It's that time of the year when you reflect on your business, set goals and begin the march toward achieving those new goals to grow your business. Don't forget to take stock of your IT and plan to make improvements so you operate your business more effectively.
"An ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure". Cliché – but true. And when it comes to your own IT, nothing could be further from the truth.
Is a small/mid-sized business (SMB) more vulnerable to IT security threats than a large corporation? Taylor Amerding of CSO Online (a quality IT publication), states.
With the price of oil flirting around the $40/barrel mark, Calgary-based companies are increasingly looking for ways to cut costs to manage the downturn.
For small business owners, setting up a retainer relationship is a smart way to make sure your business has the IT services and support it needs, whether you have in-house IT support or not. With a retainer in place, your business receives the benefit of an entire team's skills and know-how at a fraction of the cost that it would take to hire up the personnel. It also means that when you do need IT help, you receive it quickly; reducing downtime and increasing confidence your IT needs are always taken care of.