Managing Employees During COVID-19

Employees can work from home.

SMBi can provide remote working accessibility. Its time to prepare!

Our team accesses your company systems, allows interaction with data and documents, phones and videoconferencing. SMBi's best practices ascertain all your team can do through the safety of remaining connected while apart.

IoT security 101: Things to remember

Internet of Things (IoT) devices and appliances are proving to be excellent ways to leverage automation in pursuit of profitability and customer satisfaction. As with any device that connects to the internet, they need to be configured to protect business and personal data. Read on for tips on how to do this. Set passwords Many […]

OneNote: Microsoft’s most underrated app

The hidden gem of Microsoft Office, OneNote has your digital note-taking needs covered. This piece of software is essentially a digital notebook in which you can organize or visualize your ideas using text, video, audio, and other multimedia sources. See what you’re missing out on by exploring this powerful app. Organize your digital notebook While […]

Why UPS is necessary for network equipment

Fire, flood, storm, and other disasters can lead to power failure and productivity loss. Using an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for computers ensures you never lose unsaved work, but without the internet, you’re practically crippled. To avoid that dilemma, we highly recommend using UPS for your networking equipment, including cable modems, wireless access points, and […]

What is single sign-on and who is it for?

An average business uses over a thousand cloud services. Even if small businesses use just a few dozen apps, securely managing account logins is still a huge hurdle for both users and administrators. Single sign-on (SSO) is an excellent solution to this issue, so let’s dive into how it works. What is SSO? Single sign-on […]

Easy fixes to your Wi-Fi issues

For most businesses, a reliable internet connection is no longer an option but a necessity. A fast and reliable internet connection makes for more efficient and productive operations. But what do you do when you’re faced with connectivity issues or slow speed? Below are some solutions to five of the most common Wi-Fi worries. Range […]

3 Hats a hacker might wear

While not always accurate in its portrayal of hackers, Hollywood does get at least one thing right: there are many types of hackers out there, all with varied methods and motivations. In this article, we’ll take a look at three main types of hackers. A complicated history In the 1950s, the term “hacker” was vaguely […]

Productivity-boosting tips for PC users

We all want to be more productive. Business gurus emphasize the importance of time management and taking breaks to avoid burnout. But aside from motivating yourself to work efficiently, there are plenty of tools that help increase your daily output. If you work in front of a computer all day, check out these productivity-boosting tips. […]

Workplace Analytics makes your team more productive

Microsoft’s Office 365 Workplace Analytics gives teams a better perspective and control over their members’ productivity. Using the data gathered by the tool, managers can create effective strategies to improve employee engagement and output. How does Workplace Analytics work? A paid add-on to Office 365 enterprise plans, Workplace Analytics extracts behavioral insights from data gathered […]

Easy steps to make Google Chrome faster

Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world with over two billion installs, one billion users, and 53% share of the market. Its speed is one of its most notable advantages over other existing browsers, which is why it’s preferred by most users. But even the fastest browser can have issues from […]