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8 popular business continuity terms

8 popular business continuity terms

Businesses can face disasters at the most unexpected times, whether that’s a flash flood that takes down your servers or a sudden power outage during a thunderstorm. And when these events do happen, you as a business owner must have a business continuity plan (BCP) in place, to ensure that your company doesn’t go out of business for good.

Why you’ll want to use a full-sized iPad again

Why you’ll want to use a full-sized iPad again

For a long time in the mobile world, it seemed like the only way was smaller. Phones became more miniscule with each and every version released – yet the truth is that reduced size comes at the cost of functionality. Then along came the smartphone, which increased size back to sensible levels but brought with it swathes of apps and other new uses – suddenly a phone was more than just a phone.

Enhanced sign-in security for Venmo

Enhanced sign-in security for Venmo

With the threat of sophisticated intrusion on the rise, there has never been a more important time to be vigilant about IT security. Whether it’s selecting a difficult-to-guess password and then changing it frequently, or remembering to properly log out of social networking sites when using a shared computer, there are plenty of simple steps we can all take to better protect ourselves online.

Microsoft has launched a new Office for Mac

Microsoft has launched a new Office for Mac

Mac users have a reason to celebrate – after a long wait since its last update in 2011, the Microsoft Office for Mac suite of productivity applications has been given a makeover. The latest look brings on board the power of the cloud to take Office to new levels for Apple fans, including a move to deliver an experience that’s closer to that of the Windows version of the package.

Say hello to Android Pay from Google

Say hello to Android Pay from Google

There’s big business in mobile payment platforms, and they are here to stay. Consumers are increasingly attracted to the ease and convenience of Apple Pay and Google Wallet, and adopting these platforms means turning more prospects into clients – and then keeping them hooked for the long haul.

Choosing the best MSP for your business

Choosing the best MSP for your business

Technology underpins nearly every aspect of the modern business process. The problem is that business owners can find it hard to manage technology, and this is where Managed Services Providers (MSPs) come in. Whether it’s software to record customers’ data, network infrastructure management or cloud technology, MSPs can provide these services and much more to suit an organization’s business model.

Creating an effective business disaster plan

Creating an effective business disaster plan

You’ve been putting that business continuity plan off for months now, but you’ve finally decided to go through with it. You start by talking to members of your staff, partners and service providers. And it doesn’t take long to see that everyone has a different opinion about what to recover first when disaster strikes.

Making the most out of Windows 7 features

Making the most out of Windows 7 features

Businesses are reaping the benefits of integrating Windows 7 into their IT systems. Whether it’s word processing, business presentations or data analysis, Windows 7 has the capability to perform much more than you think. In fact, you’re probably not using this multipurpose OS to its full potential, perhaps because you didn’t have the time to study the documentation.