IT Problems that Affect Productivity

It isn’t uncommon for a business to outgrow the capabilities of its IT systems and staff. When this happens, network performance decreases and efficiencies are gradually lost. Over time, management and staff can become accepting of IT slow-downs and mishaps in their workplace as the norm. But the common performance issues that affect productivity shouldn’t be ignored. These every day annoyances are costing you time and money. They are also red flags—predictors of bigger issues and crises in the future.


  • Slow machines
  • Slow access to company data
  • Slow internet
  • Server crashes
  • Intermittent outages
  • Surprise outages at start of work day
  • Virus issues
  • Unreliable email (not receiving, not working)
  • Printing problems
  • Junk mail
  • Pop-ups on websites

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