Trust Blocks

Trusting Your IT Staff

Boyd Smith Customer Education, General Info

I built my business the hard way. I started it from scratch over a decade ago, leaving a good-paying job and renting a couple of rooms in a downtown office building. About half my community was proud to see a young guy going after it and about half my community thought I made a big mistake. Believe me, I had …

The Great Resignation

The Great Resignation

Boyd Smith Cloud Services, Customer Education, General Info

See if you can relate to this story. A long-term employee just took a job somewhere else. For years they had access to critical information that your business needs to operate. As a busy business owner or manager, you probably weren’t supervising them as close as you should have. You feel a mild panic attack as you realize you’re exposed. …

Remote Work

Remote Work Best Practices For Data Saftey

Jesse Good Customer Education, General Info, Network Support Services, Remote Tech Support

Do you have staff working from home? Of late, due to the Coronavirus crisis a lot of businesses shifted to the remote work environment. While it raises some data security concerns, they can be overcome by following a few best practices. Formulate Rules You can start by formulating rules that define the extent and manner in which personal devices may …

Work From Home Implementation: Planning Matters

Jesse Good Customer Education, General Info

Work From Home, also commonly known as telecommuting, is a fairly general term that encompasses a range of workplace policies. Most generally, it refers to a policy permitting an employee to work from home (or any other approved remote location-the range of acceptable locations will differ depending on the organization’s policies). Beyond that, Work From Home may or not be …