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Powerful Physical Security Options for Your Business

Powerful Physical Security Options for Your Business

Data security isn’t the easiest thing in the world to plan for, especially if your organization doesn’t have any dedicated security professionals on-hand. While protecting your data with traditional methods, like passwords, firewalls, and antivirus, is important, what measures are you taking to make sure a thief or hacker isn’t just walking into your office and making off with your technology?

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Business Efficiency Boost Tactics

Business Efficiency Boost Tactics

For every business, revenue generation is the name of the game. The more money your company brings in, the more it can spend, the more effective it can be. The problem many small businesses have is that they have a good business model, but they don’t produce enough fast enough to see solid revenue growth. Today, we will provide a few easy tips on how to build operational efficiency, and thus, generate more revenue.

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How to Foster Better Business Relationships

How to Foster Better Business Relationships

“Even the Lone Ranger didn’t do it alone.” - Harvey MacKay

In business, there’s a good argument to be made that the most important capital is your social capital. In other words, your relationships with those around you hold quite a bit of value. Below, we’ll review some ways to form positive relationships with those that you have connected with as a result of your business operations.

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Where Did HR Come From?

Where Did HR Come From?

The Human Resources department is now a critical part of any workplace’s success, but there are most likely misconceptions about this department’s mission. Where did the idea of Human Resources come from, and how can technology be leveraged to assist in their duties?

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Is It A Good Idea to Spy On People Your Depend On?

Is It A Good Idea to Spy On People Your Depend On?

Relationships can sometimes be uncomfortable. Whether it is in the workplace or at home, sometimes people find the need to take advantage of other people. To get control over their situations, solutions have been invented to help parties monitor endpoints for information.

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Business Operations Are Killed By Stress

Business Operations Are Killed By Stress

There are situations that happen every day that can be extraordinarily stressful for people. Some people are better under duress, while some people fold like origami, but no matter what type of person you are, the workplace is one of the biggest stressors for human beings. Today, we’ll review some sources of stress and how people react to it.

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Solar Power Can Give Your Business An Edge

Solar Power Can Give Your Business An Edge

When you were a kid, you may have disregarded your parents telling you to turn off the lights when they aren’t in use. Perhaps you didn’t understand just how much money it saved in the long run, but now that you run your own business, every little bit counts--especially when it comes to lowering your monthly power bill. A new method of energy control could drastically improve your business’ bottom line.

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Make Sure Your Business Continuity Plan is Complete

Make Sure Your Business Continuity Plan is Complete

While it may not be fun to consider the worst-case scenario, it is important that you have a plan to ensure that your business will be able to survive when the chips are down. This plan to ensure that your business will continue is called (appropriately enough) a business continuity plan, and needs to address a few things that we will go over here.

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Work Smarter, Not Harder With A Smart Office

Work Smarter, Not Harder With A Smart Office

There has been a recent trend in the style of office management to give employees more influence over their environment, providing them with extra comforts to encourage productivity. However, persistent technology shortcomings have continued to undermine these efforts. In response, the concept of the smart office has developed.

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How to Manage Time Spent With Vendors

How to Manage Time Spent With Vendors

Let’s face it--you waste countless hours on the phone dealing with vendors for all of your business needs. Whether it’s a new software solution or hardware component, you’ll have to go through someone to get it, whether it’s a big retailer like Amazon or your local Mom and Pop computer store but working with your vendors has several unforeseen costs that you might not even know exist.

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IoT Security is A Huge Business Security Concern

IoT Security is A Huge Business Security Concern

The Internet of Things is everywhere, which means that potential security risks are also everywhere. Your business needs to take the risks presented by the IoT into account and prepare accordingly.

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Tip of the Week: Advice to Help Your Business Succeed in 2018

Tip of the Week: Advice to Help Your Business Succeed in 2018

As 2018 progresses, certain technologies and implementations are becoming more prominently used by businesses. These trends are anticipated to continue, so it only makes sense to embrace these technologies sooner rather than later. Today, we’ll review some of these technologies, why they are expected to grow, and how you can use them to benefit your business operations.

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Take Your Business to the Next Level with Webinars

Take Your Business to the Next Level with Webinars

 

Authority. Knowing what your business does well, and using that knowledge, experience, and expertise to increase your company’s position within the market is more crucial for the small business today than ever before. This is because, from a competitive standpoint, the small or midsize business is not able to sport the kind of prices that larger firms can, and still make a profit. One way an organization can utilize this talent to increase the visibility of their offering is by using webinars.

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2018 has been the year of the hack. The problem, so was 2017, 2016, and so on… Marriott International has announced that they have had what could be the second largest data leak in history. They are s...

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