Larry Alton

About Larry Alton

Larry is a freelance marketing & technology consultant with a background in IT. Follow him on Twitter @LarryAlton3.

Doctor with digital tablet in clinic office

Why Digital Security In Healthcare Needs Intensive Care

11-Jul-2019 | Larry Alton

Digital security has become more important in the eyes of the general public, thanks in part to major events like the Equifax data breach, which made the personal information of 143 million Americans

training, onboarding, corporate culture, new hires, retention, HR

Three Tips For Creating A Training System Focused On Communication

10-Apr-2019 | Larry Alton

When onboarding employees, the strength of your training system determines how well they will adapt to your business environment. If a new hire fails to integrate, it’s not always their fault. Somet

Employees: Your Strongest Or Weakest Link In Cybersecurity

1-Apr-2019 | Larry Alton

A business organization can come up with detailed and advanced cybersecurity strategies, but it’s impossible to fully secure the business without help from your employees. And in many cases, employe

Why Responsible Tech Use Is Crucial To Your Business’s Survival

27-Mar-2019 | Larry Alton

Most business leaders know that technology is the key to being successful and beating the competition in the modern era. With the right technology, you can improve productivity, invent new products, a

reports, leadership, business reporting, decision support

Tired Of Worthless Business Reports? Empower Your Employees For Success

14-Mar-2019 | Larry Alton

For business leaders and executives, employees are the troops on the battlefield. To know what’s happening at the ground level, you need your employees to provide regular business reports and progre

freelancing, 2019 predictions, remote work

Three Future Predictions For Freelancing As A Business

6-Mar-2019 | Larry Alton

Remote work is becoming a major part of the everyday business landscape. Those in the freelance industry have opportunities to grow and thrive unlike ever before. The future of work will continue to e

employee engagement, leadership, management, HR

The Future of Work: Employers Who Genuinely Care

17-Jan-2019 | Larry Alton

It’s easy to assume your employees are exclusively looking to cash a paycheck; that their loyalty to your firm runs only as deep as the salary you give them. But a hard look at the data and a chat w

Man building house with wooden blocks, smiling

Which Business Structure Is Right For You? Five Key Areas To Consider

31-Dec-2018 | Larry Alton

Before you can start building momentum in your business, you’ll need to finalize your business structure, which is a major decision that afflicts many business owners with analysis paralysis. In the

IT security, cloud security, data security, data protection

Data Security Mistakes Most Businesses Don’t Realize They’re Making

12-Nov-2018 | Larry Alton

When it comes to data security, most businesses are doing all right. Unfortunately, all right isn’t good enough. It leaves the door open for costly attacks that put your business at risk of being pe

Is Instant Communication Making Us More Or Less Productive?

11-Oct-2018 | Larry Alton

If you had asked an executive 30 years ago if they thought instant communication would improve or decrease productivity, the answer probably would have been a resounding “improve.” On the surface,