5 Must-Do Steps for a Successful Startup Pre-launch

5 Must-Do Steps for a Successful Startup Pre-launch

Even if you’re sitting on a fantastic idea for a new business, you know you’ve got a long, tough road to travel before you see success. Planning for the worst and hoping for the best is still the best way to plan. To that end, you have to understand what challenges your young company...

How To Build A Community of Software Developers: Intuit Exec Share's Success Tips

How To Build A Community of Software Developers: Intuit Exec Shares Success Tips

I recently had a chance to speak with Vinay Pai, the Vice President of Intuit Developer Relations. Pai is no stranger to the world of startups and small businesses, and so he was able to share some insight into what small business owners are looking for in a software solution and, on the flip...

4 Business Softwares Your Business Probably Doesn't Need

4 Business Apps and Software You Probably Don’t Need

Believe it or not, there is such a thing as having too many apps on hand. With computers and mobile devices, having several apps running at once can negatively impact performance and battery life.  Not to mention that if you’re paying for all that software, you could be throwing money away. Why pay for...

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: What You Need to Know Before Making the Switch

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: What You Need to Know Before Making the Switch

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, or VDI, is an internet-based hosted desktop service. Currently, over a third of businesses already use some level of a virtual desktop within their organisation, with a further third predicted to make the switch to the infrastructure within the next three years. A Quick Background Typically, in an office environment, there are multiple...

5 Security Tips to Keep Your Business Data Safe in the Cloud

5 Security Tips to Keep Your Business Data Safe in the Cloud

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]Cloud adoption has increased in recent years, with 77 percent of businesses surveyed reporting some investment in cloud technologies. Even businesses with a heavy reliance on desktop computers now use at least one cloud-based app, whether it’s a service like Dropbox, Gmail, or a more intensive product like Salesforce. With any new technology...

6 Easy Ways to Secure Your Business and Find Peace of Mind

6 Easy Ways to Secure Your Business and Find Peace of Mind

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]The average cost of a data breach is on the rise, hitting $3.79 million in 2015, which was an increase of 23 percent over 2013 and 2014. When a business’s customer data is compromised, the financial loss that comes from damaged customer relationships can close that business’s doors for good. That is...

Why to Consider a Document Management System for Increased Productivity

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] T he power of content for businesses in 2015 is stronger than ever. With full awareness that aspects like cloud storage and CRM systems can be integrated cheaply and accessibly, business leaders are not hesitant to produce more content than ever before. Whether it's social media updates or shared...

6 Strategies for Boosting Your Network Security and Keeping Your Business Safe

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]Security is on everyone's mind these days, especially with so many high-profile hacks happening to companies such as Sony, Microsoft, JPMorgan, Target and more. In 2014, more than 145 million email addresses, physical addresses and login credentials were absconded during an attack on eBay. The prospect that your business could one day...

ArjunRai - Canvs.co

How Hustle Made a Valuable Difference For Canvs.co to be Successful

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]I recently caught up with Arjun Rai, CEO and Founder of Canvs.co at his office in the entrepreneur center at NYIT (New York Institute of Technology). Arjun shares with me his no nonsense strategies on how he has hustled to build his business and what it takes to find continual growth and success. The young entrepreneur...

4 Tech Solutions That Help You Run Your Business Your Way

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] More businesses and entrepreneurs are beginning to see the advantage of adopting various technologies to help take care of tasks that they used to spend a lot of time and resources managing. While we are accelerating the rate at which we adopt software, there are those who still worry that we might...