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How Crooks Hack Passwords and How You Can Protect Your Business
By David Balaban | January 31, 2018

The use of traditional passwords is a slippery slope for companies these days.

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15 Free Tools to Learn the Basics of Coding
By Scott Gerber | January 24, 2018

These 15 tools are great resources for anyone looking to learn to code on a budget.

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Best Business Computer
By business.com editorial staff | January 01, 2018

Our experts have reviewed the best business computers for 2018. See up-to-date comparisons & best prices for the top rated computers.

Advice
What is the best webinar platform?
By Scott H. Zucker | 11 Answers | Last Activity on July 18, 2017

A lot has changed in the past 3 years; including Google's addition to Hangouts on Air, and wrappers like WebinarJam and Webinar OnAir. I'd like to get the community's input on the best webinar...

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I want to start my own IT web/Software development & Services business? Need guidance to establish & promote my business.
By Anonymous User | 16 Answers | Last Activity on May 19, 2017

I am starting my own IT web/Software development & Services business? Need guidance to establish & promote my business. I need some innovative ideas & domains which will support my business.

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Best iPad Apps for Construction Management and Workers
By Jackie Dove | May 16, 2017

Make your tablet your most valuable tool by downloading the right apps for the job.

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What Makes a Mobile Device Rugged?
By Brian O'Connell | April 18, 2017

Rugged, durable, tough, waterproof phones, laptops and tablets: What's the difference?

Advice
Does anyone have an automated solution for backup to Google drive?
By Steven Freeman | 3 Answers | Last Activity on November 22, 2016

Has anyone looked at automated backups to Google drive in terms of software offerings? It should be encrypted before it goes up to protect your data. Googlesynch is too risky as it replicates...

Advice
In level of importance from 1 to 10, where does the security of your business fall?
By Brandon Krieger | 6 Answers | Last Activity on March 22, 2016

Hi everyone, I wanted to do this survey because I'm starting a cybersecurity support system and I've been receiving different feedback from business owners about securing their business. Some don't...

Advice
What is the best MAC-based statistics software?
By Christopher Russell | 3 Answers | Last Activity on February 22, 2016

What's a good statistics software platform for generating crosstabs for thousands of records with hundreds of variables, but runs on a MAC (or a PC in a pinch)?

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Is there a CRM tool that integrates easily with shopping cart?
By Pam Holland | 8 Answers | Last Activity on September 09, 2015

I'm currently use Infusionsoft, which is overkill and not at all intuitive. It takes me a day to do a post to my subscribers. I'm thinking of using MailChimp, but I don't know how to do my shopping...

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Increasing Productivity: How Dual Monitors Can Save You Time and Money
By Evonne Roman | July 30, 2015

What can you accomplish with a second monitor that you can’t with only one?

Article
Game-Changing Software Solutions to Power Your Startup
By Scott Gerber | July 20, 2015

These software options cover your customer service base.

Advice
What is the role of a non-technical person in a Software company?
By Maulik Vora | 17 Answers | Last Activity on June 10, 2015

I am the co-founder of Alfanso (Software Company). I have done my masters in Entrepreneurship. I have partnered with a technical guy who did his masters in Computer Science. My concern is what...

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What are some of your pain points with third party CRM?
By Bill Paulding | 7 Answers | Last Activity on June 09, 2015

I am curious about what CRM platforms lack for small / mid-size companies. I have reviewed many and have my own conclusion, but would welcome some input from others.

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What Is ERP Software & How Can It Increase Efficiency?
By Seth Rand | May 28, 2015

ERP software can help your business better communicate goals, objectives and strategies. But what else can it do, and which to choose?

Advice
Should I use Amazon AWS or Heroku or New Relic?
By Geoff Daigle | 8 Answers | Last Activity on April 29, 2015

I have set up a lot of web platforms in the past, usually with Amazon web services. Does anyone have experience with Heroku or New Relic and what are the pros and cons of each vs AWS?

Advice
What suggestions do you have for creating an online training system?
By Mendy Fedotowsky | 9 Answers | Last Activity on March 14, 2015

At the University of Dayton, we need to create an on-line training system that incorporates videos, slideshows, pdf's, images and interactive testing. The system would need to include a registration...

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I've a brilliant idea but not sure if I should go with a mobile app or a website?
By Garish Wasil | 12 Answers | Last Activity on January 24, 2015

website? I've thought of an awesome simple social network (not as broad as facebook and nothing like it, dont compare. But this one could be more of tumblr/twitter but again not as broad). Now...

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I want to teach kids how to write code. Where do I start?
By Chacko Cherian | 41 Answers | Last Activity on January 19, 2015

As part of corporate social responsibility, we as a company would like to give back to the society by teaching kids how to write code and adopting the ones who are really good so that they have the...

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What's the best online credit card processing with SSL?
By Jessica Federman | 10 Answers | Last Activity on December 23, 2014

I have a client who needs to accept credit card payments online. He was using Volusion but now that he's moved his Web site, he can no longer use them. Any suggestions on reputable and affordable...

Advice
What is Thin Client, and how does it work?
By Ankur Aggarwal | 17 Answers | Last Activity on December 12, 2014

Will it work with predictive dialer, and will it work with a Windows or Linux server? I want to connect Thin Client with my predictive dialers and server for a BPO process. What role with Thin Client...

Advice
Using the same password at multiple websites is a huge security risk. How can I have unique passwords and remember them, too?
By Chris S. | 18 Answers | Last Activity on November 19, 2014

With more webapps popping up every day, many of us now have accounts at hundreds or thousands of sites. How can we remember passwords for all of these sites while maintaining security?

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I'd like to hear your thoughts on whether to continue to use notebooks or switch to tablets for business?
By Dave Speed | 19 Answers | Last Activity on October 30, 2014
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I need to find somebody to get me into my own website. What is the best resource to help me do that?
By Cynthia Seasons | 23 Answers | Last Activity on October 10, 2014

I can't recall my own username or password on my original website and don't know where to find actual help. Been locked out for over 4 mos. now but have paid up for another year. Where should I turn...

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What options are in enterprise resource planning system for small/medium-sized businesses?
By Maggie Du | 20 Answers | Last Activity on October 10, 2014

What are options to small business owners who are looking for enterprise resource planning solutions? What are comparable systems to SAP-business on design?

Advice
If you develop software, what project management SaaS or other has worked best for you and the team?
By Deacon Wardlow | 16 Answers | Last Activity on September 09, 2014

I've used JIRA and VERSIONONE, I've got a new team developing some cloudware and we're looking at alternatives. Please respond with what you've used (JIRA and VERSIONONE experiences are appreciated)....

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What is the difference between behavioral, functional and unit testing?
By M. Shakeeb Khan | 4 Answers | Last Activity on August 20, 2014

I am little bit confused about these terms. I am planning to build an application by using Laravel, Bootstrap and jQuery. Now I wanted to test my models, controller and offcourse bootstrap UI element...

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Are Gmail accounts through Google for nonprofits branded?
By Jessica Federman | 8 Answers | Last Activity on July 18, 2014

Google for Non Profits offers a fantastic program for NPO's, including Gmail accounts. I am having trouble clarifying that these accounts utilize the organization's branded e-mail/domain, rather...

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How big IT companies like Accenture, CSC, Capgemini, and Cognizant are sustaining? And what is their profit, revenue structure for the success?
By Sampath Kumar | 11 Answers | Last Activity on July 09, 2014

How big IT giants are sustaining with large manpowers. Let's say the example - In a Banking IT project 1000 manpower has been employed for 3 years, Once the project is moved to live production. There...