Top Industries That Need Cybersecurity

As the economy slowly recovers and industries plan for a post-pandemic life, now is the time to factor cybersecurity into your business’ budget. Cybersecurity is essential to keep your products, finances and employees protected.  The increase in people working remotely has led to greater exposure to cyber risks. In fact, according to Deloitte, during the pandemic, there were 35% more cyber attacks, compared to only 20% prior to the pandemic. Plus, 47% of individuals fall for a phishing scam while working from home, like an email or mobile account login that leads to a fake website. Hackers are clearly upping their game when it comes to hacking into personal accounts…

Small Businesses Hurt by Failing to Embrace New Technologies

  Several recent studies have concluded that small businesses are not fully embracing advanced technologies like the cloud, CRM and artificial intelligence, hindering their growth potential. Their failure to keep up with evolving technologies is causing them to miss opportunities to boost sales. These failures are largely due to a widespread belief among small businesses that utilizing these technologies will be cost prohibitive and too complex for them to master.   A Salesforce survey of small business in America with less than 100 employees showed that only 49 percent are using a type of business process automation. Additionally, only 21 percent utilize business analytics or business intelligence software. These numbers…

CRM: Using it to Move Your Small Business Forward

CRM: Using it to Move Your Small Business Forward Posted by T.J. Bloom, COO of MDL Technology Does your company use customer relationship management to help drive sales? Studies show that companies which use customer relationship management (CRM) applications can increase sales by up to 29 percent. Here are some quick tips from Forbes to get your company using CRM effectively. Keep your CRM system simple. Make sure it integrates with your other systems. Keep your employees trained on how to use it. Collect real time reports from your data. Read more on Forbes. Do you have questions about CRM? Call MDL Technology at 816-781-3006 or email us. Check out…