Business & Technology

Returning To The Office Checklist

Stay at home orders are starting to be lifted which means many businesses will have their employees come back to the office. It’s time to plan for the transition back into office life. Use this checklist to help plan your return.         Downloadable Return to Work Checklist

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Past Live Events

Joe and Chad give a live demonstration of Microsoft Teams. They show viewers how Teams works and all the possibilities that come with it. To attend our upcoming live events click here.  Our CEO, Joe Svoboda, and our Development Manager, Chad Miller give a presentation on technology and working from home. They discuss topics such…

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Stay Secure on Zoom

While social distancing is still in order, many are using Zoom for video conference calls and meetings. With the recent increase in Zoom’s popularity, hackers and trolls are taking advantage of the situation. Many are experiencing “Zoombombing” where unwanted users join a call and broadcast disruptive behavior. If you plan to use Zoom, we want…

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IT Security Guidelines for Remote Work

Many business continuity plans have been challenged in the wake of the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak. Companies across the globe are trying to figure out how to work remotely while also staying productive and maintain IT security. Whether your company has 5 or 5,000 employees, it’s important that everyone takes the correct preventative security measures in…

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Is your business prepared?

With the right systems in place, your entire business can still operate remotely. In preparation for possible office closings, we are proactively reaching out to our clients to make sure they are prepared. In the event, your employees may need to work from home for a sustained period of time and we want to ensure…

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Coronavirus concerns and your technology

Over the last couple of weeks, concern and attention have grown tremendously about the coronavirus. From the extremes of the world is going to end as we know it, to this is going to fade away as the weather warms up, information about COVID19 is everywhere. So what is my IT company going to tell…

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Windows Server 2008 R2 End of Life

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer offer support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2, meaning they will no longer release additional security patches and updates.  If your business runs off Windows 2008 you have some serious choices to make. Do Nothing – For a lot of small businesses, this is a serious…

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Using Office 365? Microsoft Teams is available and ready.

Today’s workplace is a challenging environment for teamwork, Microsoft Teams brings chat, content, people, and tools together, all in one hub, wherever you are. A hub for teamwork Give your team access to the information they need, right in Microsoft Teams. Manage all your conversations, files and tools all in one team workspace. Enjoy instant…

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6 Benefits of Fiber

1.) Speed – Fiber runs at the speed of light and allows for instant data retrieval, allowing internet data to transfer at the fastest speed in the industry. 2.) Symmetrical Bandwidth – Fiber unlike cable internet, has equal upload & download speeds that allows for a much longer transmission distances and high signal rates. 3.) Private connection…

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4 Ways to Protect Your Smartphone from Damage

Smartphones have become indispensable tools in many people’s professional and personal lives. These mobile devices let you stay connected and organized at work, at home, and on the go. While smartphones are popular because of their portability, this aspect also makes them prone to physical damage. Having to repair or replace a damaged smartphone can…

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IT Trends to Help You Stay Competitive

Staying ahead of technology trends can keep your business competitive, no matter how quickly the environment changes. Spotting new trends on the horizon — before your competitors do — can help your company develop successful innovations and be the first to bring them to market. This type of Blue Ocean Strategy thinking can give you…

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10 Keyboard Shortcuts That Can Save You Time

Did you know that you can save hours of time each year with keyboard shortcuts? You might already know the shortcuts to copy, paste and select all (Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, and Ctrl+A). However, Windows offers many other keyboard shortcuts that save you time and effort as you work on your computer. 1. Alt+Tab Most busy people…

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10 Most Useful Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

Did you know that your PC can function even without your mouse? Save time with these useful keyboard shortcuts. Note that WIN stands for the key between Ctrl and Alt on Windows keyboards. Some keyboards have this labeled as the Start key. 1. WIN The WIN key is a shortcut key on its own. Clicking…

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Can VoIP Save Your Company Money?

The economy might technically be out of recession, but businesses are still doing everything in their power to cut costs and save as much as possible. One possible avenue for savings is switching from a traditional business phone plan to a VoIP plan. VoIP is a technology that has been around for a little over…

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