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How does the human cloud benefit SMBs?
If the prevalent image of a startup is a couple of guys in a garage (think Amazon, Apple, Microsoft), the emerging picture of the workforce of the future consists of skilled talents collaborating in the cloud. Thanks to the human cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can now eliminate the barriers associated with traditional workspaces
Boost office productivity with technology
Technology can provide countless opportunities to streamline workflows, eliminate redundant processes, and reduce costs. If you’re looking to stay ahead of the competition, simple technology strategies like the ones below can dramatically enhance your business performance. Change office communication To increase teamwork and productivity, set up instant messaging software such as Slack or Microsoft Teams.
Keyboard shortcuts you can use in Windows 10
Technology makes work easier, and something as simple as keyboard shortcuts can save you a lot of time. If you have a Windows 10 computer, then you may find these keyboard shortcuts very handy. Snap If you’ve never used Snap, then you’re missing out on one of Windows 10’s key features. Snap allows you to
Protect your Facebook and Twitter from hackers
Popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have been suffering massive data breaches for a number of years now. If you wish to continue using these services, you need to tighten your social media privacy settings. Here are a few reminders and tips to help you secure your personal information on social media. Lock
How to protect your Android device from ransomware
Over the past few years, ransomware has become increasingly widespread and sophisticated. This form of malware has even spread to Android smartphones and tablets, putting organizations that rely on mobile devices at risk of data loss and other productivity-crippling problems. Read on to learn how mobile ransomware works and how you can safeguard your Android
Why an SSD is better than an HDD for your Mac
There’s no question that solid state drives (SSDs) are better than hard disk drives (HDDs) for personal computers and Macs. SSDs will significantly enhance your machines’ performance in ways you may not have imagined. Here are a few specific benefits to Mac when you replace HDDs with SSDs. They’re more reliable Most consumer SSDs use
Replacing servers? Consider these 3 questions first
Nothing lasts forever — and that’s very true for your company’s servers. Purchasing new ones, however, isn’t your only option. There are other alternatives you can use that offer the same benefits as buying new servers while saving you a lot of money. When do my servers need to be replaced? This is a difficult
5 Tips to combat VoIP eavesdropping
Eavesdropping is a form of cyberattack that has been around for years. Cybercriminals have been listening in on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone calls since the technique was proven to be effective in obtaining valuable information, and they are showing no signs of stopping their malicious activities anytime soon. Fortunately, there are some things
Which Microsoft 365 plan is the right one for you?
The award-winning productivity suite Microsoft 365 comes in several different packages to suit the budgets and needs of various types of businesses. Read on to learn which one is best for your company. Information workers or frontline workers? Microsoft 365 is the obvious choice if you’re running cloud-based business systems, but the main question is
Improve your productivity with these Chrome extensions
Google Chrome is the most popular and most used browser in the world. And because of its unparalleled speed, user-friendly interface, and powerful performance, it’s also touted as the best. But did you know that the Chrome Web Store is full of extensions you can install to add extra features to your browser? If you’re