What can Web 2.0 mean to small businesses

It’s almost impossible to find a company today that does not have a website that provides at least information about the company and ways to make contact. This is known as Web Technology 1.0, and it favors large businesses with significant resources to apply to their web presence. Today, meet Web 2.0, the next generation […]

R-and-D Tax Credit Makes Technology Upgrades More Affordable

A one-dollar reduction in the after-tax cost of research and development creates an additional dollar of new spending in the short term and two dollars of additional spending in the long term, according to the Council of Regional Information Technology Associations (CRITA)—but what small business can afford R&D in times like these? Those who use […]

Inbox Rules

Reading this article will help you take control of email by reducing unwanted email and making your email time more productive. If you’ve never experienced the feeling of drowning in emails, then you are an exception. If this has never happened to you, publish your email address in a couple of sites where spambots get […]

Email Best Practices

Why you should care… Email is perhaps the most important productivity tool available – yet its potential as a time waster is well known. It’s essential that you master this critical business tool and make it work of you. Email is one of the most indispensable collaboration tools for any business. Email has become such […]

Collaboration Technologies to the Rescue

Reading this article will give you an overview of tools and technologies that will help you and your teams collaborate effectively and productively. Collaboration and teamwork can make or break a company. Long gone are the days when your employees could work independent of each other. In today’s market, if you want to stay competitive […]

Microsoft Rolls Out New Small Business Server Options

“Microsoft has announced new server software that it said provides small and medium businesses with enterprise-quality capabilities while helping them to save money, increase productivity and grow their businesses. While designed specifically for small and midsized companies, Windows Small Business Server 2008 (SBS 2008) and Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (EBS 2008) include Microsoft’s high-end […]

Microsoft Offers 0 Percent Financing to New Microsoft Dynamics ERP and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Customers

Microsoft Dynamics is committed to helping credit-approved customers gain access to capital and invest in their businesses even in uncertain times. REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 13, 2008 — Microsoft Corp. today announced 0 percent financing for 36 months for new, qualifying customers of Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM solutions. The limited time offer is available […]

How to Make KPIs Work for You

A look at how Varay uses KPIs to get better with every service call How many service calls do you receive each day? How many customers do you and your staff interface with daily? Imagine the possibilities if every single business call and service made your company better — better at achieving your strategic goals, […]

What You Need to Know About KPIs

Take the guesswork out of your business performance In the IT world, we sure like our acronyms and initials: CPU, HTTPS, ICMP … But have you heard the initialism KPI yet? As it turns out, KPIs are one of the most important tools for thriving, growing organizations, but surprisingly few people are using them. KPI […]

My Top 10 Favorite Tech Tools for the Office

What you need to run your business like a boss Why are these people so happy? Because they’re going paperless. You’ve gotta try it. It’s such a liberating direction for your business. And taking advantage of paperless and cloud-based technology can really free up your employees to get more done — with a lot less […]