A slow computer is more than a test of patience. It can actually hurt work productivity, which translates to reduced profits. In fact, an Oxford Economics study showed that many employees waste more than 10% of their workday — about 48 minutes — just waiting for their computers to respond.
Purchasing work computers can be a daunting task, especially for those with little to no tech support or experience. And with thousands of different options available, how do you know which ones are best for your business? Keep these things in mind to help you make your decision.
Technological advancements continue to reshape the way businesses operate, and the property management industry is definitely feeling the impact, with the term “proptech” or property technology now becoming a new buzzword. Property managers are turning to proptech to provide more value to clients and increase the efficiency of building operations.
Are your employees bugging you for a software upgrade? Are you thinking of retiring any of your current equipment? Are you planning to buy new hardware anytime soon? Don’t just dive right into it! First, take a long look in the mirror with a technology needs assessment.
We all are living in a new age of email overload. Here are tips to get control! 1. Distribution lists Create shared mailboxes for all specific functions (accounting@, purchasing@, sales@, etc). Then route as many emails to distribution lists as you can.
Despite being the world’s favorite operating system for over three decades, businesses have traditionally been stubborn when it comes to switching to new Windows editions. It’s not entirely without reason either. Some iterations of Windows have been downright awful to the point of causing serious disruption not just for early adopters, but for everyone who […]
Mobile phones have become just as powerful and indispensable as fully equipped computers. In fact, we’d argue that they’re more vital than ever considering how many businesses are mobilizing their workforces. But every piece of tech, including smartphones, becomes more difficult to manage and slows down over time.
Heat may be your best friend this winter season, but it’s a computer’s worst enemy. Although modern computers are more powerful and compact, there are significant risks if temperatures aren’t kept in check. For starters, your CPU (central processing unit) slows down to a crawl, and can get so hot you could cook an egg […]
Technology advances at a breakneck pace and businesses have never had so many options when it comes to software. There’s an enterprise app for accounting, marketing, business intelligence, and more. But despite the plethora of fast, feature-rich apps on the market, there are still people who use horribly outdated “legacy” software like Windows XP and […]