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What the Workplace Will Look Like in 2025
By Suresh Sambandam | October 28, 2019

Artificial intelligence is poised to change everything.

Article
Implement DevOps the Right Way
By Zee Ahmed | September 10, 2019

An effective DevOps strategy must be tailored to your specific workplace.

Advice
Why don't small businesses care about cybersecurity?
By Bennett Conlin | 3 Answers | Last Activity on August 02, 2019

I'm a staff writer for business.com, and I attended a Dell event about cybersecurity earlier today. Many of the tech experts in the room stressed the major risks businesses face from cyberattacks,...

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The Best RAID Recovery Services and Hardware of 2020
By Brian Nadel | July 24, 2019

Which RAID recovery service is right for you? Take a few seconds and easily compare several top-rated recovery services.

Article
An Unexpected Benefit of a Digital Workplace
By Suresh Sambandam | June 28, 2019

Going digital can have more benefits than you might expect.

Advice
Any low cost platform or software alternatives to Hasoffers or Cake for managing a new affiliate network?
By Jeff Zweig | 7 Answers | Last Activity on May 16, 2019

We are just starting to provide some of our own offers from a few different merchants on a small scale. We need tracking software to manage them, especially in the area of generating postback URLs...

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As developers, where can we find software projects abroad?
By Sherlen Ivan | 4 Answers | Last Activity on April 17, 2019

My question is general but where do people find new software projects from abroad like the US, UK, Canada, Australia? We are developers and we are looking for projects. The question is where to...

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A Small Business's Guide to the Different Types of Cloud Services
By Kristy Blackmon | January 09, 2019

Cloud services can enable more efficient use of resources for SMBs.

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Is Cloud Hosting the Best IT Solution for Your Business?
By Adnan Raja | November 01, 2018

For SMBs, a cloud host could replace the need for IT staff.

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Where can I find IT partners that can manage SharePoint and Dynamics?
By samantha wallace | 7 Answers | Last Activity on October 25, 2018

I'm looking for a partner to manage my SharePoint and Dynamics resources; the shell has been built by our existing vendor so it will be a hand off situation for a longer term management. Any ideas?

Advice
What is a good front end database platform for visual reporting?
By Justin Boyle | 17 Answers | Last Activity on October 22, 2018

I have setup a MySQL database online, I would now like to connect that data to a front end software application, that can create dynamic visual dashboard reports to communicate progress. Besides...

Advice
Can anyone recommend a good collaboration tool.
By Mary-Alice Miller | 13 Answers | Last Activity on October 16, 2018

We've used Podio and Basecamp. They are ok tools, but both have their shortcomings. Would love to hear if anyone has found a tool they really like.

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The Best Document Scanning Services of 2020
By Andreas Rivera | August 06, 2018

We've reviewed the best OCR Software. Up-to-date comparisons on features and prices for the top optical character recognition software.

Advice
Should I upgrade to Windows 10 during the free trial?
By Preston Lawrance | 14 Answers | Last Activity on August 06, 2018

I keep getting bombarded by Microsoft to upgrade to Windows 10 but I am hesitant to do so since my Windows 7 Pro is working fine. What is the advantage to do so?

Advice
Which is the best Java training institute?
By Mani Kandan | 4 Answers | Last Activity on July 01, 2018

I am based out of Bangalore, and I've heard it is one of the best places for Java training. Does anyone have any suggestions on the best Java training institute, either in Bangalore or a virtual...

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The Best Online File Sharing Services of 2020
By business.com editorial staff | March 15, 2018

Looking for an online file sharing solution? We have easy-to-read, unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best services.

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5 Benefits of Cloud Hosting for Small Businesses
By Adnan Raja | March 02, 2018

See five major reasons cloud computing services could help your SMB.

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Progressly's Nick Candito on Making the Switch to a Paperless Office
By Chad Brooks | December 18, 2017

Digital transformation is no longer an option – it's a necessity for all businesses.

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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Is Your Business Ready for a Catastrophic Cloud Failure?
By Daan Pepijn | June 09, 2017

Here are the best practices that help ensure the reliability of your cloud-based systems.

Advice
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.

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...

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Why The Future of File Storage Doesn’t Seem So Promising
By Mikita Mikado | September 19, 2016

Why companies providing online options for streaming audio, photo, video and documents will be ahead in the long run.

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...

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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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Cloud Wars: How Amazon Went from Bookseller to a Major Technology Provider
By Greg Layton | November 05, 2015

Amazon still yields disappointing to meager earnings, while revenues have soared, but this is all about to change with Amazon Web Service.

Advice
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...

Article
What's Your Disaster Recovery Plan?
By Eric J. Naiburg | July 06, 2015

The Factors You Must Consider When Computing In the Cloud

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Things to Consider When Launching Your App in the Cloud
By Eric J. Naiburg | June 11, 2015

Cloud computing is on everybody’s mind these days and this article will look at four things to consider before you move to the cloud.

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...