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KB Technologies has been serving the Deerfield Beach area since 2002, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Get Started with Managed Services with These Three Questions

Get Started with Managed Services with These Three Questions

When you sign up with an outsourced IT provider to take advantage of managed services for your business, you understandably take a significant risk. You are trusting another company with your business’ most precious assets and data, and you need to do all you can to make the right choice for your company’s future. Thankfully, you can get a pretty good idea of how a managed service provider will work with you just by asking three simple questions.

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Four Ways to Avoid Tech Neck

Four Ways to Avoid Tech Neck

The toll on individuals' bodies due to prolonged computer use is often underestimated. Despite this, numerous official studies highlight the potentially adverse impact of desk jobs on overall health. One prevalent issue is commonly referred to as "tech neck," signifying neck pain and damage resulting from prolonged periods of looking down at computers or mobile devices. Consider following these tips to help avoid “tech neck.”

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Best Practices for Storing Your Technology

Best Practices for Storing Your Technology

Storing technology properly is extremely important to its longevity, functionality, and safety. Whether dealing with electronic devices, gadgets, or other technological equipment, you must understand some basic guidelines for storing technology. Today, we look at a few things you should know to ensure your technology is stored properly. 

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What Does Your Business Continuity Plan Look Like?

What Does Your Business Continuity Plan Look Like?

Considering how much can go wrong with your business, you must have a plan of action just in case things go awry. A managed IT provider can certainly help with the business technology side of things, but other factors affect how a business recovers from disaster. Let’s consider the many facets of a business continuity plan and how you can improve your own.

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Preserving Connectivity is Crucial Amongst Remote Workers

Preserving Connectivity is Crucial Amongst Remote Workers

We aren’t shy about the numerous benefits that remote work has to offer. That being said, as it becomes increasingly clear that remote work is going to be a part of operations in some shape or form, it will be a challenge to keep those working remotely engaged as a part of a company’s established culture.

Let’s examine this issue, and a few ways to address it.

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How a Year-End App Review Can Change Your Business for the Better

How a Year-End App Review Can Change Your Business for the Better

While you’re reflecting over the past year of business, it’s time to also consider what your future will consist of from an operational perspective. By reducing the organizational clutter on your network, you might find that you’re paying for and hosting a lot of applications that are completely unnecessary—something that needlessly strains your bottom line.

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Productivity Pitfalls that Remote Workers Need to Address

Productivity Pitfalls that Remote Workers Need to Address

It’s undeniable that remote work offers numerous benefits for workers and for businesses, but like anything good, it also presents challenges—namely in that it can affect employees' productivity. Here are five common problems remote employees may face in maintaining productivity.

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Business Intelligence: A Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Business Intelligence: A Step-By-Step Guide to Success

With Business Intelligence (BI) platforms at your disposal, your organization can use data analytics to make better decisions regarding its future. However, using business intelligence platforms requires certain steps so that you can make the most of it. Here’s what you need to do to make proper use of your data.

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Eight Ways to Make Your Business More Efficient

Eight Ways to Make Your Business More Efficient

Efficiently organizing your business is essential to boost productivity, cut costs, and achieve your objectives. This, however, isn’t always simple. Here are some recommended strategies our technicians have to enhance your business organization.

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The Best Way to Prevent Technology Troubles is to Be Proactive

The Best Way to Prevent Technology Troubles is to Be Proactive

Technology poses a considerable challenge for small businesses, particularly when problems start to surface and hold back operations. When these problems start to impact workflows, you know that you need to address them. Today, we want to discuss how you can avoid these issues altogether through the use of preventative tactics and measures.

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Manage Your Workload More Effectively with Delegation

Manage Your Workload More Effectively with Delegation

When you’re the one in charge, you have decisions to make about business responsibilities, tasks, and duties, as well as who will carry them out. You hire employees to handle it all, but there are plenty of different ways to delegate tasks based on your personal management style and the work style of your team.

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The Key to Technology Management is Proactive Practice

The Key to Technology Management is Proactive Practice

It’s frustrating and exhausting having to go about your day-to-day tasks while worrying about your technology issues. We bet that it would be better for your productivity and efficiency if you could prevent technology problems altogether instead of reacting to them as they occur. This is where our technology management model comes into play. 

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Have an Old Gmail Account? Log Into It Before It Disappears Forever

Have an Old Gmail Account? Log Into It Before It Disappears Forever

Many individuals might have old Google accounts from years ago that haven’t been used in a long time, whether they were simply replaced by newer accounts or simply forgotten about. These accounts can actually be a security challenge and can create more problems than they are worth, and Google is now realizing this. The service is planning to shut down old Google accounts that have been dormant for the last two years.

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Your Regular Reminder that Your Business Data is a Critical Asset

Your Regular Reminder that Your Business Data is a Critical Asset

Did you know there was a National Records and Information Management Day? This day would laud the efforts of business individuals to best manage their paper documents, and it has been around since 1995 to work alongside the Paperwork Reduction Act. Nowadays, it’s less of a day and officially the entire month, and it’s all designed to increase awareness of document management best practices and awareness.

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Turn It Off or Keep It On? How to Ensure You Aren’t Sharing Too Much

Turn It Off or Keep It On? How to Ensure You Aren’t Sharing Too Much

There’s no question that most of the companies that we interact with nowadays capture and share data. Many of them package them up and sell them to marketing companies that follow users around the Internet. Too many people don’t know how to keep from oversharing their personal information and it can have negative effects on their lives. This week, we thought we’d give you some tips on how to keep your personal data from getting needlessly exposed.

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I’ve Been Hacked, Now What?

I’ve Been Hacked, Now What?

For an organization that is trying to run as efficiently as possible, getting hacked is a complete nightmare. The same goes for an individual who is unfortunate enough to fall victim to the scams and hackers looking to exfiltrate login credentials, and ultimately data, from them. Unfortunately, it is the reality for a lot of people out there. Once you are hacked, however, you need to know what actions to take to ensure that your exposure is significantly reduced. 

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Three Strategies to Improve Security if You Have Remote Workers

Three Strategies to Improve Security if You Have Remote Workers

The question of whether or not you are ready to handle the many challenges presented by cybersecurity is not up for debate; if you don’t have dedicated IT resources allocated toward security, you will fail to keep your business safe when it comes to a head. Here are some ways you can keep your business secure, even when part of your infrastructure is remote.

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The Golden Rules of Data Backup Every Business Owner Needs to Swear an Oath To

The Golden Rules of Data Backup Every Business Owner Needs to Swear an Oath To

If you are a frequent reader of this blog, you know that we rev the throttle on data backup a lot. This is because it can quite literally save your business and for something that valuable, it doesn’t come with a lot of cost. Unfortunately, a lot of businesses don’t always find the expense worth it. In the minds of many decision-makers, what are the chances that your business is hit with a situation that would necessitate a full system restore? 

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Don’t Be Fooled By This Pop-Up Scam

Don’t Be Fooled By This Pop-Up Scam

If while using your iPhone, you are confronted with a pop-up that reads “Your Apple iPhone is severely damaged” you don’t have to panic. What you are looking at is a very common phishing scam that is trying to get you to download apps and allow access to personal information.

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Avoid Phishing Attacks by Checking Out These Link-Checking Tools

Avoid Phishing Attacks by Checking Out These Link-Checking Tools

We can say all we like about how clicking on the wrong link could spell disaster for your business, but the unfortunate truth is that eventually you might encounter a situation where you are suspicious of a link that you simply aren’t sure of. In cases like these, you can use the following tools to test a link’s legitimacy before committing to it.

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