While technology and the Internet has made it possible for SMEs to compete with their big brothers and do business with anyone from Cape Town to Canada, it also makes us vulnerable to a whole new type of criminal. If left unchecked, these digital thieves can cause irreparable harm to a small business and even lead to its downfall. Here are some tips to help you better protect your company's important information.
Companies outsource for a myriad of reasons. For smaller businesses, outsourcing might become necessary when the company needs to concentrate on their core processes, and relegate non-strategic core areas to a specialist company with the resources and know-how. In particular, it makes good business sense to outsource non-core or specialised areas such as IT-related tasks. Here's why.
If you’re trying to run a business from your dining room table, on a dial-up Internet connection with the computer you’ve had since high school, it might well be time to revamp your home office. While there are no substitutes for a good business plan, having the best technology you can afford will ensure your working hours are spent more productively, thereby improving your output.