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6 tips for polishing up your PowerPoint like a pro

Having first hit the market in March 1987 – at a time when its system requirements were a whopping 512K of RAM (!) – PowerPoint recently celebrated its 33rd birthday. It’s built quite the following over the years as well, to the point that it is estimated that some 30 million PowerPoint presentations are given around the world every […]

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What you need to know about software-defined networking

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is a set of technologies designed to help companies get the best performance out of their network infrastructure. While there are those that still claim that SDN won’t improve the performance of smaller organizations, there are, in reality, major benefits to be had for much smaller companies. SDN has two major advantages […]

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A 4-step guide to fostering trust with remote employees

For the past several weeks it’s been business as unusual for pretty much everyone. With millions working remotely, some for the first time, employees and managers alike are adjusting to our collective new normal. Technology like video conferencing software, instant messaging and real-time document editing have certainly made this transition easier, but there’s one important […]

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5 reasons why workstations still matter

Modern manufacturing is all about innovating with digital prototyping and technologies like 3D printing – all of which require a high degree of raw computing power. Workstations are ideal for providing this resource, where their large processing power can crunch complex formulas and graphics, while a screen provides a valuable visual interface for an engineer […]

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How interactive learning will shape the classrooms of the future

The competition for students’ wandering attention is steeper than ever. Snapchatting has replaced note passing, and push notifications distract from even the most interesting lessons. For most students, cell phones and electronic devices are the center of their budding universe. But that can actually work to a teacher’s advantage. The classrooms of tomorrow embrace tech, […]

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When – and why – you need a high-end workstation computer

Business success will only come if your people have the right tools for the job. And when it comes to computing hardware, a one-size-fits-all approach will simply not cut it. Just as a tradesperson needs the specialized tools relevant to their trade, so office workers require the right computing equipment for their particular roles. Professionals […]

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