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How Small and Medium Businesses Can Use Remote Work Technology to Recruit and Retain the Best Talent

It has been a few years since COVID-19 changed the world. Every country, business, and person in the world has been affected. According to a McKinsey Global Survey of executives, companies have accelerated the digitization of their customer and supply-chain interactions and of their internal operations by three to four years. To stay competitive in […]

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How One Small Business Customer Pivoted to Telemedicine in 90 Days

It’s no small challenge to keep patient information accessible, compliant and secure in the healthcare business. When COVID-19 forced medicine online, it only added to the complexity of delivering high quality and secure telemedicine. Amazon Web Services worked with ProDoctor to unify their collaboration tools and deploy a secure telemedicine solution in only three months […]

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AWS Launches a New, Commitment-Free Program to Help Digitize Small and Medium Businesses

Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are the engine room of the Asia-Pacific economy, with 132 million SMBs across APJ (Asia Pacific and Japan) accounting for over 97 percent of all businesses and employing over half of the workforce across the region. SMBs need to seize the opportunities in the digital economy as the Asia-Pacific Economic […]

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How Small and Medium Businesses Can Enable Their Teams to Work Remotely from Virtually Anywhere

The flexibility of remote work has drastically changed workplace dynamics. A survey conducted by Upwork of 1,500 hiring managers found that due to COVID-19, 61.9% of companies planned more remote work. The report also predicts 36.2 million workers (about 22% of Americans) will be working remotely by the year 2025, an 87% increase from before […]

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Maximize ROI with Managed Artificial Intelligence for Small Medium Businesses

As a business leader, are you considering using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to enhance your business outcomes? Businesses of all sizes are automating processes with technology for a variety of reasons—whether it’s more efficiency, lower costs, or another distinct benefit. If you have a limited technical background, you may be skeptical of […]

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How Small and Medium Businesses Can Lower Emissions Through Green and Sustainable Buildings

The United Nations Environment Programme estimates carbon emissions from buildings and construction constitute almost 40% of global carbon emissions. The Tracking Buildings 2021 Report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlights that all new buildings and 20 percent of the existing building stock would need to be zero-carbon-ready as soon as 2030 to achieve carbon […]

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The Benefits of Cloud Modernization for Critical Energy Infrastructure

With extreme weather impacting most parts of the world throughout the year, protection is vital to keeping essential services running. Failure is not an option when so many citizens and businesses depend on consistent energy access. So when a company is providing that protection, success relies on being one of the best in the business. […]

Seeking a Technology Partner to Modernize IT for Small and Medium Business Needs

Today, digital technologies have opened up a new world of possibilities for modernizing small and medium businesses (SMBs). Some growing companies like yours are taking on initiatives improving telecommunications programs and increasing customer service effectiveness with newer, flexible IT cloud services. However, many companies are lagging behind in the digital revolution when it comes to […]

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A Value-Driven Cloud Adoption Explainer and Template for Small and Medium Businesses

If you have already decided to move more workloads to the cloud but aren’t sure where to begin, this explainer aims to help you. There is certainly no shortage of resources out there on cloud adoption approaches or frameworks; from tools to professional service companies, there is a lot of support available to help companies […]

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Why Small and Medium Businesses Should Invest in IT Training to Accelerate Growth

The success of some modern businesses relies on a smart IT strategy that incorporates business requirements and relevant technologies. Many organizations, however, struggle in translating business needs into effective IT investments and operation plans. That is often because they don’t have the skills they need to build and deliver effective transformation. IT talent is sparse […]