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Looking at mobile payment systems

Looking at mobile payment systems

Small to medium businesses, like restaurants, fashion boutiques, salons, and service-based businesses are constantly looking for ways to minimize expenses. One way to do this is by implementing a mobile payment solution. This form of payment is set to take off in the coming months, especially when you take into account the number of new systems introduced and available already.

5 Common security issues

5 Common security issues

It’s probably safe to say that the security of your networks and systems is something you are concerned about. In truth, the majority of businesses do have security measures in place. The question you therefore need to ask yourself is if the measures you have implemented are sufficient enough.

Ways continuity plans can fail

Ways continuity plans can fail

The vast majority of business owners are well aware of the fact that disaster can strike at any time. As a result most do take steps to prevent this from happening or at least limiting the potential impact. However, there is always a chance that these plans don’t work.

Protection from cloud and data breach

Protection from cloud and data breach

Many businesses are turning to the cloud in an attempt to avoid data breaches, which are growing in number as well as intensity. Still, what some businesses might not be aware of is the fact that there are certain parts of the cloud that point to an increased data breach risk.

Successful content marketing 101

Successful content marketing 101

There is a good chance that your business is constantly looking for new clients. One of the most effective ways in which you can enhance your customers base is to have a strong Internet presence. It used to be that a website was enough, but now you need to have a full and active online presence.

3 Parts of predictive analytics

3 Parts of predictive analytics

Predictive analytics has long been employed by large-scale businesses to help make decisions and long-term business predictions. Now, small to medium businesses are starting to integrate these methods in larger numbers. A common stumbling block for many managers and owners however is that this can be a highly overwhelming concept.

Join Bond Consulting Services at 3rd Annual Women Business Owners Conference

Join Bond Consulting Services at 3rd Annual Women Business Owners Conference

We are excited to sponsor and attend the 2014 Women Business Owners Conference presented by SCORE OC on October 30, 2014. A resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE offers low-cost workshops and free business mentoring to entrepreneurs throughout the U.S. As expert business technology consultants, we promote business growth and support the efforts of this non-profit in recognizing women-owned businesses.

Eric Klauss and David Gersten Represent BCS at 2014 Microsoft Dynamics Kickoff in New Orleans

Eric Klauss and David Gersten Represent BCS at 2014 Microsoft Dynamics Kickoff in New Orleans

Personally I think that New Orleans is one of the greatest cities to travel to in the United States. I love the food, the architecture, the people and the music. A few weeks ago I was able to visit the Crescent City again for my second time ever. Eric Klauss, Bond Consulting Services’ Sales & Marketing Manager, and myself spent four days at the 2014 Microsoft Dynamics Kickoff Event.

How to avoid juice jacking!

How to avoid juice jacking!

What do you do when your smartphone needs to be charged but your charger is not at hand? A handy solution is to turn to a public charging kiosk. But what you might not be aware of is the fact that this can lead to juice jacking of your smartphone. To avoid this security threat, it’s time to get a comprehensive view of what juice jacking is and how you can protect your smartphone from it.

Effective business impact analysis

Effective business impact analysis

While it’s important for businesses to perform risk assessments, it’s equally important to initiate a business impact analysis (BIA) in order to maximize business continuity. Why? Simply because the crux of any recovery is about whether it is achieved in a reasonable time, and BIA, if performed effectively, will determine exactly that.