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How to Keep Pace with Current Regulations

Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) often understand the critical importance of compliance but lack the proper resources to manage it as effectively as larger organizations. We’ve seen SMBs all over Hartford struggle with the subtle nuances and frequent updates common in compliance frameworks such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). As the old saying goes, ignorance of the law is no excuse — but that doesn't mean you have to handle compliance alone.

2020 Best Places to Work in Connecticut

Charles IT was recently named a finalist in the Best Places to Work in Connecticut. This fifteenth annual program was created by the Hartford Business Journal and Best Companies Group.

This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in Connecticut, benefiting the state's economy, workforce, and businesses.

Signs you should be in the market for a new MSP

With a new decade in the books, technology and IT leaders are becoming cornerstones of their companies’ business strategies. As the technology industry is cresting a wave of hype — intelligent robots, digital transformation — tools and software once perceived as things of the future have crystallized into disciplines and processes many organizations now use.

The best technology investments for your business in 2020

Technology is evolving at a breakneck pace and every year comes a tidal wave of new and exciting IT innovations. Some of them have failed miserably, while others have become new standards in the world of business computing.

More than ever, business leaders need to be mindful about which technologies they invest in, because it can add undue risk to your organization.

Top technology projects to consider

As 2019 draws to an end, organizations are looking ahead to the new year. How will advancements in technology affect your small business in 2020? From building trust to enhancing customer experience, how will tech tools enable your organization to stay productive and competitive?

Roughly 88% of businesses expect IT budgets to grow or remain steady over the next year.

2020 top IT challenges forecast

The year 2020 will see a transition to a new decade. Businesses are facing various IT trends such as the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI), digital transformation, new cybersecurity techniques, and 5G networks.

For small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), information technologies make it easier to fulfill different business functions such as financial management, marketing, sales, product development, etc.

What’s next for IT: Insights from 2019

Digital transformation initiatives have been shaping the business landscape for the past two decades. The Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, big data, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and cloud computing all contribute to the modernization of business processes and the emergence of “people-centric smart spaces.

Benefits of Desktop-as-a-Service

Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) has become a model strategy for desktop management in businesses. For those who don't know, DaaS is subscription-based service wherein a cloud service provider manages the client’s virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Thanks to the flexibility and security the cloud offers, businesses have access to the desktop resources they need on demand.

Why DaaS is the solution-of-choice for organizations in these 5 industries

Many small- and medium-sized companies are still trying to figure out the right kind of technology to invest in, since they offer their own pros and cons. Whether you're going for cloud services, productivity apps, or online accounting tools, these investments could catapult your business to succeed in ways you’ve never imagined before.