If you rely heavily on computers for routine tasks in daily operations, making sure they keep running as smoothly and efficiently as possible is essential. When done right, maintaining your PCs, as well as other hardware, will ensure more efficient workflows and fewer annoying IT hiccups along the way. Fortunately, proper computer and hardware maintenance […]
How to increase the life span of your business computer and hardware
Easy tips to increase your computer’s longevity
Computers are expensive, and like any large investment, you want to make sure you get your money’s worth. Prolonging the life span of your computer will save you both money and frustration down the line. Here are tips to keep your computer running smoothly for years to come. Clean and cover your computer Dust and […]
Should employers monitor remote employees?
With remote work becoming the new normal for many businesses, employers can’t help but worry about how much work their employees are getting done. One way to determine this is by monitoring employees online. However, this practice can raise privacy concerns. This article will shed light on what employee monitoring is and how it can […]
Is it a good idea to monitor your employees’ online activities?
In a world where the internet plays such a crucial role in any and all businesses, it can be hard to imagine a time when employers didn’t place as much emphasis on monitoring their workers’ online activities. Today, many managers and team leaders feel the need to keep an eye on what their employees do […]
Maximize your efficiency with these Outlook tips
Countless companies prefer Microsoft Outlook over other web-based email and calendar services because of its ease of use and convenience. Aside from being handy for managing business communications and setting up meetings, it can also be used for coordinating projects and organizing contacts. Here’s a quick guide to making the most out of these and […]
Hardware management checklist for SMBs
Regular maintenance and continuous monitoring are key to making sure your hardware runs optimally. These tasks usually fall on IT staff, but by following these tips, you can help your IT team prolong the life of your computer equipment. ✓ Clean your computer components Wipe down monitors with a clean, static-free, non-abrasive fabric such as […]
Make the most out of Outlook with these tips
Millions of businesses worldwide use Microsoft Outlook, preferring the free web-based email and calendar service over its many competitors. Outlook also offers tasks and contacts management capabilities, among other nifty features that will help you work smarter and boost your efficiency. Let’s take a closer look at some tips to help you make the most […]
Should you monitor your employees’ online activities?
To monitor or not to monitor — that is the question. Employee monitoring is a touchy subject. If you’ve ever considered it, then you may ask yourself if it is a good idea for an employer to check on their staff’s online activities. Below are the pros and cons of employee monitoring, and some helpful […]
How business continuity plans fail
In the event of a disaster, businesses must make sure their servers and data are safe. But simply backing up your data doesn’t guarantee business continuity. Here are the mistakes that companies should avoid when preparing for the worst-case scenario. Mistake #1: Failing to plan for employees Companies that survive unexpected incidents are the ones […]
How to keep your laptop from overheating
More employees are opting for laptops because they’re compact and easy to carry around. However, small frames mean less space for computer chips, transistors, RAM, hard drives, and other hardware components. This leads to overheating. Causes of overheating Laptops generate heat when in use. That’s why they have internal fans that blow out hot air […]