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4 ways to boost productivity with technology

4 ways to boost productivity with technology

Does it seem like everyday another PC breaks down or your IT contractor interrupts you with questions about your software budget? In today’s world, technology shouldn’t be slowing down your business, it should be speeding it up. If it’s not helping you, it’s time to admit you have a problem before your employees organize an intervention.

How to protect yourself against Poweliks

How to protect yourself against Poweliks

Think your security is taken care of with a frequent anti-virus scan? Think again. While we’ve all become used to the idea that viruses, worms and other malware – however much disruption and damage they cause to our systems – can be detected and removed thanks to the tracks they leave as they create havoc, that’s no longer something to count on.

5 Google apps you’ve probably never heard of

5 Google apps you’ve probably never heard of

Whether it’s checking your bank balance, the weather forecast or a flight delay, we have come to use apps to enable us to carry out routine tasks at the touch of a button and without leaving our phones. The Google Apps suite of programs like Drive, Gmail and Calendar can already help businesses to speed up work processes and collaborate more effectively, but plenty more apps from the Google powerhouse can boost your productivity in and out of work.

How the iPhone is making health care easier

How the iPhone is making health care easier

It’s Monday morning and your daughter has a stomach ache and can’t get out of bed. You have a full week ahead of you with business meetings and chauffeuring around your son to soccer and football practice. When on earth are you going to have time to take your little girl to the doctor? Not to worry, the answer may be in your pocket.

Give productivity a new year boost with Gmail

Give productivity a new year boost with Gmail

For all its benefits in modern communication, we all know how easy it can be to give too much time over to email – and for a small business owner, that is time that could be better spent increasing sales and improving your bottom line. If you feel like a slave to email, 2015 might be the time to shake things up – and these productivity hacks for Gmail will help you do that.

What to learn from Sony’s security breach

What to learn from Sony’s security breach

The scale of the recent security breaches at Sony, which led to the cancellation of The Interview’s theatrical release, can make the company’s problems seem beyond the realm of the average small business. But the security mishaps that created the circumstances for the hack are as applicable to modest local and regional companies as they are to multimillion dollar corporations.

New spear phishing attack identified

New spear phishing attack identified

When looking into the ways companies are hacked, you quickly realize that there are so many different tactics out there that it is mind-boggling. One of the more effective methods used recently is spear phishing, and in early December 2014, a new spear phishing attack was uncovered.

Looking at online backup solutions

Looking at online backup solutions

There are many different backup solutions out there available to small and medium sized businesses. While most owners are aware of the fact that any backup solution is important for a Disaster Recovery Plan, it can be tough to pick the right one for your business.