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XPERTECHS Fast-Tracked Virtual Upsizing at Friedman, Framme and Thrush, P.A.

The remote work transition for law firm Friedman, Framme and Thrush didn’t start in March of 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic caused companies to send their employees home to work. It actually began nearly five years earlier when Bill Thrush, managing partner, set a plan in motion to downsize the physical footprint of the company, while upsizing its virtual footprint.

Remote Work Slows Creative Process But Reveals Resilience at Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS

You can’t blame the people at Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS if they feel a little out of sorts as they work from their individual remote locations during the COVID-19 public health crisis. After all, the work they do in architectural design is all about creating physical spaces that not only set the stage for daily life, they stimulate the kind of human interactions that build community.

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS Switched to XPERTECHS Just in Time for the Remote Work Exodus

When Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS decided to change IT support companies, they had no idea how much this decision would affect their ability to continue business operations in the coming weeks. Their first day of onboarding with XPERTECHS was on March 1st, 2020 and at that time, no one had any idea that the country would soon be submerged in a public health crisis that would force the company to send all their employees home to work.

What to Do if You Fall For a Phishing Scam

Cybercriminals are opportunist predators and right now they are exploiting fears and concerns about COVID-19 in order to get people to click on links, open attachments, or give away confidential information in response to a message that is delivered in an email.

4-Point Security Analysis for Your Remote Workforce

Unless you already had a remote workforce before the COVID-19 pandemic, the way you set up your employees to work from home may have inadvertently exposed your company to security risks. While some risks emerged because your people are not working inside your corporate perimeter anymore, other risks have always been there, but their importance has increased.

Time to Control Your Domain Neighborhood

An accounting clerk gets an email from the CEO of his company. He thinks it’s a little strange, but he proceeds to follow the instructions in the email to purchase several gift cards and reply back with the gift card ID numbers. When the clerk goes to the CEO a day later to ask about getting reimbursed for the gift cards, the CEO says, “What gift cards?” 

If only the clerk had looked a little closer at the email address.

Are Your Phone Communications Clumsy or Coordinated?

What score would you give your organization if your ability to quickly get your employees set up to work from home was a test of your corporate flexibility? Was the process seamless? Clumsy? Something in between? Part of your decision in giving yourself high marks or a failing grade has to do with how you transitioned your communications.

Five Ways XPERTECHS’ Sales Team Saves Time with Microsoft 365

We couldn’t think of a better way to illustrate how Microsoft 365 and the Teams app can change the way that you communicate and collaborate, than to tell you how it’s changed the way we work here at XPERTECHS. As technology professionals, we’re pretty good at creating processes to make business operations efficient, but when our Sales team started using the Teams app, we discovered that we could take our productivity up to a whole new level.