As long as you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few years, you know about big data and the benefits it has brought organizations in virtually all industries. While big data is helpful in many ways, there are still many organizations that struggle to harness the analytical opportunities provided by big data. The primary reason for this is something that most businesses have been guilty of at
When COVID-19 came into the scene, businesses across the country discovered new ways to work. For some, adapting to these changes was more difficult than for others. While this is true, cloud services helped businesses and employees leverage remote work and take control of what was touted as the new “normal.” As the pandemic continues on, many businesses have opted to continue remote work for their employees. Some provide it
If you are operating a small business in today’s world, you know how important it is to have a team focus. Today, employees spend approximately 80% of their time collaborating. Also, there are nearly twice as many teams in any given office than in the past. Employees are adapting to this trend, as well. Currently, up to 45% of workers are using some type of social tool in the workplace.
Keeping your organization’s data secure is dependent on information security. If you don’t have proper safeguards in place, your company may be susceptible to costly data breaches, leaks of sensitive information, and data breaches. Important security policies include set processes for accessing and handling information, regardless of whether it is on-site or remotely. The efficacy of the policy doesn’t have anything to do with the length. Policies that are too cumbersome
Do you know all the potential issues with your network? What if you experienced a breach today? Do you have backups and safeguards in place to ensure your business can continue to move forward, or would you be forced to close your doors, potentially forever? If you can’t answer these questions, now is the time to invest in a network security assessment. The Purpose of the Network Security Assessment The
With the growing popularity and demand for cloud computing, it is seeing rapid growth and use in an array of business settings. Today, it is easier than ever for workers to download a cloud application that will help improve productivity and efficiency. The biggest issue is that some of these applications will begin to operate as shadow IT. Keep reading to learn what shadow IT is and the risks it poses