While many IT providers tout the revolutionary benefits of the cloud, very few address the security aspect of it. The fact is, when you’re using a cloud service, you’re moving information out of your hands and into a third party. So doesn’t it make sense to take precautions? Dropbox alone has had the accounts of nearly seven million users hacked.
In today’s corporate environment, most industries are ready for the Internet of Things (IoT) in their own unique ways. Let’s take a look at these examples of utilizing IoT in various business niches that are in operation or will be implemented soon.
You may know how to use Microsoft Excel’s basic functions, but have you truly mastered the program? Excel has more advanced features, and here’s how you can master some of them.
Pie and Sunburst Charts
Everyone knows that bombarding stakeholders with endless numbers and decimal points is the wrong approach.
Some things come in pairs, including glasses, shoes, and, for busy office workers, computer monitors. The concept of using two monitors at once is unconventional for some, but staying in familiar territory when it comes to working at a desk might not be best for productivity.
Every now and again, you get frustrated with your web browser’s limited functionality. But if you’re using Google Chrome, there’s a good chance someone has created an extension to make your work life easier. There are thousands of extensions just waiting to boost your productivity with just a click of a button.
Office 365 apps like PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel will be getting upgrades over the next few months. Microsoft expects these new features to boost productivity and overall efficiency of business users. Here’s what they have planned.
The biggest update is with the ribbon, which is a command bar at the top of a window.
Small-business owners with limited financial resources have to manage their office IT on their own. Although this might work for a while, it can grow into a massive problem when the business starts expanding. At that point, you’ll want to focus on that expansion, not repairing tech problems.
Facebook recently announced a big change to its News Feed. In response to the backlashes it has been receiving — mostly due to allegations of how social media causes depression and affects one’s political views — it has decided to limit posts from businesses and share more posts from your friends on the News Feed.
When social media is used correctly, marketers can better understand their target audience and thus create better content and deliver it more effectively. This is vital since you’ll be able to send customers tailor-made content that helps increase conversion rates and sales revenue.
For many businesses, applications like Google Drive are heaven-sent. They make managing files and photos much easier and safer than manually saving them in external disk drives. That said, backing up all files remains a burden to those who have files stored on several devices and can’t seem to transfer these files onto Google Drive or any other cloud platform.