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Positive Redundancy Protects Your Business

Positive Redundancy Protects Your Business

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • January 17, 2022
  • Business

You may have seen us use the term “redundant” on this blog often, and if you are not necessarily familiar with how it might be used in the context of business technology, we understand how you could misconstrue the word in a negative light. However, redundancy is one of the most important concepts to understand in business technology, and it’s...

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3 Simple Problems Most Computer Users Will See

3 Simple Problems Most Computer Users Will See

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • January 7, 2022
  • Business

Sometimes you might experience computer trouble and wonder when it’s time to call in the experts. After all, you don’t know how much you might break your budget, right? Depending on the issue, you might be able to resolve it yourself. We’ve put together three of the most common computer repair scenarios that you might encounter and how they should...

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Worry Less with Managed IT Services

Worry Less with Managed IT Services

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • January 5, 2022
  • Business

Look, we get it; technology management is not easy, especially for small business owners who already wear a lot of hats. The last thing you want to do is add even more to your plate when you already have so much going on. That’s why we offer managed IT services to SMBs in the area. But what if we told...

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Vendors Can Really Waste Your Time

Vendors Can Really Waste Your Time

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • January 3, 2022
  • Business

As a business owner, you have relationships with your vendors that must be cultivated and maintained in some way on the off chance you need them for support. However, working with vendors can be stressful and downright frustrating at times. Let’s examine a specific situation that demonstrates these challenges and what you can do about it. (more…)

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Integrating New Hardware Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

Integrating New Hardware Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • December 22, 2021
  • Business

Your business might find itself in a position where it needs new hardware. You must make educated decisions about which hardware to acquire and when, but unless you are a tech guru, you probably need a hand figuring out how to get the most value.  That’s where we come in. (more…)

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Your Business Can Benefit from RICE Prioritization Framework

Your Business Can Benefit from RICE Prioritization Framework

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • December 8, 2021
  • Business

You may have heard of the RICE prioritization framework for developing new products, but we believe that it can be applied to not just products, but also to services and even project implementation practices. What is this framework, and how can you use it when developing new ideas for your business? (more…)

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Mixed Signals About Remote Work from Microsoft

Mixed Signals About Remote Work from Microsoft

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • November 5, 2021
  • Business

Now that many of us have been working remotely for the past 18 months, what are your thoughts on the concept of a remote or hybrid office? Have your opinions changed at all, or are you still clinging to your previously conceived notions of what it would be like? It does not help that some major companies, like Microsoft, are...

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3 Really Good Reasons to Prioritize Data Backup

3 Really Good Reasons to Prioritize Data Backup

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • November 3, 2021
  • Business

One of the most important solutions for a small business to implement is a data backup and disaster recovery system. It is a crucial element of any business continuity plan, yet many organizations fail to implement one in an appropriate manner. Let’s discuss three of the best reasons you must consider data backup and disaster recovery now before it’s too...

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5 Tips to Maximize Value from Your Instant Messaging Application

5 Tips to Maximize Value from Your Instant Messaging Application

Instant messaging is a solution that has picked up in the business world, and for good reason. While email allows for more passive communication, instant messaging allows for more instantaneous communication, similar to a phone call in its urgency. But are you using instant messaging in the proper way? (more…)

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Should Your Business Consider the Four-Day Workweek?

Should Your Business Consider the Four-Day Workweek?

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • October 29, 2021
  • Business

The traditional 40-hour workweek feels like a staple in the business world, where employees work 8 hour shifts and then head home for the day. This was not always the case, however, and there can be a case made that even the 40-hour workweek should be adjusted to at least some degree. Let’s take a look at the modern workplace,...

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