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IT and Copier Talk Your Business Can Rely On

The AIS IT Services and Office Technology Blog. Insights and perspective into what works and makes businesses more competitive.

Managed IT Providers: Your Relationship Is Like Your Bank

on Jan 30, 2020 8:59:55 AM By | Keven Ellison | 0 Comments | managed it providers managed IT IT services
READ TIME: 7 MINS. We’ve been marketing to and working with SMBs (small to medium-sized businesses) for a few years now. When listening to customers, their relationship with a Managed IT Provider or Managed Services Provider (MSP) seems strikingly similar to our own personal and business relationships with banks.  Hear me out...
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How-To Choose The Right Phone System for Your Business

on Jan 29, 2020 9:43:29 AM By | John Taylor | 1 Comment | phones VoIP phone company
READ TIME: 5 MINS.  Try and relive the Stone Age era today for a moment, and the impossible becomes a possibility. A characteristic example, in this case, is having a business that transacts without a phone system to the point of sealing a deal successfully and that right there is what the Stone Age era entails.  Fast forward to the present, and the revolution in the business world currently is shifting the attention of entrepreneurs when they are deciding on how to choose a phone system that will address the requirements of their operations accordingly.
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Office Phone Systems: Should I Change My Phone Company?

on Jan 27, 2020 8:30:00 AM By | Tim Gerlach | 1 Comment | office phone systems phone company
READ TIME: 6.5 MINS. Your phone company is a critical part of most business operations, especially as your business grows. They typically provide your phone lines, internet connection and access, or both. For the sake of this discussion, let’s look at this from the perspective of phone services, which may be in the form of analog, digital, or VoIP phone systems.
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2019 Year-In-Review: Company Culture, Committees, and Let’s Rock!

on Jan 23, 2020 1:30:00 PM By | Rosa Solares-Harouff | 2 Comments | company culture
READ TIME: 6.5 MINS. It’s hard to believe that 2019 quickly came to a close! But, now is a great time to sit back and reflect on all of the great things accomplished— while also planning and strategizing for 2020! When I reflect on all of the significant accomplishments we had here at AIS, it is clear that what we did helped reinforce and strengthen our culture. We were busy with many initiatives and implemented some great new ones to help keep our team productive, informed, and empowered.
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Avoid "Can I Speak To Your Manager?" by Creating Quality Standards to Empower Staff

on Jan 21, 2020 8:51:00 AM By | Gary Harouff | 0 Comments | Insider culture quality standards
READ TIME: 4.5 MINS. How frustrating is it to speak to a company, and you can’t get the answers you are looking for, so you ask, “Can I speak to your manager?” It’s pretty frustrating, right? And, it certainly isn’t a good impression. It can be a total win-win for your customers, staff, and business by identifying and creating quality standards and empowering your staff.
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