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Blog Articles for BTS Technologies

Mistakes to Avoid When Working with a Managed IT Services Provider

March 15th, 2022 by Brian Wakefield

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Small and medium-sized business owners often choose to outsource their IT services for all the right reasons. Not only does it help them get instant access to the best technologies and a qualified team of IT experts that supervise their...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Managed IT

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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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce

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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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce

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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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce

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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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce

News Around BTS

September 8th, 2021 by Kim Reynolds

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Employee Spotlight: Justin Lewis Justin was brought onboard a few months ago, and was recently added to the Helpdesk rotation. He is already receiving high praise on his work: ...

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Posted in: News

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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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce

Embarrassment and Cyber Security

August 11th, 2021 by William Wentowski

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It's a Friday afternoon and you receive an email asking you to participate in a bid with a link to the bid documents. Maybe you will look at it before the weekend and mull over if you want to respond to it. Upon clicking the link,...

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Posted in: Cyber Security

How to Find a Phone Number's Owner if It's VoIP Call?

March 31st, 2021 by William Wentowski

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VoIP phones have become the norm for businesses everywhere. The convenience they provide with allowing calls to anyone in the world over the internet simply can't be beaten. However, there is a common concern when utilizing VoIP for calls....

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Posted in: VoIP

Computer Tips

January 20th, 2021 by Kim Reynolds

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Computer Tips If screen real estate is at a premium, even with 2 monitors it can be a struggle, you can create multiple Virtual Desktops for yourself with the below instructions. This will allow you to house different applications / documents...

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Posted in: Managed IT

BTS Helps Businesses Deduct Up to 1 Million Dollars on Qualifying Equipment Expenses

October 14th, 2020 by Technology Assurance Group

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BTS a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that it is helping customers take advantage of a substantial tax deduction, outlined by guidance issued from the IRS, also known as Section 179. Section 179 allows businesses...

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Posted in: Press Releases, News

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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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce

"It's Too Expensive!" and Underselling Your Value

September 14th, 2019 by Kim Reynolds

Keep calm and stop underselling yourself

One of the most common objections we hear, and most sales people have heard it, is “This is too expensive!” The gut reaction of many salespeople is to race to the bottom. This becomes more evident in new sales staff who are desperate to close...

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Posted in: News

Best Practices for Shopping Online

September 14th, 2019 by Kim Reynolds

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It’s important to take steps to protect yourself when shopping online. From the convenience of making purchases at your fingertips and next-day delivery to getting great deals and the endless catalog of purchasable items, online shopping has only...

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Posted in: News

Did You Know?

March 29th, 2018 by Kim Reynolds

Dvorak Keyboard

The Dvorak Keyboard Have you ever used a keyboard like this? Created in the 1930s, the Dvorak keyboard was designed for the user’s optimal comfort and efficiency. The letters are arranged based on how often they are used. Since commonly-used letters...

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