Our Most Popular Managed Services

If you need help deciding what services are best for your business let us know.


 Popular Services
 (347) 830-7322



Tekie Geek Blogs

Tekie Geek has been serving the Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, New York City, Long Island and New Jersey area since 2012, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Tip of the Week: Your Productivity Doesn’t Depend on the Internet

Tip of the Week: Your Productivity Doesn’t Depend on the Internet

It is an expectation for the modern business to rely on the Internet in order to complete its daily function. As a result, anytime there is an Internet outage, many employees may find themselves lacking purpose or direction. However, a lack of Internet doesn’t have to mean a lack of productivity. For this week’s tip, we’ll review some ways your staff can be productive without an Internet connection.

Keeping Things Organized
Office clutter happens. It is the natural side effect of a team being focused on getting task after task completed. If the files on your local network need some reorganization, or the workspace itself needs a little TLC, an Internet outage provides an ideal time to tidy things up a bit.

A tidy workspace will benefit the organization as a whole, as well as each employee. After all, the fewer distractions that an employee has on their desk, the easier it is for them to stay focused (and the easier it is for someone else to find a resource should that employee be away from the office that day).

Furthermore, it is much easier for one to find things in an organized closet or cabinet than one that has everything thrown in and piled up without any rhyme or reason, which translates to saved time. Using the time that the Internet is down to go through your storage and organize it will allow you to achieve an important task without sacrificing another.

If you can still access your internal network’s data storage, an Internet outage also presents the opportunity to reorganize this storage space as well. Using folders to organize the files on your desktop into a logical system of categorization will also help you to find them later when they can be used to achieve something.

Team Building
While technology has enabled businesses and their employees to experience greater connectivity than ever before, this has also contributed to the seemingly opposite effect of creating some barriers between team members as well. After all, it is much harder to build the interpersonal relationship that develops into the synergism that you want and expect from your team when most of their communication takes place through a screen. Additionally, this synergism will often have a positive benefit when collaboration is part of your team’s responsibilities. Therefore, it only makes sense to encourage the development of these interpersonal relationships when the Internet doesn’t allow for typical workplace duties to be completed.

As they wait for their Internet access to come back, your team can hold meetings that don’t need the Internet in order to be run. These meetings could even be relatively simple brainstorming sessions where new ideas can be shared freely. Alternatively, you might encourage your teams to reach out to departments they don’t often do business with in order to get to know the other people who work alongside them.

This can benefit management as much as it benefits the workforce. If you and the rest of your management team reach out to employees with the intent of getting to know each other better, you can better shape your management style. By doing so, you encourage your employees to be more engaged and communicative, and you can personalize your approach to each employee for the highest impact.

Mobile Devices
While there are times that an improperly used mobile device can be a detriment to office focus and productivity, there are also times that these devices, leveraged properly, can be your best bet if you want productivity to be preserved. Mobile devices provide the chance that, if your business’ Internet should fail, your employees could continue their work. With the right proactive planning, your workforce could continue their tasks through the use of their own mobile data, with reimbursement dictated by a Bring Your Own Device strategy, or on a device that your company provides. If you’d like help in developing any of these measures, Tekie Geek can provide that assistance.

In the meantime, what do you do to help stay productive when the Internet fails? Share some of your ideas with us in the comments!



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Sunday, 25 February 2018

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Google PDF Internet Cortana Politics managed services Hackers Patch Management IT consulting Motion Sickness Productivity Business Cards Apple Augmented Reality Vulnerabilities Hiring/Firing Access Control Cloud computing Staten Island Mouse Analytics Desktop Administration Taxes Business Mangement Advertising Hardware Experience IT support IT support NYC Society Content Filtering Efficiency Compliance computer support The Internet of Things IT Services Cloud Computing Gadgets Lenovo Virtualization Computing Infrastructure IBM Mobile Devices Download Hosted Solution Business Management Tip of the week Cost Management Network Congestion Website Chromebook Retail Windows 10 Worker Windows Blockchain Firewall LiFi Disaster Recovery Smartphone Virtual Reality Websites Internet of Things Cleaning Windows 8 Telephony tech support Staten Island Start Menu Scalability Automation Laptop Drones Freedom of Information IT support Staten Island Monitors Update IT services NYC In Internet of Things managed it services Outlook Data Protection Employer-Employee Relationship Ransomware Data Management Bitcoin IT consulting firm Music Data Security IT consulting Staten Island IT support firms Unified Threat Management Administrator Mobile Device Office G Suite Government IT services New York City Proactive IT Software as a Service User Tips BYOD Mobility IT Support Travel Supercomputer Google Calendar eWaste CryptoLocker Settings Downloads Smartphones Solid State Drive Health IT support Staten Islans Black Market Collaboration Google Docs Hard Drive Disposal data recovery IT consulting firms Work/Life Balance Hosted Solutions Hack IT consulting company Android Server Budget Spyware Business Metrics Business Continuity Tech Support Digital Payment Staten Island computer support Operating System Staten Island tech support Training VoIP Lithium-ion battery Notifications Congratulations Education Windows XP Securty Uninterrupted Power Supply IT Management Deep Learning Reliable Computing Meetings Social Engineering Gmail data recovery Staten Island Bluetooth Managed IT Services Law Enforcement Visible Light Communication Innovation Fake News Two-factor Authentication Tip of the Week Data Backup Web Server Holiday staten island managed services Distributed Denial of Service Downtime malware worms WiFi Google Wallet computer repair Staten Island Business Growth Legal IT consulting NYC IT services Staten Island Miscellaneous Processors Tracking IT consulting Staten island Virtual Assistant Social Media Knowledge Emergency Wireless Managed IT Scam Mobile Security Machine Learning Remote Monitoring Vendor Mangement computer support Staten Island YouTube Managed IT Services Microchip Private Cloud Business Computing malware Hard disk Disaster CrashOverride Text Messaging IT Consultant Cryptocurrency Recovery Paperless Office Vulnerability Network Excel Writing tech support Staten Isalnd Word Relocation end-user files IT support New York City Public Cloud Applications ransomware attacks tech support Samsung Printer Redundancy Bring Your Own Device Data storage History it support SharePoint Bandwidth Business Mobile Device Management Maintenance computer support NYC managed IT services staten island Cache Tablets Customer Service Encryption Physical Security Password Technology computer services Software Specifications Hacks Documents Project Management managed services Staten Island Productivity Botnet Digital Information Technology Antivirus Unified Threat Management computer services Staten Island computer repair Save Money Mobile Technology Automobile Computing Piracy Employer Employee Relationship Running Cable Security Tech Terms Memory Virtual Desktop Laptops Help Desk Safety email scam Cybercrime communications VPN Robot VoIP Software License Webcam Document Management Television Telephone Systems Displays Saving Money Rental Service Unified Communications Cloud Phishing Microsoft Excel Corporate Profile Backup Microsoft Office Sports Passwords data loss BDR Facebook End of Support Remote Computing Hacking today ’s organizations How To Windows 10 Privacy Cabling Quick Tips Money Email Cybersecurity Alert managed IT services NYC Banking Twitter Upgrade Communication Language Streaming Media Malware Computer Office 365 Best Practices Comparison Spam SaaS Artificial Intelligence Computer Care Time Management Touchscreen Big Data computer support firms Managed Service Provider CCTV Accidental deletion Staten Island IT consulting Access Office Tips Hardware Solutions Tablet Outsourced IT DDoS Business Technology Thank You Company Culture Google Maps Workers Search Powerful Technology Solutions Microsoft 3D Printing Networking Small Business News Workstations Hacker datto App Network Security File Sharing Printing Google Drive Apps Best Practice Staten Island IT support Hard Drive Data Breach Computer Malfunction Audit Staffing Flash Wireless Technology Wi-Fi Data Vendor Management Virus Social Domains Workplace Tips Browser Flexibility Identity Theft

Newsletter Sign Up