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4 tips for running a more productive IT department

There are endless factors that play into the success of an organization. You’ve heard the saying “it takes a village to raise a child;” well, it takes a village to run a business. Every person contributes; every department plays its part to ensure projects are running smoothly. Each department serves a different and important purpose—…

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Where is IT leading the business? Your KPI’s should tell you

It used to be that all CIO’s had to worry about was email deliverability, network connectivity and application functionality.  Now, no matter your company’s size, CIO’s are confronted with a variety of demands and pressures.  To be successful, they need to act more the like CEO of their IT organization, balancing their internal customer needs…

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Bring your dog to work day: 4 (realistic) elements to making a great company culture

Why should an IT department care about company culture? One reason is so you don’t have all your employees saying to themselves each morning: “Shoot, do I really have to go in to work today?” You want your employees to be excited for work and ready for a challenge. You’d be surprise at how much…

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A lesson in LinkedIn best practices: Transform your profile from social résumé to a powerful business tool

LinkedIn is the most popular, and probably most important, social network for professionals. However, people often get lost in the résumé clutter that fills their profile. Here are some tricks to transform your profile from a social resume to a powerful business tool: #1. Use LinkedIn for professional networking to promote your business. Did you…

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New identity. Same focus.

Welcome to our new brand! You will see that our look has changed, but our commitment, level of service, and offerings have not. We took ...
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Cybersecurity tips for WFH connectivity

Since we are in the new normal, it is a good idea to adopt your own security practices. Here are a couple of tips to ...

Have you updated your cyber policies for remote work?

We received a notice from one of our clients today detailing their expectations for vendors visiting their locations in this time of pandemic. It made ...
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Can virtual customer onboarding beat the onsite experience?

For most companies in the throes of the 2020 COVID pandemic, there’s no question of whether to onboard customers virtually. You may be thinking of virtual customer onboarding as a short-term fix, a band ...
5 signs your project may be in trouble

5 signs your project may be in trouble

You've got a project underway, but something just seems…off. You've got all the elements – project plan, roadmap, resources – but it's not progressing the ...
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Cyber security training for work at home employees, can it make a difference?

Last year I was going to write an article about being squeezed up next to somebody else on an airplane and how easy it was ...
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Upgrading to MS Teams? Avoid this common misconception

Like many organizations, you may have found that business trends or the current environment are driving you to adopt collaboration software. If you’ve chosen Teams, ...

[Webinar] Working from home – Securely

Google has detected a 350% increase in phishing websites since January. That's just one of a flurry of threats your employees are facing at home. ...
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Security tips for a remote workforce during COVID19

With the increased need to work from home and a heightened sense of urgency during this pandemic, more and more organizations are being affected by ...
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A moment to pause: A personal encouragement from our CEO

You have undoubtably been consuming many messages over the last few weeks with tips on managing through COVID. This is not one of those messages, ...
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Could Microsoft Teams help your team during COVID-19?

1. Why you need a tech platform when everyone is remote Having meetings is a vital way to continue staying connected with your team. Without ...
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Product Owner – The forgotten Scrum role

Sure, everyone wants to be a Scrum Master. It's easily the most recognizable Agile role. Even people unfamiliar with Agile have heard of it. I ...