Every now and then, you need to relax a bit at work. The perfect day to do just that is January 27th because it is International Fun Day at Work. If you are looking for new ways to bring some fun into your office, we have you covered. You may have already been thinking about good ways to bring fun activities into the work day but did you know that IT and technology can also make work more fun all year long?
Using IT Systems to Automate Work
One of the best ways to make your job and the jobs of all of your workers more fun is by helping them become more efficient. They likely can get a lot more done with their time if they do not have to focus on so many smaller and mundane tasks. While it is necessary that these things happen for your business, you may not be getting the job done in the best way. This year, consider new ways you can automate work and free up more time for your employees to get to other types of tasks. There are many options from HR systems, Payroll systems, and more. Find what you need to automate the most and start there. This is something that you can constantly work on in the business, especially since technology is constantly changing and getting better.
Moving to the Cloud
If your business has not yet moved data and documents to the cloud, what are you waiting on? Using the cloud in your daily work can benefit you in a variety of ways. One of the first ways it benefits you is that it frees up a lot of space so you can use it for other things in the business. You will no longer have to deal with all of the physical paperwork and your employees will thank you for it. It also can save you money in the long run because you will not have to pay employees to physically search for paperwork in boxes that you have stored. Instead, they can perform a quick search on the cloud and find it in no time at all. This is also something that benefits your employees. They will love that they can save time and get their work done faster while using the cloud. Your employees will also love that they can use their desks for other things than paperwork. These are just some of the most basic benefits of using the cloud and you will likely find more throughout the year that you will become more and more thankful for.
IT can do so much more than simply being more fun to work on one day per year. The options are limitless and they are constantly changing. For more information on cool tech gadgets or other ways IT can automate your business while bringing more fun to your work in Calgary on International Fun at Work Day, be sure to contact 403Tech Inc via (403) 215-7506 or [email protected].
Scott Gallupe of 403Tech Discusses Cybersecurity Threats in Business in Calgary Article
The COVID-19 pandemic sent businesses scrambling to pivot from an office-based environment to a remote workforce. A recent issue of Business in Calgary featured 403Tech President Scott Gallupe, who advised on how local businesses can protect their IT systems from cybersecurity threats. He explained that passwords and video collaboration tools are possible entryways for viruses and malware. The article, Alright, Stop, Collaborate and Listen, features several local IT leaders, describes the issues faced by business owners during the pandemic and provides guidance on ways to protect business data from ransomware and other types of cyberattacks.