Yearly Archives: 2017

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Before You Put That Security System App on Your Phone, Read This!

A cool and innovative feature that is being offered to our clients by their security companies is connecting their security system to an app on key persons’ phones. This sounds great, and is admittedly a useful feature. However, there are huge security risks that must be mitigated before this feature is implemented. Background on ..[Read more]

By |2020-06-09T01:37:43-04:00December 6th, 2017|IT Projects, Business, Security|Comments Off on Before You Put That Security System App on Your Phone, Read This!

Top 4 IT Trends to Look for in 2018

The new year is just around the corner and now's the perfect time to create your IT plan and budget for 2018. But before you get started, you'll want to take a look at the top 4 IT trends in 2018. Take our poll below to see what other IT professionals plan on spending ..[Read more]

By |2020-06-09T00:48:28-04:00November 29th, 2017|IT Projects, Business, Security|Comments Off on Top 4 IT Trends to Look for in 2018

3 Reasons Custom Software Development Projects Fail

Many organizations require custom software to effectively run their business. In fact, 1 in 8 spend about 50% of their budget on custom development according to Forrester. With so much money being spent, there's not a lot of room for error within these projects. Unfortunately, more projects fail then succeed. However, don't let that ..[Read more]

By |2020-06-09T00:22:09-04:00November 8th, 2017|Enterprise, Business, Development|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Custom Software Development Projects Fail

How to Properly Onboard & Offboard Employees from a Security Standpoint

Security is (and will continue to be) an extremely hot topic. To fully protect propriety data, organizations must implement a multi-layered security approach. Unfortunately, businesses often overlook a critical component called onboarding and offboarding of employees.According to Throttlenet.com, 89% of employees who leave a company walk away with at least one password they used daily. ..[Read more]

By |2020-06-09T00:10:12-04:00November 7th, 2017|Security, Business, SMB|Comments Off on How to Properly Onboard & Offboard Employees from a Security Standpoint

What Is the NC HIE and Why Do I Need to Connect?

Today, there seems to be some confusion and uncertainty going around the healthcare industry about the new North Carolina HIE called HealthConnex. For those of you who don't know, an HIE is a health information exchange or a secure, electronic network where healthcare providers can share and access medical information statewide. Recently, the North Carolina ..[Read more]

By |2020-06-08T23:18:15-04:00October 19th, 2017|Healthcare|Comments Off on What Is the NC HIE and Why Do I Need to Connect?

What You Need to Know About the Transition from Skype for Business to Teams

In September 2017, Microsoft announced the transition from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. Since Teams has a more modern cloud infrastructure, their goal is to create an intelligent communication platform that leverages AI, LinkedIn, and Graphs with voice, meeting, and video capabilities. Ultimately, they want one hub for all communication including contacts, conversations, and ..[Read more]

By |2020-06-08T22:56:09-04:00October 17th, 2017|Microsoft Office 365, Collaboration, Enterprise|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About the Transition from Skype for Business to Teams

How to Maximize Power BI for Healthcare Organizations

Analytics can use big data to track quality, performance and productivity of the patient experience - helping to improve all three. Microsoft Power BI, released in the summer of 2015, has been making waves in the healthcare industry by doing just that. With advanced analytics - and more specifically Power BI - hospitals now have: ..[Read more]

By |2020-05-04T04:41:17-04:00October 10th, 2017|Microsoft Power BI, Enterprise, Healthcare|Comments Off on How to Maximize Power BI for Healthcare Organizations

Cloud vs. On-Premise Phone Systems: Which Is Better for Disaster Recovery?

Hurricane season is once again upon us along with the millions of emails about backup and disaster recovery. While it can be annoying, it just further solidifies the importance of disaster recovery to any organization. However, one crucial component is often left out of the disaster recovery plan. When the office isn't accessible, work ..[Read more]

By |2020-05-04T05:21:35-04:00September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cloud vs. On-Premise Phone Systems: Which Is Better for Disaster Recovery?

Hurricanes Are Coming! Is Your Organization Ready?

Hurricanes are coming (and winter, too). Will your organization be ready for bad weather? Pssttt...get your free disaster recovery readiness assessment with a disaster recovery plan template at the end of this article. I'm sure your inbox has been blown up lately with emails about backups and Hurricane Irma. While your business may have ..[Read more]

By |2020-05-04T04:41:20-04:00September 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hurricanes Are Coming! Is Your Organization Ready?

5 Must-Haves for a Lead-Generating Website

Today, organizations don't need to be sold on why they need a website. It's a necessity for business growth - plain and simple. Instead, the issue arises on how effective the site is on driving sales. There are some people who think they just need a website no matter how it looks or how ..[Read more]

By |2020-05-04T03:54:04-04:00August 8th, 2017|Development|Comments Off on 5 Must-Haves for a Lead-Generating Website