Thoughts about office systems technology got your head in the clouds? Well, it's time to stop dreaming and get your head in the cloud—cloud computing, that is, for your optical business.
Earlier this week,
published a post depicting the benefits of cloud computing in layman's
terms—or, in a series of GIFs ranging from a cat to TV's favorite
Among the listicle's takeaways were the following tips you should consider sharing or learning from.
- Don't let "The Cloud" make you feel lost and confused, like Kelly from The Office or this adorable kitten. Cloud computing is not a magical or untrustworthy place, but a place that data is stored and can be accessed via the Internet. This means instead of storing data on servers in your office, it's stored on outside servers which can be accessed anywhere, anytime.
- You can access your files from any device, as long as you have
Internet connection. Any computer—laptop, desktop, smartphone, or
tablet—is connectable. This means more free time for you and the ability
to get things done at home or out of the office. Liz Lemon would be
Get more tips (and GIFs) about cloud computing from the Uprise blog post
- Using cloud-based software is faster and easier on your patients and
staff. Since each member of the practice can update the patient's
information at the same time, files are always up-to-date and one
person's visit won't take all day.