Burton Kelso is a technology industry expert, entrepreneur, and the Chief Tech Expert at the Missouri-based award-winning company Integral, which The Examiner Magazine called the best computer repair company of 2018. Deemed one of the Top 50 Influencers in Kansas City by Blogger Local KC, Burton also serves as a public speaker at professional organizations such as the Missouri Bar Association and the Illinois Bar Association. Burton is a television personality featured on networks including ABC, NBC, FOX, and CBS for his insightful thought leadership as he helps people navigate the ever-changing digital landscape. In addition to his media appearances, Burton also has a YouTube channel where he provides useful technology tips.
Burton joins me today to discuss how to leverage technology to support your remote workforce effectively. He shares why it is crucial to set your team up with the tools and resources they need to succeed while working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic and how to protect your company from digital threats. Burton also highlights specific platforms he recommends to ensure effective, secure collaboration with your team.
“The internet is the great equator as far as small businesses are concerned” – Burton Kelso
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Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:
- Essential factors to consider before you transition to a remote workforce
- The definition of high-speed internet and why online speed matters
- Possible trends in cybercrime in the COVID-19 era and how to stay safe
- Some potential challenges with bring-your-own-device policies
- What collaboration software and video conferencing resources Burton recommends
- The importance of investing in a reliable tech support team in the remote environment
- Quick and easiest ways to disinfect your electronic devices and why you shouldn’t use bleach
- Burton’s thoughts on VPNs and remote desktop tools
- Office 365
- Google Docs
- Facebook Live
- Zoho Assist
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- Burton Kelso on YouTube
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