A 2003 survey of Small Business Server users conducted by Lawrence Associates LLC offers a clue. It found that employees were able to perform an average of 20% more revenue-producing tasks, thanks in no small part to functions that allowed them to stay connected to their office computers while they were away. Ann Westerheim knows…Read More..
Adding Wi-Fi (wireless fidelity) to your business is straightforward, once you get a grip on it. Wireless provides tremendous flexibility for you and your staff. But you have to pick the right equipment. And you need to understand security. That is critical. So, before we do anything else, let’s wade through those catchy terms. Here…Read More..
Here are some things to consider when you wonder whether or not to save e-mail, particularly in light of the federal Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which imposes more requirements on mostly public companies to preserve records. Obviously, if you still have questions, talk to a lawyer. Save important records. But e-mail is not always considered…Read More..
E-mail signatures are the wise or funny sayings and quotations, artwork or animated gifs that appear at the bottom of messages, following your name. You don’t need to type in words or attach signature files for each outgoing message, of course. You automate the process with a few simple selections in your e-mail program .(See…Read More..
First, here are tips to help you protect your business: Identify what you need to protect. Many businesses spend far too much time piling up the sandbags without considering what really needs the most protection. Your first step in adequately preparing your business for a disaster is to identify what matters most and take steps…Read More..