Newest member of Office 365: Bookings

2016August5_Office_CPhoning your boss to justify why you couldn’t make it to the morning meeting is pretty bad, and going through this on a regular basis is even worse. But imagine being able to manage all your appointments and never miss a single one again — fortunately, the wait is over.

How to solve these six Window 10 problems

2016August3__MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_CThere’s no such thing as perfection. This is especially true for Windows 10. While it’s highly praised for the removal of annoying functions in the previous Windows, still, there are a number of new issues to address: from the Window Updates that don’t function properly to the disappearance of the DVD player app.

5 ways to mobilize your SMB with an iPad

2016August2_iPad_CTen years ago, who would have guessed we could run an entire business from a computer the size of a short stack of papers? One example is Apple’s iPad, which doesn’t just unleash your personal productivity, but also holds the key to innumerable creative solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses.

Free decryption tools fight ransomware

2016August1_Security_CSimilar to the shakedowns you see in mob movies where innocent shop owners are forced to pay “protection money,” deploying ransomware is a means of extortion. Computer hackers install it on your network to seize control of your company’s precious confidential data, then demand payment for its safe return.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

My wife recently came up with a mantra I keep hearing: “Amplify the Positive”. That makes a lot of sense to me because it really focuses less on the actions and more on our reactions.

In our industry (and in most of our personal lives too), this is very helpful to keep in mind.

Firefox’s 8 hidden function upgrades

2016July27_Browsers_CWarriors preparing for battle need to ensure they are armed with the best weapons and the strongest armor. The same can be said for businesses today. This means that web browsers that can house multiple windows just don’t cut it anymore; the ideal candidate makes the most out of your precious time instead of wasting it.

5 ways to make tech trends work for you

2016July25_BusinessValue_CWhat tech fads has your SMB recently written off as silly and not worth your time? 3D printing, internet of things…Pokémon GO? Juvenile as they may seem at first, these trends helped to make a lot of businesses a lot of money. Navigating the quickly rising and falling auspices of the tech world may seem like a lost cause, but with the right know-how, you can make, connect, and catch profits by exploiting the tech trends of the day.

New Outlook add-on comes to the rescue

Office Article B July 22A good business owner needs to occasionally put themselves into their employee’s shoes to get a better picture. Imagine you are a sales representative, most of your working time is split between email inbox and CRM software. All that jumping around between the two is going to become very problematic.

Data in, buzzword out

2016July20_BusinessContinuity_COne of your business’s most valuable assets is data, and ensuring its safety should be a top priority for your IT department. But what of the fact that there are so many different types of data nowadays? It seems like every few months there’s a new buzzword for the latest flavor, so it’s important that you get a taste of each new kind to ensure you’re up-to-date.