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.
With the economy improving and businesses growing, we are seeing more requests to assist customers in relocating their IT infrastructure as they expand to new facilities. This year we are also seeing more IT infrastructure work from new start-ups, and business mergers. If your organization is in a similar position and looking for a new location or expanding in to an additional location, make sure that you perform due diligence on your business IT needs.
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.
The rapidly expanding use of technology in every aspect of business is creating a growing security concern. To protect your business and digital assets, it’s important to have a multipronged approach that addresses physical access, technology security and user policies.