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Getting ready for the worst

Getting ready for the worst

Bad things happen to good organizations. In any disaster, whether natural or man made, there are businesses that close because of the physical conditions and never manage to reopen. Here’s how to figure out your weak points and how to avoid common pitfalls in making that assessment. 1. Assess your risk Don’t make risk assessment […]

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Why teachers around the world are embracing digital whiteboards

Why teachers around the world are embracing digital whiteboards

The key to interactive and dynamic learning A digital whiteboard combines the features of an ordinary whiteboard, a projector and a touchscreen computer. The result: a powerful and interactive learning tool that encourages innovation and collaboration. Digital whiteboards foster active learning environments and student participation by allowing teachers to manipulate the screen in unique and […]

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Security Alert! Intel Chips Vulnerable

The newest threats to make headlines in the tech industry have arrived, in the form of 2 exploits known as Meltdown and Spectre. These exploits affect all modern computing processors, which are installed in everything from desktop computers to the new smartphone you just picked up at the store. In fact, you’re likely reading this […]

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Lease Chromebooks

Lease Chromebooks

As 1:1 classrooms become more popular, schools must consider the options for all of this new technology. The technology industry has become fast paced, with new products being released every year. This provides a new challenge for schools that would like to keep their technology up to date for students. Leasing is a great option […]

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Technologies to boost business productivity

Technologies to boost business productivity

Productivity-boosting technologies you can use today When it comes to technology, most of the talk is about tomorrow. But the truth is, many of the tools you need are here today. Using technology efficiently can boost business productivity in spades and most of it, surprisingly, is more convenient, collaborative and affordable than the clunky old […]

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Are you making the most of the cloud?

Are you making the most of the cloud?

Many businesses have leapt headfirst into cloud technology, only to abandon it later when it failed to live up to the hype. Despite this, technology research firm Gartner predicts that cloud adoption will grow 18 percent in 2017, driven by its promise to deliver agility, growth and cost savings. So what are the most common problems […]

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Office 365 lifts your business into the cloud

Office 365 lifts your business into the cloud

Competition is fierce in the small and medium business (SMB) IT solutions space today, with global giants Google and Microsoft vying with a multitude of smaller solutions providers for every dollar of IT business investment. Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 offers a range of plans for small to medium-sized businesses, depending on the scale of your […]

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How to make the right IT investments, at the right time

How to make the right IT investments, at the right time

Making the right IT investments can support growth and vastly improve your business’s existing operations. However, CompTIA points out that 47 percent of small and midsize businesses consider themselves moderately close or not close at all in terms of readiness to use improved technology. When it comes to adopting new technology, the devil is in the details. […]

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Cash may be in decline, but it has life in it yet

Cash may be in decline, but it has life in it yet

The reports of cash’s death are greatly exaggerated There’s no questioning physical cash is in decline – according to Euromonitor International, 2016 saw cards overtake cash as the dominant payment method worldwide. Between cards, tap-and-go functions on our smartphones thanks to Apple and Android Pay, as well as the rise of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, who needs […]

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