Business owners expect a lot when it comes to technology. Everything from computers and smartphones to broadband connections and software solutions are taken for granted when they work, and vilified when they don’t.
As someone who’s provided business IT support for many years, I’ve witnessed this firsthand on countless occasions. I’m not seeking sympathy, but it’s pretty thankless work! IT systems often have many layers of interconnection and complexity that the average user has no interest in learning about.
With that in mind, this article explains ten things many new businesses do that make things far more difficult than they need to be—both for themselves and for the people tasked with supporting their tech.
When it comes to computers, it’s often the case that businesses can get away with certain shortcuts—for a while. As I often say to clients, “It won’t go wrong until it does.” But there are various things you can do to minimize the chance of disruptive system failures and data breaches.