Improve Your Staff’s Productivity Using These Five Tips

Thomas Fox is president of Tech Experts, southeast Michigan’s leading small business computer support company.

Increasing employee productivity is a positive approach for companies, regardless of the industry; however, the concept can be rather vague.

Productivity means more than just working to meet a given quality standard, therefore, it isn’t always immediately clear how to achieve optimum outcomes while maintaining standards and keeping your employees happy.

Here are a few concrete methods that can help your staff be more productive:

Block Certain Internet Sites

With the rise of social media, online gaming, and entertainment websites, there are many potential distractions on the web. Even if an employee is well-intentioned, there are plenty of well-designed trappings to keep them there, wasting your company’s time, Internet bandwidth, and, ultimately, money. [Continue reading]

What Is Credential Management And Should I Have It?

In the world today, we have many things to remember and passwords are one of those. We have alarm codes, website logins, usernames, passwords, passphrases, bank account information, and everything in between. However, if you’re on top of your … [Continue reading]

Gone Phishing! How To Spot A Phishing Scam

If you are a user that has been around for a while, there is a pretty good chance you’ve been targeted with a phishing scam. You may have a long lost relative in another country who left you millions – and all the executor of the estate needs is your … [Continue reading]

Windows 10 Creator’s Fall Update to Bring Hardened Ransomware Protection

2017 has seen some of the most high-profile ransomware and cryptoware attacks to date. These incidents have demonstrated that these types of attacks can have catastrophic effects that reach far beyond the ransom demands paid to these … [Continue reading]

Is Your Network Due For A Security Audit?

Businesses always face security risks from a variety of different sources. Performing a security audit can help you to identify where you have exposures, develop a better understanding of the security policies and controls you have in place, and … [Continue reading]

Data Redundancy And Why You Should Have It

Data redundancy is the making of an exact copy of the data that you are currently working with, in the event of a hardware failure, theft, or those pesky mistakes where you delete something that you really wanted. What happens is you will have 1 … [Continue reading]

My Laptop Battery Doesn’t Charge Fully. What Could Be The Issue?

If your laptop has not fully charged after being connected to a power source for a prolonged period of time, you will need to conduct some basic troubleshooting activities to identify what is causing the problem. Try one of the options provided below … [Continue reading]

Working From Home: Can You Still Be Productive?

“There’s no place like home” rings very true for a lot of people. There is just a level of comfort at home that you can’t find anywhere else. For me, some comfort is needed to really be efficient and most people probably work better when they are … [Continue reading]

Chrome: The New Standard Browser For Business

Numerous enterprises still consider Microsoft’s web browsers as the standard browsers. On paper, Internet Explorer is venerability defined. However, the reality of such claims are a bit different, industry analysts argue. “Microsoft retains a very … [Continue reading]

Rules Of Thumb To Avoid An Infection

A virus can be an upsetting, expensive endeavor to deal with. A virus can wreak havoc on your personal files (like important spreadsheets or family photos) or the system files that keep your computer functioning. These files can become corrupted, … [Continue reading]