These days even the smallest of businesses, from the candy shop on the corner to the automotive repair facility down the street, generate massive amounts of data. If you are the owner of a small business, you might think you have no way to make use of that mass of data; after all, you do not have the budget to hire your own data analyst, and you do not have the time or the expertise to make sense of the data on your own.
The good news is data management is no longer the exclusive property of big business. With some smart planning and the right tools, small business owners can harness their vast stores of data and use that information to improve their operations, build their brands and enhance their customer experience. Here are five timely data storage tips that will help you protect your information and make the most of what you collect.