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A Few Ways a Small Business can Automate Sales Tax and other Tax Tracking and Compliance

Tax-related notifications have arrived in my inbox already. Tax season will soon be upon us. If you’re a small business owner, dealing with taxes, especially sales tax, is an unwelcome … Continue reading A Few Ways a Small Business can Automate Sales Tax and other Tax Tracking and Compliance

How to Handle the Latest Cybersecurity Fire around Log4j Known as LOG4Shell

Apache’sLog4j is an innocuous name for a bit of software currently setting the security world on fire. It’s free and used in all sorts of software applications. Developers insert Log4j … Continue reading How to Handle the Latest Cybersecurity Fire around Log4j Known as LOG4Shell

Why Four Years Later We’re Still Using Passwords When Safer Technologies Exist

An article from 2017 lists thirteen technologies safer than passwords. Such as vein scans, ear scans, eye scans, and fingerprints. Are we any closer in 2021 to ditching the use … Continue reading Why Four Years Later We’re Still Using Passwords When Safer Technologies Exist

How To Achieve a Functional Hybrid Office with a Few Software Tools

I worked from home, often a week at a time, to deal with my aging parents’ issues before leaving corporate life. I loved it. Was I less productive? No, my … Continue reading How To Achieve a Functional Hybrid Office with a Few Software Tools

How Asynchronous Communication may bring an End to the Perpetual Meetings

Immersed in a project, in the zone, your laptop dings, you glance up and ignore it. It’s your team member with a message about another project. It can wait, and … Continue reading How Asynchronous Communication may bring an End to the Perpetual Meetings

How to Keep Your Intellectual Property from Walking out the Door Never to be Seen Again

Did you know your company’s intellectual property can include employee know-how? With the great resignation in full swing, are your patents, copyrights, and trade secrets, including employee know-how, safe? Here’s … Continue reading How to Keep Your Intellectual Property from Walking out the Door Never to be Seen Again

How to Keep Your Employees Happy and Attract New Ones During the Great Resignation

As COVID-19 and the pandemic continue to reshape how we work and play, a new term enters our vocabulary, “the great resignation.” You’ve likely heard about the difficulty of holding … Continue reading How to Keep Your Employees Happy and Attract New Ones During the Great Resignation

A Few Basics on How to Achieve the Best Technology Choices for Your Company

Does it seem technology moves at light speed, and your company is falling behind? Don’t worry; it depends on how you look at it. Big data, AI, and mobile technology … Continue reading A Few Basics on How to Achieve the Best Technology Choices for Your Company

Do You Know All the Apps Sniffing Around In Your Business’ Network?

Do you know what mobile apps access your business network? A recent report issued by NetSkope indicated 97% of cloud apps are uncontrolled freebies. With many working from home due … Continue reading Do You Know All the Apps Sniffing Around In Your Business’ Network?

How to Avoid Downpours and other Storms When Working with your Cloud

The benefits of cloud computing are many, including scalability and better security. But there can be downsides. Watch for a few things.  You would think jumping from one cloud to … Continue reading How to Avoid Downpours and other Storms When Working with your Cloud

How Hash and Encryption Algorithms Replaced Secret Messages to Protect Business Databases and fend off Cybercriminals

Cybercriminals continue to attack governments and companies around the world. It’s a global problem, and it’s growing. In the first quarter of 2021, companies in Australia, the US, Taiwan, and … Continue reading How Hash and Encryption Algorithms Replaced Secret Messages to Protect Business Databases and fend off Cybercriminals

A Few Thoughts on Navigating the Muddy Waters to Reopening your Business and Keeping Employees Safe

Are you wondering how to reopen your business as most states reopen or already have? How do you keep everyone safe, employees and clients? Your state and the CDC have … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Navigating the Muddy Waters to Reopening your Business and Keeping Employees Safe