Category Archives: (Tech) Business Value

7 Things to Look for in a Virtual Assistant

Virtual Assistant, Enstep IT Services, Houston, TX

Your busy schedule may have you thinking about hiring an assistant. A virtual assistant is a cost-effective and efficient option to consider. Since you don’t have to provide office space, it’s cheaper than hiring someone on-site. Use this guide as you search for the right person to serve your business needs remotely. Finding Your Virtual […]

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Google Maps Goes Social

Google Maps Goes Social, Enstep Houston IT Services

Social media has altered the way we experience life on many fronts. How we make new friends, share photos, and update loved ones about our lives are just a few examples. It has also altered the landscape of how we do business. How you interact with prospects and clients today is radically different than it […]

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Why Businesses Should Adopt Cloud Computing

The three giants of the tech world: cloud computing, big data and mobility (CBM) are the future of tech market, but what benefits are there for businesses to opt CBM? Well, a survey conducted by Dell reveals that business can experience revenue growth up to 53 percent, compared to the ones who don’t. The results […]

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Dealing with Big Data

Access to public (open) data is easier than ever before, and businesses can certainly use it to their advantage.  The downside of this accessibility, however, is the sheer volume of data available.  Trying to handle that much information and statistics can be overwhelming, especially to those in a small-to-medium sized business.  It can be difficult […]

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What is a VoIP Phone System?

VoIP stands for Voice-over Internet Protocol, and it is phone system is a group of technologies that deliver calls and multimedia sessions over the internet, rather than by traditional phone lines.  It is available on several different types of devices, like smartphones, personal computers, tablets; basically any device that has the ability to access the […]

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CartoDB: Combining Data with Location

CartoDB has expanded its reach.  The company, established in 2011 by two Spanish biodiversity and conservation scientists, was originally designed for map makers and data scientists, but now it is helping other industries visualize their data in map form.  As of July 21st, CartoDB has a new feature that will analyze any data that is […]

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Does Your Business Need a CDO?

As businesses rely more and more heavily on data and analytics, questions start to arise: does the business need to hire a Chief Data Officer (CDO)?  If so, when?  What purpose will this person serve? A CDO is a person who helps a business transform into a data-driven enterprise.  The ideal CDO has a good […]

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The Future of the Internet

It started most visibly with Siri.  Now, according to TechCrunch, Uber is participating.  It is now possible to summon an Uber ride without ever opening the Uber app itself, but rather accessing it from other applications using Uber’s Request application program interface (API).  This model of service is an example of the “programmable web.”  It […]

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Disaster Recovery

Houston is still recovering from the flooding that occurred in late May as a result of several storm systems that came through one after the other.  If your business was located in one of the areas around the rivers and bayous that overflowed, or any of the other flooded areas, you may have lost valuable […]

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Upgrade Your Infrastructure

Enstep provides top-quality construction services to ensure that your business’s technological infrastructure is efficientnt and secure.  We do everything from cabling to automation to security.  Let our professional construction staff help you get your business safe and technologically up-to-date with one or more of the following services: Voice and/or data cabling: our professional team can […]

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