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  • SMB VoIP Phone Systems: Get Big Business Results On A Small Business Budget

    Every small business owner understands the challenges of delivering big business service and results on a small business budget. BetterWorld Technology understands this dilemma and has the modern and responsive Quality Unified Communications tools you need to meet and satisfy your customer’s expectations. Our Small Business Unified Communications System allows you to keep up with your larger competitors at a price your small business can afford....
  • Today’s Distance Learning and Modern Educational Technology

    Today’s Modern Distance Learning Needs The education sector is now in uncharted waters, as schools across the globe prepare to re-open for the 2020-2021 year via distance learning. COVID-19 is ongoing, and at this point it’s still not clear what the coming months will bring. Unfortunately, the virus is just one challenge that schools are facing this year....
  • Remote Desktop Technology Guide

    Remote Desktop Top Benefits Why You Should Invest in a Remote Desktop Connection for Your Company Over the last several weeks, we’ve been focusing on operational issues that businesses have been experiencing throughout the pandemic. It’s a very different world now, and companies have been scrambling to adjust to the “new normal” of remote work....
  • Tech Talk Monthly - August 2020

    I’m super excited to announce our first ever Tech Talk monthly newsletter! Each month, I’ll keep you up to date on the latest Technology (in plain human speak) and reveal ways you can better use technology to build and grow your organization. In this months issue - we talk about the biggest (fast...
  • Telehealth Has Come & UCaaS Can Help

    Telehealth Trends In Response To COVID-19 2020 has seen a massive uptick in telehealth, with an increasing number of healthcare facilities now offering digital communications services due to COVID-19. In one recent study, 42 percent of respondents said they have used telehealth services since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic....
  • The Future Is Happening Now

    The Future Of Enterprise Technology & Where We’re Headed The enterprise technology landscape is changing as more and more companies are going through digital transformation. At the same time, many companies are resisting digital transformation and clinging to legacy systems and applications. As a result, a technology gap has emerged that’s growing larger with each passing year....
  • Forecast Trends For The Post-COVID Workplace

    As the pandemic continues to spread across the U.S., most companies are now hunkering down and refining their social distancing strategies. The “work from home” trend is just beginning. Related: Preparing For A Communications Upgrade This has been a significant shift for the U.S. workforce. Before COVID-19, just 7 percent of U....
  • Your critical operations are at risk of costly downtime or outage

    Microsoft Windows 7 has reached its End of Life Your critical operations are at risk of costly downtime or outages. Know what “End of Life” means “End of Life” means Microsoft will discontinue all support and will no longer provide software or security updates. The Windows 7 “End of Life” is similar to that of previous Microsoft operating systems....
  • The New Normal: How UCaaS Can Help Teams Transition

    The New Normal: How UCaaS Can Help Teams Transition Businesses everywhere are struggling with the same question: Is it safe to resume office operations? At this point, all 50 states have partially reopened. However, many companies — especially those in heavily populated metropolitan areas — are hesitant to take the plunge and move back into office environments, out of fear that they will put workers in danger, and contribute to the spread of COVID-19....
  • How To Prepare Your Business For A Communications Upgrade

    How To Prepare Your Business For A Communications Upgrade You may be considering making a communications upgrade to your current system. Like many other organizations, you’re looking into ways that digital transformation can improve your company and enable your workforce to adjust to remote work environments. This is a great decision, and one that’s bound to improve productivity and lower costs—if you plan properly....
  • Are Integrated Communications On Your Radar?

    Are Integrated Communications On Your Radar? The global workforce has been forever altered from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Across the world, teams have dispersed, abandoning their physical offices for flexible remote work environments. In the process, we have seen a renewed focus on integrated communications. Many companies weren’t properly prepared to handle the shift to a remote workforce; these same companies are now realizing that integrated communication systems could help their network administrators, end users, and help desk workers immensely with the sudden need for ultra-seamless communications and collaboration....
  • Common Conference Call Problems

    Common Conference Call Problems After weeks of planning for your important conference call, you’re ready. You have a stack of notes filled with talking points, and you’ve managed to coax your biggest customers into clearing their schedules for this exact moment. With an exciting jolt of adrenaline, you open the conference call....
  • Cybersecurity and IT Security Awareness Training is no Longer Optional

    Cybersecurity and IT Security Awareness Training is no Longer Optional If there’s any lesson to be learned from two recent Canadian data breaches it’s that IT security depends on a lot more than just deploying the right technology. It’s long been known that people are one of the weakest links in IT security....
  • Cloud Based VoIP - Why Small Businesses Should Choose Cloud-Based VoIP

    Let’s Talk About The Cloud & Your Business If you want to grow into a large enterprise, it’s important to remain vigilant about how you spend money. After all, seven out of 10 small companies will go out of business within 10 years, and many will barely even make it through the first....
  • What Is DaaS & Why Do You Need It?

    Desktop as a Service: Top 4 Benefits The business world has transformed considerably in recent years, as VoIP technology has become more common, more businesses are moving to the cloud, and remote work has become a standard operating procedure in most organizations. According to one study, at least 70 percent of employees are now working at least one day a week from somewhere other than the office....
  • The Right Way To Deploy SD-WAN

    The First Five Steps You Should Take When Deploying SD-WAN Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) has emerged as one of the most in-demand enterprise communications solutions on the market. What started out as an emerging trend a few years ago has quickly reached mainstream popularity, and the technology is now a household name among business leaders who are looking to use it to connect and manage disparate enterprise networks....
  • Adopting A Digital Strategy During A Pandemic

    Telework, Digital Transformation & The Changing Workforce The developing coronavirus (COVID-19) issue has cast a fresh light on the evolving business landscape. Companies around the world—many of which were previously on the fence about telework—are now embracing the concept to prevent illness from spreading among workers. Telework, it should be noted, recently received a big endorsement from Nancy Messonnier, who is director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases....
  • Is Your Remote Workforce Ready For The Unexpected ?

    Does your business provide the tools for a remote workforce? If you are up-to-date with the digital age, chances are you do. Remote working or telecommuting is the next wave of work, powered by cloud-based platforms and tools. Current trends show the popularity for a remote workforce growing exponentially, with a 115% increase in telecommuting over the last decade and no end in sight....
  • Using Microsoft To Do

    Microsoft To Do allows you to create and maintain tasks. It is much more versatile than the Tasks feature available in Microsoft Outlook. Read on to find out why. To Do has the following features: A daily planner with suggested tasks Access your lists anywhere, on any device Share lists and tasks with friends, family, or co-workers Customize your lists with colorful backgrounds Set one-time or recurring due dates and reminders Add notes to any task Attach files up to 25 MB to a task Sync your To Do tasks with Outlook Group your lists by topic If you just want to take To Do for a spin without having to commit to it, it syncs with Outlook so you can use your real data to try it out....
  • How To Maintain Secure Communications

    In late 2016, smartphone seller BLU announced a large security breach that affected many of its users’ supposedly secure communications. In total, the company claims that the threat associated with a “Wireless Update” third-party application affected 120,000 devices. The application, which is intended to update the operating system on devices, was instead harvesting text messages, call logs, and contacts without authorization....
  • Get The Most Out Of Your Business Phone System

    We’re in the middle of a digital transformation revolution. Businesses everywhere are looking for opportunities to digitize their technologies, in an effort to modernize their backend processes, reduce costs, and drive profits. According to one study, at least 89 percent of enterprises now have plans to adopt, or have already adopted, a digital-first business strategy....
  • Tips for Cloud Adoption During & After COVID-19

    Cloud adoption and migration continues to be a top trend in the enterprise space, with global revenue expected to reach $411 billion by the end of 2020. Companies across all vertical markets are abandoning legacy technologies in favor cloud-based infrastructure, platforms, software, and functions. This is particularly true during the COVID-19 pandemic, as businesses are seeking remote work-friendly solutions....
  • Empower Your Business With The Right Phone System

    What To Look For In Small Business Phones Small business owners often want to know why they should upgrade their phone systems. People ask: “Isn’t our tried and trusted landline connection good enough to handle incoming calls?” Simply put, the answer is no—it’s not good enough anymore. The truth is that the communications landscape has changed significantly in recent years, with the customer experience (CX) emerging as a major business driver....
  • Your Small Business Has Big Goals

    4 Must Haves For Small Business Phone Systems Small businesses have the same needs as big businesses in many ways; regardless of business size, requirements to provide stellar customer service, ensure that mobile and remote workers can stay connected, and enable efficient productivity to deliver on business goals remain constant....
  • Cybersecurity Trends To Monitor In 2020

    Businesses are digitizing at a rapid pace, adding a variety of digital communication and collaboration solutions into their environments. Voice, video, mobility, and workforce productivity apps are all making their way into the enterprise arena, and changing the way companies operate. But this brings new challenges for cybersecurity. While it’s great to see digital transformation picking up steam, it’s becoming problematic from a cybersecurity perspective....
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