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How to Manage Your Employees, Not the Environment, for Successful Remote Work

“We know we’re in a transition. You can feel it. It’s going to be a different work world a year from now.” - Kevin Waters, CEO of Clear Leader Group An overwhelming amount of businesses find themselves scrambling to transition from a traditional work environment in the office to a remote model where employees work [...]

April 6th, 2020|Categories: Remote Workforce, Remote Workplace, Small Businesses, Technology, Training|

Case Study: How One Architecture Firm Found Freedom in IT Rather Than Frustration

At The IT Company, we believe that IT should help you grow business for your firm rather than hold it back, especially when you are one of the largest architecture firms in the East Tennessee area. The last thing you should be dealing with are frustrations about overpriced IT that doesn’t work half the time. [...]

February 28th, 2020|Categories: Customer Interview, IT provider, Small Businesses, Technology|

Is Your Business Prepared for a Cyber Attack? – Free Lunch & Learn

On Tuesday, March 10, we’re providing an opportunity for business owners and decision makers like you to learn how to make sure your business isn’t an easy target for cyber attacks with the next installment in our Lunch & Learn series: “Are You Prepared? Understanding Cyber Threats & Risks to Your Business.” Are You Aware [...]

How Can Your Architecture or Engineering Firm Take Back Stolen Time with the Right IT Strategy?

You and your employees have important tasks to do. You didn’t spend countless hours and nights for years in the architecture or engineering labs at school to waste all day restarting the router because of a failing internet connection, or solving why the printer doesn’t work after installing new software. Unfortunately, that’s what many architects [...]

February 14th, 2020|Categories: IT provider, Small Businesses, Technology|

SMBs are Officially a Top Target For Cyber Attacks

For some time there have been many misconceptions and controversies regarding the risk small and mid-sized businesses are at for cyber attacks. SMBs have often theorized that they are at less risk of falling victim to attacks than large businesses due to being less “in the spotlight," containing a smaller amount of content and data, [...]

Weakest Link in Your Cybersecurity

It is easy to assume that cybercriminals would target newer or mid-level employees when targeting a SMB. But this has recently been found false. A SMB company leader is your weakest link when it comes to your security and in terms of who the criminals are after. Why? The answer is simple. Because of the [...]

November 5th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Privacy, Security, Security Awareness Training, Small Businesses|Tags: , |

Why You Shouldn’t Rely on One Person to Manage I.T.

At The IT Company we believe it is important not to solely rely on one individual IT person. We find it important that more than one person has access to the tools and credentials that secure your company. Or if the best option for your company isto have only one person with credentials to high [...]

April 9th, 2019|Categories: Partner, Privacy, Security, Small Businesses|Tags: , , |

2019 and Beyond

It's hard to believe it's 2019, and another year in the 21st century came and went. 2018 was like a blur, especially in the world of technology. The pace at which innovation and change is happening continues to accelerate, which creates opportunities and challenges. I feel like as I grow older, I begin to realize [...]

January 15th, 2019|Categories: People, Small Businesses, Technology|Tags: , , , |

Employee Interview- Savannah Bass

Meet The IT Company’s team member- Savannah Bass! Last March, Savannah was paired with The IT Company through a contractor company called Belay. Belay takes employees through an interview process and then sets them up with companies that match their skillset. Prior to Belay, Savannah had worked for a tech startup company in Seattle as [...]

November 27th, 2018|Categories: Employee Interview, Small Businesses|Tags: , , |