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VOIP, PBX, ISP. What do they mean?

The ability to communicate effectively is essential to a business’s success. Whatever the form of communication businesses chose to use, they need to be able to get their message across with little to no interruption. One of the most reliable ways to do this is by using VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol.

Make your presentations zing

If you’re like other managers you’ve sat through or given more presentations then you can remember. While presentations are an important part of business, many presenters fail to get their message across because of their slides. If you don’t have good slides, the probability of your presentation going well is pretty low.

Critical BCP elements not in your plan

Business Continuity Plans (BCP), plans on how to provide a stable service, or recover after adverse actions, have become top of mind with many managers. Businesses have adopted such plans, or are in the process of implementing one, but owners may have missed some crucial elements that could result in an ineffective plan.

Should Companies Block Social Media?

Social media is one of the most important communication tools of the modern era. Companies use it to connect with customers and like minded individuals, all in the name of building trust in their brand and products. While almost every company has a social media presence, they have been slow to trust employees to use personal social media at work.

Efficient Collaboration in Six Steps

Collaboration isn’t a new concept. Managers and employees have been working together towards a common goal for as long as we can remember. With the heavy integration of modern technology, businesses have been taking advantage of all the various virtual options available.

How to Get More Out Of Skype

Voice over Internet Protocol, VoIP, has become one of the main ways businesses communicate. An ever growing number of companies have been switching over to VoIP systems to take advantage of its cost savings. Recently, one of the most popular programs, Skype, reached a milestone of 40 million users logged in concurrently.

Death Watch: Microsoft to kill Windows XP in two years!

Is your business running computers with Windows XP and/or Office 2003? If so, you'll want to read this article: Death Watch: Microsoft to kill Windows XP in two years .

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows XP or Office 2003. This means they will no longer create software patches, security updates, or provide any support for these applications.

Get Your Business Ready for VoIP

Technology has advanced at a rapid pace over the past 30 years, with many devices moving from physical systems to digital versions, including one of the most useful: the telephone. While the use of landlines is still prevalent among some businesses, many have started to turn to the digital version, Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP.

VoIP has become the main backbone of voice communication for a growing majority of companies, offering numerous benefits including potentially large cost savings, and decreased maintenance costs.

Continuity Plan: Software or Templates?

With the increasing severity of natural disasters in recent years, many larger companies have started to develop and implement a continuity plan to ensure that they can still conduct business, no matter what happens. Businesses in the process of developing a plan will eventually need to decide if they want to use software or templates?

The decision between templates and software can be a tough one to make, as whichever one you choose, you’ll be using and relying on for a long time.