Technology

The key to hitting targets and achieving goals every day is to maximize your productivity, but there are so many distractions these days that this becomes increasingly hard to do. With so much coverage of events around the world each day and the constant drip-feed of content via social media interrupting our work, we all
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In today’s business world surveys are not limited to big corporations, universities or research centers. They have become an indispensable part of the business operations for organizations large and small. Whether it is to test a product’s affinity among users, how your services fare with customers, inform your business strategy and more. Surveys help you
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Completing paid surveys online is an easy way to make extra cash on the side. You’re unlikely to get rich with the money from survey sites, but many of them do offer real cash, gift cards, and other perks for those who provide insights for their market research initiatives. However, there are also scams out
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They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Whatever you call it, Americans have a lot of junk, and more and more people are looking to get rid of it. The result is a junk removal industry that is growing. And junk removal franchises are an opportunity to take advantage of this growth. According
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In business, entrepreneurs are always trying to crunch numbers and glean valuable insights from them. With the growing data from social media platforms, customer interactions, and sales, managing and interpreting data has become important for businesses of all sizes. Often spreadsheets can provide the figures. But may not necessarily provide the tools to looks at
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Video conferencing is becoming increasingly prevalent due to more people working remotely. Whether you’re temporarily telecommuting, working from home permanently, or planning video conferences from an office, it’s important to come off as professionally as possible during these video calls. Here are some tips to help you make the most of this communication style. Conferencing
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Storing just 3.75 megabytes, yes megabytes, took a hard drive that weighed over a ton and was 16 feet tall. Today you can hold terabytes of data in the palm of your hands, which makes them extremely vulnerable to theft or just losing them. History of Backup and Storage A new infographic from Acronis developed
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If you don’t consider yourself a “numbers” person, the word “data” can be intimidating. But if your decision making process isn’t based on numbers, then you’re making them on something significantly more dangerous: assumptions. Unfortunately, assumptions are how most companies operate. According to a survey by social listening tool Mention, less than 15% of businesses
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently sent a warning about video-teleconferencing (VTC) hijacking, also called Zoom bombing. The FBI said it received reports of conferences being disrupted by threatening language as well as pornographic and/or hate images. The warning from the FBI addresses classroom disruptions, but Zoom users across the internet have experienced the
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During the COVID -19 pandemic, some SMB focus is shifting to remote work. For many small businesses that means learning a new norm including live streaming from home. Small Business Trends contacted Jennifer L. Jacobson, Founder of Jacobson Communication, to get some pointers. Jacobson recently published a blog titled How To Be On National TV
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With the advent of technology, more business processes are getting automated, easily streamlined and getting efficient. Key to these rapid changes is artificial intelligence or machine learning where bots in programs now allows us to delegate manually redundant tasks to machines. Not only these but machines can now process complicated data and make intuitive projections
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We’ve all heard about Apple’s Siri, Google’s Assistant, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana but what do they do? They are voice assistants that use voice-activated apps and AI technology. As a result, they can help us get directions, research, make appointments and more. Spurred by the explosive growth in digital technologies, the voice assistant revolution
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Software-as-a-service can be an excellent option when it comes to lowering the operating costs of a business. However, companies can end up with software from multiple providers, which can result in organizations losing track of its subscriptions, or paying for a service that team members aren’t fully tapping into. To help businesses cope with this
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When running your own business, it can be challenging to separate your work life from your personal life. Unlike a 9 to 5 job, business owners take their work with them when they leave the office. As the line between work and home becomes blurred, business owners often end up making major sacrifices along the
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This article was written by Joe Galvin, Chief Research Officer at Vistage, a Salesforce partner. Like a heart attack, a cyberattack can strike at any moment — and cause almost instantaneous damage to your company’s productivity, credibility, financial security, and more. Beyond the trouble, this threat is expensive. According to the National Center for the Middle Market
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Field Service Management (FSM) software help businesses to conduct a wide range of business processes. From job orders to managing personnel, collecting payments, fleet tracking and more. FSM software enhances coordination between headquarters, warehouse and staff in the field by saving both money and time. Simply put they help capture data in a meaningful way,
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The International Data Corporation projects demand in cloud services to reach $4.5 trillion by 2025. As a result, even though most of that demand comes from big enterprises, it creates a huge opportunity for small businesses that provide those services too. Women In Cloud Summit 2020 seeks to prepare women technology entrepreneurs for these opportunities.
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