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Advantages of Upgrading Your Software to Business Premium Editions
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Advantages of Upgrading Your Software to Business Premium Editions

When your business starts to grow, it becomes more and more problematic keeping information on disparate platforms. Just because you’re storing information on a cloud (making it in theory, accessible from anywhere) doesn’t mean it can’t become disorganized and difficult to access – especially when you’re using multiple clouds, or are dealing with high employee turnover. For growing businesses, it’s [...]

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Unexpected Tech Hubs in the Midwest [Infographic]
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Unexpected Tech Hubs in the Midwest [Infographic]

While the middle of America may have a reputation as “flyover country” to some, the fact is that many Midwestern cities are in the middle of a tech renaissance. With costs much lower than any coastal metropolis, these cities are fast becoming a magnet for talent and opportunity. Here are some of the most attractive. Kansas City, Missouri The history [...]

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How to Create Legally Binding Contracts While Traveling
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How to Create Legally Binding Contracts While Traveling

Legally binding contracts are important to any business; but if there’s a single flaw, you may find yourself without the agreement you thought you had. Up until a decade or two ago, a legal team would review paper contracts to make sure nothing was wrong or missing, but today, many businesses use electronic contracts to solidify deals. Creating Contracts in [...]

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Telecommuting Technology Considerations: Setting Up a Home Office
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Telecommuting Technology Considerations: Setting Up a Home Office

Estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show in 2015 nearly a quarter of Americans worked from home at least part of the time. Many projections predict the rate of telecommuting will continue to trend upward in most industries. Some estimate independent contractors will make up 40 percent of the workforce by 2020. That means the home office is [...]

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Why Every Business Should Be Using More Than Just Email for Communication
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Why Every Business Should Be Using More Than Just Email for Communication

When it comes to business communication, few methods are more popular than email. In fact, there are many online businesses that only use email as a primary means of responding to customer inquiries and collaborating with employees and partners. Although it’s possible to be successful using email as your go-to correspondence tool, it can’t be denied that utilising multiple methods [...]

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“Black Girls Code”: One of Many Hopeful Initiatives to Create Diversity in Computer Sciences
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“Black Girls Code”: One of Many Hopeful Initiatives to Create Diversity in Computer Sciences

There are many great initiatives taking place throughout the tech industry designed to foster an environment of collaboration and a sense of unity and inclusion among peers. While these seem like obvious things that anyone might expect to find in any company, historically, this has not necessarily been the case. The harmonious virtues of a unified and collaborative workforce notwithstanding, [...]

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Why Technology Is Vital to the Survival of Your Business
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Why Technology Is Vital to the Survival of Your Business

Have you ever stopped to wonder exactly what elements of your business are vital to its survival? While you could say that your team is critical and that top performing managers are critical, there is another member of your team that you probably never thought about! In recent years a new member has probably joined the team, making it more [...]

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Should Businesses Abandon the Desktop Computers?
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Should Businesses Abandon the Desktop Computers?

Computers have come a long way. Do you remember the DOS based systems which required the programming and floppy disk? Thankfully, the technology has advanced since that time, so much so that the computer from 2 years ago is considered outdated. And with the advancement in the computer has come the advancement in the laptop and the tablet. These advances [...]

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Why Tablets Are Making Interactive Displays an Option for Small Retailers
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Why Tablets Are Making Interactive Displays an Option for Small Retailers

It is no longer uncommon to see interactive kiosks and displays in major retail stores, where touch screen interfaces allow customers to use applications that help them experience the benefits of certain products that are for sale, or be guided to the right purchase for them. Major brands like Boots, Argos and IKEA have provided some interactive in store features [...]

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How to Keep Your Business and Its Data Secure
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How to Keep Your Business and Its Data Secure

Digital thieves are constantly on the lookout for businesses to hack and data to steal, so it’s vital that you have security protocols in place to protect not only your business, but also your customers’ data.  The information stolen from a business could be used to set up credit cards, hack bank accounts, or it could be sold to a [...]

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