Category: Software

Is Your Team Struggling in This Fast Paced Digital World?

June 28, 2021

It’s possible that in the past your workplace or team was able to skirt by with dated technology or slower forms of communication. But we all know that 2020 changed the way we do many things — from grocery shopping and eating out, to homeschooling and working remotely. More than ever our whole society had […]

Is Microsoft Teams Right for My Business?

June 4, 2021

Online chat communication has been a critical component for businesses for quite a while. Rather than having to wade through endless email chains or constantly walking over to a coworker’s desk, employees can quickly exchange messages and ask questions without interrupting their workflow. With the increased prevalence of remote work and hybrid offices after COVID-19, having an effective communication system is […]

How to Keep Your Systems and Software Up to Date

December 22, 2020

There was a time when technology stayed the way you bought it. Whether it was your TV, your home phone, or even older computers, you never had to update it. You continued to use it as–is until it broke, or something better came along.   Today, however, the devices we use are constantly changing. Updates have become a routine […]

Transitioning from On-Premise to Cloud-Based Software

August 31, 2020

COVID-19 and the accompanying quarantine measures will likely change office operations for good. Even as establishments have begun to reopen, many companies are allowing (if not outright encouraging) their employees to continue working remotely. Businesses have implemented new conferencing tools for remote collaboration. Meanwhile, employees have become accustomed to working from their homes. Now more than ever, […]

Selecting Conferencing Tools for Meetings and Remote Collaboration

April 19, 2020

With quarantine measures still in effect, most offices across the US have workers operating from home. However, communication and collaboration are just as important as ever for the modern business. Thankfully, there are plenty of tools available to allow you to connect with fellow employees, contractors, clients, ad more.  The question is, what tools do […]

Be Prepared: Office 2010 End of Service is Coming in October

March 9, 2020

Is your business still using Office 2010? Then you may have noticed a little message appear at the top of a Word document or Excel sheet stating that support for your software is coming to an end. This is not an empty threat.  On October 13, 2020, Office 2010 will cease to be supported. That means no more patches, […]

It’s Time for Businesses to Say Goodbye to Windows 7

January 20, 2020

Nearly 11 years ago, Windows 7 was released to the masses. Arriving just three short years after the largely criticized Windows Vista, Windows 7 received a much warmer reception.  It retained the same rounded, transparency-driven appearance on the surface, but underneath, the OS was lighter, faster, and much more compatible with existing tools and programs.  Both individuals and businesses were quick to adopt. […]

Microsoft End of Support

October 10, 2019

You may have read about the upcoming Microsoft End of Support that is happening now and through 2020 for multiple products.  This is an important topic that all sizes and types of businesses need to address to remain safe and compliant. We’ve been sending out reminders starting with SQL Server 2008/R2 that had an end of support date of July, 9, […]

Do I need Hardware in the Cloud?

October 10, 2019

Has the cloud changed how you update your hardware? The cloud, as a concept, still creates confusion: what is it, why does it have to exist, where is it, what should we do differently, and how has it changed how we manage updates? The latter question, how do we manage updates, is a major consideration for […]