Whether you like it or not, there is a huge change coming with regards to how you operate your business. GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation is going to affect all business, from sole traders through to large corporations.
If you collect any data on customers or clients, you will need to address how that data is collected and stored.
These new regulations are really designed to stop the tech giants such as Google and Facebook from selling unauthorised data that they have collated about their users. Unfortunately though it will also affect a lot of other businesses.
Recent research suggests that around 50% of small to medium sized businesses are on the lookout for ways to expand. It could be that your business is at the stage of its evolution where you are seeking bigger premises, increasing your headcount or it may be a case that you are simply looking at ways of streamlining your business and improving efficiency.
Whatever you are looking to do, your IT and it's infrastructure can be a deciding factor in how you move forward. This month we will look at how at how IT can help, and explain how an IT support contract with ourselves will remove the stress and hassle of you having to do the legwork yourself.
Are you looking at improving your buinesses communication. If so we can help by introducing you to VoIP. VoIP Phone Services stands for Voice-over Internet Protocol phone services. This is a technology that allows you to make voice calls over an internet connection, rather than a regular phone line. How does this benefit you and you business you may ask. In short it allows you can make calls from anywhere through your office phone number.
If you want to ensure that your business keeps up to date with the latest technology, then the use of VoIP is a must.
Here are some other reasons why believe all business will benefit with the use of VoIP.
For the past 20+ years the Systems Integration team have been helping local Swindon and Wiltshire businesses with their IT demands. During this time we have seen not just software and hardware evolve, but we have also witnessed the birth of malware, ransomware, iPhones, iMacs and lots of other amazing and dreadful technilogical breakthroughs.
Some of these facts are quite mindblowing and this month we thought we collate together some of the more light hearted amazing ones that will give you something ponder over during your lunchbreak...
Are you starting currently looking at other small businesses and admiring how they do things? Are you wondering how they got themselves into a position where everything seems to run without a hitch?
If so, it may be the case that you are simply missing out on some of the easy to use and readily available apps and software tools. After all if you don't know they exist you will not be using them. As IT experts we like to keep keep on top of all apps and software systems that are available for small businesses, especially if they are affordable, can help not only ourselves but also our clients.
This month we look at different softwares and apps that can help your business improve it's productivity and workflow and can hopefully help you make your life a little easier.
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