Azure for Small Business

What is Azure? Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services – currently over 600 – to help your organization meet your business challenges. Azure markets itself as a hybrid cloud solution with hundreds of ready-made tools for numerous aspects of a business. Developers can take full advantage of Azure, which offers Visual Studio integrations, flexible computing resources, and massive analytic capabilities. Researchers will find an abundance of uses for Azure services, too, as it provides access to super-computing performance that reduces the time needed to analyze large data sets. Most small businesses will not need the full breadth …

How To: Successful Remote Teams

  Technology has given business owners and manager an abundance of options in how, where, and when to do business. Many companies have introduced technologies that enable employees to telecommute. Giving employees this option increases productivity 13%, reduces turnover, improves morale, reduces a firm’s environmental impact, and can save an average of $11,000 per employee annually. Sound too good to be true? It is and it isn’t. The key to reaping all of the benefits of telecommuting means putting in work up-front to ensure that you can build and manage teams that are able to effectively operate remotely. Small business …