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Digital Sky Solutions has been serving the British Columbia area since 2006, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Handy Shortcuts in Google Chat

Handy Shortcuts in Google Chat

Google Chat—the successor to Hangouts—offers a TON of features to its users, more so than most users probably realize. For instance, there are a lot of features buried under keyboard shortcuts. Let’s go over some of these shortcuts and what you can use them for in Google Chat.

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SmartVoice VoIP Gives Businesses Clear Advantages

SmartVoice VoIP Gives Businesses Clear Advantages

With remote work remaining a popular option for businesses, one of the many needs that these organizations have to account for is the communication capabilities of their team members. The telephone is still a staple of many business processes, so today’s organizations need a way to allow their team members to use this technology wherever they may be working.

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Why VoIP is a Great Option for Non-Profit Organizations

Why VoIP is a Great Option for Non-Profit Organizations

Running a non-profit, while rewarding, also offers its own considerable challenges. It can be quite difficult to balance a budget that relies on charitable donations, and the need for modern technology solutions can add to the complexity of this. One simple way to eliminate some of this complexity is to adopt a VoIP solution for your non-profit’s telephony needs.

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Strengths-Based Development Can Take Your Business to New Heights

Strengths-Based Development Can Take Your Business to New Heights

Imagine that you are a kid again and you get low marks on a test in school. The natural response from your parents and teachers is that you need to double down on studying for that subject, as it is clear that you struggle with it. The same can be said for any professional shortcomings, such as public speaking, interpersonal communication, and other performance-based skills. But what if we flipped this concept on its head and focused not on what our deficits are, but instead where our strengths lie?

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Three Reasons VoIP is an Ideal Investment for Businesses

Three Reasons VoIP is an Ideal Investment for Businesses

Voice over Internet Protocol telephony, also known as VoIP, has been around for some time now, giving businesses the opportunity to take advantage of quite a few advantageous capabilities. If you haven’t made the switch over to VoIP yet, it may be time. 

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How to Make the Most of Your Business’ Communications, Here and Now

How to Make the Most of Your Business’ Communications, Here and Now

Business communications have seen some significant changes, particularly with recent events being what they have been. Instead of your team members having the opportunity to simply turn to one another in the office, there are now added hoops that they must jump through. Let’s go into how your internal and external communications should adjust to meet these changes.

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Must-Have Features for Your Company’s Phone System

Must-Have Features for Your Company’s Phone System

One of the biggest lessons businesses have had to learn over the course of the pandemic is just how vital good communication is. Being able to effectively communicate with customers, team members, suppliers, and everyone else you do business with can make all the difference. 

Older phone systems can be expensive when it comes to adding more users or extending their capabilities, so most businesses find it cost-effective to upgrade to more modern Voice over IP phone systems. Before you do though, here are some features and drawbacks to look out for.

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Don’t Be Put on Hold When it Comes to Your VoIP Phone System

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Voice over IP (VoIP) has changed the way businesses use and pay for their phone systems. Not only does it offer a huge set of features, but it can save most companies a lot of money, provided they get a solution that fits their needs and doesn’t get into the wrong type of contract. Digital Sky Solutions can help your business get the most out of VoIP, and we’ve partnered with one of the best VoIP providers in BC to do it.

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Help Fix Internet Inequality by Installing the FCC’s New App

Help Fix Internet Inequality by Installing the FCC’s New App

With the transition of broadband Internet from a helpful convenience to a prescient need for modern life and business, it is staggering to consider that access to this resource is not equally distributed. While the U.S. Federal Communications Commission intends to change this, they need data to help them gauge the true scope of the problem. To do so, the FCC is pulling out an application that they first released years ago: FCC Speed Test.

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What 2021 Should Hold for 5G

What 2021 Should Hold for 5G

2020 was a big year for the wireless industry. The start of 5G, while hotly anticipated, was kind of a flop outside of some select places. Today, we thought we would discuss the changes and considerations that the telecoms are going to have to confront in 2021.

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3 Apps That Are the New Face of Collaboration

3 Apps That Are the New Face of Collaboration

Collaboration is central to most business’ production strategies nowadays. It’s no secret that businesses are doing more with less and in order to coordinate resources that are stretched thin, companies are looking to collaborative software titles. Today, we will briefly go through three of the most popular collaboration apps to give you an idea of what they can bring to your business. 

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Non-Technical Solutions for Team Collaboration

Non-Technical Solutions for Team Collaboration

There is no denying that “collaboration” is one of the biggest business buzzwords right now… and for good reason, since it is a prerequisite for any business seeking to compete in its market. Let’s take a different tack than we usually would and consider some of the non-technical elements your business needs to incorporate to encourage collaborative work.

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Why VoIP is a Smart Business Technology for 2021

Why VoIP is a Smart Business Technology for 2021

Businesses of all shapes and sizes rely on the telephone to support their operations, which has historically required no small investment on their part. Today, however, there is a much more cost-effective option in Voice over Internet Protocol (also known as VoIP). Let’s consider a few reasons that businesses should see VoIP as the superior option.

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What Your Team Needs in Order to Collaborate

What Your Team Needs in Order to Collaborate

Collaboration is widely accepted as a “must-have” in the current, connected business environment… at least, for any organization that wants to remain competitive. Let’s take a few moments and consider what needs to be present for any collaborative efforts to be successful, and the skills you should work to develop in your team members to enhance their capacity for cooperation.

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Embrace These Solutions for Improved Collaboration

Embrace These Solutions for Improved Collaboration

Collaboration is a critical consideration—especially nowadays, with more people than ever before working remotely. Fortunately, there are plenty of solutions available today that enable the level of communication necessary for effective collaboration to take place. Let’s go over some of the tools your business should embrace to fulfill its needs.

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Speed Up Your Email Communications with Gmail Templates

Speed Up Your Email Communications with Gmail Templates

Gmail is a popular option for businesses seeking to use email, one of the business world’s most popular solutions, seeing as it has a 33.7 percent market share. Many of these businesses may have found that they spend more time using Gmail than they would prefer. Fortunately, if this time is spent repeatedly writing the same message, there is a solution: Gmail templates.

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A Basic Look at Collaboration Solutions

A Basic Look at Collaboration Solutions

As technology has improved, the capacity for businesses to operate has risen along with it. In no place is it clearer than in today’s collaboration solutions and the utility they can now offer. Let’s examine what collaboration solutions are, and how they benefit the businesses that adopt them.

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Tip of the Week: Communication Practices to Support Your Business

Tip of the Week: Communication Practices to Support Your Business

Nowadays, there is little more important to a business than communication, especially when it comes to keeping your clients and customers in the loop. Even in the best of times, this kind of communication is critical. Let’s review a few communication best practices that you and your team should always keep in mind for this week’s tip.

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To Reopen Safely, Business Will Need to Embrace Technology

To Reopen Safely, Business Will Need to Embrace Technology

COVID-19 has most small businesses in the United States over a barrel. On the one hand, reopening too soon could help the virus resume its spread, waiting too long could put an organization’s entire future in jeopardy. Fortunately, with the right technology at their disposal, businesses have a better option.

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Tip of the Week: Video Conferencing, Done Better

Tip of the Week: Video Conferencing, Done Better

Video conferencing has become a staple in the workplace, especially as social distancing encourages teams to remain at home and collaborate remotely. Considering this, it only seemed prudent to dedicate this week’s tip to how to use video conferencing more effectively.

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