I’m too small to be hacked, right? Wrong.

My business is too small to be hacked, right? Wrong! It seems that, once a month, there is a report about XYZ Company announcing that they had a security breach. The worst part, it happened 3+ months ago and they just figured it out. As a small business owner, you may be saying, “This can’t … Continued

The state of your server room: Why does it matter?

Your critical servers and networking equipment – do you know what room they are in? When was the last time anyone went in there? Is it organized, clean? Do you know where the cables go? Your server room is the technological lifeblood of your business. Yet, each day, your primary concern is running your business. … Continued

Should Businesses Still Embrace Remote Workforces?

In 10 years, one-third of employees will be working from home according to a recently published Inc. article. In contrast to this claim, IBM recalled thousands of its remote employees back to the office in 2017 and Yahoo acted similarly in 2013.   We’ve bulleted out several claims (some may have credible research supporting them) … Continued

The Elimination of Data Silos for Manufacturers

How can manufacturers leverage their ERP systems without having to export to Excel or other systems and stop using whiteboards to manage workflows? Manufacturers empower themselves when their employees can efficiently input, access and aggregate data. Unfortunately, employees suffer from the many data silos that exist within the organization and this prevents them from efficiently … Continued

10 Ways to Better Protect Your Data

Many small business owners lack the peace of mind that comes from knowing their client data, and ultimately, their businesses’ reputations are protected. Below are 10 ways small businesses can better protect their sensitive information.   1. Use Mobile Device Management Software Many small businesses issue tablets to employees working in the field. It’s important … Continued

The Art of Selling Without being Salesy

Doesn’t it always seem like someone is trying to sell you something? Most people dread engaging with salespeople or businesses that are trying to force their products onto them.  In today’s internet-based world, buyers are more knowledgeable than ever when they decide to seek products and services. They research first and often are the ones … Continued

The Impact of Virtual Reality on Business

Virtual Reality (VR) is helping businesses increase revenue, contain costs and improve efficiency. Organizations are beginning to evaluate how VR technology, which was originally commercialized for entertainment purposes, can impact their P&L. Since the emergence of VR over 40 years ago, the technology has expanded to include Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR). VR, … Continued

What is UX/UI Design & Why It Matters

Have you ever wondered who creates websites and beautiful mobile apps that are superiorly easy to navigate? Have you ever wondered how brands are so consistent with their messaging and their branding? This is all user experience and user interface design. Let’s go into a deeper dive…   What is UX Design? UX stands for … Continued

Welcome to the team, OnCall Specialist, Nicole Kuczenski!

Nicole is our new OnCall Specialist and has 10 years of experience as an IT professional. In those years she has worked in many different types of fields including aerospace, law, and medicine. Her role at Walker is to be the first line of defense for our clients and their IT needs. When she was … Continued