7 Reasons Why IT Projects Fail

Projects frequently fail in businesses. Here are seven common reasons why IT projects fail and how you can avoid these pitfalls. Having projects that fail is common in businesses. In one 2018 study, the Project Management Institute surveyed more than 5,500 companies and found that 15% of the projects they started failed. And these failures were […]

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4 Misconceptions about Tech Support Scams

Despite being common, there are many misconceptions about tech support scams. Not knowing the truth can result in falling victim to this type of fraud. Here are four misconceptions set straight. Tech support scams are common and costly. In 2017 alone, around 11,000 victims filed complaints with the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). They reported losing […]

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5 Tips to Protect Your Privacy on Windows 10

Privacy is a luxury that few can afford to be without. However, private information can be easily compromised by hackers, scorned lovers, and even operating systems themselves. Rumors run rampant concerning the data collection Windows 10 subjects its users to, so don’t wait to secure your business information. Here are some tips on how to […]

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Relying On A Good Luck Charm?

Carrying a four-leaf clover might work for leprechauns. But when it comes to Internet abuse by employees, you’ll need more than sheer luck… Did you know that… 70% of all web traffic to Internet pornography sites occurs during the work hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Non-work-related Internet surfing results in up to a 40% […]

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Be More Productive with Office 365

When you first purchased Office 365, it is likely that you were looking forward to the productivity gains it can produce. But if your business has yet to realize them, you may be feeling a bit frustrated or agitated that the service didn’t deliver on its promise. However, it’s wise to remember that in order […]

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A Backup Plan You Can Fall In Love With

A Backup Plan You Can Fall In Love With In today’s fast-paced, data-driven world, backups are mission critical to your company’s survival and success. Yet your data may be just one damaged drive, lost laptop, natural disaster, accidental deletion, malware attack, equipment failure, power spike or petty theft away from a profit-sucking, heartbreaking disaster. So […]

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Boost Productivity With These Word Tricks

Microsoft Word has become the top choice of many firms when it comes to word processing. Its capabilities go far beyond basic document editing – you can use Word to create professional documents such as invoices, statements, proposals, and even incorporate data visualization tools to add tables and graphs to your documents. But there are a […]

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5 Different Types of Virtualization

Companies of all sizes are embracing virtualization as a way to cut IT expenses, enhance security, and increase operational efficiency. While the benefits of virtualization are self-evident, many people are still in the dark when it comes to the many different types of virtualization. Here, we’ll show you some of the most common virtualization methods […]

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What Does 2016 Have In Store For The Cloud?

Cloud computing started as an avant-garde way of business operating, but 2015 has established it as an accepted solution which brings many advantages. Why? For a host of reasons. Cloud computing allows for inexpensive computing solutions, which is beneficial for companies of all sizes. Staff can access applications and data anywhere around the globe and […]

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Things To Consider Regarding Your Servers

Lub-dub, lub-dub, lub-dub. That’s the sound of a beating heart, but it might as well be the sound your servers make. They more or less act as the heartbeat of your firm and if they stop functioning, your business might as well be dead. Despite the importance servers have on operations, it’s amazing to see so […]

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Chimera Ransomware: What to Know

You are probably already familiar with ransomware, one of the nastier forms of malicious software that does the rounds every now and again, but what you may not already be acquainted with is a ransomware program called Chimera. Only recently discovered, Chimera’s creators have taken the already unpleasant ransomware program’s scare tactics to the next […]

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HDD and SSD Explained

Now let’s take a closer look at the two devices. We break it down into the following main categories: Speed This is where SSDs truly prevail. While HDDs need a long time to access data and files because the disk must spin to find it, SSDs are up to 100 times faster since data can […]

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Working From Home Tips To Boost Productivity

Working from home may sound like a faraway dream, but with the inception of the Internet, it has become a reality. Today, more and more firms are allowing their staff to work remotely instead of coming into the office every day. The results have been positive – employers notice an increase in productivity, work quality, and […]

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How to Be More Productive in 2016

We know, we know; sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. More than ever before, our busy personal lives and hectic working ones are demanding more and more of our attention, and even the best laid plans and good intentions can get waylaid by a sheer lack of time. […]

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Free Security Tips

Sign Up for Free IT Security Tips Because IT security is such an IMPORTANT topic, WAMS has put together a series of every other week IT security tips to show you and your employees how to drastically reduce your chances of being a victim of cybercrime. Seriously, these bi-monthly e-mails – and the strategies they […]

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