Month: April 2019

Celebrate Earth Day This April 22nd!

    This year, what will you do to celebrate Earth Day? The 49th Annual Earth Day is nearly upon us. As always, it’s April 22nd and the perfect day to celebrate this beautiful blue planet we live on. Let’s learn more about what Earth Day is, where it comes from, and how you can celebrate. What is Earth Day? Earth Day is an annual worldwide event, celebrated each year on April 22nd. It w...

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Migrating To Microsoft Office 365 (Questions/Answers)

Considering Making A Switch To Microsoft Office 365? Microsoft Office 365 has been wildly popular since it first hit the market. Each new version of this cloud-based productivity suite has brought something exciting and innovative to the table. The latest version comes with the most changes and new features of any version so far, all designed with users in mind. While there is no shortage of w...

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (End Of Support)

Are You Prepared For The End of Life for SQL 2008? On July 9, 2019, all SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 database support comes to an end, so what does that mean for your organization? There are lots of ramifications when any technology product reaches the end of its life. With the proliferation of hacking and cyber theft, you could put all your IT assets at risk. Below we discuss a few of the hazards...

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Should Law Firms Start Their Own Podcasts?

Podcasts are huge these days. Popular podcast Serial has been downloaded millions of times and has become a pop culture phenomenon right alongside other “did they really do it” series like Netflix’s Making a Murderer. Podcasts are also used for informational and educational purposes. NPR offers its programs in podcast form so users can listen at their own pace. They’ve even developed ...

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Microsoft Excel Tip: How To Copy Cells In Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is a staple program in Microsoft’s Office suite. It’s a powerful spreadsheet program that allows users to organize data and calculate results using a wide range of formulas. Let’s look at one basic element to this program: how to copy cells in Microsoft Excel. Basic Cell Copying Technique Before we move on to some advanced techniques, let’s cover the basics. 1. Select th...

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A Whopping 94% Of Businesses Don’t Leverage The Software They Purchase

Businesses spend a significant amount on their software solutions, but 94 percent of them don’t get the expected value out of them. Many roadblocks stand in the way of bringing new solutions into the office, from a lack of consideration for the end user to choosing platforms that can’t scale with the company’s growth. Problems During Procurement The issues start during the procurement proce...

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These Incident Response Tips for CISOs Can Help Protect Your Business

You don’t have to look long or hard through the news to find the latest cybersecurity incident — or the terrible press and loss of business that the organization suffers due to their inability to quickly respond to the threat. Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are actively looking for ways to protect their organization from the devastating effects of ransomware or other malware and ...

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What Does The Sunset Of Windows 7 Mean For Your Business? (Questions/Answers)

Business owners are still using Windows 7 after all these years. It has been one of the most successful operating systems ever developed by Microsoft. When Windows 8 came out and disappointed so many users, people just went back to Windows 7 and have kept using it to this day. But now Microsoft says that all support for this OS will end in less than one year. If your company is still using Windows...

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Password Management: What Lawyers Must Know

Passwords are a problem. In one sense they are exactly the opposite of what they should be. They’re hard for users to remember but easy for intruders to guess or steal. The user frustrations with the current system make it ripe for abuse, and that’s exactly what’s taking place every day. The best solution for lawyers and law firms alike is to implement a password management utility. We’ll...

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What Exactly Does A Managed IT Services Company Provide?

Running a business requires a great deal of focused attention. Unfortunately, when your technology team is spending a great deal of time dealing with login problems, software licensing, cybersecurity and more, it doesn’t leave a lot of time for growth activities and strategic thinking. As businesses grow, many organizations find that it makes sense to work with an IT managed services company to...

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