Wintertime can feel like a wonderland. There’s hot cocoa, cozy fireside conversations, glistening white snowfall… ice storms, power outages and tons of employee sick days. You can’t predict the future, but a business continuity plan – BCP for short – ensures that unexpected events don’t slow you down because, in business, every minute counts – […]
The desire to feel valued, recognized and appreciated is universal in Western culture, not only in our personal lives but also in the workplace. According to Great Place To Work’s 2023 discretionary effort study, 37% of respondents said that more recognition at work “would encourage them to produce better work more often.” Additionally, employees who […]
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You’ve probably noticed the little elf helping you around retail stores this year. No, it’s not the teenager at the mall in red-and-white stockings with a felted green hat. It’s AI. Log in to Amazon, and you’ll see suggested products like winter decorations, novels or toy recommendations for kids. Add that remote-controlled car into your […]
After a data breach in 2022, the leaders at Illinois-based manufacturing company ICS probably thought, “Thank goodness we have a cyber insurance policy.” But after claims investigators pulled out their microscopes, they found that ICS failed to use multifactor authentication (MFA) across all digital assets, which they had agreed to do in their policy. Travelers […]
Your employees can’t work in silos. Fortunately, software platforms make it easier than ever for your organization to collaborate and share information — and not just by emailing file attachments. One of the most powerful but often overlooked tools is Office 365 Groups, Microsoft’s streamlined approach to connecting and organizing their diverse range of software. […]
Many businesses may not be concerned with a natural disaster interrupting their operations and feel implementing a disaster plan could be costly. But the truth is, computer networks can become infected with viruses and servers can disconnect, putting daily operations and critical data at risk. Implementing a ready-to-use IT disaster recovery plan will not only keep your […]