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Technology Unwrapped

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

3 Simple Ways Technology Can Recapture Your Time

Al Howard
When I talk to clients, I often ask them if they spend about 20 minutes a day looking for something. After all, 20 minutes is not that much time, or is it? Often, I get a big laugh followed by a response with a much more concerning amount of time, ranging between one to two hours. Really? Why?
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Topics: Owners & Managers, The Workplace

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

Is Your Business Preparing for a Recession? 7 Technology Tips

Chris Vilim
According to the CNBC-SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, more than 80% of small business owners expect a recession as interest rates rise to reduce inflation around the nation. Whether Omaha businesses experience a recession or not, we wanted to offer six valuable suggestions when you find yourself making decisions that impact your company and technology.
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Topics: Owners & Managers, The Workplace, Finance, Technology Planning, Outsourced IT, Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Rolls Out Web-Based Meeting Scheduler: Bookings in Outlook

Camryn Mottl
The days of a six-email chain to schedule a meeting will soon be in the rearview mirror for Outlook users. In May 2022, Microsoft announced an update to Outlook, which essentially integrates the web-based scheduling tool, Bookings with Outlook. Bookings in Outlook allows you and others to create custom meeting types for internal and external purposes according to your availability and preferences.
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

5 Signs You Have Outgrown Your Omaha IT Support Provider

Angela Wight
As a small to midsize business owner, one of your top priorities is ensuring your company has the right technology in place to reach your business goals. This means ensuring your employees have the tools they need to do their jobs, such as computers, printers, and applications. One of the most important technologies you can provide for your employees is effective IT support.
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Technology Planning, IT Support

Celebrating Small Business Week: Our Top 10 Blog Posts of All Time

Camryn Mottl
We love serving and celebrating Omaha small businesses! Congratulations, you have worked hard to get to where you are today, so get out there and celebrate!
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Local Omaha News, IT Support

What Anti-Spoofing Policies can SMBs use against Phishing Attempts?

Esteban Hernandez
Communication is vital component for a business to run smoothly. A majority of businesses use emails to interact with coworkers and those outside of the company. This is a direct connection to the outside world; this also leaves your company at risk of hackers. Phishing is the most common way hackers try to gain access to your database. When it comes to phishing emails, the hacker relies on the end user to do most of the work. They can spoof the CEO’s email and act like them wanting the end ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers, IT Support

Watch Out for Ukrainian Email Scams!

Camryn Mottl
People around the world are finding ways to help Ukrainians who are fleeing their homes after the Russian invasion. Polish parents are leaving strollers at the train station for incoming Ukrainian mothers. Nonprofits, such as Nova Ukraine, are raising funds for medical supplies, food, and cots with blankets. Others are getting creative by purchasing several nights at Airbnb’s so families and groups of people can have a safe place to stay.   Unfortunately, malicious hackers are using this crisis ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers, Trends

8 Topics Your Employee Cyber Security Training Needs to Cover

Camryn Mottl
Are you ready to empower your employees as they face cyber scams and phishing emails entering their inbox? Training your staff to recognize common cyber threats will help your Omaha SMB block viruses and malware. But what should you train on? You will want to be certain you are prioritizing the best topics and training on up-to-date information. Here are some subjects worth including in your cyber security training:
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Topics: Staff Training, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

Social Media Fraud and How It Impacts Your Business

Camryn Mottl
Are you among the many business tapping social media to promote your products and services? 96% of small business owners include social media in their marketing strategy, mainly for paid ads and connecting with current and potential clients. But, just as your business uses these platforms to seek out prospects, cybercriminals are lurking in the corners, on the prowl for inattentive victims, including your employees, through social media phishing.
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Owners & Managers