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Blog Articles for BTS Technologies

Hybrid Work: Its Impact and How to Manage It in Companies

May 9th, 2022 by Brian Wakefield

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With the appearance of COVID-19 turned into a pandemic, the rhythm of life that we had for decades changed completely. The last two years were the years of quarantines and lockdowns that resulted in the boom in telecommuting and distance learning. But...

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Hybrid Working—Your Complete Guide to Blended Working

April 13th, 2022 by Roger Wentowski

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Pre-pandemic, the idea of flexible or remote working was on the rise. Nonetheless, it became a norm when the pandemic happened. This was the time when employers and employees explored the remote work culture and got familiar with it. This further led...

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How to Lead a Remote Workforce Effectively?

March 14th, 2022 by Brian Wakefield

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One of the biggest changes that businesses experienced during the pandemic was the introduction of the hybrid or remote work model. Initially, it was introduced to ensure the safety of the staff and clients; however, post-pandemic, it has become a growing...

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Ways to Make Hybrid Working a Success

December 20th, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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Flexible work schedules have become more prevalent today. The pandemic forced many businesses to come up with better working solutions for employees, resulting in remote work becoming a norm. However, as the lockdowns ease, there has been a transition...

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Tips and Advice for Managing a Remote Workforce

December 2nd, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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Remote working is not a new concept but has gained significant visibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than establishing strict policies, managing remote teams is more about setting up employees for individual success. The entire team becomes...

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5 Ways to Keep Remote Staff Protected from Cyberthreats

November 1st, 2021 by William Wentowski

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In the wake of the pandemic, employers across industries have given their employees the flexibility to work remotely. However, with the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine, it is believed that many employees will either choose to work remotely or opt...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Hybrid / Remote Workforce

5 Tips for Managing Remote Staff Successfully

October 27th, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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Due to the pandemic, many organizations have restructured how they work to adapt to the new norm and keep their business afloat. One of the changes includes a remote or hybrid working model As companies adjust to remote staffing, managing them successfully...

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4 Things You Can do to Provide Remote Teams Social Support

September 14th, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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Remote work has grown by 44 percent over the last five years and 91 percent over the decade. These statistics do not even include freelancers. They include non-self-employed individuals who work from home at least half or full time. There...

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3 Common Challenges in Remote Working

August 17th, 2021 by Brian Wakefield

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As countless workers from all over the world telecommute for the first time ever, very few of them know exactly what to expect. Well, some professionals have been telecommuting way before the pandemic began as virtual business owners or freelancers,...

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Helping Companies Successfully Adopt the Hybrid Workplace Model with Advanced Technology Solutions

May 29th, 2021 by Technology Assurance Group

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Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Maximizes Employee Productivity As Businesses Transition to the New Normal BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS, a leading managed technology services provider, announced today the company is helping organizations...

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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce, Press Releases

Five Benefits of a Hybrid Workforce

May 11th, 2021 by Brian Wakefield

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The pandemic forced many businesses into a work from home model; however, companies need to decide whether to keep their employees home full-time or bring them back into the office with the US beginning to open up. Some companies are considering using...

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Cloud Transition

May 7th, 2021 by Matt Dean

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Many organizations have heard of the cloud; the mythical technology that few grasp, but know it’s where their business needs to move. Like any buzzword or acronym, it is meant to excite and ensure it’s on the tip of everyone’s tongue. But many organizations...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Managed IT, Hybrid / Remote Workforce

Helping Businesses Shift from Survival Mode to Strategic Growth Mode

February 22nd, 2021 by Technology Assurance Group

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Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Presents Workplace Interaction Strategies for Small to Mid-Sized BusinessesPrevent It BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is helping...

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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce, Press Releases

BTS Technologies Provides Secure Managed IT Services

January 15th, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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The events that occurred during 2020, from the pandemic to the SolarWinds breach, drastically changed the way that businesses operate. Businesses have been working from home, and this trend looks likely to continue in some capacity once the COVID-19...

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Why Take Your Technology to the Cloud?

January 6th, 2021 by Brian Wakefield

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With all the uncertainty in business now, we find many customers wanting to make the jump to the “Cloud” with their IT, phone, and security infrastructure. But, is the cloud right for you? Why do companies seem so eager to make the move now? I want to...

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Helping Companies Transition From Old Phone Systems that Hindered Remote Work

October 28th, 2020 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) transition from outdated phone systems that hindered remote worker performance to cloud voice....

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Why Setting KPIs Are The Key to A Successful Remote Workforce

October 21st, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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How does a business verify that their home-based workforce is actually working? Rather than installing software onto your employees’ home work stations that enable you to track their every mouse movement and keyboard stroke, establishing proper Key...

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Providing Customers With a Technology Plan for Continued Operations

September 28th, 2020 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is building technology plans for businesses to continue to operate through the pandemic. BTS begins by evaluating an organization's existing...

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BTS Forecasts What the Future of Work-From-Home Could Look Like After COVID-19

September 18th, 2020 by Technology Assurance Group

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BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP) announced today that the company is preparing small to midsized business (SMB) owners on what to expect in the workplace, after the pandemic. With people working from home in droves, there is...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Hybrid / Remote Workforce, Press Releases

How to Properly Manage a Remote Workforce

September 10th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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Many businesses find themselves in rather strange circumstances due to the pandemic. As the switch to working remotely has many wondering if they should keep working from home, either fully or having some of their workers remain remote. A lot...

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How a VoIP Phone System Can Empower Your Remote Workforce

July 23rd, 2020 by Roger Wentowski

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Businesses everywhere are looking to equip their remote workforce with the tools that let them perform to the best of their abilities. Most of them look purely into how their workers can communicate more effectively with each other, ignoring how they...

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Posted in: VoIP, Hybrid / Remote Workforce

Transition to the Cloud to Be More Efficient While Working Remotely

July 14th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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With the transition to permanent remote work likely to become far more common, it is time for businesses to update their infrastructure to match their new business structure. Moving some or all of your business operations to the cloud can benefit your...

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How to Protect Your Business and Be Efficient While Working Remote

June 8th, 2020 by Roger Wentowski

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Now that businesses are working remotely, they need a way to ensure their network is protected and that their employees are able to efficiently complete work-related tasks. While some companies may be using a VPN to accomplish this, problems arise...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Hybrid / Remote Workforce

Providing Innovative Home Office Cybersecurity for Remote Workers

June 3rd, 2020 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is providing home office cybersecurity for remote workers to support them through the current pandemic and beyond. According to a BitSight...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Hybrid / Remote Workforce, Press Releases

BTS Technologies, Inc. Helps Businesses Adjust to COVID-19

May 13th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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As COVID-19 continues to impact the way businesses operate, companies need to find ways to continue operations. Whether that is operating at 25-50% capacity as a restaurant or grocery store, or transitioning to a remote workforce, businesses are having...

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Empowering Companies to Combat COVID-19 with Microsoft Teams

May 8th, 2020 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS Technologies, Inc., a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP) is empowering business owners to accelerate innovation within their companies through Microsoft's new software, Teams. Microsoft Teams is a tool that dramatically...

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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce, Press Releases

18 Things to Make Your Remote Work Stress Free

March 26th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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Take a picture of your computer setup before you unplug and take things to your remote work location—including the cable set up in the back! At home, your IT team won't be with you to reconnect everything. A quick picture of where things are plugged...

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Coronavirus Strategy at BTS

March 18th, 2020 by Roger Wentowski

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AT BTS Technologies, supporting our partners is the most important thing we do. As COVID-19 restrictions impact our communities and businesses; we remain committed to our mission of providing premiere cloud technology solutions. BTS will take all necessary...

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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce, News

Leverage the Power of Microsoft Teams to Collaborate More Effectively

March 9th, 2020 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is leveraging the power of Microsoft Teams to help companies collaborate faster and more effectively. As we enter a new decade, the workforce...

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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce, Press Releases

Sharing the Top 3 Business Collaboration Tools in 2020

February 3rd, 2020 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), shared the top 3 business collaboration tools in 2020. Small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) need to be able to collaborate across teams and departments and unfortunately,...

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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce, Press Releases

How to Trade Oversized Lease Agreements for New Technology

September 3rd, 2019 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – Did you know that we are advising SMBs (small to mid-sized businesses) on how to fully leverage the benefits of a remote workforce, bolster employee satisfaction, reduce office space, while simultaneously strengthening...

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The Importance of Flexibility in the Workplace

August 15th, 2019 by Brian Wakefield

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In the modern workforce, many employees prefer a job that offers flexibility, whether that be the ability to set their own schedule, work from home, job share, work part-time, take sabbaticals, have paid time off, or telecommute. Employers that...

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Grow your Business with HD Video Conferencing

May 25th, 2019 by Brian Wakefield

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Having high-quality, clear, and crisp video conferencing technology not only improves productivity and efficiency, but gives your business a competitive advantage that has been proven to improve overall operations. As your company grows, the need for...

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Get Real Unified Communications With Zultys

February 5th, 2019 by Roger Wentowski

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When it comes to phone and communications solutions a lot of other companies will sling products at you. They claim that they are the unified communication solution that your business needs, when in reality what they are trying to sell you is hardly...

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Posted in: Managed IT, Hybrid / Remote Workforce

Increased Demand for Cloud Workspace After Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

October 23rd, 2017 by Technology Assurance Group

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Unfortunately, hurricanes Irma and Harvey had an historic destructive impact on SMBs (Small to Mid-sized Businesses) in Florida and Texas. Many companies in these areas were either destroyed completely or severely damaged by mother nature. In the wake...

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