In today’s fast-paced and technology-driven world, businesses of all sizes strive to stay ahead of the competition. To succeed, you need efficient, reliable, and secure IT infrastructure that can adapt to your evolving needs. Using a team ready to respond to your technological needs is a game-changer. Whether you work in a law firm, a restaurant, or a school, you need technology to work for you. Let’s look at the universal benefits of using managed IT services.
When it comes to business phones, first impressions are lasting impressions — whether you are taking orders, consulting with clients, or communicating internally, a successful business requires a successful phone system. It allows you to provide personal and direct customer service, and is often the first impression a new customer has of you and your company.
FSA Consulting specializes in supporting law firms of all sizes. We understand the unique law firm technology challenges. The need for strong security is non-negotiable. FSA works with you to analyze, identify, and optimize your law firm technology workflow. Here’s a high-level overview of the needs of law firms and some things to consider when looking for a law firm technology partner.
When planning an event, you worry about everything. Is it going to rain? Where will everyone park? Will anyone show up? What about Wi-Fi connectivity?
When looking for Internet connectivity for your business, it’s important to understand your company’s Internet needs. With Internet service being so ubiquitous these days, it’s easy to assume that all Internet is the same. But there is a significant difference between home and business Internet service.
Business Internet has many features specific to your company’s needs. Before making a decision, you need to understand your company’s needs and what factors to consider from your potential provider.
Restaurant loyalty programs have moved from punch cards to phone apps. Many brands created programs that are unique and critical to their success. Some offer discounts on future purchases. Others earn points toward free items. And, some reinforce your business’ commitment to the community by giving back.
No matter what kind you choose, the move from analog to digital benefits everyone. Your customers don’t need to find your card in the pile of other rewards cards. And you are collecting data on your most popular options, customer behavior, and sales trends so you can optimize everything from your offerings to scheduling to workflow. Here are 6 ways you can utilize your loyalty program data:
Internet messaging tools have been around since the early days of dial-up. But the messaging apps available for you to deploy in your office are much different from the AOL instant messaging of many years ago. Collaboration apps such as Slack, WebEx, WhatsApp, and Microsoft Teams have fundamentally changed intra- and even inter-workplace communications. They are no longer used just to send messages but are fundamental tools in workplace collaboration.
Be deliberate when you’re in front of your screens — Part 3 of 3
This is the final post in our series on improving your focus and productivity through tips to make your screen time more deliberate.
Does this resonate with you? You sit down at your desk in the morning and while your first cup of coffee cools down, you look at your calendar and your to-do list and determine what tasks you will do today. But before you start them, you open up your email client and check your email. You start responding to messages, people reply, and suddenly your coffee is cold, your task list is unchanged, and it’s now closer to lunch than breakfast.
Emails don’t have to take up all of your time. You can wrangle them so that they work for you. Now that we’ve established why email can steal your focus, let’s discuss email management.
Be deliberate when you’re in front of your screens — Part 2 of 3
This is the second post in our series on improving your focus and productivity through tips to make your screen time more deliberate.
We’re all Pavlov’s dogs now. Something dings and you reach to pick up your phone or open the notification that popped up on your computer screen. Alerts follow you all day long—emails, interoffice messaging systems, phone calls, texts, news alerts, “likes” on your latest Instagram posts, and even game notifications.
It starts with the best of intentions. “If I have my email notifications on, I will be able to respond to my boss or my client, at a moment’s notice. I will be seen as a dedicated employee. I will be providing great customer service.” The best of intentions.
But most calls, emails, and messages aren’t that time sensitive. Heck, a lot of them aren’t even important.
Be Deliberate When You’re in Front of Your Screen — Part 1 of 3
This is the first post in our series on improving your focus and productivity through tips to make your screen time more deliberate.
Do you cringe every time your iPhone gives you your weekly screen time report? Where does all the time go? It may be scrolling through the news of the world, the latest in your industry, or everything you need to know for your fantasy football lineup. You sit down to look up information and soon you are distracted by a clickbait headline, fall down a Wikipedia rabbit hole, or forget entirely what you were looking for in the first place.