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How to Make Your Office More Efficient

February 22, 2018 No Comments

Getting an office to run more efficiently isn’t the easiest thing. People get into a rut of doing the same thing over and over. To gain greater efficiency, you mustn’t be afraid to mix things up and try different approaches to achieve a new result. Here are some ideas about how to be efficient in different ways.

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Interesting Ways the Latest E-commerce Trends Have Changed the Customer Experience

February 21, 2018 No Comments

Being able to conveniently shop online is a luxury that consumers are able to enjoy thanks to the emergence of e-commerce. For one, it has given birth to several successful solely digital retailers by giving them the opportunity to target and sell their products to online communities. Likewise, it has also created opportunities for other established brands without an online presence to create one and expand their reach. At the center of this change is how the customer’s retail experience has transformed over the past couple of decades.

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Tech Business Tips for Winning Over New Customers

February 20, 2018 No Comments

The vast majority (96 percent) of small businesses fail within the first ten years, according to a report cited in Inc. While there are a variety of reasons that can cause a business to fail, one common denominator is being unable to attract new customers. If you have determined that customer acquisition is related to your organization’s poor performance, this article is for you.

How to modernize your business

February 19, 2018 No Comments

If you are determined to watch your business go from strength to strength, you will need to make changes along the way. Just because something has worked for you in the past, doesn’t mean that it is a good idea in the current climate. Instead, you need to accept that the world of business is evolving and it is your job to keep up with it. In fact, you should always aim to be one step ahead of the rest. This will position your company as a market leader and an organization powered by innovative thinking. Below are four tips that will guide you through the modernization process.

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Regulated Companies, Give Your Employees the Communications Tools They Want

February 16, 2018 No Comments

It’s no secret that there are plenty of business, legal and regulatory risks associated with social media and collaboration apps in regulated industries. “Stealth” social media and collaboration accounts going undetected by IT departments could potentially put regulated companies in peril if IP is leaked or communications can’t be retrieved for discovery in the event of a lawsuit. With this in mind, IT, security and compliance professionals in regulated companies usually divide communications channels into two buckets: 1) those that can’t be archived and monitored, and thus should be blocked, and 2) ones used by employees to conduct company business, all of which have use policies, audit capability and archiving applied to work-related accounts.

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What Does the Future Hold for Enterprise Big Data?

February 14, 2018 No Comments

It’s no secret that big data and AI are taking over in the business world. This is especially true for enterprise companies. If you run or operate a data set for a large company, then you need the right tools and tactics to stay competitive. After all, the other players in your market are using these to their full advantage and if you don’t as well you could miss out on opportunities. So what does the future hold for enterprise big data?

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4 Forms of Videos to Train IT Personnel

February 9, 2018 No Comments

Picture this: you’re the team leader who has recently hired over 50 IT personnel. But the challenge isn’t over yet. They’re all fresh graduates. You’re required to teach them about the IT techniques that are currently being applied in your organization. If this is the first time you’re going to provide corporate training to the entire staff, it’s natural to be nervous. That’s because all candidates have been hired from a different background. However, you can be sure that the entire training process goes smoothly.

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Is Bitcoin Changing the Online Gaming Industry?

February 6, 2018 No Comments

Over the 20 or so years since its inception, online gambling has seen tremendous growth. In the early years, the industry faced challenges related to the legalization of online gambling in conservative countries. Industry leaders faced this challenge head-on by allowing themselves to become beholden to regulatory bodies, whose job it has been to make sure providers were playing by the rules.

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Things you should be asking a Managed Services Partner

February 2, 2018 No Comments

If you’re looking to free up time in your business, then you may be considering working with a managed services partner. These partners can make the day to day stuff much easier, as they take care of all your IT needs, before you need them. If you want to pick the right partner, then you should be asking the following questions.

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The Benefits of Online Training

January 29, 2018 No Comments

IT has become an essential component of the business world in industries far beyond those traditionally associated with computer systems. One of the biggest growth areas where IT is having an impact is online training. It is now possible to train for and pass exams not only in academic subjects but many vocational areas as well. A good example is the building trade. Builders have an almost exclusively practical role, carrying out the construction elements for new building projects and renovations, and it may not be immediately obvious how online training could be effective for such a hands-on trade.

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How to Approach SEO in the Artificial Intelligence World

January 24, 2018 No Comments

Being a marketer in the modern business world means being able to stay on top of technological advances that seem to change things every other minute. First came the internet, followed by business websites, with social media not that far behind. In the past decade or so, marketers who might have thought an SEO was a new brand of the automobile has learned to use it as if were always second nature. As a result, the best marketers have been able to buffer their companies against the winds of technological change and guide them to a comfortable place where the customers they need always find them.

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Top 4 Tips for Creating the Perfect Advertising Video

January 23, 2018 No Comments

It’s time to rethink some elements of your online advertising campaign. As you look into changes to advertising copy and consider how what stays and what goes, think about the way you are using video as part of the effort. Like all advertising elements, your videos may not be as evergreen as you think. Here are some points to keep in mind as you brainstorm new ideas for those video advertisements.

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How The Technology Behind Self-Driving Cars Is Preparing The Future

January 18, 2018 No Comments

The age of driverless cars has come to reality with many companies jumping on the bandwagon of developing self-driving cars. Companies like Cisco, Nvidia, Intel, and Amazon are all rival companies in the autonomous driving. This was evident in the annual CES show that had to expand the space for companies to showcase their technologies on self-driving cars.

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What Does Your Chosen Character Build in an RPG Say About Your Professional Style

January 17, 2018 No Comments

A lot of IT professionals also enjoy playing video games, whether on their PCs or consoles, and large, open world RPGs like the Fallout and Elder Scrolls franchises tend to be among the most popular with people who want to escape from daily life and relax after work. One of the main features of these types of games is the ability to build characters that focus on using different abilities or strengths to change the way you approach different obstacles or quests within the game.

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7 Ways to Generate More Local Leads Online

January 16, 2018 No Comments

It’s no secret that online marketing is the most effective form of marketing in existence, offering the possibility of global exposure that is capable of generating a tremendous amount of leads in a relatively short time span. But what do you do when you don’t want global attention and you just want local leads instead?

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How to Get More Bang for Your Business Buck

January 16, 2018 No Comments

You will no doubt know the phrase ‘less is more,’ but do you apply this to your business? There are so many articles that recommend on how you can improve your business, that great suggestions can get swamped by the less effective methods. With the new year already in full swing, it is time to reflect about what has worked, and what has been less successful. It is easy to get distracted with what additional things need to be done to improve business, rather than reviewing what is on your plate already and can be improved upon.

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Trusting a Program with Lives – America’s Regulation of Self-Driving Cars

January 11, 2018 No Comments

Self-driving cars on the US roads are not a distant future. Today, only partially automated cars are on sale, and most of the driving is still the driver’s responsibility. Nevertheless, according to some leading automakers, with the current rate of development and testing of self-driving cars, fully automated vehicles could be available for commercial use in less than 5 years.

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Still Winning Big: Online Casinos On The Rise And Rise

January 10, 2018 No Comments

The number of online casino increases all the time, but there are some that no matter how many newcomers there are, they manage to stay among the favourites with players. Why do some stay on top, while others fall by the wayside? There are several reasons why the top performers maintain their status as the most used online casinos, and not knowing the way to replicate it contributes to why some of them fail.

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How Effective Writing Can Help With Your Campaign

January 8, 2018 No Comments

When it comes to creating a campaign with flare and potential to reach thousands, if not millions, of people, you need to ensure that the writing is effective and relevant for your audience. With the right research and understanding of your target audience, this should be an easy task, right? Well, not always, but we are lucky to be in a world full of technology that can help us to optimise our campaigns into something cutting edge.

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How Technology Has Changed Christmas Gift Giving

January 8, 2018 No Comments

Gift-giving has long been one of the most stressful parts of the holiday season. You need to figure out what everyone in your life wants, because it’s never fun to buy someone a gift that you can tell they don’t like. If you don’t get to the mall weeks in advance, you’ll be fighting crowds the whole time you’re there. Technology has brought plenty of changes to people’s lives, and it has definitely improved the Christmas gift-giving process by leaps and bounds. Here are the most significant ways technology has altered how you buy Christmas gifts.

Why You Should Protect Your Kids from Themselves on Social Media

December 21, 2017 No Comments

Social media has advanced to the point where kids get involved with them at a very young age. That can be a good thing, as it indoctrinates them early on into a world which they will likely have to navigate as they get older. But the downside is obvious as well. Kids and teenagers often aren’t well-equipped enough to handle some of the harsher aspects of social media. In addition, they could also be tempted to engage in inappropriate behavior, and the discovery of that by others can follow them around for much of their lives.

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5 Best Cell Phone Spy Software Reviews

December 18, 2017 No Comments

There are many apps that can be used to track other people without their knowledge. Are you worried about what your children are up to on the internet? There is a simple solution to this; you could simply install a spy app on to their smart phones. These spy apps will help you to monitor their social media, track their whereabouts, read their text messages, record calls and many more things.

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How Netflix Has Changed the Entertainment Industry

December 14, 2017 No Comments

Before Netflix was a big deal, Hollywood and the entertainment industry had to deal with unauthorized copies of movies and T.V. shows floating around and being sold and distributed to consumers. More commonly known as ‘bootlegs,’ movies could frequently be found being sold first in VHS tape then DVD format for less than the price of a movie ticket. Of course, the entertainment industry lost profit due to the distribution of bootlegs, but it was basically par for the course.

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How Evolving Technology Will Change How You Do Insurance

December 8, 2017 No Comments

The constant evolution of technology is forcing organizations in almost all industries to change how they operate. In the insurance industry, for instance, agents operate in ways that are totally different from what they were used to be, especially due to the dramatic rise in the internet in the past twenty years. In the United States, for example, 88 percent of adults use the internet.

Practical Insights on Reclaiming VAT

December 5, 2017 No Comments

On matters reclaiming VAT, there are goods and services that can be claimed and others that cannot be reclaimed. Whether your business is big or small, understanding what can be claimed or not might prove to be tricky. Below is a guide explaining the rules needed to be followed when claiming VAT on goods purchased and other expenses.

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Tips For Getting Your Ideas Heard When Working With Leadership

December 4, 2017 No Comments

Being an IT professional has its challenges in the field. While you’re smart, talented and have a lot of knowledge, not everyone at your company is going to recognize this right away. IT is like speaking another language for a lot of people, including staff and leadership in your office.

How Big Data Will Impact Biomedical Research

November 15, 2017 No Comments

Big data has made an incredible advancement in technology over the past couple of years. It has been proven to be effective with it’s ability to find and collect different types of data. Big data has not only helped to pilot the technology behind artificial traffic lights but has specifically shown an improvement in the medical world. Big data has been able to equip doctors with enough data about their patient’s medical history to provide improved beneficial care.

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What To Check When Your Wi-Fi Is Giving You Problems

November 13, 2017 No Comments

Wired network infrastructure in an office is limiting because you don’t have the freedom to move around with your machine when you want to. Installing a wireless infrastructure comes as a relief and you certainly will enjoy the freedom of working at any location of your office and even out in the compound when you feel like it.

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How to Invest in the Stock Market with eToro

October 31, 2017 No Comments

If you have an interest in trading on the stock market but you’ve never had the confidence to go and do it because you’re not knowledgeable – you’ll be happy to know it’s actually a pretty straight-forward process, especially if you’re partnering up with eToro. eToro is a social network trading platform that can help newbies just like you get their foot through the door in the world of stock markets. Read the following helpful guide to get started in the stock markets with the help of eToro.

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Moving data centres north is a move in the right direction

October 25, 2017 No Comments

Nordic governments are committed to attracting and developing the data centre industry and compete with one another by reducing related taxes and providing start-up support. On top of which, the region’s political stability, skilled labour force, reliable grid infrastructure and abundance of electricity from renewable energy sources are all key factors promoting the Nordics’ premier position as a data centre location.

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