Technology Seems To Be Making Work Relationships Even More Confusing Than Before

It’s pretty interesting when you consider the art of ‘business relationships.’  You can work with someone for 15 years; your oldest child is seven and your marriage is 11 years old.  Is it acceptable to consider them your friend?  What if they’re your boss?  Or, if you’re their boss?  How then does this affect […]

By |March 28th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off

Google is now officially licensed to sell you Auto Insurance… What’s next for the big G-Man?

A rather interesting move for Google has been its not-so-recent plight into the world of Auto Insurance.  I say ‘not-so-recent’ because Google has currently been operating within the insurance sector for about two years in Britain.  However, they’ve decided to take their act to America and have initially rolled out the red carpet in […]

By |March 10th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off

Thinking Outside The Box, By Thinking In

Parents generally tend to overthink things.  They say that as you have your second, third and fourth child this tendency will usually fall to the wayside.  But, with your first baby, you’re constantly overthinking anything and everything.  Anyone that comes within a 10 foot radius of your baby gets assaulted with hand sanitizer.
Most business […]

By |February 28th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off

Can your company survive a data breach?

When people think of data breaches, they often think of big name companies like Target, Kmart or even Walmart. But the truth is, most data breaches occur in the small business sector more often than not.

In fact, more than half of U.S. businesses with less than $10 million in revenue reported at least one […]

By |February 21st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off

Turn Your End of Year Tech Refresh into an Operational Expense!

Today’s business world requires advanced technologies in order to keep the pace. Be it faster processors, high speed internet or even new operating systems, small businesses today have to equip themselves with optimized technology to meet their customer’s needs as well as to stay competitive. But in many cases, the hiccup of cost is […]

By |December 23rd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off

Section 179 Limits to Expand for 2014

In the small business space, Section 179 is often seen as one of the most useful tax deductions. The law allows smaller businesses to deduct the cost of tangible personal property in a single year (instead of depreciating over time) that they’ve purchased and use for business at least 51% of the time.

This amount […]

By |December 23rd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off

The CryptoWall virus is affecting businesses just like yours, here’s how to stay safe!

Here at Pact-One, we care about your network safety and keeping these tips in mind as well as contacting us when you experience unfamiliar notifications, will keep your technology performing in tip-top shape.

You hear it time and time again. Yet another story of some random computer virus infecting a computer network and resulting in […]

By |December 9th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off

Tax law changes doesn’t mean you can’t spend money at the end of the year

2014 produced a lot of changes in the way most businesses conduct their daily practices, especially in the area of taxes. In the past, businesses have been able to write-off up to $500,000 in capital expenses so businesses were able to invest in the technologies that their businesses needed to operate efficiently because they […]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off

California’s tightening the belt around data breaches

As the end of 2014 draws near, we reflect back on the year’s changes. One such change that is being marked as a catalyst for change in federal laws has been the expansion of California’s current data breach laws. On September 30th, Governor Brown signed A.B. 1710, a bill that was created in response […]

By |November 13th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Data Continuity Planning but were afraid to ask!

In the business world, anything can happen. You could face physical disasters like the loss of a company laptop or stolen hardware or internal disasters like employees hacking into your database or data breaches, it is for this reason why data continuity planning is so vital. While yes, we know that data continuity planning, […]

By |October 28th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off