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How to Use Your Smartphone Productively at Work

How to Use Your Smartphone Productively at Work

With smartphones so commonplace both in and out of the office, you are probably wondering how you can cash in on some of the potential productivity gains these devices can provide, all while dodging the productivity pitfalls that are sure to ensue. Well, you’re in luck; we have a couple of practices and tips you can implement to get the most out of your smartphones for work purposes.

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Is Standing at Work Really That Beneficial?

Is Standing at Work Really That Beneficial?

Standing desks and other options like it have exploded in popularity, particularly as a more health-conscious approach to work. However, as these options often cost a pretty penny to implement, it is worth asking the question: do the benefits of a standing desk outweigh the costs of implementing one?

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Your Business Needs to be Preparing for Disasters of All Types

Your Business Needs to be Preparing for Disasters of All Types

There are a lot of things that can cause a disaster for your business. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that human error is the most prevalent cause for a business disaster. Not a flood, not a fire, not a global pandemic, but someone making a mistake, doing something negligent, or trying to sabotage your business. 

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For Better IT Management, We Have Some Strategies for You to Try

For Better IT Management, We Have Some Strategies for You to Try

If your business is like other small organizations out there, it might struggle with managing and maintaining its technology, from servers and workstations to networking components, to mobile devices and beyond. If you just can’t seem to keep up with the demands of technology management, read on—we have some great tips to help you better manage the workload.

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You Can Handle a Lot of Issues Proactively by Enacting a Monitoring Strategy

You Can Handle a Lot of Issues Proactively by Enacting a Monitoring Strategy

There are a lot of threats out there that can place some pressure on your business to think and act a certain way, but unless you are actively searching for threats on your network, you might find yourself coming up short in regards to network security. Why is monitoring your network so important, even with preventative measures in place? It all starts with imagining the worst-case scenario.

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Why More Screen Real Estate Can Help You Be More Productive

Why More Screen Real Estate Can Help You Be More Productive

Laptops are amazing for portability and getting work done, but the one-screen situation makes things much more difficult than if you were at the office with more than one monitor. Here are some reasons why having an additional display can be helpful, as well as some instructions for how to hook one up.

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Wireless Setup If You Choose to Use Your Own Hardware

Wireless Setup If You Choose to Use Your Own Hardware

Your Internet connection is one of the most important parts of your information systems, but you might find yourself limited by the hardware provided by your Internet service provider (ISP). This could come in the form of a modem-router combination, which prompts the question of whether or not you really need to use what they provide.

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Be More Productive from Home with These Useful Strategies

Be More Productive from Home with These Useful Strategies

With the pandemic lingering far longer than expected, many workplaces have adjusted their operational strategies to accommodate both in-person and remote work. Some companies that did not see remote work as a viable option before have now made it central to their operations, including onboarding. With new employees joining these businesses, some in a remote capacity for the first time, we thought we would go over some strategies that can help them stay productive throughout the workday.

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Best Practices for Shopping Online

Best Practices for Shopping Online

A lot of people shop predominantly online nowadays, especially after the holidays (gotta use those gift cards). However, hackers anticipate this, and they will use every tool at their disposal to try and scam you out of your hard-earned cash. What can you do to stay safe?

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The Value of Managed IT Starts with Our Technicians

The Value of Managed IT Starts with Our Technicians

Business technology isn’t going to be a strength of your business if it isn’t properly maintained. Unfortunately, most modern businesses can’t commit the time and resources necessary to do this on their own. This is why partnering with a managed IT services provider brings great value. This value wouldn’t be possible, however, without trained and experienced technicians. Today, we thought we’d take a closer look at the people that deliver that value.

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3 Easy Ways to Prepare for a Lost or Stolen Device

3 Easy Ways to Prepare for a Lost or Stolen Device

With so many employees still working remotely, it’s easy to see how lost or stolen devices can create problems for your business. Therefore, like any security issue, it is critical to take it seriously before it happens rather than react to it as it occurs. Here are four preventative measures you can take today to decrease the odds of a lost or stolen device becoming a major problem for your business.

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Are You Doing All You Can to Train Your Employees on Your Technology?

Are You Doing All You Can to Train Your Employees on Your Technology?

IT solutions have the potential to be major problem-solvers for your organization, but they are only as effective as the team members using them. This means that all employees must not only be trained on the solutions, but also must embrace them as the efficient solutions they are. Here are some ways that you can train your employees to make sure that your team is efficiently using new technology solutions.

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You’ll Want to Avoid These 3 Technology Choices

You’ll Want to Avoid These 3 Technology Choices

There is no greater tool for your business’ success than the technology it uses, at least in theory. If you want to maximize the value you get from your technology, you need to make the correct decisions, which is easier said than done. Let’s go over some of the things to not do with your business technology.

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3 Tips to Declutter Your Home or Office’s Technology

3 Tips to Declutter Your Home or Office’s Technology

Your organization will accrue technology over time, eventually leading to technological clutter that can create considerable problems for your company moving forward. It helps to declutter your technology from time to time and clean up not just your office’s physical space, but your infrastructure as a whole.

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Make Sure You Properly Wipe Your Drives Before You Get Rid of Them

Make Sure You Properly Wipe Your Drives Before You Get Rid of Them

There comes a time when every good piece of technology needs to be replaced, whether it’s due to hardware failure or it’s simply obsolete. When this happens, it is critical that you take measures to safeguard data located on your old devices by properly deleting it. But before we get into that, let’s discuss some of the steps you want to take prior to deleting your data, as well as what the process entails.

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Turns Out Paying the Ransom for Ransomware is a Bad Idea, After All

Turns Out Paying the Ransom for Ransomware is a Bad Idea, After All

At this stage, you don’t need us to tell you that ransomware is bad. This threat has gone from being an emerging problem to one that is now sensationalized and commonplace in headlines and news stories around the world. According to a recent study, even organizations that do pay the ransom when they get infected by this threat are playing with fire.

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Build a Knowledge Base for a Better Business

Build a Knowledge Base for a Better Business

One of the best ways you can improve operations is by building a knowledge base consisting of policies, procedures, and any other information that needs to be accessed by the people who work for your organization or utilize its services. It’s well-known that businesses that have well-documented policies and procedures have less difficulty bringing new talent on board, experience fewer operational problems, and provide great resources for employees, customers, and vendors. Let’s take a look at what goes into creating a successful working knowledge base.

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New Patent from Microsoft Suggests Stress Can Not Only Be Predicted, but Prevented in the Workplace

New Patent from Microsoft Suggests Stress Can Not Only Be Predicted, but Prevented in the Workplace

Workplace stress has become a key issue in today’s business environment, and many studies have been performed to demonstrate why there has been such an increase, as well as what can be done to stymie its impact. Microsoft has recently filed a patent to show how seriously this issue must be taken. While it’s good to see the tech company invested in resolving this issue, one has to wonder whether the help of a new technology solution is necessary in identifying stressors in their workplace environment.

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Have a Professional Wipe Your Device Before Recycling It

Have a Professional Wipe Your Device Before Recycling It

No matter how new a device is, the unfortunate truth is that it will not last forever. Eventually, you will need to replace your device; the question then becomes what you do with your old technology. While you could just throw it in the trash, this is not only wasteful but also a security risk. In order to protect both your personal data and the environment, you must go through the proper channels to make sure that e-waste gets properly disposed of.

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“Productivity” is Much Different Than it Used to Be

“Productivity” is Much Different Than it Used to Be

While it may not seem so at first glance, the concept of “productivity” has evolved significantly in the last few centuries—the amount of time it has been seen as a priority. Beginning once technology enabled the focus of life to be less day-to-day survival and more centered around industry and scale, the first whispers of our modern view of productivity started in the late 1700s. Let’s briefly examine how our view of productivity developed, and how many are looking at it today.

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