Is Social Media a Force for Good or Evil?

Is Social Media a Force for Good or Evil?

We like to think that social media is an excellent tool—when used in a smart and focused way. Social media platforms offer a great way to keep clients, colleagues and friends informed and entertained. They can also keep an organization top of mind with key constituencies while strengthening connections and making them more frequent.

Cathy’s Corner – August 2017

Cathy’s Corner – August 2017

From the desk of: Cathy Coloff

I’ve always enjoyed reading. To be transported to another world, another life or even just another time through the words of a book...so many adventures without ever leaving home! These days, I tend to read more non-fiction; but periodically, I pick up a book recommended by a friend or that catches my eye in the bookstore or online to be whisked away on a new adventure.

July 2017 Trivia Challenge

July 2017 Trivia Challenge

Congratulations to our winner, Harry Neinstedt of Lakeland Bank, the lucky recipient of a Barnes & Noble gift certificate.

QUESTION: What novel began with this line: “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”

ANSWER: 1984 by George Orwell

Why businesses need a UPS

Why businesses need a UPS

Power outages caused by utility failure, accidents, and natural disasters such as storms, flooding, or earthquakes are inevitable. There’s very little you can do to prevent any of these from happening, but you can avoid the consequences to your business by using an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).
What is an uninterruptible power supply?
An uninterruptible power supply is an essential piece of hardware that protects both your computer and your data.

Hurricane season DR tips

Hurricane season DR tips

The chances of your business being hit by a hurricane are slim. But this year, the odds are actually alarming — the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts up to four unusually active hurricanes. If you don’t want to fall victim to data loss and tarnish your business’s reputation in the process, read on.

Microsoft Power BI and Office 365 analytics

Microsoft Power BI and Office 365 analytics

As machine learning, digital storage, and analytics software get more advanced, data is becoming more valuable than ever. Even businesses that don’t rely on data to operate are starting to find ways to get more value out of their information. Microsoft’s newest platform is an excellent example of that — and it’s free!
What is Power BI?
Released in the spring of 2016, Power BI is Microsoft’s business analytics platform.