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5 Ways to Leverage Microsoft OneNote to Organize Your Life

Aug 01, 2019

For most who know me well, I'm all too often spouting off on how I go about organizing my life. Being the CEO of a technology business, I find that I wear many hats and this means I have a ton of things to do.  Not only this, but I have a ton of ...

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The Cost of Doing Nothing – Why Your Old Hardware is Costing You

Jul 05, 2019

We know that the cost of technology for your organization can quickly add up. In addition to your initial technology investment, you have the ongoing costs related to IT services like monitoring,  maintenance, support, backup, and cybersecurity ...

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Getting Ready for Teams to Replace Skype for Business!

May 23, 2019

Did you know that Skype for Business Online is going away?  If you’re on Office 365, you may have already received an email from Microsoft notifying you of your impending upgrade to “Teams”.  Don’t fret.  It’s fairly painless.  And Teams adds a ...

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5 Key Mistakes LA Businesses Make with their Technology

Apr 25, 2019

I think we'd all agree that technology can have a make or break impact on a business. Great technology can lead to more streamlined processes, more efficient output, and faster execution - which only leads to increased profitability.  At the same ...

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Business Continuity - Risk vs. Impact

Feb 14, 2019

I believe everything in life is a learning opportunity. I also believe all facets of our lives are interconnected. So, if something happens in my personal life, I tend to think about how it relates in some way to my professional life.  Case in point ...

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Safer Internet Day

Jan 31, 2019

Every year Safer Internet Day brings tools, education, and awareness to create a safer internet for both kids and adults. From cyberbullying and identity theft to fraud and human trafficking, the internet can be a frightening place.  Safer Internet ...

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If You Want the Cloud, Don't Go See Cal!

Jan 18, 2019

For those of you who aren't old enough to remember, Cal Worthington was a (semi) famous car salesman around LA with late night and weekend commercials blaring on and on about his low-cost cars.  "No one beats Cal" was his line.  If you were looking ...

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What the CCPA Means to Your Cybersecurity

Jan 04, 2019

2 018 was a pivotal year for those concerned with data privacy. Earlier this year the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from the EU foreshadowed the coming shifts in the relationship between businesses, customers, and their data. Governments ...

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Why Your Company Must Have A Computer Use Policy

Dec 11, 2018

In today's technically complicated workplace, having a comprehensive Computer Use Policy is a must have for every business. Without it, there's simply no way to effectively define your organization’s rules of engagement. Without a clearly defined ...

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How Technology Checklists Takes You to the Next Level

Oct 30, 2018

In one of my favorite books, “The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right,” surgeon and author Atul Gawande shares that one of the reasons professionals fail to accomplish what we set out to do is because of “necessary fallibility.” Because we ...

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Which Office 365 Plan Is Best For Your Company?

Oct 25, 2018

As a business leader, it’s your responsibility to find ways to help your organization move in a forward direction. As such, it’s important to consider the tools that are available to your employees which enable them to help your organization achieve ...

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