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Adobe Flash. Not a risk worth taking

Adobe Flash. Not a risk worth taking

You’ve likely used Adobe Flash more times than you know, whether to watch videos or animations, or play games within a web page. So what's the sudden fuss about Flash, you might ask; isn't it ubiquitous and long-trusted software? Well it seems not. If you haven’t noticed, more and more organizations are waiting for Adobe to simply kill off Flash forever, and this includes internet giants from Google and Mozilla to Amazon, Facebook and Yahoo.

The Ashley Madison hack and your company

The Ashley Madison hack and your company

You’re probably all too aware of the Ashley Madison hack by now. Maybe you are closely following the names and people involved, perhaps you don’t care or most likely you are somewhere in the middle. No matter where you find yourself standing on this issue, it should be used as a valuable learning tool for your company’s security.

Hey Cortana! Windows 10’s new feature

Hey Cortana! Windows 10’s new feature

Ever wondered what the Cortana thing that keeps showing up on Windows 10 is? It’s actually a digital voice assistant similar to Siri or Google Now. While you might be apprehensive about talking to your laptop, utilizing Cortana is easier and cooler than you might think.

Choosing a dashboard for your business

Choosing a dashboard for your business

Dashboards have become an extremely useful tool for companies to make the most of their raw data. With proper implementation, a dashboard can display essential information in an easy-to-understand format, allowing business owners to take in the most important data about their company at a glance.

Protect your online rep with ORM

Protect your online rep with ORM

The more your company expands, the bigger its online presence will become. This means keeping eye on what your company puts online, as well as what others are saying about you, becomes a vital task. Online Reputation Management (ORM) is important, and here’s how you can get started with it.

Grow your email list using social media

Grow your email list using social media

One of the most valuable tools available to the modern-day marketer is the email list. A large one can make you millions, and a small or nonexistent one can prevent your business from properly taking off. So how do you grow yours? Using social media is one way that is often less talked about.

Save energy in your data center

Save energy in your data center

Is your data center sucking up energy? Are the costs of maintaining your server rooms out of control? For many business owners, the server room and data center are foreign lands they’d like to pretend don’t exist. But whether you acknowledge it or not, they could be costing you hundreds of extra dollars every month.

Microsoft Office is going mobile

Microsoft Office is going mobile

Tablets with Windows 10 installed received a boost recently with the unveiling of the new Office Mobile applications. The mobile versions of the iconic Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote applications are specifically designed for use on tablets. The “touch-first” interface allows users to easily edit documents while on the go.

Business continuity challenges

Business continuity challenges

In the current world, business continuity planning (BCP) is imperative to the sustainability of your business. Without a well-thought-out plan in place, it is highly unlikely that your company will be able to survive and recover from disasters. However, there are several major roadblocks to the successful implementation of a business continuity plan.

3 things to know about natural language tech

3 things to know about natural language tech

It might all seem a bit too much like something out of a sci-fi movie, but artificial intelligence is quickly becoming a big part of the IT landscape. One segment of artificial intelligence in particular, Natural Language Processing (NLP) – essentially a computer’s ability to take unscripted human words and turn them into something useful – is playing an increasing role in the way we use our devices.