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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Survey: 7 in 10 businesses shut down office spaces

Large office complexes may be some of the strangest looking places in the US in a mid-pandemic world. That's because, filled with cars and lights pre-pandemic, many have now shuttered offices or in other ways changed how office spaces are used. >>

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

SMBs building but inflation worries on the horizon

Between mandates to strictly enforce patron numbers, mask mandates, and fears about the deadly COVID-19 virus, small businesses have struggled throughout the pandemic. However, not all is horrible for SMBs. >>

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Reports: Bad bots, fraud affecting digital space

Data out from Barracuda finds a majority of internet traffic is now coming from bots - either 'good' bots or 'bad'. Bad bots include those set up to spread malicious code or in other ways infect computers to gain access to private data and information. >>

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Reports ID security pain points for employees, employers

According to new data out from Elements Global a growing number of employees are worried their bosses are spying on them at work. This is a growing trend and likely has ties to the pandemic when so many workers were sent to work remote; for some remote work actually worked and they remained productive. For others, remote work was too stressful and productivity sank. >>

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Top 3 IT checks for a successful holiday season

Despite it only being July, one expert believes now is the time for merchants, brands, and marketers to begin checking those holiday lists, especially when it comes to IT. This is because deploying upgrades - and especially new infrastructure - can take time. It can also take a while for bugs within the system to work themselves free. Here are a few things to check - before the busy holiday season swings in. >>

Monday, July 05, 2021

Study finds many unaware of cyber risks

When it comes to cybersecurity it turns out businesses are many time more aware of the risks of cyberattacks than the general public. That is a key takeaway from new Armis data which finds that, despite media coverage of data breaches, phishing and malware attacks, and ransomware risks, more than 20% of Americans were unaware of the attempted hacking of the Colonial Pipeline, the nation's largest fuel pipeline. >>

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

How COVID-19 risks continue to plague businesses

2020 is now firmly in the rearview mirror, but as the pandemic continues in many parts of the world 2021 looks to be a continued year of uncertainty. From economic stressors and job loss to wondering when consumers can travel freely again, many people and businesses are struggling to find a new normal. We asked a digital expert what these uncertainties mean for businesses. >>

Friday, June 25, 2021

Reports highlight how fraudsters are using pandemic against consumers, businesses

While the pandemic may have boosted overall ecommerce revenue for most businesses, there is a dark side to so much digital activity. Fraudsters have been using the pandemic against not only individual consumers but against businesses, and three new reports show how. >>

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Study: Ransomware costs higher than dollar amounts

The true cost of ransomware to businesses isn't just about the amount paid to 'release' their files and information back to them. According to one new report, brands dealing with this type of cybercrime can expect a loss of talent, damage to their reputation, and potentially even high ransoms moving forward. >>

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Brands: How to improve security through network clean up

While all businesses should have a clear view into exactly what devices and even content are running within their network, the simple fact is that many do not. However, one expert believes taking a full inventory of devices like laptops, printers, and even third-party devices with so-called privileged access can beef up security. Here's how. >>

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Expert: How data strategy must inform decision making

Data collection is getting much more focus since the beginning of the pandemic as brands hustle to find new ways to interact with consumers. Now that businesses are re-opening, though, it isn't the time to let up on data strategy; it's time to hone in on the right strategy. Here's how. >>

Friday, May 14, 2021

Top 3 tips for sales teams optimization

More and more pressure is landing on sales teams in the midst of a global pandemic. Pressure to meet client needs, to find new clients, and all with some teams at only half capacity because of departmental cutbacks. Here are three tips to help your sales team optimize work processes to meet client demands. >>

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

How to use RFP tech to better manage sales teams

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed many sales teams into remote work environment, and while some have flourished there are others that have simply not. From mismanaged Zooms to missed response times and the sheer volume of calls with fewer team members, there challenges have abounded. RFP management tech may be one solution for these teams. >>

Thursday, May 06, 2021

How managed service can save advertisers time and money

Managed services are not new in the digital space, but with the ever-growing amount of advertising and content options more marketers are looking into the benefits. Managed services can offer a wealth of information at a much-reduced cost. Here's how these emerging channels are set to disrupt the online space. >>

Friday, April 30, 2021

Expert: How contact centers are transforming business

Contact centers, those businesses that help digital brands process sensitive customer information including payment and insurance information, have seen a huge uptick in usage since March of 2020. Whether for sales assistance or technical support, many businesses have turned to contact centers to ease their communication issues with customers. But contact centers have brought along a new set of issues. Here's what brands need to know. >>

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