Mike’s Bikes and a Full Circle: Doing Good is Good Business
Cisco customer Mike’s Bikes takes the maxim “think globally, act locally” to the max through the Mike’s Bikes Foundation. Join us for the next #CiscoChat to learn how Mike's Bikes rose to the SMB Challenge: thriving locally while making a global impact.
Advice to Small Businesses: ‘Work from Anywhere’ Still Has Only 24 Hours in a Day
As small businesses start unearthing themselves from the rubble of the COVID-19 pandemic, one positive outcome they are likely to carry over is letting their employees to continue to work remotely. This trend is part of a larger movement called hybrid work or hybrid office that promises to transform the “how” of work forever. The Cisco 2020 Global Workforce Survey revealed how significant this transformation might be with nearly 60 percent of the survey reporting that […]
Coping with Small Business Office Changes
If there’s one thing 2020 taught us, it’s that you need to expect the unexpected. If you’re like a lot of people at small businesses, you’ve had to adapt and change repeatedly. Unexpected events like a global pandemic affect your people and where they work. Some small businesses have changed their business models completely, which […]
A Three-Pronged Approach to Small Business Office Safety
For every small business, it’s essential to keep people healthy and safe. Like the old saying goes, safety first. And now with COVID-19, monitoring workplace hazards is an even higher priority. No matter how small your business might be, as an employer, you need to keep your workers and customers safe without disrupting the flow […]
Cheetah Revamps Its Technology to Adapt to Changes
John Hodson had been on the job for less than three months when the unthinkable happened. With the pandemic grinding the Western United States to a standstill, the new head of IT for Cheetah, a wholesale food supplier in the Bay Area, had to lay off staff and relinquish the company’s managed IT services. “The […]
Cisco Partner Port53 Helps Small Businesses Stay Safe with Cloud-Based Security
The global pandemic has spurred an onslaught of data breaches and cybersecurity incidents. It’s not a surprise because hackers, fraudsters, and scammers have always been opportunistic. And disruptive events have always created opportunities for malfeasance. According to the FBI, the volume of cyberattacks has increased by 400 percent since the beginning of the pandemic, with […]
Learning from past disruptions, preparing for whatever is next
Nuggets of wisdom and advice from a longtime Cisco Premier Partner that can help small businesses prepare for the next major disruption.
Stepping through the door: Digital agency launches new services portal to meet changing needs
Vancouver-based creative agency is bringing customers and partners together to help one another manage in challenging times through a marketplace of adapted and right-sized services.
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Tackles Rapid Rise in Food Demand
With needs skyrocketing, Second Harvest had to adapt by changing the way they deliver food and utilizing technology to ensure that the group continues to operate smoothly and safely.