It’s that time of the year where we start thinking about the next year; making lists, creating plans, and working on budgets. Make sure your 2018 budget includes items for technology. Whether you want to believe it or not, technology plays a vital role in your business activities. You store your electronic data, send emails and invoices to customers, and need to call and receive calls, just to name a few. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when preparing your budget. Review Last Year’s Expenses The best …
Planning for your upcoming IT expenses can seem like a daunting task, but it is just as necessary as any other expense in your business. You need to make sure that you don’t get caught with a significant cost because you didn’t prepare. Here are some tips on how to start your IT budget. Start Now! Not knowing where to start is entirely understandable, but it isn’t an excuse to ignore this one. If you have an IT staff, ask them for their most reasonable wish list. I know sometimes …
For those of you in the non-profit world, you know that ever dollar matters. It means you run lean for marketing and staff and even leaner for technology. Everyone pitches in and helps out where their skill set allows. This usually leaves most organizations without proper IT items: no dedicated IT staff, no fancy new computers and no time to keep current systems going.
VoIP is a common term when you are purchase phone systems for your business, but what exactly is it?
You budget for many things in your business. Do you budget for your computers, your network and other technology? This guide will show you what your spend on technology should be.
As you begin to mentally prepare yourself for the commitment you are about to make to your New Years’ resolutions, consider penciling in a few resolutions for your technology while you’re at it!
Whether you view computers as business-enablers or necessary-evils, the fact of the matter is- computers are not going anywhere. If you find yourself intimidated by computers, now is the time to shift your thinking.