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A Winning Strategy for Implementing New Technology for Your SMB

A Winning Strategy for Implementing New Technology for Your SMB

Have you ever tried to introduce new technology to your team, only to have your efforts at improving your business’ efficiency bounce off of your apathetic and frustrated employees who just don’t see the benefits? You’re not alone; it’s difficult to teach old dogs new tricks, as they say. Granted, it’s not impossible, and your team can (and should) be able to get on board with any new implementations, provided you do some initial legwork.

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Rebuilding Your Communications to Meet Today’s Demands

Rebuilding Your Communications to Meet Today’s Demands

Ensuring seamless communication across all levels of your organization by addressing potential antiquated technologies and refining your strategy commensurate with your needs is more important today than ever before. It isn’t without challenges. To assist you, we lay out the following tips on how to improve your organization’s communications.

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Recycling Your Technology is the Way to Go

Recycling Your Technology is the Way to Go

Recycling your technology is something that you may not put too much thought into, but the facts are that a lot of the technology we use can be really harmful to the environment if it isn’t recycled properly. This month, we are going to go into what happens to your old tech and how having a plan for recycling your old tech can help.

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How Oversharing on Social Media Can Have Unforeseen Consequences

How Oversharing on Social Media Can Have Unforeseen Consequences

Data security is an integral part of not just business operations but everyday life at this point. Most people agree that specific measures to protect data security, like verifying emails and updating antivirus software, are reasonable. However, one aspect that many people fail to consider is oversharing information on social media.

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Here Are Some of the Coolest Tech from CES 2024

Here Are Some of the Coolest Tech from CES 2024

January is host to the Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, which takes place in Las Vegas. It’s an opportunity for companies to show off thousands of neat ideas, concepts, and devices, and if you’re a tech nerd like us, it’s total heaven. It’s also interesting to see what trends can be seen and how they might be brought into a business or consumer landscape.

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Inside the Database Management System

Inside the Database Management System

The significance of databases for the average business is extremely important. They are an indispensable tool for seamless operations. Without an efficient database management system (DBMS), your business will not operate optimally. This month, we aim to describe the intricacies of DBMS and its pivotal role in enhancing your business.

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The Promise of Blockchain Is as a Transformative Technology

The Promise of Blockchain Is as a Transformative Technology

Blockchain has increasingly become a technology you hear about, but you may not completely understand how it works. It’s often painted as a controversial technology because the corrupt behaviors of people managing cryptocurrency exchanges have put a negative sheen on the technology. The technology, however, has a wide range of applications across various industries due to its decentralized, secure, and transparent nature. Let’s take a look at a couple of the uses for blockchain. 

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VoIP Will Transform Your Business’ Communications

VoIP Will Transform Your Business’ Communications

With Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, your business can change the way it communicates and operates for the better. While it might seem like a fancier version of your current telephone infrastructure, it is much more than that; it’s a communications platform that is designed to be flexible, scalable, and dynamic in accordance with your business’ needs.

Let’s explore what your business stands to gain from a quality VoIP solution.

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Technology is Making Holidays Happier

Technology is Making Holidays Happier

In our rapidly evolving society, very few things are as they once were. One thing that feels a lot similar to the past is the Christmas holiday. Sure, it’s more commercialized than ever, but by-in-large many of our holiday traditions stay the same. People make a point to get together and exchange gifts and eat too much; and they tend to do this every year. 

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Choose a Managed Services Provider Over a Typical Computer Repair Company

Choose a Managed Services Provider Over a Typical Computer Repair Company

If your business needs to revisit its technology management model, look no further than a managed service provider. Let’s discuss some of the notable benefits of working with a managed service provider—benefits that are demonstrable and impactful enough to shift the trajectory of your business moving forward.

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Technology Management Can Be Beneficial for SMBs

Technology Management Can Be Beneficial for SMBs

Technology is one of the most important elements to consider when growing your business, and while it might seem like it can magically solve all of your operational problems, it takes a lot more than a simple implementation to address your company’s pain points. In fact, failing to integrate technology properly can lead to even more problems.

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5 Common Technology Issues That Must Be Addressed by SMBs

5 Common Technology Issues That Must Be Addressed by SMBs

There’s no getting around the fact that technology is critical for business operations, but with technology come various challenges that need to be addressed. If you’re not careful, issues with your IT can distract you from other technology problems that could develop even further if left unchecked. Let’s look at five of the most common technology issues that modern businesses face.

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Five Controversial Technologies You Need to Be Careful With

Five Controversial Technologies You Need to Be Careful With

With many compliance and regulation laws existing in today’s business world, it’s no small wonder that ethical dilemmas surrounding business technology are more common than you might expect. Let’s go over five of the more controversial uses of technology so you can avoid facing them during the course of your operations.

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With Cybercriminals Utilizing Psychology, You Need To As Well

With Cybercriminals Utilizing Psychology, You Need To As Well

Psychology—the scientific study of the mind and behavior—can provide some significant insights into which actions will ultimately be most beneficial to your company. What message will most effectively reach your clients, how can you inspire more motivation amongst your team, and what can you do to reach your goals more effectively?

Unfortunately, the modern cybercriminals that target businesses just like yours are going to be asking themselves the same questions. 

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It’s Helpful to Understand New Technology

It’s Helpful to Understand New Technology

With technology taking center stage for most businesses over the past couple years, you might consider yourself fairly knowledgeable about most business-related technology out there. Still, we want to cover five that are the most trendy and, coincidentally, pretty great for business, too. Let’s dive in.

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Explaining the Many Types of Metadata Your Business Might Use

Explaining the Many Types of Metadata Your Business Might Use

Data informs decision making, and your business creates countless data throughout the course of its operations. However, metadata—or data about data—offers a unique opportunity to businesses that understand how it works, particularly in the realm of business intelligence (BI) or business analytics (BA). Let’s discuss the importance of metadata and what your company can glean from it.

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Metadata is the Biggest Commodity You’ve Never Heard Of

Metadata is the Biggest Commodity You’ve Never Heard Of

It has become evident over the past several years that understanding how to use all the data that your business creates and obtains has been viewed from many different angles. Metadata is all the underlying information about data.

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Strategies to Use Technology to Loosen Purse Strings

Strategies to Use Technology to Loosen Purse Strings

Businesses require financial resources to operate, and at times, it can be quite challenging to free up enough funds for strategic initiatives after covering all expenses. However, harnessing the right technology can be a game-changer. By establishing a more streamlined and efficient process, tasks can be accomplished with fewer resources, opening doors to enhanced revenue generation and the ability to reallocate resources in alignment with your organization's immediate objectives. Let's explore some technologies that can aid in achieving these goals.

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Who Would Use Tape Backup in a Modern Business World?

Who Would Use Tape Backup in a Modern Business World?

Tape backup has been used for a long time, and it was once the most prominent solution for data backup out there. Nowadays, it’s not used much at all, mostly in favor of better and more convenient solutions. However, there has been a slight resurgence in tape backup, so we want to look at why some companies might still use it, despite its flaws.

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Understanding the Blockchain and Its Business Ramifications

Understanding the Blockchain and Its Business Ramifications

You see the word “blockchain” all the time in relation to cryptocurrencies and NFTs, but do you know what it actually means? This is but a small portion of what a blockchain encompasses, and we’re here to discuss today what this technology is capable of.

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