There are lots of reasons to update your website but one of the most important is to keep it at the top of the search engine results when customers or vendors are looking for the products and services you sell. Today as much as 60 percent of web browsing is now done on mobile devices, smartphones, tablets and a wider range of screen sizes. Websites that are not built to accommodate these different devices don’t display content properly, often due to incompatible motion formats like Adobe Flash.
What is becoming more clear is how the cloud is changing the way business works. These cloud services have lots of advantages for businesses, including increased security, the ability to scale use, and immediate access to new options and software versions.
The review of technology advancements and how they will impact our businesses and lives is a popular topic in industry journals and on the web. While I realize that not everyone spends time exploring these sources to learn about the latest developments and logical predictions, I am always surprised when a job applicant is unaware about how changes and trends in technology may impact their chosen profession and derail their career.
As your business computing services are migrated to cloud services, your reliance on Internet connectivity will increase. With critical applications and services being delivered from the cloud, or from remote sites and service providers, loss of Internet service can completely stop business or create issues where certain business processes can’t be performed.
Technology developments are giving outsourcing firms new tools to deliver business services more effectively. Cloud services, collaboration tools and communication advancements make it possible for outsource providers to deliver these services more efficiently and often at a lower cost.
Business growth and diversification is happening in northern Nevada. The buzz just keeps getting louder thanks to the hard work of the local economic development authorities and the business-friendly climate that the state of Nevada has maintained.
Have you updated your organization’s web presence recently? For a variety of reasons many businesses often put web updates, new hosting service solutions and search engine optimization on the back burner. For some organizations a web presence may simply be a marketing tool with information that does not change much. Other firms setup ecommerce sites or rely on the web and web search to grow their business and build a competitive advantage
With the economy improving, many companies are working on growth plans that include expanding to new markets and hiring remote workers. If a geographic expansion is part of your strategy, take a close look at the technologies you use and make sure your planning incorporates advances in communication, cloud services and remote collaboration tools.
Apple, Microsoft and a host of other technology companies have announced or will be announcing new smart watches, smart phones and other electronic gadgets that will connect to other smart gadgets and to the Internet of Things (IoT). I am not sure this will make anyone smarter, but as you dive into how technology advancements are contributing to our health, security and convenience, it is apparent that the trajectory is towards solutions for human inefficiencies, inadequacies and discomfiture.