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Technology Unwrapped

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

How Your SMB Can Benefit from Outsourced IT Support

Angela Wight
Information technology is the backbone of an organization, providing critical infrastructure and services that keep businesses running smoothly. IT teams manage corporate data and assets and deliver information and services to users. As the primary source of information and technology for the workforce, IT professionals are responsible for keeping employees productive while growing and evolving as an organization. IT professionals are also responsible for the safety and security of the network ...
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Topics: Outsourced IT, IT Support

Data Storage Security: What You Don't Know Can Hurt Your SMB

Ryan Aiken
Are you putting much thought into your SMB’s data storage security? No? Be certain to read on and come to a better understanding of how to protect your sensitive data and valuable business information.
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Topics: Data Breach, IT Support

9 Benefits of Supplementing Your Internal IT

Angela Wight
IT managers have a lot to focus on keeping their business technology running smoothly. They must respond quickly to help desk issues, monitor and update all technology systems, stay current with new technology solutions that can increase productivity and efficiency, and keep their skills sharp when it comes to cyber security. If the IT manager has staff, they also need to hire, train, and manage the team. All of that is a lot of responsibility!
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Topics: Owners & Managers, IT Support

How to Retain Staff and Drive Innovation With Technology

Angela Wight
When you have good employees, you want to show your team members you value their dedication and hard work. Increased compensation or a bonus is great, however, quality tools to do their job can also contribute to retaining high-quality staff long-term, while also contributing to their productivity. Technology has evolved from a tool to enhance your system’s efficiency to an integral business component. The impact of technology in the workplace is so pervasive that it is impossible to imagine ...
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Topics: The Workplace, IT Support

How do I Find the Best IT Support for My Business?

Angela Wight
Technology is integral for all types of businesses. It is a vital part of communicating with customers and running your company. You can’t run a business without technology. And, if your system goes down, your business struggles.
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Our Company, Outsourced IT, IT Support

Prevent Ransomware and Protect Your Business

Angela Wight
Ransomware is malware that infects a system or network and either locks the device or blocks off files until business owners pay a ransom. Ransomware and data breaches can be catastrophic to a business that doesn't take proper security measures and is vulnerable to attack. They are either crushed by the financial loss of downtime or by the permanent loss of confidential, sensitive data – data that could be sold on the dark web or used to harm customers and employees.
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, IT Support, Disaster Recovery

Create Your SMB IT Budget With This 5-Step Checklist

Camryn Mottl
During the pandemic, technology proved its worth by connecting people, maintaining productivity, and even doing so remotely while simultaneously reaching revenue targets. According to Gartner, boards and CEOs are more willing to invest in technology due to the successful business outcomes it provides. As a result, 2021 saw worldwide IT spending rise by almost 9% and is forecasted to increase another 5% in 2022.
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Topics: Finance, Technology Planning, Outsourced IT, IT Support

Dial IT Up: How a Technology Roadmap Benefits Your Business

Camryn Mottl
As a business grows and matures, so does the demand for quality IT services. Adapting to growth impacts all areas of your Omaha business, from personnel to workflow management. To succeed, your business needs to be scalable and prepared for changes that occur both internally and externally. 
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Topics: Technology Planning, Outsourced IT, IT Support

Why Your Small Business is Not Prepared for a Cyber Attack

Angela Wight
You have installed layered security systems, and created backups, onsite and offsite. You may have even hired the best Omaha IT professionals to monitor your security, and yet, your business is still at risk. How can this be? You may be thinking the answer is because of the constant sophistication of cyber-attacks, and you are not wrong about that. However, the greatest weakness and biggest risk to your small business IT security is your staff, the people who are in your system every day. 
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Topics: Security Threats, IT Support

Level Up Your Small Business and Compete with the Big Dogs

Angela Wight
Customized software applications are now available for small business owners at sustainable costs. Automating some of the tasks and procedures increases productivity and profit margins. It gives small business owners a competitive advantage when going up against their larger industry counterparts.
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Topics: Outsourced IT, IT Support