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Avoid Bankruptcy Due To Poor Security with These 3 Steps

If you are like nearly 90% of small and medium size business owners, you probably have said or at least thought “what are the odds that a security breach would happen to me?”. According to a 2018 study by the Ponemon Institute, 67% of small and medium size businesses have experienced a cyber-attack in the past year and 58% have …

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4 Practical Steps to Successful Change Management 

It’s just a couple days into the new year and I am already falling behind on my promise of increased gym time.  Each year it seems good intentions are met by reality and it is easy to revert to my comfort zone.  Do you feel that way with some of your best intentions at work?  A recent McKinsey study found …

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4 ways IT Managed Services can Improve your Bottom Line

Everyone is looking for that silver bullet to keep expenses flat while growing revenue.  The fact is there are no silver bullets, just decisions that balance risk and reward.  Can I sign that new account without hiring another person?  Should I hold off on investing in proactive network monitoring tools and hope my staff’s productivity doesn’t slip?  Should I invest …

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8 Signs You Need More IT Staff and 4 Alternatives to Hiring

The world of IT is becoming more complex, isn’t it? We have gotten to the point where it is so complex and multi-faceted that it is almost impossible for a small IT team to be experts on everything, and that can cause many recurring problems. Businesses that are faced with technology challenges often view them as their indicator that it’s …

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User Group Meeting 2020

Mark your calendar for Wednesday October 7th! For the past 2 years, we’ve held the Applied Tech’s user group meeting. We’ve had great presentations from the Applied Tech staff and high interaction from the users. Everyone was engaged and enthusiastic all day long. Attendees unanimously rated it as a “Very Useful” experience. All in all, the event is always a …