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Setting Up a Small Business Server Room

Some small businesses may be wary of relying on third-party online service providers for their business data storage. It can be relatively simple for these organizations to set up their own server room instead.

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Survey: IT Pros Say Automation Is Necessary for Transformation

IT leaders are embracing automation, saying that it is absolutely necessary for digital transformation. They believe in automation so much, in fact, that nearly three-quarters of them say that businesses that fail to automate will fail within 10 years.

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Mobile Is the New Desktop

It seems that mobile operating systems are surpassing traditional desktop applications in Internet usage market share. This can be good for users and companies alike.

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The Cloud and Your Company’s E-Mail

Companies everywhere are making the transition from on-premises servers to cloud-based e-mail services. This switch is an opportunity for IT leaders to tighten their security controls.

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Small Businesses and Ransomware

With ransomware costing organizations more than one billion dollars last year, small and medium-sized businesses can be particularly vulnerable to attacks. It’s important for these organizations to take steps to protect themselves.

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Do’s and Don’ts of E-Mail Communication

Developing the right habits is important to success in leadership, and writing effective e-mail messages can take some practice. Here are some best practices for good communication along with several missteps that should be avoided.

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Big Mac Determines Ransomware’s Demand

A new ransomware plot, dubbed (perhaps appropriately) Fatboy, adjusts its demands based on the price of a Big Mac in the victim’s region. It’s a very rare occurrence of public indexes being used to determine how ransomware presents itself.

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Emotional Intelligence Drives Project Success

Emotional intelligence is more than just the ability to demonstrate emotions, but it also includes the capability to empathize with others and make decisions based on multiple levels of awareness. It is key to managing successful projects.

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Cloud or On-Premises—Which Is Right for You?

Every IT leader must determine which of their company’s applications or processes work in the cloud vs. on-premises. However, the process to make this determination doesn’t yield the same results for everyone.

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IT’s Identity Crisis

With perceptions of IT’s value and its status within an organization in constant flux, it can be difficult for IT leaders stay relevant. See how one IT executive navigated these tricky waters wherein technology’s role in business is often contradictory.

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