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Technology Unwrapped

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

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

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

Outlook vs. Gmail Head-to-Head: Which One is Best for Business?

Camryn Mottl
Ladies and gentlemen, it is time for the head-to-head match. In the red corner, the underdog is gaining ground with over 6 million business users and owning over 10 percent of the market productivity suite through Google Workspace, Gmail. Over in the blue corner, our champion contender with over 87% of market productivity and is connected to one of the largest online business portals, Outlook. Which email service is coming out on top as the best email service for your business?
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Topics: Microsoft Products, The Workplace, Technology Planning

How to Leverage Technology to Improve Your Customer Experience

Chris Vilim
Companies with a customer service mindset drive revenue 4-8% higher than their competitors, according to Forbes. Great customer experiences lead to more referrals and consequently more business. Technology advancements can either add to or subtract from your CX. We will cover practical ways that your business can have an impact on positive customer service. If you are a small business, take a look at these areas to improve communication, streamline, and tackle the challenges that you may be ...
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Topics: Technology Planning, Outsourced IT, IT Support

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

Common Misconceptions of Co-managed IT Services

Angela Wight
At the end of the day, as a business leader, executive, or IT professional, you want your technology to contribute to the productivity and profitability of your company. You want to succeed at this, so your business goals are met, and you can look back and note the success and your contribution to it. So, what if I were to challenge you to think differently about how you structure your IT talent and skills?
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Technology Planning, Outsourced IT

How Co-managed IT Services Can Lower Your Company IT Costs

Angela Wight
There could be any number of reasons you are looking to lower the cost of IT spend for your company. IT salaries are rising, so the cost to hire, train, and provide benefits may not be what your small or midsize business can take on now. Maybe you have lost IT staff during the Great Resignation, and you don’t have time to recruit or spend the money to replace those resources quickly. You probably have security initiatives that need to be accomplished, and no one with the experience or time to ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Technology Planning

5 IT Budget Considerations for SMBs in 2022

Angela Wight
Are you in the midst of creating plans and a budget for next year? Racking your brain and spending a lot of time on research to come up with your IT budget changes for 2022? We realize it’s not an easy task to plan for the future, so we’re here to help! We’ve put together a list of items you will want to consider and incorporate in your budget next year. 
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Topics: Technology Planning, Outsourced IT

7 Ways to Improve Remote Operations at Your Omaha Business

Angela Wight
Is remote work here to stay? In September, LinkedIn published a list of “remote work havens” in the United States. Omaha was on the list, where 28.1% of LinkedIn job seekers applying through the platform prefer remote work. With this shift in the workforce, the best question to ask your IT team is “How can we improve remote operations for our company?” Here are some suggestions to get you started.
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Topics: Technology Planning, Unified Communications

Why Your SMB Needs Cyber Insurance [+Statistics]

CoreTech Staff
Insurance may be one of your least favorite aspects of operating business, but it’s still a necessary one.   Especially when it comes to cyber insurance.   You might be thinking that your small business doesn’t need cyber insurance, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.  
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Topics: Network Security, Technology Planning