Tips on How to Create a Strong Password

Security today involves more than just locking your doors. In fact, today one of the most important security elements you can have is the password(s) that you use to access computers and online services. This is especially true when using virtual desktops, because you don’t want a co-worker to mistakenly be able to log in…

Making the Most of Smaller Office Spaces

Small businesses with a limited amount of space need to be creative to fully optimize every square inch of available space. Otherwise, they could quickly find they are attempting to cram in more employees and equipment than will properly fit in a small space. Several things you can do optimize the space you have available,…

Getting the Most out of Cortana

Cortana is Microsoft’s voice activated assistance app that was first featured on its smartphones and which is now part of Windows 10. Setting up Cortana on your device is not difficult. The first thing you need to do is find the app and launch it. In Windows 10 click the start button, and it will…

What Is SharePoint and How Do Businesses Use This App?

Microsoft’s SharePoint has been around for numerous years and is a multifaceted tool businesses use for a variety of reasons. The application is available in several different formats, depending upon your business needs and requirements as follows: SharePoint Server SharePoint Online SharePoint Designer 2013 SharePoint Foundation OneDrive for Business Sync An interesting fact is that…

What Is Google Fiber and How Could It Change the Internet?

Google Fiber is Google’s Internet service that builds fiber optic networks and provides Internet access for people in their homes in major cities. However, Google is exploring expanding their Fiber division by developing new technologies to offer high speed wireless broadband service to give people another alternative to having Internet access in their homes. Currently,…

Electronic Device Etiquette for Business Travelers

Technology has become common for most business travelers. Many people travel with their smartphones, tablets, and laptop computers as a means to remain in contact with clients and the office. Business travelers need to be aware of proper electronic device etiquette in order to keep their devices secure, as well as not be offensive toward…

Digital Marketing Tips for Entrepreneurs

One of the biggest mistakes new and current entrepreneurs can make is not having a digital marketing plan. The Internet is a great resource to attract new customers and grow your business, but first you need to make sure you are utilizing effective strategies. Otherwise, any efforts you make will not pay off in the…

Why You Should Always Keep Your OS Up-to-Date

Many people like to set their systems to automatically update, but others like to pick and choose when updates are downloaded and installed. While it is understandable that you want to have some level of control over updates for certain programs, your operating system should always be kept up-to-date. This is especially true if you…

The Best Chrome Apps for Business Productivity

While much of the technological developments in business have focused on high-tech trends like cloud desktops or other innovations, there are a number of apps for the Chrome web browser that promise to increase business productivity.  In this blog we’ll highlight a few of these apps to help your business improve productivity. Feedly Feedly is…

Using an ASP Makes Good Financial Sense

Business decisions are all about scale, and spending resources in the right manner. For a huge corporation, developing an in-house hosting solution along with the IT team to support it likely makes financial sense. The size of the company, along with its technological demands, dictates that spending the money on an IT department is worth…