Category: Business Planning

A Business Plan is Crucial for Independent Insurance Agencies

In the ever-evolving landscape of the insurance industry, independent agencies face a myriad of challenges and opportunities. Next year alone, artificial intelligence and machine learning are expected to be used more widely to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Insurtech companies are expected to continue to grow and offer new products and services. And cyber insurance […]

Core Tips for Buying the Right Computer for School

The school year may have just ended, but the next one is less than 2 months away. Computer manufacturers will have deals running all summer, so now is a good time to start thinking about what your student might need. The question you should ask when deciding to buy a new computer for school, or […]

Uber was hacked again; why does it matter to me?

On Thursday September 15 Uber announced that they had been the victim of a hacker. Details are still unfolding, but initial reports suggest the hacker had complete access to almost all of Uber’s internal systems ( This kind of announcement has, unfortunately, become quite common. Let’s look at how this happened (with what we know […]

Why CISA’s Threat Advisory to MSPs Matters to You

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released an alert last week, May 11, advising MSPs “of recent reports that observe an increase in malicious cyber activity targeting managed service providers (MSPs) and [we] expect this trend to continue.” They also released guidance for MSPs and their customers to reduce the risk of falling victim […]

Help, our summer intern just deleted that really important file!

Dan, our summer intern, just deleted that super important presentation file that he spent a week putting together for our super important salesperson, Marc, for a super important client meeting. What now!? Backups can help mitigate an issue like this. However, just setting up backups without a plan doesn’t necessarily ensure the files will be […]

How to work from the beach

It’s summer. You’re at the beach (observing physical distancing guidelines of course). You need to finish up some details to close a last-minute deal. You need to access that critical file because you’re the only one that can handle it. You’re out of luck, right? Not so fast! There are many ways to remotely, and […]