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CyberSecurity Seminar is coming! April 12th!

We're at it again! We are hosting another CyberSecurity Seminar in April, and wanted to be sure you heard about it first. It's a free event, but due to the size of the room we're limited to 40 participants. But sure to reserve your spot soon.
During This Seminar You’ll Discover:

The scary risks of mobile and cloud computing – and 10 critical policies, procedures and protections EVERY business must have in place NOW to protect themselves; overlook even one and you’re exposing yourself to security breaches, damaging and expensive litigation, employment lawsuits and having confidential company information exposed to competitors, hackers and cyber criminals.

Microsoft Project Reporting

Microsoft Project is great for managing your project schedule, but when you want to communicate project information, you need a variety of different reports to convey your rmessage. Microsoft Project has reports geared toward summarizing information for executives, filtering tasks for each resource, and budget reports for bean counters.

Team Collaboration with Skype for Business

February 28th, 2017

We tend to think Skype and Skype for Business is just for video calls, but it can be used to increase communication and collaboration in a number of different ways:

Voice Calling (VoIP) – Audio calls are easy in Skype, and you don’t pay for long distance or airtime.

Microsoft ending support for Office 2013

Microsoft ending support for Office 2013

To make sure enterprises get the most out of their Office 365 package, Microsoft announced it will no longer support Office 2013 by the end of February. Instead, the tech giant will push enterprises to upgrade to Office 2016. If your business is still using the 2013 version, here are some things you need to know right away.

The Emperor’s New Specs

February 25th, 2017

There once was an Emperor.  That in itself isn’t terribly interesting, nor, in fact, was the Emperor himself.  Which did bother him to no end, since Emperors were supposed to be interesting, wise, and, above all, very Emperor-ish.  Which, alas, he was not.

Cyber security and managed services

Cyber security and managed services

Cyber security is something you hear about a lot these days.
Sometimes it’s thrown around to scare business owners, other times it has proven to be a cautionary tale, one that small businesses can learn from to fend themselves from online threats that can leave devastating impact.

Why consider disaster recovery for 2017

Why consider disaster recovery for 2017

The new year is well upon us, and with it comes an equally new IT budget. Judging by the advancements in computing technology, many 2017 business wish lists probably include powerful onsite servers, workstations, and the Internet of Things. But as tempting as these purchases may be, it’s important that you don’t dismiss an old yet essential IT resolution: disaster recovery.

To License or not to License: Choices for Savvy Business Owners

To License or not to License: Choices for Savvy Business Owners

So you’ve got the next big thing in technology sitting in your office: a program you customized for your business or a hardware you came up with on the side. When is the right time to license your product for outside sale? Read further to learn the ins and outs of licensing and why the best decisions for your business can often be contrary to common sense.

Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade for SMBs

Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade for SMBs

Microsoft has announced that it will bring back free Windows 10 upgrades, but on one condition: Only small- and medium-sized businesses that have previously passed on the offer are eligible. So if you or someone you know has declined Microsoft’s previous proposition, here are some reasons you might want to reconsider.

Bob Visits DC to Talk IT Priorities #CompTIAFlyIn

February 11th, 2017

Bob here.  It’s fun to talk about the big businesses like Ford, Walmart and the like in terms of jobs and impact on the IT industry and the economy.  But it’s the smaller businesses (like mine, and probably yours) that generate the most growth and the most jobs.