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Help your staff learn the gear they need for remote work

While being able to let your staff work from home is a distinct advantage, you still need to execute your remote strategy properly. A big part of this is the hardware your staff has at home. In addition to the primary items like computers and smartphones, these are the items your employees need to have. […]

Pandemic pushes millions to the cloud

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COVID-19 is now a global pandemic. Millions of people are affected as countries go on lockdown to halt the spread of the disease. Many employees are forced to work from home. That’s why there’s a sudden surge in demand for cloud-based services worldwide. Can the web infrastructure survive this pandemic, too? Even before the pandemic, […]

Don’t forget about security while working from home

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A short while ago, we discussed preparing and testing a Remote Work Plan as COVID-19 was becoming more prevalent. The time for planning is now past and most businesses that can support home workers should already have that plan in operation. The Home Workstation Probably the most important aspect of working from home is making […]

How the use of technology is changing amid the pandemic

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Consumers and businesses are already dealing with the huge impact of COVID-19. As governments and private businesses continue to find ways to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, they turn to all available technology resources. In the long term, expect the following changes in the use of technology. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for […]

Collaborate remotely with Microsoft Teams

More and more people are forced to work from home to avoid the COVID-19 pandemic. But Microsoft Teams is rising to meet the needs of affected companies. This powerful tool recently underwent several changes to make it easier for its users to effectively collaborate and communicate with each other. What is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams […]

Does your bank have a Remote Work Plan?

All banks are required to assess the risk of a pandemic to their business and have a plan to address providing continued service during such an event.  Does your plan include a contingency to allow some employees to work from home? Remote working is becoming easier than ever and is a smart way to prevent […]

Does your company have a Remote Work Plan?

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  By Mike Gilmore, RESULTS Chief Compliance Officer   Does your business have a contingency plan in case a large number of employees need to work from home? Remote working is becoming easier than ever and is a smart way to prevent the spread of germs. But working from home can cause its own set […]

Understanding IT Governance

  By Mike Gilmore, RESULTS Chief Compliance Officer   Community Banks carry an on-going burden of compliance for information technology (IT). Examiners expect the bank to undergo annual IT audits, penetration tests, policy reviews, and complete comprehensive technology plans, risk assessments and cybersecurity self-assessments all while trying to do the real work of banking in […]

Benefits of technology business reviews

Is your IT infrastructure still driving value for your company? If you want to ensure everything is running smoothly, it’s important to conduct technology business reviews whenever possible. A technology business review reveals the strengths and weaknesses of your company’s IT framework. It’s often performed by a third-party IT consultant, such as RESULTS, who will […]