How to Pick the Right Cloud Provider

  As cloud computing pervades more and more of our everyday lives, it’s not surprising that small to midsized businesses are also seeing the benefits. The question is, How exactly do you go about embracing the cloud? To find the right cloud provider, you want to do more than type the names of a few … Read more

Is NFC Technology the Next Big Thing for Business?

IT professionals, get ready for yet another acronym you’ll need to learn, implement and secure: NFC. Near-field communication, while not new, is becoming a hot buzzword among tech-savvy consumers and businesses alike. This short-range wireless radio technology can turn a smartphone into a digital wallet, but that’s just one of many potential uses. Some industry … Read more

The Drive for Real-Time Collaboration

It’s becoming a familiar scene in companies of all sizes: A team works closely together, jumping from instant messages to video conferences to over-the-phone meetings. They collaborate and accomplish goals side-by-side every day — without ever actually meeting face-to-face. Real-time collaboration tools not only connect teams more effectively, but also provide considerable cost savings to … Read more

The Cloud: A Security Solution for Small Business

Let’s say it politely: Stuff happens.   Although natural or manmade disasters aren’t too common (we hope!), even a relatively minor disruption in your organization could grind your business to a halt if you don’t have a contingency plan in place. For a small business, this sort of stoppage can spell catastrophe. Here’s what to do to … Read more

Why You Can’t Ignore iPhone/iPad Security

It wasn’t too long ago that Apple was a mere blip in a Windows-dominated world. At least its modest market share meant Apple products flew under most cybercriminals’ radars. But now that Macs are hot again, we’re hearing more about malware attacks like the MacDefender scareware. And with Apple’s monstrously successful iPhone and iPad product … Read more

5 Business Lessons You Can Learn From Mark Zuckerberg

First in an occasional series looking at career lessons you can learn from tech icons. He’s the world’s second youngest billionaire, turning 27 this past May. (The youngest — by eight days — is Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz.) He was portrayed in The Social Network (unfairly, some argue) as being socially awkward to the point that he … Read more

4 Project Management Tips From the Pros

Successful project management doesn’t just happen overnight. But if you can master the skill, it can improve IT decision-making and communication, and help foster an effective work culture. In fact, a 2008 study from the Project Management Institute found that the more mature the project management in an organization, the greater the number of intangible … Read more

5 Tax Security Strategies for Small Business

When tax time rolls around, it isn’t just CPAs who spring into action. It’s a big time for hackers as well, who bank on sensitive information getting transmitted over the Internet via online filings. And if the hackers are working OT, you know what that means: more work for IT too. Like everyone else, your … Read more

Prom vs Wedding Pictures: Evergreen Couples Who Lived Happily Ever After.

Prom dates are the mystical and colossal experience. Marriage is a significant choice in anybody’s life. Being seeing someone numerous years, and wedding a similar individual that you had a prom date isn’t a joke. It takes bunches of endeavours to work out the relationship. Many blended emotions are included all through the connection. It … Read more