'Tis the Season: How to Gift Your IT Staff a Vacation

Posted by Chaz Chalkley on 11/17/15 12:05 PM

With a hearty Thanksgiving meal around the corner comes the promise of vacation days, time spent with loved ones, and a celebration of the holiday season. However, there’s one department that usually doesn’t get to fully experience all the relaxation and good cheer as everyone else, and that’s your IT department.

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Connect & Collaborate- Empower Your Business with Cloud Communications

Posted by Dataprise Digest - Weekly Tech Insight on 11/6/15 3:54 PM

Imagine a world where the only time you and your team collaborated was in face-to-face meetings that required precious time spent traveling and planning. In today’s business world, this is an outdated and impractical notion that could lead to a significant loss of productivity.

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Topics: telecom

Elevate Efficiency: 3 Ways SharePoint Boosts Success

Posted by Nick McConnell on 11/4/15 9:53 AM

Nationwide, Viacom, United. What do these companies have in common? Each of these businesses discovered how to improve operational efficiency and increase productivity through SharePoint.

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Topics: SharePoint

Is Your Phone System Ready for the Future?

Posted by Dataprise Digest - Weekly Tech Insight on 10/23/15 3:34 PM

Do you have employees in your company who telecommute, spend time in the field, or work in remote offices? Chances are your answer to these questions is yes. Today’s workplace is changing. Staffs are growing and more mobile, and customers demand higher quality communications. Is your current phone system able to support this changing work environment?

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Topics: Cloud, telecom

Build Your 2016 IT Budget

Posted by Tim Foley on 10/20/15 9:00 AM

With the year beginning to wind down, it’s time to start laying the foundation for 2016, which includes organizing and planning your budgets. But have you thought about building your IT budget?

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Topics: IT Budget, SMB

Pass the Puck and Score! 5 Key Factors for Selecting a Winning Service Desk

Posted by Kashif Satti on 10/6/15 9:11 AM

Technology is the goal line to operational success for most businesses and each business needs a plan in place to manage their technology. But how is your company supporting your end-users? Are you utilizing internal IT staff to the best of their abilities, or are they left to mundane tasks such as password resets? If the latter is the case, then it’s time to consider passing the puck to an outsourced service desk.

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Topics: Outsourced IT, Service Desk/Help Desk

Diving Deeper into Data: What Business Intelligence Can Do For Your Business

Posted by Dataprise Digest - Weekly Tech Insight on 9/21/15 1:09 PM

Have you ever received a report where you were swimming in numbers and left wondering, “But what does this mean for my business?” or dreamed of turning your sea of data into a comprehensive real-time dashboard? There is a vessel that exists to help you navigate through your company’s waves of data: Business Intelligence.

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Did You Know Phone Systems Can Die? How It Can Impact Your Business and What You Can Do About It

Posted by Dataprise Digest - Weekly Tech Insight on 9/8/15 8:35 AM

Sure, you’ve probably heard that servers have an end-of-life (case in point: the recent Microsoft Windows Server 2003 end-of-life on July 14), but did you know phone systems do, too?

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Topics: telecom

Considering an IT Partner? 4 Questions You Need to Ask Before You Commit

Posted by Dataprise Digest - Weekly Tech Insight on 8/25/15 11:50 AM


If you have decided that your business needs an IT Partner, congratulations, you’ve made the first of the two decisions that lead to disruption-free IT, freeing up more time to focus on running your core business. The second, tougher decision is to actually select your IT partner.

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Topics: How-To

The Real Reason The Cloud Reduces Costs

Posted by Dataprise Digest - Weekly Tech Insight on 8/10/15 8:17 AM

You hear it all the time; the cloud cuts costs.  While you may see a reduction in costs due to elimination of expensive installation and equipment fees, the real cost savings comes over time. Ultimately, to understand all of the ways the cloud reduces cost, you must first understand the cloud.

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Topics: Cloud

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