What is the New Standard?

The ecosystem around email has changed significantly and dramatically in just the last couple of years. Huge new business risks have come to the forefront.  (if you don’t know what those risks are, read our first post of this series here.

Today, there’s a “New Standard” for business email—one that requires servers to protect your business against everything from phishing attacks to legal challenges to the risks of an unpredictable climate.

Meet the New Standard for Business Email

Nearly all businesses rely on email to assist with day-to-day activities. But many businesses haven’t addressed new and seemingly unavoidable vulnerabilities.  If you are running an Exchange server on-site or if you lack certain email security capabilities, your email could be at risk.

5 tips for a productive home office

Telecommuting can be a great strategy that allows businesses to save money and retain valued employees. It is quickly becoming a viable option for those that are looking to cut back their hours at the office while still being able to work productively in the comfort of their home.

Do.com: enjoy more productive meetings

When run effectively and with an objective in mind, company, departmental, managerial or even one-on-one meetings can result in big ideas, great change, and heightened productivity for your team of employees. On the other hand, if your meeting room is constantly booked up with people shooting the breeze, arguing over procedures, or simply rambling on […]

4 ways IT can hurt your productivity

Love it or hate it, technology is an integral part of your business. Depending on how it’s implemented, it can either spur more productivity and growth, or do exactly the opposite and result in downtime and stagnation. So how can you ensure IT is helping your business instead of hindering it? Here are four technology […]

Get more done with these 4 productivity tools

Ever get the feeling that you’re never going to catch up on all the tasks on your to-do list; that there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to truly be on top of things? It’s common among busy entrepreneurs and executives, and of course the constant drowning sensation itself isn’t exactly conducive to doing […]

Why Managed Services boost productivity

For many small and medium sized business owners like yourself, Managed Services may be a confusing topic. You’ve likely heard that they can lead to greater productivity and profits, but are unsure as to just how they do this. If you’ve been confused for long enough, today you’ll finally understand the process by which Managed […]

Survey reveals top 10 productivity killers

With so much technology being utilized in the workspace today, it’s obvious that it has become a source of distraction for some employees, and is having a negative impact on productivity in the process. But is technology really all to blame? A new survey of 2,175 hiring and human resource managers released by CareerBuilder uncovers […]

Bad productivity tips and how to fix them

Keeping productivity high is vital to the success of any business. And while many businesses stay up-to-date using productivity tips found online or from so-called experts, little do they know that many of those tips simply don’t work. Here we’ll take a look at four productivity tips to avoid, and how to change them to […]