How to Simplify Small Business Management with Managed IT Services

Learn How Outsourcing Basic IT Tasks Can Save You Time and Money

Small business IT management

Keeping a small business running takes plenty of blood, sweat, and tears– not to mention hours upon hours of managing tasks. Surprisingly, some of the most essential tasks– the ones that keep your business running day in and day out– can be some of the smallest. When it comes to IT, keeping these small but extremely important tasks on your own full (or let’s be honest, over-full) plate can lead to oversights that may have disastrous effects for your business.

Instead of managing IT tasks yourself, find an IT provider that offers managed service.…

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How Agio helps Hedge Funds Improve Cybersecurity based on DDQ

For every hedge fund, Due Diligence questionnaires are an essential part of day-to-day management of the company. You will need these questionnaires to know the kinds of questions that your customers are asking. In addition to that, a DDQ can be the perfect marketing tool if you know how to use it well. However, one of the things that threaten the effective use of a DDQ is cybersecurity.

Securing hedge funds DDQ

The possibility of losing your information while handling these questionnaires is always reality. In addition to that, there are third parties that could use that information to harm your organization. To avoid these risks, Agio has one of the best solutions.…

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Your Computer Network, Under the Hood: What Kinds of Coaxial Cables Are There?

If you are one of those people who prefer their connection to be of the ethernet kind, then you most certainly had to extend it at some point. Because, let’s be honest, whatever default package you get is bound to become inadequate after some time, right? A lot of people choose gigabit ethernet over coax to upgrade their connection, but not a lot of people actually have any substantial knowledge about the various coax cables that exist, nor their applications.

Wiring in a house

Coaxial cables are actually a significant factor in various industries, and not all of them are good for everything! If you ever think about going all DIY on this topic, you will need to be able to tell them apart.…

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Small Business in the Cloud: 3 Predictions for 2019

Cloud computing continues to enable businesses large and small to do more with less. For that reason, as much as 70 percent of all software, IT, and tech spending will be cloud-based by next year, according to the International Data Corp.

Small business cloud computing

These startling numbers are among the reasons to believe that 2019 will see an arms race for companies looking to gain technological advantages on competitors — small businesses in particular.

The past year saw small businesses looking for ways to improve IT and business processes while mitigating risk and protecting data. According to market research firm Techaisle, this focus on optimization led many to invest in cloud technologies.…

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10 Steps to Building a Successful eCommerce Website

On average, millennials make 54% of their purchases online and that number is only going to grow even more. This digitalization of sales makes building an e Commerce website a lucrative and potentially life-changing decision.

Browsing ecommerce website

 

If you choose the right niche and advertise aggressively, your ideas might take off and bring you unfathomable success. As enticing as this idea seems, there is a lot to be done before you can celebrate.

First and foremost, building your own ecommerce website takes time and a significant amount of growing pains. Follow these 10 steps to turns your eCommerce ideas into reality and achieve astounding sales numbers.…

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Is Slow Website Speed Driving Away Your Audience? (Infographic)

Is your website not doing well despite your best efforts? You’ve put your heart and soul into the content, worked hard on great on-page SEO, and you’ve written a thousand guest posts to get traffic. Yet, somehow, you’re still struggling to maintain a steady audience.

Slow website

It could be a problem with your site’s speed. Slowness is an issue plaguing thousands, if not millions, of websites. Most websites need some form of speed improvement so it’s highly likely that poor speed is afflicting your website too.

Even if you don’t see the effects of slow speeds or you don’t even know your site is slow, you might have a problem.…

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Utilizing IP Scanners for The Business

Whether you’re a small or large business, ip scan needs to be conducted. It’s used to protect your network from inside and outside threats. And through this guide, we’ll help you find out if ip scanning is the right network maintenance method for you.

IP scanning

The purpose of ip scanning are:

  • Recognizing valuable TCP and UDP network services that run on the targeted hosts.
  • Recognizing filtering systems between the targeted hosts and users.
  • Determine the operating systems by assessing IT responses.
  • Evaluate the target’s TCP sequence number to determine the TCP spoofing and sequence attack.

In Depth: Network Scanning

To go further, network scanning consists of vulnerability scanning and port scanning.…

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How To Implement Knowledge Management At Your Organization

Every company in the world has information, data and knowledge. Managing all this knowledge, or Knowledge Management, without getting a headache can be overwhelming. That’s why there are systems in place that will collect this data, store it in a database, and manage that data like a well-oiled car. Here is a brief guide for implementing KM in your organization.

Knowledge Management System

1. Know What It Is

Knowing what a knowledge management system (KMS), and how it functions, will make it easier for you to implement later down the line. Even though it plays a small role in Knowledge Management (via the utilization of KM within the organization), it is an important one.…

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How to Choose an Accounting System for Your Business

Today, businesses are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing an accounting system. There are, of course, some businesses carrying on with the same software they’ve used well over a decade ago, and others that have yet to understand the benefits of implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) or accounting software.

Businessman using accounting system

If you’ve finally come around to realizing the benefits of having an updated accounting system for your business, here are a few things to take into consideration before you undergo what may be a disruptive transition.

1. Understand the problem you want to solve

Too many businesses invest in ERP or accounting software simply because they feel left out and not because they want the new system to solve a problem.…

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Automation Workflows – Boosters for Any Kind of Ecommerce Business

Email automation stands out significantly from the rest of marketing communication. It’s personalized, relevant, and it reaches the customers at the right time. Not only are customers opting for a personalized experience, they’re willing to pay more for it.

According to a Deloitte study, customers are willing to pay up to 20% more for a personalized experience.

Automation in eCommerce business

This isn’t a fleeting trend either- Statista says that 67% of email marketers plan to use data to better personalize emails for better engagement, sales, and customer retention.

Personalizing emails for each and every subscriber manually would take ages. Email marketing automation can help you achieve such an experience without having to lift a finger.…

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