No matter our personal comfort level with technology, it is an integral part of how things get done today. Every day there is a new tool that is being touted as the best thing since sliced bread. The important thing to remember is that technology is less about the tools and more about how we use the tools and what we learn when we use them.
Using Today's Tools
When a new employee joins the organization, there is more to do than welcome them in and get the paperwork filled out. Depending on your technology set up there may be a whole checklist of tasks to get them set up for their first day of work.
Use this worksheet to collect all the information on your computers. Having it all in one place makes decision-making easier.
When someone affiliated with your organization leaves, it should be standard operating procedure to evaluate what kind of access they had to technology resources and make sure that appropriate changes are made.
It used to be that some locked file cabinets and a sturdy safe were the ways that we protected our information. In the digital age, we carry fewer physical keys and many more PINS, passwords and pass-phrases. This document shares tips for creating strong passwords.
Before the board meeting, you need to get some files to your board members for their review. Sending documents via email is not always the best way to accomplish this. This resource offers some tips for low/no cost sharing of files.
In a world where seemingly everyone carries a smart phone or a tablet, how do you facilitate the extra productivity that can result from mobile computing while still maintaining the security of your systems? Jenaly Technology Group offers a few tips.