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Cloud services for business

Cloud services for business

Choosing the right cloud service has become a major dilemma for the modern small business. At the forefront of cloud technology, Amazon, Google and Microsoft are aggressively competing against each other for a bigger slice of the market. This fierce competition has resulted in three very diverse and competent cloud services. Small business owners are […]

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HIPAA Security Reminder of the Week

HIPAA Security Reminder of the Week

Do Not Install Unauthorized Programs Malicious applications often pose as legitimate programs. They aim to fool you into installing the program which then infects your computer. And if your computer is infected, that infection could spread throughout the network. Do not install programs unless they are authorized by Information Security. Authorized installs will be pushed […]

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Office 365 advances the learning process

Office 365 advances the learning process

Cloud-based technologies are revolutionizing teaching and learning, and Microsoft’s Office 365 Education offers sophisticated tools to do just that. Office 365 comes with a lot of the usual Microsoft software offerings, now bundled together in a subscription-based model. However, more importantly for school CIOs and IT education decision-makers, Office 365 features Education, a state-of-the-art collaboration […]

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How to make the most of cloud computing

How to make the most of cloud computing

You only need look at the explosive growth of services like Microsoft Office 365 and Salesforce for evidence of the business trend towards cloud computing. This raises a fundamental question: how can a business maximize the cloud’s benefits while minimizing or eliminating its drawbacks? Perhaps the biggest advantage the cloud gives an organization is tied […]

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HIPAA Security Reminder of the Week

HIPAA Security Reminder of the Week

Shred Paper PHI Shred copies of sensitive information when disposing – do not simply toss them in the trash. Cross-cut shredders are very useful in making printed sensitive information both unreadable and unusable. Or place in locked shredder bins which may be located throughout your facility. Remember to shred any printouts containing any information that […]

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Which is best - textbook or e-reader?

Which is best – textbook or e-reader?

Textbook vs e-readers — which is best? Whether it’s smartphones, tablets, wearable devices or even virtual reality (VR), there can be no doubt that connected technologies are infiltrating everyday life — and the education sector is no different. Schools are using technology to revolutionize the way children learn both inside and outside the classroom. This […]

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Boost healthcare productivity and outcomes with mobile tech

Boost healthcare productivity and outcomes with mobile tech

How can mobile tech boost productivity? It’s no secret that mobile technology has revolutionized the way we live and work. Whether it’s entertainment, personal finances or shopping, mobile tech is increasingly integrated into our daily life. This trend also includes healthcare, with more nurses, doctors and patients than ever before using mobile tech to boost […]

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The smart office you want to live in

The smart office you want to live in

Google first showed us offices could be fun. But between the playground slides and the ping-pong tables, the tech giant’s interior can be a little daunting for those not accustomed to a fun-filled office space. Fortunately, office design has matured. Research and tech are now coming together to make intelligent, beautiful, surprising and comforting office […]

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Can virtual schools benefit K–12 students?

Can virtual schools benefit K–12 students?

Virtual learning can provide access to schooling for those who are limited by time, location or other factors, particularly mature-age students who want to further their education while juggling other duties. But are virtual classrooms also beneficial for students in the K–12 education system? What are the drawbacks? And who can benefit most from the […]

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