Change can be difficult, and sometimes even painful. It can be expensive. It can be downright scary. Technology moves so quickly that keeping up with the advances is still a “catch-up” game. And with all of the options, ensuring that you’ve chosen the right set is a daunting task. The prospect of “analysis paralysis” makes paper ledgers and handwritten receipts feel like a comfortable alternative. If you find yourself longing for The Good Old Days of low-tech, keep these things in mind:
But which technology — technologies — do you need? Should you be using a massive Enterprise Resource Planning suite? Should you have a social media presence? How should your devices talk to each other to share information, and how do you protect the information you have?
Not every business requires a fully-staffed IT department. In fact, if you are a small & medium business owner, your resources may very well be put to better use by outsourcing your technology implementations. In the same way that you know your business upside-down and inside-out, that’s what a tech firm does. You don’t need to know the ins and outs of the latest and greatest; you just have to find a firm that you can trust to look deep into your company and help you find what will fill your requirements.
What should you look for in a technology firm? At least these things:
You can count on 403Tech Inc as a trusted choice when it comes to staying ahead of the latest information technology tips, tricks, and news. Contact us at (403) 215-7506 or send us an email at [email protected] to see how we can serve your business.
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.