Three Dangers of Running an Unsupported Operating System

Michael Anderson IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services, IT Security, Software

“Nothing lasts forever.” – every IT professional Truer words were never spoken, as constant innovations in computers, software, and systems phase out older IT infrastructure. This can pose a problem for small- to medium-sized businesses with tight IT budgets. With limited funds, how do you keep a strategic IT technology plan to standards, yet provide your IT infrastructure with the …

Take the quiz: is your organization’s technology where it needs to be?

Michael Anderson IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services

Good enough isn’t good enough. Case in point: most small- to medium-sized business owners we talk to describe their technology as “fine,” or “good enough.” However, a key component of your business growth is your technology, no matter the size of your business. A 2018 article, “5 Reasons Your Company Should Invest In Technology,” from CEO World lists the five …

The role of information technology in human resources

Michael Anderson Business Talk, IT Managed Services

Get your new employees onboard and online, get your former employees offboard and offline When an employee joins or leaves your company, there should be a checklist of things you need to do to ensure you’ve covered your bases. At least some of the items on this list should involve information technology – a key element in today’s human-resources function. …

Chief Information Officer

Consider outsourcing a Chief Information Officer for your business

Michael Anderson IT Managed Services

A Chief Information Officer (CIO) provides value to any business, small or large, and – at a time in which every business is only as secure as its data – having one is becoming a must. What is a CIO? A CIO sets and leads the technology strategy for a business. CIOs are part of the “c-suite” (top senior executives …