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Seven Steps to Protect your Business During Hurricane Season

[fa icon="calendar'] July 5, 2021 / by Communications posted in Disaster Preparedness, Cyber Security

According to the latest forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, we are likely to see an above-average hurricane season in the Atlantic this year. With that in mind, it’s important for you as a business owner to understand how you can protect your business from hurricanes, other natural disasters, and even human error this year. 

If you want to ensure your business is ready to weather any storm download our FREE Disaster Preparedness Checklist, and check out the seven steps below!

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Hurricane Season: The Perfect Time To Get Your Tech In Check

[fa icon="calendar'] June 28, 2021 / by Communications posted in Disaster Preparedness, Cyber Security

As a business located in Southwest Florida, we are no stranger to hurricanes and their potential for destruction. This is the time of year known as hurricane season, the period from June to November when hurricanes usually form in the Atlantic Ocean. The media usually responds to this season with statistics from past years of damage followed by predictions for storm patterns for the upcoming months. Interestingly, there are also some statistics pertaining to natural disasters and their impact on small businesses.

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LBK Chamber Names Four Winds 'Business of the Year'

[fa icon="calendar'] February 9, 2021 / by Dylan Borden posted in Local I.T.

Ecstatic to announce that Four Winds has just been named '2020's Small Business of the Year' by the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce! It was an honor to be recognized by our fellow chamber members and we couldn't be prouder of our team and all they've done this past year to earn this award.

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Houston 'Doesn't have a Problem' Thanks to Digital Transformation

[fa icon="calendar'] January 6, 2021 / by Communications

For local governments, digital transformation isn't just a means of optimizing their daily operations or becoming more efficient—it's also about potentially saving and improving the lives of thousands (even millions) of citizens. In other words, it's about leveraging accurate, predictable data to be prepared for events such as an increase in population or a natural disaster. Thankfully, the increased availability of digital tools and a growing integration between devices and systems is bringing cities closer than ever to this reality. In this video, you'll learn about the City of Houston, Texas' vision for becoming an interconnected hub for technological advancement and innovation, thanks to the tools provided by always-on digital technology.

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Dynamics 365 & Office 365 Working as One - Free eBook

[fa icon="calendar'] December 29, 2020 / by Communications

Imagine your business has a new sales opportunity. Different teams need to work together to build a presentation to capitalize on the opportunity. If your business applications work in silos, it's up to individual employees to compare and consolidate feedback. Additionally, it can be very difficult to ensure everyone is working in the most up-to-date version. 

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Customer Story: Argusi Boosts Sales with Dynamics 365

[fa icon="calendar'] November 10, 2020 / by Dylan Borden posted in Cloud Solutions, Virtual CIO

Do you struggle with fragmented business applications that are difficult to use? Perhaps it's a challenge to get your employees caught up and on the same page?

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