3 Tech Quick Fixes To Increase Productivity

Christopher Lentz | March 31, 2014 08:57 PM

In an age of social media it can be difficult to keep your employees focused on their work and not on their media accounts or cell phones. However, you can help increase their productivity with these simple tech solutions.

Screen Real Estate

Larger monitors allow users to increase the resolution settings and house more windows at one time. This allow users to keep a spreadsheet open on one side of the screen and a web browser on the other, skipping countless transition time between the two. The best part of this fix is that purchasing new, larger monitors means you can also save a lot of cash on energy bills because most new models utilize LED technology which increases life and decrease energy consumption. This one is truly a no-brainer when it comes to savins and increased productivity.

To Spin Or Not To Spin

For decades, hard drives have used mechanical parts which can break down causing catostrophic data loss. Lossing you customer or ordering data could cause real problems for your business. These days though, the SSD or Solid State Drive is crushing it's older and obsolete counterpart and leaving it in the dust. Not only do SSD's offer better lifetimes, their read and write performance is better than most 15,000 RPM server drives. It is no wonder that data centers across the world are upgrading to these bad boys! The prices are coming down, so grabbing one of these to replace your current dinosaurs can really help speed up your staffs daily tasks by cutting down lag and wait times.

Gigabit or Forget It

When it comes to a small business it is easy to miss the little things that can reduce your overall workflow. A good network switch is one of those things that just can't be overlooked when you want rock solid network performace. A Gigabit network switch performs 10x faster than older switches and 100x faster than a hub. Let's be honest, if you still have a hub in your network its time for some serious upgrades. Increases in network performance means faster load times for web pages, file transfers, and more.

Increasing workforce productivity can greatly improve your business in many ways. Don't take our word for it, simply take these three steps and see for yourself just how much better things can be with solid, reliable equipment. If you want to get the right equipment for your specific environment, give us a call and let our team of certified network engineers help you.




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