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Updates: They’re For Phones, Too

Computers, regardless of shape, size, or form factor, are incredibly complex by nature. The product that the end user experiences often belies the complexity, particularly in regards to the operating system and the quantity of applications installed on it.

The Things You Don’t See

We've talked about privacy a lot in this newsletter, and as a major player in the social media and data aggregation industry, Facebook has naturally been a common topic. Many people do not seem to be terribly concerned about the rampant data collection that takes place every second you spend using online services or internet-connected devices.

Why small businesses should consider business intelligence

For years, big companies have been harnessing the power of business intelligence (BI) to improve business performance. And for them, paying experts to analyze large data sets is no issue. It’s different with small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). SMBs also store large volumes of data, but many are wary of spending too much on BI. […]

Two-step and two-factor authentication: What’s the difference?

Every business should have a strong cybersecurity posture to keep cybercriminals from infiltrating their network. One way to do this is by implementing a strict authentication process using two-step or two-factor authentication. These two processes are so similar that many confuse one with the other. Learn the difference between the two and how you can […]

Not All Notifications Are Created Equal

Pop-up fatigue: it's something that we all deal with. No matter where you're browsing on the internet or what you're doing, it seems like there is always an endless barrage of things to click through. Allow notifications, sign up for our newsletter, full-screen banner ads that take up the entire webpage-- forcing you to hunt for the obscure [x] in the corner that will allow you to see the content that you actually came for.

En Route to the Digital Dark Ages

We don't often talk about it, but we as a society are really moving through uncharted territory. We've become so acclimated to digital technology playing a huge role in every facet of our lives, that we often forget that we are exploring a cultural and legal "frontier" that is largely uncharted as of yet.

Here’s why your business needs CRM

No business ever gets very far without a steady stream of customers. They are your primary source of revenue, so taking care of your relationships with them must be your highest priority. To effectively foster customer relationships, your business should leverage customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Imagine buying a product, and it breaks the first […]

Your business’s cybersecurity needs an MSP

With the prevalence of cyberattacks on companies of all sizes these days, businesses cannot afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of their budget priorities. When it comes to cybersecurity, even small businesses should partner with a managed IT services provider (MSP). Here’s why it’s crucial to partner with an MSP that can implement robust […]

Facebook Messenger: Worth the Risk?

Facebook is an undeniable juggernaut in the social media world, and it's not hard to see why. Their interface is simple to use, the platform lends itself to endless scrolling to see more funny videos, pictures of your friends and the endless debates and dialogues that are taking place there.