Jill Johnson

9 Tips to Make Working Remotely Work for You and Your Employer

By Jill J. Johnson  The concept of remote working has been around for a long time. Many entrepreneurs have mastered the ability to work virtually, but it is often a major challenge for those who normally work in a busy office setting to shift to working outside their traditional office environment. Working remotely can feel […]

Mike Bivins

What if Your Office HVAC System was SMART?

By Mike Bivins “Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology,” better known as SMART Technology, monitors and analyzes computerized equipment and lets you know when a problem arises. SMART Technology now exists in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems and it’s emerging as an extremely efficient way of saving energy (and money) for business owners. Consider […]

Molly Yurick

5 Website Features That May Be Working Against You

By Molly Yurick Contrary to popular belief, your website is not about the products you sell, the services you provide, or the information you share. It’s actually about the people who visit it and their needs. As a website owner, your job is to turn those visitors into paying clients. But before you can do […]

Elena Langdon

The Bots Are Coming!

Automated and AI-driven Programs for Business By Elena Langdon Automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are all the rage these days, for good reason. The technology behind once too-good-to-be-true tools like facial recognition and 3D printing has advanced by leaps and bounds. Many of us own or pine for “smart” devices and use dozens of apps […]

Bryce Austin

What Do My Employees Need To Know About Cybersecurity?

By Bryce Austin If you are not educating your employees on cybersecurity best practices, you are missing the biggest opportunity for improvement in your entire cybersecurity profile. Your employees have business-need access to a lot of important data, and their ability to protect that data—or to inadvertently let it walk out the door of your […]

Kate Zabriskie

Does the Virtual You Byte? Managing Your Digital Twin

By Kate Zabriskie “We were ready to make him the offer, but then I saw the domestic abuse arrests. With a quick Google search our clients could easily find the same information. I don’t need to ponder the larger risks because this problem alone is a showstopper.” “Why would I buy from someone who chooses […]

Clinton Henry

Hacking People: Why Your Biggest Vulnerability Isn’t In Your IT Department

By Clinton Henry Last week, Chris stopped off at his local coffee shop to have a chai before heading off to a trade show to deliver a keynote speech. As he sat at his usual spot near the counter, a heated discussion ensued next to him regarding the third quarter of 2017. In the middle […]

Clinton Henry

9 Surefire Steps to Lockdown Your Cyber Security

By Clinton Henry “Dear Client.” That’s how the letter usually begins. The next few sentences are a little trickier; there is really no good way for someone to hear that their data has been stolen. Unfortunately, getting this letter is becoming an all too common occurrence in business. Businesses lose more than $100 billion a […]

Steve Blue

The Product Pivot: The Gift That Keeps On Ticking

By Steve Blue Whether you know it or not, your business is a time bomb. The seconds are counting down until it explodes into a million pieces, littering the marketplace like a war-zone. And it’s not just you. Every company is on a going-out-of-business curve unless it constantly reinvents itself. Examples abound of businesses that […]

Barbara Hemphill

Why Open Space Offices Didn’t Have To Happen

By Barbara Hemphill Estimates on time wasted by executives on searching for data ranges from 150 hours to six weeks per year. That means if an executive makes $200,000 per year, the company is spending anywhere from $16,600 to $25,000 per year, per executive, looking for lost information. Not only does it represent a dollar […]