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Covid-19 Community Business Outlook Survey

My crystal ball has never been that trustworthy, but I could sure use a little clairvoyance right about now. How about you? We all wish we had a better sense of what the future holds for our business community, as we all go flying through this Covid-19 crisis....

Microsoft Teams: The Game Changer

Smart Dolphins has been pumped about Microsoft Teams for a while now. I am sure many have heard some of the fanfare, so I won’t repeat the general propaganda here. What I would like to offer is my view on Teams from a leadership perspective. We are encouraging our...

Password-protect your Zoom Meetings

As many businesses have experienced, Covid-19 forced us to quickly make a shift in the way that we conduct business. By mid-March, we moved all our in-person training sessions online. While we have been using Teams internally with great success and have provided...

Security and Remote Work

Businesses that can operate remotely are moving in that direction. At Smart Dolphins, we saw many Vancouver Island employers request that employees begin remote work last week. Some organizations are still in the process of transitioning to a work-from-home...

Consultation during the Covid-19 Pandemic

 This is a difficult time and we are all trying to do everything we can to help each other. As might be expected, the POD at Smart Dolphins is very busy assisting clients with their transition to working from home in a safe and productive way. We are also sharing...

Covid-19 Malware

At this time, we are witnessing a much higher risk of phishing and other cybersecurity attacks. Currently, most Covid-19 specific malware attacks are emanating from websites and social media in an effort to take advantage of the situation. Some of these threats are...