Technology Pointe Blog

Technology Pointe has been serving the Round Rock area since 2000, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses

Top 10 ERPs for Small Business

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It adds up quickly. An idle factory is probably your most expensive possession. Change the currency to daughter’s weddings.

How many daughter’s weddings equal the cost of an idle factory day? Alice can tell you.

Alice had everything she needed to ship products and make money. Well, almost everything.

She didn’t have shipping labels. Alice had orders, final product, people running the factory, printers to print the shipping labels, and almost everything she needed. Almost everything …

Alice didn’t have shipping label paper for the printer. This happened because she was missing something else.

Alice didn’t have an ERP system that automatically ordered shipping label paper with appropriate lead times when stock ran low. How many daughter’s weddings do you think that cost her?

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Technology Pointe launches new website!

Technology Pointe is proud to announce the launch of our new website at http://www.tech-pointe.com. The goal of the new website is to make it easier for our existing clients to submit and manage support requests, and provide more information about our services for prospective clients.

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Top 5 Worst Cloud Surprises and How to Avoid Them

cloud_icon With every new technology comes new surprises. The cloud is still an ever changing technology, as well as being a marketing term that means different things to different people. Here are a few of the surprises we have seen companies encounter since we started working with clouds (in 2007!)

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Email Archiving, Retention and Discovery with Microsoft Exchange

Here at Technology Pointe we work with a lot of law firms and thus have been involved in lots of discovery situations, specifically email. There is often a fundamental misunderstanding of how email is retained and controlled. Unfortunately most people do not understand why IT cannot snap their fingers and recover every email related to the discovery criteria.

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Austin's Don't Rush Day

Austin Dont Rush Logo In an effort to reduce Austin's ongoing traffic issues, Mayor Steve Adler has declared May 11th, 2016 Austin Don't Rush Day. Encouraging off hours commutes, carpooling and alternative transportation to reduce the headache that is rush hour traffic. One of the best suggestions for a high tech town like this is teleworking. If you spend the majority of your day in front of a computer, chances are you are an excellent candidate for teleworking.

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