Will Work Be Remote Forever?
According to a Gallup poll, 50% of Americans who now work remotely said they want to continue doing so even after restrictions on business are lifted. A new study by Erik Brynjolfsson, at MIT, and five other economists, dig into the numbers on remote work. They conducted two major surveys in April and May, that coincided with the Gallup poll, and they find that about half of the entire American workforce is now remote, which is higher than previous estimates.
5 Ways to Implement a Secure Workflow for Remote Workers
Taking your company remote in a matter of days can be a challenge and choosing the right communication and collaboration tool is critical to business continuity. Below are 5 critical steps you should take today to implement a secure workflow for your remote workers:
Operating a Remote Workforce is No Longer Just a Remote Possibility
As the age of remote working is here, this offers unique opportunity for both your employees and the business. As traditional work arrangements evolve to include remote teams, companies can garner the best talent, regardless of their location, while also providing their clients with more comprehensive support coverage. This arrangement can enhance the lives of individuals that prefer or require a more flexible schedule, like parents, individuals with the inability to work during traditional hours, and those seeking to shorten their commute. This tipping point has deep and wide ramifications for organizations attempting to return to pre-COVID-19 productivity levels. The…
Enabling Remote Workers: 9 Questions to Ask
Enabling a remote workforce isn’t just about knowing how to run a meeting virtually, it’s about having the right tools, knowing how to use them, and understanding the needs of the different remote worker profiles. In these unprecedented times, we’re hearing lots of questions about how to enable a remote workforce. Here are the nine questions we hear most often and answers that you can use to get your remote workers up and running and build the essential infrastructure to support them.
Top 10 Managed Security Service Providers 2017
The results are in: Global IP Networks has officially been named one of Enterprise Security Magazine’s “Top 10 Security Service Providers” for 2017.
You Got Phished and Took the Bait: Now What?
There are a number of email scams out there, ranging from emotional appeals from Nigerian royalty to notifications that you just won the lottery in London – even though you’ve never purchased or made an entry. Fortunately, greater education, awareness and suspicion of these types of email scam messages have helped protect a number of SPAM recipients. While many of these Internet email scams are just digitally updated con games that have been around since before the first World War, the con artists are getting smarter and attempting to work around your suspicions by taking the wolf in sheep’s clothing…
Why You Should Only Outsource Business Continuity to a Service Provider That You Can Trust
A recent survey conducted by Tech Target provides insight as to how business owners view their business continuity and disaster recovery plans. The following results of the survey show that many firms are now adopting the service to protect their future business operations: 77% of respondents said they have a disaster recovery test plan in place 61% of respondents said their plan covers mission-critical applications 26% of respondents said they have zero tolerance for data loss 30% of respondents said they could forfeit a day’s worth of data According to the article, these numbers are increasing year to year. This shows that businesses are…
Why You Should Know More About Dell
Has Dell been making important strides these days? We think so, and wanted to share the news about this company’s recent reshaping. One of the giants of the PC world made the decision to take its brand private and they have come back swinging. It is a transformation, Michael Dell says, he actually started six years ago for several reasons. Now that the deal’s done, what can their customers expect? According to Doug Schmitt, vice president for Dell Services Global Support and Deployment, they want to start identifying issues sooner before the customer even realizes there’s a problem. To ensure…
Why Your Business Needs to Upgrade to SSD
Any business in the modern world needs the best networking and computer systems to keep up with their competition. Making sure your internet and network is up to date is important, but at times, we can forget what’s actually inside our computer. SSD (Solid State Drives) may be an upgrade that your business needs to make soon. What is a SSD? A solid state drive is an alternative to a hard drive. Similar to a hard drive, it’s the component of a computer that saves files and keeps them stored on your computer. Hard drives, however, have mechanical moving components, while solid…
Why Web Design and Server Hosting Should Be Kept Separate
Many small businesses that want a website understandably appreciate the web designer who takes care of every aspect of its setup. The business owners are too busy running their companies to get involved in the details of setting up a website. Hence they outsource the entire process. However, allowing the web designer to take care of the hosting is a mistake. The web designer can host the your website either on his own server or with a hosting provider. A server is a computer that holds the website’s software files and makes the website accessible from the Internet. If the website…