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Sorting Through The Hype of Temperature Sensing Cameras

  Last week NYS entered Phase 2 for reopening and provided new guidelines for returning to work, including regularly screening your employees and visitors.  One way to perform screening is to monitor for fever and high temperatures.  This can pose a significant challenge for an already limited work force and is prone to human.  When used properly Thermal or Temperature Sensing Cameras can streamline detection and increase accuracy in the screening process.  As […]

Phase 1 – Automotive Industry

    New York and other states have issued initial guidance for businesses able to reopen during Phase 1. There is a total of four different phases where different companies can open based on their industry. The guidance from the state is crucial for companies that have remained open as essential businesses. They must satisfy New York’s latest restrictions to continue to operate. Automobile […]

Secure Remote Workforce – Renewed Efforts on Existing Protections

    COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on the operations of many organizations and nearly all daily routines of their employees.  With requirements of quarantine and social distancing, being able to access critical applications and data remotely has given many organizations a way to make it through this difficult time.  Working remotely is supported by the push for cloud computing and accessibility, […]

A Positive culture

  Workplace culture is compiled of shared values, belief systems and attitudes.  Positive workplace culture can improve teamwork, raise  morale, increase productivity and efficiency, and enhance retention of the workforce. Job satisfaction, collaboration, and work performance can all be enhanced as well. But most importantly, a positive workplace environment can help manage and reduce stress in employees. But how do you keep this up when your employees are working remotely?    ICS’s core values are Family, Integrity and […]

Work Smarter, Not Harder

    What exactly does it mean to “Work smarter, not harder”? Working faster? Working efficient?   Before you enroll in a time management course or start playing “beat the clock” with your project list, consider these helpful tips on how to effectively and efficiently manage your to-do list.   Time management. For most, this is easier said than […]

The Positive Side Effects

    We’ve all been stuck home for a while, it may be another 14 days or longer until our quarantine is lifted. Cheer up, there are positive outcomes that will come out of this quarantine. The Corona Pandemic will change the way we think as individuals and as a society. It will make some things collapse and others rise.   Would you like some food for thought on making this […]

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

    Technology is in everyone’s daily routine. Whether it’s a TV, cell phone, an Amazon device, or a robot vacuum, there’s a device for just about everything. Schools are even starting to use tablets in the classrooms so students can have their textbooks and notes in one spot and can easily transport them back and forth. Technology allows us to communicate with […]

How To Successfully Work From Home

  COVID-19 has forced dramatic changes to the traditional workplace. Remote work can be a nice change occasionally, but those who are used to a fast-paced office environment may find this switch to be difficult.  Let’s explore how we take this situation and turn it into a positive and successful one.   Set yourself up to be successful. Do you have a routine? Do you have a designated room declared as your “office”? […]

Are you prepared to work remotely?

    COVID-19, or the Corona Virus, has taken the world by storm. Nationwide, businesses are implementing work-from-home policies. Thus, for most businesses, managing an entirely remote workforce is uncharted territory, which means they don’t have processes, policies and the technology that enables their employees to work from home safely and securely. How can businesses ensure employees have […]