Smart locks offer many benefits for SMBs and should one of your first lines of defense. The more employees you have and the larger your premises, the more chance there is of keys going astray. Not only is this remarkably inconvenient, it also presents a significant security risk. Bypass physical keys or swipe cards and issue virtual codes instead. A smart lock also helps you to track workplace comings and goings. You’ll also get an alert any time the main door is opened or closed. Stay fully connected with your business around the clock by investing in an intelligent entry system for 2020. Whatever the nature of your business, leverage the Internet of Things to make your life easier, safer, and much more convenient.
As a small business owner, you might not have enough hours in the day to scope out how new technology can save you time and money. Luckily for you, we do! The Internet of Things has many use cases beyond the home and your small business could benefit enormously from being smartened up. Some of the core benefits of employing IoT devices include:
- Saving money on reduced electricity consumption
- Increasing security with entry systems and cameras
- Streamlining processes with tedious tasks automated
- Optimizing climate control for increased comfort with less effort
- Tracking an array of metrics relevant to your business
If you’re not familiar with the Internet of Things, perhaps it sounds like something reserved for huge corporations with the deepest pockets. Nothing could be further from the truth. If you replace “IoT” with “smart devices”, you’ll see that you can install tech throughout your business and reap enormous dividends. All you’ll need to get started is your business WiFi network and any device-specific apps. Installation is usually plug-and-play in its simplicity. We’ll get started right away and walk you through 15 great ways to use the IoT for your small business.
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