Author: Mariola Czerkawska

What is a virtual IT manager?

What is a Virtual IT Manager (vITM) and why you may need one? A virtual IT manager is an outsourced IT expert who has gained the certifications and experience necessary to manage business IT systems. Our virtual IT managers at Smart Dolphins IT Solutions, drive the...

The chip shortage may impact your business

By now you may have heard in the news that automakers including GM, Ford, and others are struggling to maintain production output. And they are challenged with keeping vehicles on dealer lots. Entire assembly plants have been the subject of repeated shutdowns. This is...

Getting started with OneNote

Do you have notes scattered all around your desk, in your laptop bag and in your pockets? Well, if this sounds like you, you may want to consider using OneNote: Microsoft’s digital notebook. OneNote makes digital all those paper notes that clutter your work area. It...

Should your SMB use an intranet?

What is an intranet network and what is its purpose? Intranets are internal communication networks. Like the internet, it is a series of web pages used to convey information within your organization. Intranets are a place where every employee can access common...

We are MSP 501 world-ranked again

Back in 2018, we wrote, “we are delighted to report that Smart Dolphins was named to the 2018 Channel Futures MSP 501 list of the top IT providers in the world. Wow! Awesome news for the POD — a smart and friendly IT support team hailing from British Columbia.”  We...

What is a security champion?

What is a security champion? The concept of a security champion (SC) first emerged out of the developer community. At that time, security champions were seen as the professionals that could bridge the gap between application development and security. In recent years,...

Cybersecurity accountability

As a business leader, you must abide by laws and regulations, contractual obligations and demonstrate due diligence when it comes to cybersecurity management.Laws and regulations Some of your accountability stems from laws and regulations, particularly around privacy,...

A conversation with Duttons & Co.

A conversation with David Logan of Duttons & Co. In this week's podcast, Paul and Dave talk with Co-owner David Logan of Duttons Property Management & Boutique Real Estate Sales, a Victoria-based firm located in the heart of Fairfield. The three engage in...