Category Archives: (Tech) Business Continuity

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Business Continuity

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the world by storm. Previous to March 2020, many businesses could not have envisioned how a pandemic would affect them. In the wake of the ongoing pandemic, many businesses have had to shut their doors. Many businesses have lost revenue and declared bankruptcy, and some are still struggling to make ends […]

Checklist for Reopening the Workplace After COVID-19

General guidance and a step-by-step checklist for reopening your business after COVID-19 About this guide As countries, states, and cities begin to ease lockdown restrictions, this checklist for reopening businesses can help you jumpstart your return. You and your employees have been quarantined in your homes for the past few days weeks months, and now […]

Envision’s Ultimate Guide to Working From Home

General guidance, tips, and resources for employees during the COVID-19 outbreak About this guide We created this “Guide to working from home” to provide clients and our broader community with guidance, tips, and resources during the COVID-19 outbreak. We recognize that as more organizations need to require staff to work remotely, there are unique challenges […]

A 7-Step Canvas to Turn IT into a Competitive Advantage

One of the hardest departments to manage, as an executive in a small or mid-size organization, is IT. Unfortunately, many organizations are unable or unwilling to invest in an entire IT department. For them, IT is simply an afterthought and necessary cost of doing business; something that can be set aside and looked at only […]

4 Best Practices for Managing a Distributed Workforce

More than ever, it’s common for workforces to be distributed across many locations. Remote offices across the country are the norm, and having ancillary offices in another country is nothing unusual. Even employees in the same office as you are likely telecommuting at least a couple days a month. And no matter where your employees […]

8 IT Projects for SMBs to Compete With the Big Ones [Checklist]

With IT quickly evolving and becoming more affordable, the good news is that small/midsized businesses can now bridge the gap and compete with larger competitors. It may seem overwhelming and you may not know where to begin, but if you break it down into smaller projects, you can make the organization more productive, competitive, mobile, […]

10 Ways to Prepare Your Business For the Worst [Checklist]

We don’t have to tell you. Disaster can happen at any moment and if you have been around the block a few times, you know that disaster is not just a major hurricane or fire like we see on TV. It is anything that can cause your business to stop operating normally for a considerable […]

Five Excuses You Are Telling Yourself To Avoid Cyber Security In Your Business

In a recent article an FBI cybercrime official was quoted saying: “there are two categories of people: those who have been hacked and those who are going to be hacked.” Essentially it’s not a matter of if, but when. As a business owner, it’s up to you to decide how much exposure you are willing […]

5 Biggest Threats to Your Business [Infographic]

Managing a business is not just about having great products, higher income and keeping customers satisfied. Your success will come from having adequate risk management practices to withstand the unexpected. This includes keeping your organization safe from data loss, planning properly to minimize downtime after a natural or IT disaster, and preparing for a sudden […]