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Get more out of Office 365 with Power BI

June 23rd, 2017
Get more out of Office 365 with Power BI

The benefits of Office 365 have totally changed the way most businesses operate, and it’s hard to believe anything else could have been added to make it even better. But lo and behold, Microsoft has added another excellent feature for getting a better return on your productivity software investment.

Keep the Cloud affordable with these tips

June 22nd, 2017
Keep the Cloud affordable with these tips

Despite the Cloud being a powerful and cost-effective solution that many small- and medium-sized businesses welcome with open arms, there are hidden costs that some business owners might not be aware of. It might cost you little at first, but it has the potential to snowball and cost more than your weight in gold.

How a UPS protects your business

June 21st, 2017
How a UPS protects your business

Nature’s unpredictability guarantees that your business will experience several power outages that will affect your operations. An Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) ensures your computers and other devices never break down from power failure. More importantly, it ensures you never lose data from unexpected computer shutdowns.

Mobile security threats in Android

June 20th, 2017
Mobile security threats in Android

Employees today are working under tight timelines, but thanks to bring your own device policies (BYOD), they can access critical files and applications using their mobile device and get work done from anywhere. But BYOD can be a double-edged sword to those not vigilant about cyber attacks.

Setting the record straight on containers

June 16th, 2017
Setting the record straight on containers

Virtualization technology and container technology are confusing topics in their own right, and comparing and contrasting them is even harder. Before you can really get into the weeds about how containers differ from virtualization, it’s best to clear up some of the misleading information surrounding how the two technologies work.

Windows 10’s new keyboard shortcuts

June 15th, 2017
Windows 10’s new keyboard shortcuts

Technology is all about making lives easier, and something as small as keyboard shortcuts can save you a lot of time. If you’re operating on a Windows 10 computer, here are some new keyboard shortcuts that you’ve probably been waiting for.

Windows Snapping

If you’ve never used Windows Snapping, you’re missing out on one of Windows 10’s key features.

Office 365 tips to make your life easier

June 14th, 2017
Office 365 tips to make your life easier

Office 365 receives dozens of changes every month, which explains why some get overlooked. While Office 365 Planner or Microsoft Teams are great tools for maximizing productivity, there are hidden functions and tricks you can use to make life a bit easier for yourself.

Hold messages: tips to avoid irking clients

June 13th, 2017
Hold messages: tips to avoid irking clients

When your customers call your support hotline, they want to be connected to a helpful customer service representative, not experience another hassle. But when they get irked by your unprofessional on-hold messaging system, they can get doubly frustrated and become harder to appease.

Using Pinterest to market your SMB

June 12th, 2017
Using Pinterest to market your SMB

Many small- and medium-sized businesses are abandoning traditional marketing methods in favor of social media platforms, and for good reason. Take Pinterest, for example, whose latest product “DIY Promoted Pins” allows businesses to promote their Pins to increase click-throughs, improve reach, and potentially drive more website traffic.

Fixing computers drains your firm’s funds

June 9th, 2017
Fixing computers drains your firm’s funds

Aside from overseeing your business’s network security, IT security staff are also adept at fixing personal computers. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean they should. In fact, such occurrences ought to be minimized, if not avoided altogether.