How to Spot a Business Email Compromise Scam (BEC)
Business email compromise (BEC) scams are not going away and are still the “easiest” way for cybercriminals to infiltrate your network. These cybercriminals target business owners and employees in order to attempt to defraud a company, its customers, or its partners. In these types of scams, an attacker will pretend to be a trusted entity […]Read me!
How to Protect Your Microsoft 365 Data
The Microsoft Office 365 productivity apps make perfect sense in today’s work-from-home world. Easy access to documents from any device and any location plus improved collaboration are now a necessity. But what should you do to protect your Microsoft 365 Data? Some folks believe that migrating to Microsoft 365 eliminates the need for backup. This might be because […]Read me!
What is Microsoft PowerApps?
Lately, we have been hearing a lot of our clients say “I’ve heard about Microsoft PowerApps, but what is it? How do we use it?” PowerApps is yet another offering from Microsoft associated with the Microsoft 365 suite of tools that delivers exciting opportunities to build custom apps, drive process automation and create efficiencies for […]Read me!
The Future of Remote Work – 2021 and Beyond
Having reached the one year anniversary of the first lockdown here in Alberta, no one could have anticipated the total upheaval to the workplace many of us experienced in 2020 — the transition to remote work, a new reliance on technology, persistent pressures on employee mental health and well-being, child care concerns — this past […]Read me!
On-Premise or Cloud Server? What’s Best for Your Business?
You have most likely had a conversation or two with your IT Company about on-premise (on-prem) and cloud servers and what’s best for your business. There are many factors to consider when making this decision but there really is no ‘one size fits all’ approach. It depends entirely on your business needs. We put together […]Read me!
Business Laptops Vs. Consumer Laptops – What’s the Difference?
One of the top questions we get asked is “Do I really need a business laptop or can I just get one cheaper from Best Buy?” Well, you could… but if you’re planning on using it for work (even partially) please don’t! While consumer laptops may look sleeker and have cooler features than their business […]Read me!
Not Another FireEye or SolarWinds Announcement
While the world of cybersecurity is never dull and rarely slows down, the last couple of weeks in particular have been exceptionally interesting. Specifically, the announcements and disclosures from FireEye, SolarWinds and the other affected parties. While I could easily fill my blank page with a rehash of the situation, the threat actors and the […]Read me!
Building a Custom Web App
You have identified a new business need or found a current (potentially paper) process that is costing you more than it should. Or, perhaps you would like to move that error-prone excel or paper timesheet to something that can talk with your main systems. Or, maybe you would like to see purchase orders available to […]Read me!
Why Build a Web App?
Envision an online tool that not only gives you a competitive advantage over others but also streamlines your business. Wouldn’t that be great? Even better – it’s something that already exists and is easily accessible and available for you today – a custom web app. If you have been looking for ways to establish a […]Read me!
How Edmonton Business Owners Are Navigating Phase 2
COVID-19 has forced hundreds, if not thousands, of business owners to reimagine their business plans. Whether that meant closing their doors, trying to apply for the various government funding programs, or pivoting their plans to ensure they survive – local businesses have proven resilient. As such, over the course of the last few weeks, we […]Read me!