Providence Business News — Raimondo addressed small-business owners directly in her news briefing, saying that starting Friday, any business can access free tech support via teleconference or over the phone. The program was coordinated by the R.I. Commerce Corp. and is supported by companies such as Infosys, Vertikal6 and others. The program will help businesses decide which equipment and software to purchase. And it will provide support in how to convert operations to a digital form. The number will be 401-521-HELP and will be live Friday.
Providence Journal — Raimondo announced that starting Friday, businesses can access free technical support via teleconference or over the phone, as part of an effort organized by the state Commerce Department and staffed by volunteers from top technology companies. The purpose is to help small businesses become more capable of conducting work remotely. Rhode Islanders can visit commerceri.com or call 521-HELP to get started.
To learn more about these tools visit the Commerce webpage here.