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

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 To Not Drop a Bomb on Your Business While Implementing ERP or Business Management Software

Since we reviewed ERP or business management software not too long ago, you may be ready for implementation. I lived through about four ERP implementations in my corporate career. Done … Continue reading How To Not Drop a Bomb on Your Business While Implementing ERP or Business Management Software

What People are Saying About These Three Marketing Technologies and How to Take Advantage of Them

We haven’t talked about marketing for a bit. Considering business is heating up and experiencing supply chain challenges, now is a good time. What technology can bring burn to your … Continue reading What People are Saying About These Three Marketing Technologies and How to Take Advantage of Them

A Guide to Risk Management and Tools to Keep Your Small Business out of Hot Water

COVID-19, cryptocurrencies, and a giant ship stuck in the Suez Canal. It seems we’re navigating a slew of risks recently. Small businesses suffered at the hands of these economic disruptions. … Continue reading A Guide to Risk Management and Tools to Keep Your Small Business out of Hot Water

A Quick Review of Business Management Software Appropriate for Small Businesses

We’ve reviewed accounting, CRM, HR, and payroll processing applications in the last several months. Let’s look at the software packages that include most of these apps under one interconnected roof. … Continue reading A Quick Review of Business Management Software Appropriate for Small Businesses

How AI/Machine Learning Can Help a Small Business Keep up with the Half-Life of Skills

Here’s something scary I read recently, “The half-life of skills is now five years. Half of what you learn is either forgotten or obsolete in five years.” The pace of … Continue reading How AI/Machine Learning Can Help a Small Business Keep up with the Half-Life of Skills