyond the perceptive expense associated with IT. Thus taking what all your competitors view as an expense on their P&L Statements and making IT […]
Do Modern Systems Require Less Support?
Yes and No. There is a shift of support. I’ve always find it weird how much ‘less’ of a good chair you get now and how much ‘more’ they cost. 15 years ago most support was centered on HARDWARE. Today (2013) hardware has become significantly better. So hardware related support has gone way down. […]
Is your IT a Profit Point? or an Expense?
I Declare that everyone’s IT should be a PROFIT POINT and NOT an Expense. I strongly believe we make our clients more money than IT Support costs. My methodology is to focus on the “end result”. What’s the “end result” ? The same thing everyone wants for their company = Satisfied Customers, Happy Employees, Enjoyable […]
Can LCD’s be Fixed?
LCD’s do have many replaceable parts and have higher probably of repair than the old CRT box monitors. In Most cases a failed or broken Laptop Screen is worth the repair. 4 Common Issues: AC Adapter Power Inverter Backlight Bad Panel 1. AC Adapter The AC Adapter can be easily tested with a multi-meter. This […]
Remotely Access Quickbooks
How do I remotely share QuickBooks? First off, QuickBooks has cloud versions that do just that. They are a bit more expensive since you are paying for the service, but it’s simple and ready to go. However, most of the time you already have QuickBooks in use at your office. You may even […]
Big Guys get Blacklisted too
Ya the Big Guys can get black listed too. NOTE: Black list is an email domain or IP list with known spamming activity. Thus receiving mail servers use these lists to deny emails if they come from a black list. This is a form of Anti-Spam Control) With so many mail servers (hundreds) and so […]
IT as a Profit
We Declare that everyone's IT should be a PROFIT POINT and NOT an Expense. Our clients profit more than the IT Department investment. The methodology is...