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Take Advantage of the New Year to Communicate Future System Updates

To staff, it can seem like there’s always a program or operating system pinging them to update. We know it’s dangerous to put off upgrading, but to others it may feel like a time-consuming task. Take advantage of the coming new year to communicate to staff any updates you know of coming in the next […]

Benefits of Flying Your Company to a Cloud

Your IT manager requires another employee and two new servers in the budget for next year. Your company grew by 20% this year, and your IT department scrambles every day to keep up. Your sales department complains about the software downtime caused by a server malfunction. Customer service sat at their desks twiddling their thumbs […]

Improve the Impact of Data Visualization with Color

Your business intelligence software should be gathering the data you need your company’s progress, but how do you use that data to tell your success story to investors, executives, and potential clients? Data visualization is key to showing, not telling, your company’s story, but no matter what type of chart you use it is a […]

How to Snag Your Mobile Customers

Is your business ready for zigzagging?  Welcome to the novel term for how consumers find and buy products and services.  Your potential customers meander through devices and platforms to make a purchase. It’s a sure bet, many of those customers are on a smartphone. If your business is not mobile friendly, those customers will zig […]

On a Scale of 1 to 10…Taking the Pain Out of Year-end Employee Evaluations

It’s that time of year again: yearly progress evaluations. No one likes to brag about themselves (and if you have an employee who does, maybe you should reconsider…) and filling out self-evaluations can add stress during the hectic holiday season—leading to less than insightful responses. Here are a few tips to take the pressure off: […]

Make A Video Boost Your Sales

Your marketing director asks to expand her budget to hire a film crew. Since your company is a specialty food retailer, you wonder if your marketing director has gone a little mad. She’s not crazy just utilizing another tool in her marketing arsenal. The video is one of the most popular types of content across […]

Microsoft’s New Surface Book 2 Could Change Your Hardware Needs

Microsoft released the latest addition to its Surface line of products late last week with the Surface Book 2. The notebook drew immediate comparisons to Apple’s MacBook Pro for its powerful features made for heavy design work, like photo or video editing. The new generation is basically the same design, but with a few changes, […]