Technology, while integral to every business, is one of the most challenging aspects of business operations to manage. This is especially true for small to medium businesses, where margins are thin and people are often employed to do more than one job.
It’s easy to get things done if you love what you’re doing. Sadly, life and business just isn’t always full of tasks you love doing. In any company there are times when, like it or not, you will have to work on jobs that you flat out hate. And few of us are in a position where we can constantly delegate task that are not to our tastes.
With the increasing amount of technology and data available to a business, the need to make informed decisions and utilize the data at hand is increasingly important. One function that helps with this is Business Intelligence (BI). While BI is becoming ever more popular with small business owners, there are common misconceptions about BI that could hinder its effectiveness.
With the release of newer IOS versions, more features are also being made available to users. One of them is multitasking. The first versions of IOS did not have this. On these early versions, only one app could be used at a time. It was only with the release of IOS 4, that the feature was first introduced.
One of the features of Microsoft Office applications is the research pane. It used to be accessible from review menu of a Word document. With the release of Microsoft Office 2013, it appears that research button can no longer be seen under the review tab.
LinkedIn is a social networking site for professionals that was first introduced in 2003. With millions of users from over 200 countries all over the globe, this is a site that business owners, employees and job hunters join to build their connections.
The website is an important part of any business, after all it is often the first contact potential customers make when they are looking for products and services and the companies providing what they want and need. Most owners and managers are aware of this and follow through with a corporate website.
Keeping your computer running at its maximum performance is vital if you want to be able to complete your tasks quickly and easily. Having a slow PC can gravely affect your productivity, to the point that you become frustrated and work grinds to a halt.
It’s vital for companies to have a backup plan for disaster, as no one can really predict when they will strike. The most common plan businesses integrate is a business continuity plan or BCP which will ensure that your business can continuously operate and deliver products or services even when catastrophe occurs.