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Microsoft Search in 365 is Personalized for Your Business

If your business uses Microsoft 365, you know how difficult it can be to locate information amongst many different programs and applications on your computer network, your devices, and any other place you may be working from. But what if there was a way to access the...

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What is PIPEDA and Why is it Important?

What is PIPEDA? PIPEDA, which is short for Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, is a Canadian law protecting the rights and privacy of consumers in Canada. The law specifies how private organizations are supposed to collect, use and distribute...

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7 Reasons Teachers Need Office 365

Teachers are always striving to provide the best education possible for their students while often operating within strict budget constraints. Office 365 provides an abundance of technology that is often free for educators. There are several reasons why teachers...

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Want The IRS To Pay For Your New Technology?

What would be the one thing better than getting your hands on the new hardware, software, or office furniture you’ve had your eye on? How about getting new technology as a tax write-off? Awesome, right? Especially since technology tends to be as expensive as it is...

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How to Use Designer in Microsoft PowerPoint

Many users have found that Office 365 PowerPoint is much easier to use than previous iterations of Microsoft PowerPoint. This application features tools like Designer that take advantage of Microsoft’s cloud technology and machine learning techniques for processing...

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How New My Health Record Safeguards Protect All

As you likely know, when there is a My Health Record in place, one can privately view their personal health information online. No matter where they are, they have access to that important information on any device connected to the Internet. The beauty of this is that...

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Creating Video Marketing That Stands Out

It is hard to maintain a strong brand presence without video marketing. Whether local or national, brick and mortar or eCommerce, goods or services, video content is crucial to success in the current marketplace. Here are some recent numbers from an Animoto study to...

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How to Prevent Cyber Attacks on Employee Smartphones

Each year, security experts sound off alarms about cyber attacks aimed at smartphones. Each year, the number of attacks levied at smartphones increases significantly. Therefore, if you provide your employees with smartphones to use on the job, it is essential that you...

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Top 8 Questions To Ask Your Financial Controller

The controller plays an essential role when it comes to driving profitability and growth through enhanced financial visibility. Therefore, chief financial officers should strive to collaborate closely with controllers. Successful CFOs make it a priority to make sure...

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How Did AI Transform The Financial Industry?

There were fears of job losses and machines taking over, but what’s happening in the financial services industry is anything but that. The finance sector is claiming greater benefits with the assistance of Artificial Intelligence. Due to the unscripted power of AI,...

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Intellectual Honesty: A Key Virtue for Crisis Response

In late 2000, Kirk Lippold was the captain of the U.S.S. Cole, an Aegis-class guided-missile destroyer. The Cole was severely damaged by terrorists who pulled alongside in a ship disguised as a garbage barge and set off a massive explosion. The Cole had a 40’ by 60’...

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Why is my Windows 10 Pro Deactivating?

If you are experiencing problems with your Windows 10 Pro operating system, you are not alone. Thousands of users from the US, Japan, and South Korea flooded tech message boards late this week with complaints that their legitimately purchased software was deactivating...

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Happy Birthday USMC

Every year, the United States Marine Corps Birthday is celebrated with a cake-cutting ceremony and a traditional ball on November 10th. This event celebrates the establishment of the Continental Marines on November 10th, 1775. Many Marines have become to view November...

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And You Thought The Feds Were Secure…

There are many pieces to the massive Federal exchange that enrolls people for insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA, “Obamacare.”) One of them allows insurance brokers and agents to enroll potential beneficiaries directly. (This is different from the...

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Thank You Veterans!

World War I officially ended on June 28, 1919, when the Treaty of Versailles was signed. However, fighting ended seven months earlier due to an armistice on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. For that reason, November 11, 1918, is generally regarded as...

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What Are the Top Software Programs for Lawyers?

Most lawyers realize that their firms would benefit by implementing legal practice management software. Case, contact, and document management tools; accounting, billing, and time tracking features; calendar, schedule, and docket control are all made easier. This...

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10 Tips for Future CIOs

Are you considering taking another step forward with your IT career? With the dynamic, disruptive technologies emerging today, the opportunity to lead the technology initiatives within an organization is an enticing prospect. To be a chief information officer today...

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Mobile Note Taking With Microsoft OneNote

If you are new to Microsoft OneNote, let me say it provides a unique way to collect and review all your useful “bits” of information, whether you are at home, in the office or on the move. You can collect a range of different information. You can access your data on...

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Quebec Government Embraces Cloud First Strategy

While a growing number of businesses are embracing the power of improving technologies, entities like government agencies are still catching up to speed. But why? Given that government organizations should be striving for deeper engagement and more transparent...

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What Is Background Blur With Microsoft Teams?

Remember that hilarious video of a BBC news reporter talking with a professor on camera, only to get upstaged by his family behind him? The professor is sitting in his chair. The door opens behind him and in marches a little arm flaying child. Then a baby wheels in on...

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What Is Essential Software for Modern Law Firms?

Libraries of legal tomes, rooms of cabinets full of case files, dusty desks, and ink-stained fingers—no longer do these images represent the legal profession. Modern law practices continue to evolve to meet current and potential demands. The use of IT is one of the...

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Different Ways You Can Celebrate Love Your Lawyer Day

As a business owner, executive or manager, you may use a lawyer for many different reasons. You may need a lawyer to look over your business contracts, to help when you buy or sell a business, to help you with any tax issues that may arise or to help with any personal...

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How To Utilize Microsoft Word’s Business Plan Template

Creating a comprehensive business plan is an important step for any blossoming business. Whether you’re hoping to attract new investors or qualify for a bank loan, you’ll likely need to present a documented plan to help clarify the ins and outs of your business for...

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Let An Algorithm Do Your Scheduling

We’ve read the hype about algorithms before. Now we’re reading the hype about artificial intelligence. Much of the real-world work falls under the umbrella of trade secrets, so we have very few examples of either making a difference. A health system in Wisconsin gives...

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Postpartum Blood Pressure Monitoring: The Future Is Now

Pregnant women often suffer with blood pressure problems. One of the responses to this is to have the patient return to their primary care physician or OB-GYN after birth for at least one blood pressure check. High blood pressure is common after pregnancy and is a...

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Best Productivity Apps For Project Management

Productivity is key for any business in today’s competitive market. Even the largest companies can fall victim to dips in productivity, and this can happen for many reasons. Whether there are distractions in the workplace, too much work to do with not enough...

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Mileage Tracking Using MileIQ

Trying to track your mileage for reimbursement and tax purposes can be a hassle for people who are naturally organized, and is even for worse for those of us who aren’t. If you have a smartphone, it has built-in GPS technology that can make the tracking process easier...

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