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BI is for small businesses too

Business Intelligence (BI) has conventionally been limited to big business; only they can afford pricey experts with specialist knowledge who can leverage BI’s value. But the rise of self-service BI tools has leveled the playing field, allowing small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to get in on the game too. And with SMBs now producing far […]

OnePlus Data Breach

Earlier this week, phone manufacturer OnePlus was breached, exposing order information including customer's names, numbers, email addresses and shipping addresses. Thankfully, the company reports that the attackers were not able to access passwords or payment information, so there will likely not be any outright financial fraud occurring due to this breach.

BYOD tips to improve security

Lax bring your own device (BYOD) policies are a growing concern for businesses. If not managed properly, these can pose security risks to your organization. How can you mitigate the risks associated with the BYOD trend? Whether your employees are using smartphones, tablets, or laptops, you need a BYOD security policy. Additionally, you need to […]

The Dangers of Holiday Shopping

It's everyone's favorite time of year yet again. Good food, better memories, and incredible deals on pretty much every consumer product known to man. The holiday shopping season is a huge part of the United States consumer culture, and year-after-year people will battle their way through department stores in the early hours of the morning to get their hands on new TVs, new clothes, or kitchen appliances.

Struggling To Find Something? Try These Tricks

The innovations of the last twenty years have made information on just about any topic available to you any time, any where. When's the last time you looked in an encyclopedia for something instead of just "googling" it? Try some of these tricks the next time you're having a hard time finding something on Google, and see if it helps you find the information you need more efficiently!

 

Search for specific phrases within quotation marks (“”). This way, Google will only return results with your exact phrase in them.

Benefits of CRM for businesses

At the end of the day, the success of any business comes down to whether it’s making a profit. That’s why building and maintaining relationships with your customers — your primary source of revenue — is extremely crucial. To respond to this need, savvy business owners are implementing customer relationship management (CRM) systems as a […]

How to use Twitter to grow your business

Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms for businesses because it enables them to focus on public conversation and exposure. Businesses use Twitter to engage their customers and update them on various business activities and news. Follow these tips on how to make the most out of Twitter for your business. Build […]

5 Bad business security practices

Companies — small- and medium-sized businesses, in particular — struggle to protect their data. For one, they make mistakes in the strategies they employ to protect their IT infrastructure. If your organization still does one or more of these bad security practices, act quickly to correct them. Open wireless networks With one main internet line […]

4 Habits That Damage Productivity

The world has always been about getting things done, getting them done quickly, and getting them done well. Unfortunately, humans have a tendency to engage in habits that damage that goal, with the issue being exacerbated by our near limitless access to technology.