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

2019-03-04T19:26:01+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

2019-03-04T19:21:31+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

2019-03-04T19:20:20+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

2019-03-04T19:19:47+00:00October 29th, 2018|General IT, Security|

IT Policy: How Often Should You Change Your Passwords?

Anyone who’s ever created a login has no doubt bumped up against seemingly arbitrary and annoyingly complex password composition rules. For digital citizens, one of the most frustrating hoops to jump through is the forced inclusion of special characters. But wait, not THAT special character… or that one… or that one… or that-- okay, a

2019-03-04T19:18:50+00:00October 19th, 2018|Security|

Why Is My Computer So Slow?

There are few things more infuriating than clicking on a file when you’re pressed for time, only to have to wait the span of a full commercial ad break for it to open. The seconds tick slowly by, your fingers drum against your desk, and before even the first minute passes you’re no doubt running

2019-03-04T19:17:32+00:00October 11th, 2018|Systems|