6 Ways NonProfits Can Step Up Their Technology Game

Let’s face it, finding technology funding for non-profits is a drag. Almost more of a drag than slow bandwidth (but not quite). The good news is nonprofit technology resources are out there to help make your organization run effectively. Here are six ways your nonprofit can step up their technology game to compete in this crazy world.

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Remote Work in a Post-Pandemic World [Infographic]

Remote work is not a new concept. The benefits it provides to workers and employers alike are hard to ignore, and with the shifting workforce landscape in a post-pandemic world, now’s the time to get you facts straight.

Check out these recent statistics about remote work and how you can use them to bolster your policies and prepare for future workplace and employee needs.

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Track File Versions and Eliminate Accidentally Overwritten Files

SmartFile’s file versioning feature lets you track and recall different versions of a file as they come in. This also helps you prevent accidentally overwriting files that share the same name in the same folder. File versioning and locking also makes it possible for you to open up files to everyone or close them off completely

SmartFile lets you easily share and update files, leaving behind outdated versions and wait times for large file sizes. Since our platform provides admin controls, you and your IT department will have the power to grant access to your business’s information to anyone and editing permissions to anyone inside your organization. Continue reading “Track File Versions and Eliminate Accidentally Overwritten Files”

SmartFile for Manufacturing

Manufacturing is a broad industry, but that doesn’t mean it’s not competitive. Despite making up 11.4% of the total U.S. export economy, everyone’s trying to get ahead—to get that competitive edge. Cutting costs while increasing production is the main goal for almost all manufacturers. To accomplish this, some may favor cheaper materials or factories or even cut staff. 
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Tips for Migrating Your Business’s Files to the Cloud

Looking to migrate your company’s files to the cloud? You’ve come to the right place.

With over 50% of American businesses adopting a “cloud-first” approach to their data storage, and 90% using the cloud for business purposes, it’s clear that you aren’t alone. We won’t sugarcoat it: the file migration process can be a daunting project. However, we’ve scoured the internet to collect a list of best practices to help you out, whether you’re getting started or have already begun. Here are our tips for migrating your business’s files to the cloud.
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Create Complex Workflows with SmartFile Automations

SmartFile’s innovative automation features allow you to use SmartFile to streamline your workflows to save you time and energy.

SmartFile offers users the ability to put a process around your SmartFile site activity through a predetermined set of steps. Learn about some of the basics of automation, automation rules, and some awesome things you can do with them.  Continue reading “Create Complex Workflows with SmartFile Automations”

What is Server Consolidation and Why Should You Do It?

Server Consolidation is a popular way to make more efficient use of hardware and resources. It’s a terrific way for IT to save their budget, especially considering that so few servers are used to their full capacity. In this article, you’ll be able to answer the question, “what is server consolidation?” and understand why it’s an important project to implement.

What is Server Consolidation?

Server consolidation is a way to make a more efficient IT environment by combining servers or replacing legacy servers with virtual systems, the cloud or SaaS products.

Server consolidation is exactly what it sounds like, it’s essentially consolidating hardware for more effective usage.

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Our Best Practices for File Sharing While Working from Home

Let’s be real: this year feels like it began five years ago. Many of us are already months into working from home full-time, however, in many ways we’re all still adjusting. Sixty-two percent of Americans report working remotely since mid-March due to the pandemic, and 60% say they would prefer to work from as much as possible even once things clear up. 

This unprecedented shift is great for many employees but poses some risks to employers—namely data protection risks. So, we’re here to share some of our best practices for file sharing  and protecting confidential business data as you keep yourself safe by working from home.

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The 3 Building Blocks of IT Compliance

It’s 2020, so business owners like you are used to everything going digital. However, the topics surrounding this change (like clouds and cybersecurity) might still be pretty new. Don’t worry, we’re here to shed light on concepts like these. One such topic is IT compliance, which is of special importance due to digital data breaches increasing 11% since 2018, and 67% since 2014

IT compliance can help you reduce this threat and limit the damage of a cyberattack if one were to affect your business. Let’s dive into what this term means, why it’s important, and then outline the three building blocks you need to achieve it.

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