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IT budget planning

How to Plan Your IT Budget for 2021

Many companies faced financial difficulties in 2020 which shook up their budget plans for the year. In 2021, businesses are working to plan an effective IT budget that meets their projected needs while remaining flexible. 

With vaccines rolling out across the country and a hope for a better business market, organizations are preparing for many outcomes. There are uncertainties about how successful businesses will be this year and the timing of changes that can make budget planning hard. 

Technology is a critical part of business efficiency, and an IT budget is essential to get the most out of your technology.

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CPA IT services

What IT Services Are Best for CPA Firms?

At a CPA firm, you have deadlines to meet and can’t afford to let technology problems get in the way of your productivity. You have a responsibility to keep your clients’ data secure and offer them the best services with efficient business processes. 

Technology is key to your daily work and you need to be able to rely on it. The accounting industry is competitive and the right technology is essential to come out on top. 

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construction IT

What to Look for in Construction IT Services

Digital technology is one of the most dominant forces in the world today. Technology plays an invaluable role in the construction industry just as in any other industry. Construction businesses rely on having the best, most reliable technology for day-to-day operations. Finding the right IT support is essential for any construction business. 

Here are a few things for you to look for in construction IT services.

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Essential Cybersecurity Tips for 2021

As we move further into 2021, it’s become increasingly important to update your business cybersecurity strategy. 2020 showed an increase in online attacks that threatened businesses and organizations. Hacking techniques are always becoming more sophisticated, so it’s essential that your cybersecurity is up to the challenge.

With that in mind, here are some things that you should keep in mind to ensure your business’s cybersecurity will keep you protected in 2021.

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price of IT services

How Much Should You Be Paying for IT Services?

Companies need to find IT services that match their budget. It’s important for businesses to make sure they don’t compromise IT quality when only comparing costs. But with many similar IT options available, it can be hard to tell the difference. 

If you’re looking to get a managed service provider, then here are some of the things you should know.

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Business IT priorities

How COVID-19 Has Changed Business IT Priorities

The coronavirus pandemic has had a serious impact on almost every industry. Businesses are having to adapt the way they work and do what they can to hold on, while also protecting their employees.

As a result, businesses are adjusting their priorities. Technology, in particular, has been a significant area of investment for businesses of all sizes. 

How has the pandemic changed business IT priorities, and what does the future hold? We explore the issue in more detail below.

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2021 business IT strategy

Top IT Strategies to Grow Your Business in 2021

Business IT is an integral part of any company’s strategy. To maximize business growth and revenue, companies use technology to improve their client offerings and increase employee productivity.

To help your business reach its potential in 2021, there are some essential ways to take advantage of technology. In this post, we take a look at some of the key strategies you should use right now. 

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outsourced IT services

Should You Outsource Your IT Services?

In the past, it was standard for companies to conduct almost all of their IT services in-house. Things, though, are changing. Most in-house teams now already outsource a number of their services, including cloud hosting or other specialized services.

With a greater variety of tech needs today, an increasing number of small businesses are transitioning to outsourcing all of their IT services.

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operating system update

4 Reasons to Update Your Operating System

Updating your operating system should be a regular task for all businesses. Applying updates immediately helps to protect your business interests. Data show that only 38 percent of users update software automatically. That’s too low.

The problems from an outdated operating system include security breaches and lost productivity. The costs of that kind of scenario for a business are considerable. 

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