Why Do Accounting Firms Using the Cloud Add FIVE TIMES More Clients?

Accounting Firms That Exclusively Use the Cloud Add FIVE TIMES More Clients Did you know accounting firms that exclusively use the cloud add FIVE TIMES more clients than those not using the cloud? It sounds a bit far-fetched, doesn’t it? Xero conducted research and found this staggering statistic to be accurate! The truth is, the cloud allows accounting firms to service a client base extending ...

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What Are The Top 5 Biggest Challenges for Accounting Firms?

The Top 5 Biggest Challenges for Accounting Firms Any decision-maker within an accounting firm knows the industry has evolved at a rapid rate - undergoing many drastic changes over the last few years. As the world becomes more digitally connected than ever before, dramatic changes are hitting accounting firms at every level - from client demands to employment practices to day-to-day operations an...

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Should Phones Be Allowed in the Classroom?

Ontario Bans Cellphones from Classrooms Ontario has moved to ban cellphone use in classrooms. But is it the right move? Read on to learn more about the ban and how it will impact education.   Technology use in classrooms has always been a topic of debate. From the abacus to the calculator to the laptop, devices are an essential boon to learning and the advancement of society. However, the...

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THIS IS A CALL TO ARMS

The 2019 official annual cybercrime report predicts a business will fall for ransomware every 14 seconds. Statistically speaking, seven businesses will become victims by the end of this article. This is a call to arms. This is happening to companies just like yours. ONE: Your local School We’re asking businesses everywhere to fight with us against this digital epidemic. This is us telling ...

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A day of turkey, pumpkin pie & thanks 🍁

Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without sending a thank you to all of the local businesses who trust us with managing their technology. Working with you is a true pleasure and we appreciate your continued trust in our team. Naturally, we’ll be closed on October 14th, 2019 to allow our team to spend time with their friends and family. As we spend the day reflecting on what we’re thankful...

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How Can You Celebrate October National Cybersecurity Awareness Month?

Celebrate October National Cybersecurity Awareness Month October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. It provides a framework for companies, individuals, and organizations to examine past and current cyber threats to reduce their risks.     October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Started by the Department of Homeland Security, it provides a framework for companies, individua...

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[ Free Training] Protect Your Yourself From Hackers

Ransomware attacks are growing a staggering 350% each year. And to make matters worse, 43% of all cyber-attacks are aimed at small businesses. Why? Because more often than not, they don’t have the budget or expertise to protect themselves. Fortunately, knowledge is prevention in situations like this. Even if you don’t have an unlimited amount of money to spend on enterprise-grade security sol...

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Locking Down Endpoint Security

Mobile Devices on Your Network? Use Endpoint Security Software Mobile devices used for telecommuting can compromise your network. To keep your sensitive data safe, use a firewall, antivirus and endpoint security software.   In today’s mobile environment, companies that offer employees the opportunity to telecommute often gain the upper hand. But allowing workers to access your network remotely...

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Managed Services SLAs: What Should You Expect to See?

Key Things to Look for in Your Managed Services SLA When you hire an MSP, you must sign a service level agreement. Here’s how to evaluate your SLA and ensure you’re getting what you expect from this relationship.   As if choosing the right managed service provider wasn’t enough, it’s also crucial to make sure that the SLA (service level agreement) you develop between your company and you...

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Microsoft Teams Update: They Just Made It Even Better

Are you already experiencing the time-saving collaboration tools and productivity tools in Microsoft Teams? Wait until you see the 2019 Microsoft Teams Update. It’s no secret to you that no one is an island when it comes to getting complex jobs done within an organization. But coordinating team efforts, keeping everyone on the same page and working efficiently is always challenging. On top of t...

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