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Better online security with these 3 easy tips

March 4th, 2015
Better online security with these 3 easy tips

Most of us know we should make our passwords more difficult (sorry, folks, “1234” or “qwerty” just doesn’t cut it) and use an up-to-date version of antivirus software. But all too often, we opt for an easy life – use familiar passwords and put upgrades on the back burner.

How to write productive email subject lines

March 3rd, 2015
How to write productive email subject lines

How much time in your organization is spent reading, sending and replying to emails? Chances are, the answer is “too much”. It’s a modern day epidemic – we all spend far too much time in our inboxes, and we rely on email too much to keep us in check and on task.

Testing your business continuity plan

March 2nd, 2015
Testing your business continuity plan

Businesses are exposed to disasters all the time, including IT system failures, power outages, or even natural disasters. These causes will cripple your business unless you have a business continuity plan (BCP) ready. A good BCP allows your business to continue on running everyday operations seamlessly.

Why the Apple Watch will be slow to catch on

February 26th, 2015
Why the Apple Watch will be slow to catch on

Wearable technology is here to stay – there’s no denying that. Whether it’s Google Glass, watches that monitor heart rate, or jewelry that alerts you to incoming calls and text messages, there is a growing trend for high-tech clothing and accessories, and it represents a growing market.

Want to know the true value of Cloud services?

February 25th, 2015
Want to know the true value of Cloud services?

You’ve been thinking about signing up for Cloud services. But you’re skeptical, and lingering questions are still bouncing around your mind. Will the Cloud really help my business? Will it increase profits? What is its true value and purpose? If you still have any doubts about this so-called futuristic technology, read on.

Modern BI tools for businesses

February 24th, 2015
Modern BI tools for businesses

Business and technology are increasingly intertwined in today’s fast-paced world. What’s more, they offer a winning combination to propel your company or organization forward at an incredible pace. That’s why many businesses are now looking into innovations to take their productivity and competitiveness to higher levels.

Social media tips for SMB success

February 23rd, 2015
Social media tips for SMB success

Have you heard that social media can be used to skyrocket your business to unprecedented heights of success? You probably have; people like to talk. But unfortunately, not a lot of this talk is backed up with practical tips on how to go about it. So if you’re tired of waffling in the social media stratosphere, read on for some smart, focused advice that will breathe new life into your social media efforts.

FaceTime and iMessage just got more secure

February 18th, 2015
FaceTime and iMessage just got more secure

Whether we use them for business or pleasure, we all want the confidence that the online services we use to store files, post life updates or check our email are given adequate security protection to safeguard our information. But since high-profile breaches such as the celebrity photo leaks of 2014, the security of Apple platforms has been in the limelight.

Increase productivity with your tablet

February 17th, 2015
Increase productivity with your tablet

As a business owner, you’ve probably looked into ways of maximizing efficiency in your office. And when it comes to increasing productivity, tablets are highly customizable tools that can be tailored to suit the needs of your business. The problem is that many people still regard tablets as content consumption devices, not content creation devices.

Stay profitable when IT disasters strike

February 13th, 2015
Stay profitable when IT disasters strike

It’s Monday morning, you’re the first one into the office as usual. You take your keys out and unlock the door only to find your office in complete disarray. Documents are thrown everywhere, chairs are knocked over and the worst part – all of your computers are gone.