How to Stay on Top of Tech
Productivity January 9, 2017 JD Mckenzie
Keeping up with tech can feel like a full-time job, but knowing the right people to follow and the right places to look can help you stay on top of the latest tools to help your business.
The constant change of technology makes it hard to stay up to date. If you fall behind you can lose the competitive edge to those who have found better solutions that increase their productivity and customer satisfaction.
Start reviewing technology as part of your routine, so you have the best tools at your disposal to get more done and make your customers happier. Read these tips and learn how you can get the technology edge to grow your business.
Make Technology a Priority
The first thing you should know is you’re not alone. Make it known across your company that technology is a priority. Make it clear you’re open to investing in technology to improve everyone’s job. Ask team members what manual tasks are frustrating and holding them back so you or them can look for solutions to improve your internal processes.
As you open the discussion, you’ll may learn that many of those around you love technology and finding new ways to use it is their hobby. Empower your team by encouraging them to share new tech and learn what solutions excite them on a regular basis.
Learn More with Podcasts
Podcasts are an excellent resource if you’re interested in learning more about any topic. Most have a narrow focus and cater to a specific audience. They are a great way to add value to when you’re at the gym, driving, doing chores or even just relaxing. You can find many podcasts through iTunes on your Mac, or the Podcast app on the iPhone & iPad, but we have selected a few that we feel you will enjoy that focuses on learning more about how to get more out the Apple environment.
Following the right people on social can transform how you do business. You have thought leaders who are providing invaluable information on any topic every day. Technological thought leaders are no different and can give you a wealth of information at a pace.
Finding the best tech source online might be the best example of the choice paradox. There is just too much. Finding a source you trust and can digest is a process that gets better as you learn more. However, you are not on your own. There are many tried and true resources for you with a focus on the Mac environment.
Check out these resources to help you integrate your business into the Mac world even more:
Becoming a business that is tech focused and stays on top of latest trends doesn’t happen overnight. Follow the right people online, find the right resources and challenge your team so that you can always be one step ahead of your competition.