Chris Low

Opinions expressed by ICN authors are their own.

Christopher Low is a project manager and lead developer with Sherlock Software. He is also the founder and owner of MyTeamPlan, a desktop-based project management software tool that is targeted at small and medium businesses.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Chris Low and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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Gmail as a productivity tool for small businesses

Gmail as a productivity tool for small businesses

The popularity of Gmail has spawned a host of third party tools that help small business owners up their productivity and increase business. As a small business owner, here are a few productivity areas you must consider investing in.

Establishing enterprise IT best practices for an SMB

Establishing enterprise IT best practices for an SMB

Enterprises spend trillions of dollars each year on storage and security compliance. Here are some of the best practices that enterprise IT adhere to, and how small businesses could deploy similar systems for your own infrastructure...

What to look for when choosing an email service provider for your small- or medium-sized business

What to look for when choosing an email service provider for your small- or medium-sized business

As a CIO, it is important to weigh in the technological and operational perspectives before you choose the right provider for your organization.

A startup guide to accepting cryptocurrency transactions

A startup guide to accepting cryptocurrency transactions

The number of people using cryptocurrencies is on the rise and is only expected to grow over the next few years. Accepting these currencies from your customers is thus a strategic decision that can put you at a competitive advantage. ...

What a CIO needs to know about initial coin offerings

What a CIO needs to know about initial coin offerings

What the small business CIO should learn about initial coin offerings (ICO) versus the traditional initial public offerings (IPO).

How to be compliant with data breach notification laws

How to be compliant with data breach notification laws

As a CIO, the bucks stops with you for matters pertaining to data breaches and compliance towards subsequent notifications.

Establishing role-based access control in the workplace

Establishing role-based access control in the workplace

Access control is necessary, and every organization must implement it in some form.

The rationale behind cryptocurrencies

The rationale behind cryptocurrencies

The modern crypto revolution did not start overnight...

Harnessing the power of Slack bots and apps in the workplace

Harnessing the power of Slack bots and apps in the workplace

All the team chat apps today allow using bots. Slack leads this area with its “apps” that even have the ability to post custom-formatted content directly to the chat. These bots and apps can either be downloaded from the Slack app...

Automating the workplace

Automating the workplace

Automating mundane tasks in the workplace has a significant ROI, because it lets workers focus on what really matters.

Information security policies every business must implement

Information security policies every business must implement

Important information security practices are often overlooked despite all the major hacks discovered in recent years. It is unfortunate that preventive measures are often adopted only after a crippling incident.

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