Small Business, Big Benefits: 5 Cost-Effective (But Feature-Loaded) VoIP Solutions for SMBs on a Budget
Microsoft plans to completely phase out Windows 7, and as of January 14, 2020, this popular operating system will reach the end of its lifespan and will no longer be supported or updated.
While 2020 may seem like it’s still well into the future, it’s important that you begin preparing now so that you can limit the disruption a system upgrade is bound to cause in your dental practice.
Self-service business intelligence may seem like a complex prospect to delve into, but this technology has been embraced widely by leading tech names in the industry. With the objective of providing simple and effective analytics services, many SaaS solutions are available, and can be customized to suit your individual business requirements.
In fact, self-service BI is so widespread that many applications offer it as a feature - but many of us are unbeknownst to it, and the fact that we may already be using it! If you are aware of the advantages it can bring to the workings of your business, you can be rest assured that investing in a fully-fledged self-service BI platform is going to be an investment that is worth every penny.
You've probably been hearing about frightening incidents of some of the world's biggest brands being victims of cyber attacks, which makes you wonder about the security of your own business. Cyber attacks have increased exponentially over the past few years, and while this isn't good news, it's definitely a wake-up call to tighten protection barriers around your own networks, ERP and otherwise.
When video conferencing first made its debut in the business world, it came with a hefty price tag and a lot of legwork – handsome budgets, bulky hardware and expert configuration from IT professionals. Even after concise testing and deployment, problems still abounded; from dropped calls to the dreaded loss of connectivity, it was hardly foolproof.
Let’s be honest – video conferencing may not be impeccable (what in this flawed world, is?), but it sure has come a long way since the days of tedious setups and complex gadgets. What’s more, video conferencing solutions are now reasonably priced and accessible to be obtained by anyone, be it a 10-person startup or a multinational corporation. The ubiquitous ability to connect effectively from just about anywhere makes remote work possible and eliminates various drawbacks associated with the virtual conference table.
When it comes to evaluating how successful your company is, what factors do you consider? Most business owners observe individual aspects such as sales, to determine how well they’ve performed during a certain period of time.
However, one such nuance that is underestimated for this endeavor is payroll. A routine business function that pretty much goes through the motion every month, the payroll system of any company is simply seen as a medium to facilitate the payment of salaries, and nothing more.