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Save Time by Outsourcing Vendor Management

Vendor management involves many activities related to the suppliers you use to run your business. Everything from selecting vendors to negotiating contracts, to reducing risk and delivering services will impact your business. Any business that works with suppliers of products or services needs to have good vendor management practices. This job is essential to ensure seamless business operations and to maintain an amicable partnership with the suppliers. Depending on the type of business you’re in, you might work with vendors from diverse industries and of different sizes. These include IT consultants, security personnel, financial advisers, cleaners, and a lot more.…
Kelle White
March 20, 2022
Business ProductivityUncategorized

Is Your Business Lacking the Latest Technology?

Do you have time to keep up with the latest technology? Your business potential is limited by the kind of IT infrastructure you use, and the technology hardware programs that you have installed. No matter how big your company is, it will be hard to grow if you are still using the same tools that you used a decade ago. Businesses Can Gain by Staying on Top of Technology It’s a given that multinational corporations need sophisticated technology hardware and programs to maintain their massive global operations. For small and medium business enterprises today, it’s not much different. Even if…
Kelle White
March 14, 2022
Business ProductivityUncategorized

Making the Most of Your Quarterly Business Reviews

Quarterly business reviews, or QBRs, are among the most valuable tools you can use to check the health of your business. These reviews give a clear assessment of your company over the previous 90 days or so. You can use them to improve the weaker aspects of your business. Unfortunately, some companies do not get the proper feedback from their QBRs. Most likely because the quality of the QBR is not that strong. If you do not have a managed service provider and are handling all your IT internally, then you must conduct your QBR as well, which may not…
Kelle White
February 28, 2022
Business ProductivityConsultingInfrastructureManaged ServicesSecurity

Be Proactive So Your Business Technology Doesn’t Fall Behind

Over the past few years, business technology has seen numerous changes and advancements. It certainly will continue to change in the future. Even fundamental operations are now significantly dependent on technology in most firms. Business owners should realize that using the latest technology is beneficial for usefulness, versatility, and overall productivity. Adapting to the Changes In the ever-evolving world of technology, today’s most modern and cutting-edge devices could be rendered obsolete in just a few years time. And you may have already purchased yours! Before that happens, though, you would probably have already upgraded to the newest version of the…
Kelle White
February 22, 2022
Business Productivity

Technology – Out with the Old, In with the New

For your business to grow and develop, there is one thing that absolutely must happen, and that is change. If things remain the same, there will be no growth. A business needs to be dynamic to evolve and continue the path toward long-term success. Technology is the key to such growth. Depending on the nature of the change, it can come with a lot of excitement, hope, anticipation, or perhaps worry and dread. In any case, a business change brings several challenges, especially now when we are still amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has taken the world hostage. Let’s look…
Kelle White
February 14, 2022
Business Productivitye-MarketingManaged Services

The Impact of Technology on Business Growth

Information technology has advanced tremendously in the last couple of decades. This growth has led to countless innovations in different areas, particularly in our businesses. Technology makes our daily office routines easier and more efficient. But how exactly can technology help businesses to grow? Here are some of the most useful and versatile tools commonly used by business owners today. Cloud Computing Technology Although some business owners are still hesitant to use cloud storage. There is no doubt that cloud computing has become the choice of most business owners because of its numerous benefits. Better resource management, higher efficiency, business…
Kelle White
February 8, 2022
Business ProductivityInfrastructureLeadershipManaged ServicesNotificationsSecurityTech Tip

Use Technology For Onboarding and Offboarding

Technology plays a crucial role in the smooth operation of your business, regardless of the industry you are in. Even the most old-fashioned business owners have accepted that they need to utilize technological innovations to keep up with the competition and deliver the best service to their clients. Indeed, technology contributes to almost all aspects of operating a business. However, to this day, many companies are still not maximizing the benefits that automation can give, particularly in the onboarding and offboarding process. How Technology Helps with Recruitment and Offboarding It is common for employees to come and go in any…
Kelle White
January 30, 2022
Business ProductivityManaged ServicesTech TipTestimonials

5 Reasons Why Companies Fire IT Guys

The IT industry is brimming with so many IT guys and experts with various specialties these days. You would think it's an easy task hiring one for your company. Finding an IT guy is not the problem. Finding a competent, reliable, and affordable IT professional can be challenging for many businesses. When you think you have found the right person, issues start to come up, and you have no choice but to fire them and start the search again. There are several possible reasons why companies end up firing their IT guys. Here are the Top Five issues most commonly…
OXEN Technology
January 17, 2022
Business ProductivityManaged Services

Your IT Guy vs. a Managed Service Provider

There is no question that reliable IT support is a necessity for all of us, including small businesses. The reason is that most transactions and business functions are completed online. Business owners need to decide on the type of IT support they need. Whether that be an internal IT department or a Managed Service Provider. Let’s take a look at some typical IT scenarios. Internal IT Support This protection means keeping an in-house IT person on your regular payroll. It’s straightforward, but this is a practice that is not frequently considered unless your business uses a lot of technology. For…
OXEN Technology
January 9, 2022
Business ProductivityInfrastructureLeadershipTech Tip

A Second Look at your Hybrid Workforce

In the last two years, companies worldwide have transitioned from a traditional office setup towards a hybrid workforce model as a part of a solution to the pandemic situation. While many employees are going back to the office, physical capacity in the workplace is still limited, and many companies need to make adjustments to accommodate everyone. Many businesses are finding that using a hybrid workforce is a solid long-term solution. Connecting Everyone through Teams In a hybrid workforce environment, employees get divided into teams where some complete work at the office while others do their job from remote locations, usually…
OXEN Technology
December 1, 2021