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Become a “Business Anywhere” Business

In today’s connected world, work doesn’t happen only in the office. Being productive means having access to your data, collaborating with your team on current projects, and staying connected virtually anywhere. So how do you become a “business anywhere” business? With...

Grow Your Business Beyond Accounting Software

You’ve built your business using your existing accounting software; however, as your business grows, you’ve likely reached a tipping point where the very tools that supported your business are now hindering your ability to act with agility and insight.  Whether...

4 Reasons You Should Consider Cloud ERP

As you consider the options for the future of the IT management for your business there are many factors to think about. One thing you need to consider is should you move some or all of your applications to the cloud? Well today there is a growing trend to add ERP or...

Known Issue: GP Locks Up When You Click On Help

If you are having an issue with GP locking up when you click on help this is a known issue with Microsoft GP 2013 R2 and GP 2015. Here is an excerpt from Microsoft’s response: "As stated in the case description, after a user goes to the Help icon in the upper right...

BYOD, Do You Have An Effective Policy?

Technology is pushing small and mid-sized businesses towards smartphones and other mobile devices in the workplace today. And with over 325 million smartphones shipped last quarter alone it’s almost impossible to avoid. That’s why it’s more important than ever to...

Mobile Device Battery Saving Tips

Mobile devices have become more and more popular. The only problem is their usefulness often hinges on battery power. Should you run low, here are a few things you can do to preserve what’s remaining. Adjust the brightness of your screen. A brighter screen will cause...

Is Cloud Right For My Business?

First let’s briefly cover the concept of Cloud Computing. Back in the late 1800’s, companies – largely factories – were required to produce their own electricity to operate the tools and machines they used. It was very expensive and only larger companies could...

Pros and Cons of Cloud Backup

Natural disasters are a way of life these days and we need to protect our business data at all costs because you never know when disaster will strike. Never think it won’t happen to you. So first let me answer the question what exactly is cloud backup? In a wide...