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Ticket Management Best Practices: How to Effectively Manage Your Tickets
By Nicole Fallon | November 06, 2023

Learn how to manage your help desk tickets effectively with these ticket management system best practices.

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How Telematics Can Improve Worksite Productivity
By Matt D’Angelo | November 06, 2023

See how telematic systems help you keep track of your fleet and machinery, allowing you to plan a safer, more efficient worksite.

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Speed of Technology: The Business Cost of Keeping Your Software Updated
By Mark Fairlie | November 06, 2023

Companies must consider the cost of software upgrades. Not keeping up can hit your bottom line, hinder productivity and make a business less competitive.

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Why Your Construction Company Needs Smart Helmets
By Sean Peek | November 06, 2023

With built-in technology such as tracking tools, sensors and more, smart helmets can improve your construction team's safety, productivity and efficiency.

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A Small Business’s Guide to the Different Types of Cloud Services
By Kristy Blackmon | November 06, 2023

Small and midsize businesses can benefit from migrating to the cloud. Learn cloud service types and the pros and cons of moving operations to the cloud

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How to Create a Remote Help Desk for Your Business
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2023

Check out our six-step process to create an effective remote help desk for your business and see recommended software.

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What Is Secure Remote Access?
By Nicole Fallon | November 06, 2023

Secure remote access allows employees and IT personnel to safely connect to and manage another user's desktop from a different location.

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11 Ways to Help Protect Your Company (and Customers) When Taking Payments Online
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

Data breaches can cost a business time and money and destroy its reputation. Learn how to protect your customers and brand when accepting online payments.

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What Makes a Mobile Device Rugged?
By Mark Fairlie | November 03, 2023

Find out what makes mobile devices 'rugged,' how businesses use rugged smartphones and which ones you should consider purchasing for your business.

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Mobile Apps vs. Mobile Websites: Which Should You Choose?
By Sean Peek | November 03, 2023

Mobile apps and mobile websites have pros and cons. Find out whether a mobile app or a mobile website is better for your business.

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How to Build a Microsoft Document Management System
By Mark Fairlie | November 03, 2023

Discover how to build a customized Microsoft document management system for your business with the workflows, security and integrations you want.

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How Machine Learning Is Boosting Business Growth
By Mark Fairlie | November 03, 2023

Find out how machine learning is transforming business productivity and profitability.

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5 Ways Machine Learning Is Leading to Smarter Manufacturing
By Nacho De Marco | November 03, 2023

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are affecting manufacturing dramatically. Learn five ways machine learning is transforming manufacturing.

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Remote PC Access — Is It Safe?
By Mark Fairlie | November 03, 2023

Connecting to any device over the internet, as you would through remote PC software, has risks. Follow these practices to access remote PCs securely.

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How Virtual Reality Is Changing Construction
By Danielle Fallon-O’Leary | November 03, 2023

The construction industry is using virtual reality to help improve design, safety and training. Discover how VR is altering the field.

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How Much Should You Spend on Small Business Security Systems?
By Mark Fairlie | November 02, 2023

Security is critical to a small business, but so is budgeting. This guide explains how much you should spend on security systems for your small business.

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Understanding Functions in PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | November 02, 2023

Don’t copy and paste the same code over and over again. Instead, create a PowerShell function and save yourself time.

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Digital Receipts: Why Retailers Are Embracing Them
By Sean Peek | November 02, 2023

The latest digital receipt technology enables retailers to include marketing messaging. Learn the benefits and get software recommendations.

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Why Speaking in Jargon Doesn’t Make You Look Smarter
By Mark Fairlie | November 01, 2023

Technical jargon has its time and place, but studies show employees are turned off by office jargon. Learn the dos and don'ts of using business buzzwords.

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How to Create a Web Scraping Tool in PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | November 01, 2023

Web scraping tools gather a website's pertinent information for you to peruse or download. Learn how to create your own web scraping tool in PowerShell.

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Common Conference Call Issues and Their Solutions
By Joshua Stowers | November 01, 2023

Unstable audio or video connections can make hosting a meeting difficult for any business. Here are the most common problems and their solutions.

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How to Clean and Speed Up Your Laptop
By Stella Morrison | November 01, 2023

These quick fixes allow you to clean and speed up your laptop so it runs like it did when you first bought it. See how to improve computer performance.

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Why Businesses Are Still Sending Faxes in 2023
By Mark Fairlie | November 01, 2023

For some companies, faxing is more important than ever. Learn the benefits faxes provide and the online fax services you should consider using.

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Best Uses for Tablets at Your Restaurant
By Sean Peek | November 01, 2023

Tablets make it easier for customers to order tableside and pay their bills quickly. Learn more about how your restaurant can use tablets.

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Why You Need an Acceptable Use Policy and How to Create One
By Andrew Martins | November 01, 2023

An acceptable use policy governs employee computer and internet use in the workplace. Learn what to include and how to create one.

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How to Set up Business Wi-Fi
By Mark Fairlie | October 31, 2023

Business Wi-Fi boosts security and productivity. Learn everything you need to set up a secure business Wi-Fi connection for your employees and customers.

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What Is Point-to-Point Wireless?
By Mark Fairlie | October 31, 2023

Businesses with multiple sites may benefit from a point-to-point wireless network. Learn how P2P internet works and how it boosts security and saves money.

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Purchasing a Copier? Here’s What You Need to Know
By Chad Brooks | October 30, 2023

Even with a reduction in workplace paper usage, office copiers are an essential operational tool. Learn the features and costs of top copiers.

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E-Commerce Website Security: 5 Best Practices to Protect Your Online Store
By Jack dsons | October 30, 2023

A secure platform is the foundation to protect your online store. Here are some security tips to keep your e-commerce site safe from fraud and hackers.

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Document Tracking Services 101
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 30, 2023

A document tracking system automates the process of accessing, searching and editing documents and enables you to control who views or edits a document.