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A CEOs Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Today’s CEOs are increasingly being asked to lead their business into a data-driven world, but does that mean that immersive courses in understanding the technology are crucial? Not necessarily — in fact, it’s much more important that CEOs understand...

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What CEOs Need to Know About Cybersecurity in 2019

Understanding the threat landscape is a crucial part of a CEOs job as you attempt to protect your organization now and in the future. The cybersecurity and compliance landscape is changing rapidly, and it can be difficult to keep up with the various challenges your...

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How To Make Awesome Slides In Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is the industry leader in presentation software, a venerable application that’s over 30 years old. Awesome PowerPoint slides can greatly enhance the visual impact of a meeting presentation. The inverse is also true: terribly designed PowerPoint...

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Using Personal Email In The Office?

Personal email accounts for business purposes It can be tempting to use your familiar, personal email account to send and receive emails for your professional life – but you shouldn’t take the risk. Is it safe to use your personal email for business? Using your...

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How Much Does Managed IT Service Cost In Canada?

Remember when your parents told you that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” Well… they were right – at least when it comes to IT service. If you ask most IT professionals, they’ll tell you the same. Managed IT Services are more cost-effective than...

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How to Copy Cell Formatting in Microsoft Excel

Excel is a powerful application, but because it can do so much it can be easy to miss certain features that could make your life much simpler. Today’s quick tech blog shows you one of these features. We’ll look at how to copy cell formatting in Microsoft Excel without...

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The Top Online Productivity Apps

Productivity is huge, but it’s elusive in our digital, always-on, social world. Productivity apps can help you focus better. We live in a serially distracted world. The internet is everywhere—and this is great, really! It allows many of us to work from anywhere...

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6 Ways To Help You Become HIPAA Compliant

Tips for HIPAA Compliance (Questions/Answers) Need a little insight into strengthening up your HIPAA compliance efforts? Check out these 6 simple steps you can take to become more compliant and secure. No one said HIPAA compliance was easy. It’s a higher level of...

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How to Copy Cells in Microsoft Excel

Today’s quick tech tip covers one of the basic functions in Microsoft Excel. Watch the video below or click here.   Here’s how to copy cells in Microsoft Excel, plus one of the advanced copy and paste features available in the application. Step 1: Select the...

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Shopping For a Retail POS System?

Whether you are starting out or ready to upgrade, there is a lot to consider when you’re shopping for a retail POS. These topics will help accelerate your research. In a retail business, the selection of your point of sale software and hardware is a crucial one....

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Can CMOs and CTOs Unite?

Learn about the importance of CTOs and CMOs uniting their efforts to create optimal outcomes for their companies. You can make business better by uniting.   Considering the vital importance of digital touch points—including mobile and Web interactions—for the success...

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How Multi-Factor Authentication Removes Bad Actors

Multi-factor authentication is a polarizing topic in business and technical channels. While business users are often quite fussy when asked to establish a secondary method of accessing their secure accounts and data, technology professionals realize that this...

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Honoring Those Who Gave Their Lives

On Memorial Day we remember the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. These brave men and women have dedicated their lives to honor the living and make our lives better.     Can’t see the video above?  Click Here. The History Of...

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SD-WAN and MPLS Battle: Which Is Better?

What’s your favorite: red or blue? Sometimes there are no wrong answers to a question, and that may be the case when you consider the various infrastructure options of SD-WAN vs. MPLS. Can one be truly considered “better” than the other? It depends...

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How To Share Files From Online Storage With Outlook Mobile

  Microsoft’s mobile email solution, Outlook Mobile, is a powerful alternative to your phone’s native mail client. We’re offering some tips and tricks for those accustomed to another mail client. Today’s tip is how to share files from online storage using...

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How to RSVP to Invites With Outlook Mobile

  Outlook Mobile is a powerful mobile version of Microsoft’s popular Outlook application. Microsoft has provided users a standalone email app that’s packed with a real depth of features. Today we’re looking at how to quickly RSVP to meeting invites using Outlook...

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Why CEOs Must See Information Technology As Strategic

For far too long, CEOs have seen information technology as a sunken cost that needs to be absorbed and reluctantly accepted. New platforms, upgrades, platform conversions, hardware, software and other technologies are a financial pain point that needs to be endured....

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What Are the Benefits of SD-WAN for Today’s Businesses?

Ensuring that you have a high-speed, highly reliable digital connection to the world is crucial for today’s technology leaders. Business professionals are now accustomed to near-instant access to the information and platforms that they need and are increasingly...

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How to Share Screens with Microsoft Teams

  Microsoft Teams is an amazingly powerful collaboration tool that’s available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. At its core, it’s kind of like Slack on steroids, but that core functionality is just the tip of the iceberg. Because it’s integrated with the...

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Is The CFO Today’s Technology Champion?

It’s always been important for the C-suite to understand the cost benefits and value associated with technology projects, but today’s complex infrastructure needs are requiring greater levels of input from financial executives, in particular. Technology...

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What Role Must The CMO Play In Technology Decisions?

The role of the CMO has been evolving at a rapid pace in recent years due to the constant addition of new marketing technologies or martech. You only have to compare the tech budgets of marketing departments today to those five years ago to see a drastic increase in...

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Pick the Perfect Meeting Location Using Outlook Mobile

  Microsoft’s Office suite makes it easy to schedule meetings, reserving the right room and inviting all the right people. Many people think they can only use these powerful features from their office computer, because Exchange calendar integration in iOS...

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Here’s What You Need to Know About SD-WAN Technology

Moving from hardware solutions to software solutions isn’t a new concept for technology professionals, but network infrastructure has traditionally been a hardware-focused world even as applications move to the cloud. With the introduction of SD-WAN, or...

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Small Business Guide to Protecting Critical Data

Small businesses technology and business leaders may feel as though their data is safe, but nothing could be further from the truth. According to SmallBizTrends.com, nearly 43% of phishing campaigns are targeted specifically at small businesses, a dramatic increase...

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How to Join a Microsoft Teams Meeting on the Go

  Microsoft Teams is a relatively new addition to Microsoft’s Office suite. Teams is a powerful collaboration tool. It’s kind of like Microsoft’s high-powered answer to Slack. Create teams for whatever purposes make sense in your business. Communicate and...

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Enable Do Not Disturb on Your Android Device

Do Not Disturb on Android can do more than you might expect. Here’s how to enable and customize Do Not Disturb on your Android device.   Today’s quick tech blog explains how to enable Do Not Disturb on Android devices. We’ll also give a basic explanation of how...

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Managed IT Improves Processes, Adds Value

If you’re running a small to medium business (SMB), you’ve probably come across the term “managed IT” or “managed IT service.” What is managed IT, and what can it do for your small to medium business? Today we’ll answer these questions and more. Read on to learn about...

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Happy Victoria Day

Big Plans For The May 2-4 Weekend? This year, Victoria Day falls on Monday, May 20th. Why do we call it the May 24 weekend? Whether you’re taking the time to kick back and relax, spend time with friends, or plan to get the jump on the workweek ahead, our team...

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Can Your IT Company Handle Your Business Growth?

A healthy, growing business is almost always a good thing. Still, expansion brings with it certain responsibilities on your part. If your business is growing quite quickly, it’s important to understand that large changes or adjustments may need to be made. This could...

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Most Small Businesses Pay The Ransom

Are you willing to pay the piper when it comes to cyberattacks? Despite the growing number of cyberattacks on small- and medium-sized businesses, there is still a lack of awareness or proactive defense of the networks, computer systems, applications and devices being...

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