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3 ways to browse the net safely at work

3 ways to browse the net safely at work

Amidst the current climate of malware, hacks, and phishing scams, the internet really isn’t safe for any company that doesn’t take precautions. Without safeguards, browsers that you or your employees use are vulnerable to cyber attacks that may cripple productivity and profit. There are wise steps that every company should take to browse the net […]

The benefits of technology business reviews

The benefits of technology business reviews

Small- and medium-sized businesses don’t have the time to maintain IT infrastructure, let alone assess whether it’s still driving value for the company. However, if you want to ensure everything runs smoothly, it’s important to be proactive and conduct technology business reviews when you can. What is a technology business review? A technology business review […]

SHINY NEW GADGET OF THE MONTH: PetChatz HD Pawcall FaceTime With Your Dog!

SHINY NEW GADGET OF THE MONTH: PetChatz HD Pawcall FaceTime With Your Dog!

When a product is advertised as “more than a pet-treat camera,” you know we are living in 2018. PetChatz HD PawCall is a two-way, interactive camera to connect you to your furry friends while you’re away from home. With a camera secured to the wall and a treat-motivated interface for dogs and cats to master, the device allows you to say a quick hello to your pets, see how they’re doing, and dispense treats or essential oils to calm them down and keep them happy.

The Paradox Of Choice

The Paradox Of Choice

By Barry Schwartz

As the world has grown increasingly complex and consumers have come to expect access to everything they could ever want with the tap of a screen, choice overload has begun to set in.

Most people assume that the more options they have, the happier they’ll be, but, as Barry Schwartz argues in The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less, research shows the exact opposite is true.

Top Tips You Can’t Afford To Miss From A CEO Who Survived A Ransomware Attack

Top Tips You Can’t Afford To Miss From A CEO Who Survived A Ransomware Attack

Years back, A1Care owner Percy Syddall upgraded his business with a state-of-the-art system for storing all the company’s records and customer data in a single place. The network was a massive boon to both his customers and employees. But when his entire organization found themselves locked out of the data by ransomware, with the hackers demanding a price too steep to pay, the company had to act fast.

4 Ways Smart People Blow The Close

4 Ways Smart People Blow The Close

The weirdest thing happens when it’s time to close a deal: smart people turn to mush!

I’ve seen it happen a hundred times. Even my own teammates, many of whom have PhDs and MBAs from some of the top universities in the world, aren’t immune to this issue. When they’re doing the work, my colleagues are confident, caring and even daring. But when selling the work, they often struggle. I see the same three fatal patterns with salespeople of all stripes.

Office 365 beefs up anti-phishing measures

Office 365 beefs up anti-phishing measures

There are plenty of things to love about Office 365. For a small monthly fee, it gives you the latest cloud-based version of Microsoft Office apps and robust communication tools that improve collaboration and productivity. But it’s also an extremely secure platform that can defend against the most cunning phishing attacks. Effective anti-phishing solutions must […]

Is your IT security proactive?

Is your IT security proactive?

Do you spend hours obsessing about the inner workings of DNS-layer security, intrusion prevention systems, and data encryption? If you’re not a managed IT services provider (MSP), you probably don’t. Instead, you’re probably looking for a business partner to manage those nitty-gritty details for you. However, there’s one thing you really ought to know: What […]