When Your Server Has Served its Purpose (and Why It’s Time to Upgrade)

Letting go is hard to do, especially when it comes to hardware and software that has long served you well. As companies look for new ways to reduce costs and go lean, many of them assume they can get away with using their existing technology until they “can't ride that horse no more.” While buying

2019-01-03T23:47:50+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Articles|

A New Year’s IT Resolution Checklist for Your Business

The New Year is a time for celebration. It's an acknowledgement of where we've been, and what's next to come — something new around the corner. The great, big, beautiful unknown. Uncertainty can be a wonderful thing; exciting, even. Just think, it's the crux of every great movie. But when it comes to the health

2019-01-03T02:27:12+00:00December 29th, 2018|General IT|

APP Spotlight: Slack

If you’ve spent any time listening to podcasts in the past year, you’ve no doubt heard ads for an app called Slack, the instant messenger slash collaboration hub taking businesses by storm. Like the brainchildren of most tech companies, it’s the product of pivoting — that thing you turn to after the thing you initially

2018-11-22T00:36:25+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Articles|

It’s the Software That Changed the Modern Economy, and We’ve All Been Using it Wrong

Financial bloggers have called it “the most important software application of all time.” Others have argued that it changed the world. Whichever side of the fence you fall on, it’s hard not to admit that Excel is one of the most powerful and versatile programs at a company’s disposal. For nearly three decades it’s been

2018-11-06T20:13:45+00:00November 6th, 2018|Systems|

Offboarding an Employee: What Happens When Someone Leaves Your Company?

Whether they’re leaving on good terms or involuntarily, an employee departure is always a precarious time for a company. The exit of someone who was once deeply involved in the day-to-day operations of your business can present a very real threat to your cybersecurity, but by developing a thorough IT offboarding policy and rigorously following

2018-10-29T21:52:26+00:00October 29th, 2018|General IT, Security|