Google has collected endless amounts of data, conducted countless studies, spent millions of dollars and logged thousands of hours all in the name of trying to better understand their employees. One initiative was to try and understand what makes a team effective.
Creating The Perfect Team – The Google Way
A World of Trouble
Recent years have brought an abundance of new, highly convenient and easy-to-use solutions for common problems. Gone are the days of having to bring cash to someone to pay them back, delivering checks to banks only to find out that they're closed for an obscure federal holiday, or having to jump through hoops in order to get a balance on your bank account.
Why Employees Are The “Weak Link” In Security
In any business, big or small, employees can be your biggest IT threat, and they might not even realize it. Businesses already face countless cyberthreats, like data breaches, cyber-attacks, online viruses and malicious e-mails. But despite all these outside threats, the real problem can come from the inside.
Avoid these 5 things when investing in IT
Small- and medium-sized business owners have a lot to do. Aside from managing their staff, exploring new opportunities for growth, and keeping clients happy, they have to oversee investments in new technology. Being busy, they can easily commit mistakes when choosing the right IT solution. Here’s a list of common IT investment missteps that owners […]
Diffuse negative online comments the right way
Current trends show that personalized interactions help establish a business’s persona or identity with prospective customers. This makes the business more relatable and therefore more attractive to more consumers. To use this opportunity properly, social media managers should know how to keep their wits together, especially in the face of negativity online. Read on to […]
What you need to know about juice jacking
We’ve come to rely on our smartphones to help complete daily tasks, and this has resulted in the need to recharge our phones multiple times a day. But when you’re far from your charger, public charging kiosks can seem like a good substitute. However, this can lead to an incident of “juice jacking.” If this […]
4 Data backup solutions to consider
The modern business uses data in almost every aspect of its operations. Without immediate and constant access to it, a business will come to a grinding halt. What’s more, in the event of a disaster, it risks losing valuable data if it doesn’t have a backup strategy in place. Here are four data backup solutions […]
3 Sneaky Tricks Cybercriminals Use To Hack Your Network
Cybercriminals are known for their crafty and sometimes ingenious methods for compromising accounts and networks. The list below describes some methods that you are likely quite familiar with, and perhaps some that you have not seen before.
PHISHING. This one is the most common, and is the attack vector you are most likely to see on a daily basis.
Some ransomware strains are free to decrypt
Over the last few years, different versions of ransomware have sprung up, all aimed at extorting money from your business. Before you even consider paying for the release of your data, the first thing you must always check is if there’s a free cure for the ransomware that infected your systems. The state of ransomware […]
4 Technology Trends You Shouldn’t Ignore
The field of technology is an ever-shifting, ever-advancing landscape. Every other day, it seems as if new and groundbreaking technologies are being announced. It's an exciting time to be a consumer, and an even more exciting time to be a business, as many of these things can save you money, improve productivity and make normally tedious tasks easier and more intuitive.