Technology Unwrapped

The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

Can Microsoft Teams Replace Your Phone System?

Communication sits at the heart of every business venture. You have to communicate with customers daily. You need to share information with suppliers, vendors, and business partners. You also need strong communication within your organization. If your people don’t have communication methods and structure, everything falls apart.
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Voice and Data Cabling 101: What It Is, How Installation Works, & Choosing the Right Cabling

In the ever-evolving landscape of business technology, having a robust voice and data cabling system is crucial for seamless communication and efficient operations. For businesses in Omaha, CoreTech provides comprehensive voice and data cabling services designed to meet diverse organizational needs. Here’s a detailed look into what voice and data cabling entails, the installation process, and how to choose the right system for your business.
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Topics: Cabling

How to Implement IT Policies and Procedures in the Workplace?

What do your IT policies and procedures look like? Are they clearly defined? Are they even written down anywhere? If you don’t have confident answers to all of these questions, you are in good company. Many organizations overlook the importance of clear policies and procedures, specifically as they relate to IT. Not to worry, you’re about to take a crash course in IT policies and procedures. They can improve your business rather than serve as its anchor.
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Scalable Solutions for Credit Union Growth: A Guide for IT Support Partnerships

Managing a credit union in the Omaha and Lincoln areas is no small feat. It’s a complicated organization that provides critical resources to individuals and businesses. That’s to say nothing of regulatory oversight and the unique challenges that come with the financial services industry. These challenges extend to IT, and it’s particularly tough to ensure that your IT resources keep up with organization growth.
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What Is Technology Vendor and Asset Management?

When you explore companies to outsource some or all of your tech support, you’ll find services that you might not expect. Managed IT providers in and around Omaha do a lot more than fix computers, and understanding the full scope of services helps you get more from the time and money you spend on your technology. As an example, did you know that IT providers offer specialized services that specifically help you source computer hardware, research tech vendor services, and provide ongoing ...
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Topics: IT Support

Guide to Managing Passwords: How to use a Password Manager

Cybersecurity is one of the scariest words in modern business, even in Omaha and Lincoln, NE. It feels mysterious and complicated, and to be fair, it is often both of those things. Even so, cybersecurity can realistically be simplified to specific tools and training. If you use good password practices, you eliminate the vast majority of security risks. It actually can be that easy, and it gets even easier when you utilize a password manager.
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Topics: Password Management

How to Determine What Ransomware Payment Option is Best (Hint: None)

Unfortunately, ransomware attacks are now more common: Your business is hit by ransomware, and your valuable and sensitive data is locked by cyber criminals demanding an exorbitant ransom fee. You can’t afford to pay for it. But there's a twist now, some ransomware gangs are offering victims payment extension options.
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Topics: Cybersecurity

How to Set IT Policies and Procedures Employees Will Follow

We call businesses and companies “organizations.” It’s no coincidence that the term “organize” is baked into the name. The key to success for any business is keeping all of the team members organized. How do you do that? You outline policies and procedures that keep everyone on the same page and moving in the same direction. The real question, then, is how do you set policies and procedures that employees can successfully follow?
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Topics: Technology Planning, It Policies

Vulnerabilities, Exploits & Threats: How They Impact Your Business

A 2023 report by Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that midsize businesses spend about $826 to $653,587 on cybersecurity incidents. It further asserts that the costs of cyber crimes will reach an estimated $10.5 trillion by 2025. The constant increase in the cost of cyber attacks in business is a message for Chief Financial Officers to take adequate threat-detection measures so that their organization doesn't become victim to a security incident.
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Topics: Security Threats, Cybersecurity

How Do I Apply IT Support Automation to My Business?

What are the burning technology topics in your organization? Now that artificial intelligence (AI) has been delivered to the masses and has everyone talking, both automation and AI are gaining traction. Whether it be staff expecting technology to perform to get the job done, or the C-suite strategizing a new way to impact their customer base to deliver productivity and stickiness, we all have opportunities when it comes to leading automation endeavors. The IT department has a lot to offer their ...
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Topics: Outsourced IT, Artificial Intelligence