Tech Insights From Your Chicagoland Technology Partners

Will Your Business Survive The COVID-19 Pandemic With Remote Work?

Survive The Coronavirus Pandemic Through Remote Work As the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide, new measures are being enacted here in the US to limit transmission. Travel restrictions and bans on gatherings of larger than 10 people are being adopted in many states. The World Health Organization and CDC have plenty of recommendations for personal safety and hygiene. An increasingly popu...

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Shouldn’t You Be Using Office 365?

Office 365: What’s New In The 2019 Edition Microsoft launched the newest version of Office 365 on September 24, 2018. Users were naturally intrigued and couldn’t wait to see all the new features in this latest version. So let’s dig in and see what all the hype is about. PowerPoint: Advanced Presentation Features PowerPoint is still a favorite among users when it comes to presentations...

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Email Security Solution

Email Security Solution Cybercriminals Are Targeting You Ignore email security and pay the price. A firewall and antivirus software – is not enough. You need a multi-layered approach. I don’t know how many emails you receive in a day but consider this, 1 in 50 emails contain some form of malicious content. Call 630-701-3393 or email us at marketing@osgusa.com to start the discussion. Ou...

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Extended Support for Office 2010 Ends in October, 2020

Extended Support for Office 2010 Ends in October, 2020 Microsoft is urging customers to remember that extended support for Office 2010 ends on October 13, 2020. Similar to Windows 7, which reaches end of life in January 2020, Office 2010 will no longer receive security patches, bug fixes, and ongoing support. Although the end-of-support date may seem far away, it’s integral to start upgrading...

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What Are The Advantages of Microsoft Office 2019?

Should We Be Using Microsoft Office 2019? As an IT Services Company in Naperville, we get asked these questions almost every day. Now that it’s available, everyone wants to know what Office 2019 is all about. Office 2019 provides a subset of features that Microsoft has been adding to Office 365 over the past three years. Office 2019 is a local version of office software (not cloud-based). It...

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Strategic Technology Planning to Create a Smart Manufacturing Firm

How Can Strategic Technology Planning Benefit Your Manufacturing Firm? Internet of things, augmented reality, advanced analytics… Digital technologies are creating smart manufacturing firms that produce higher-quality goods at a lower cost. Are you ready to embrace industry 4.0 within your manufacturing firm? Digital industrial technology is on the rise with industry 4.0, also known as the f...

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7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring A Manufacturing IT Company

What Questions Should You Ask Before Hiring A Manufacturing IT Company? Advanced digital technologies are already available for manufacturing firms looking to embrace innovation, and for many firms, there’s nothing more exciting than being able to produce higher quality goods for less, and ultimately, being able to better serve their clients. It’s more important than ever before to have the p...

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What is Section 179 and How Does It Work?

Section 179 Explained An incentive designed to help businesses grow with the purchase of new, innovative equipment. Section 179 is a tax code that allows business owners to take an immediate expense deduction for purchases of depreciable business equipment rather than capitalizing and depreciating the asset. Essentially, it’s an incredible incentive that lets you purchase, finance or lease e...

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What Are The Top 5 Software Products For The Manufacturing Industry?

The Top 5 Software Products For The Manufacturing Industry Manufacturers in Chicagoland who want to compete in today’s technology-driven world must choose the right software applications to get the job done. However, it can be challenging to try and decide which programs to choose. This is where an IT Consultant can help out. They know the right questions to ask and where to find the answers. T...

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Is Your Manufacturing Company Taking Advantage of The Cloud?

Taking Advantage of The Cloud For Your Manufacturing Company Manufacturing businesses are continuously under pressure to develop new products and get them to market quickly. With both local and offshore competition, the pressure on your company will continue to increase. To remain competitive, you must innovate through the use of technology. If you want to stay ahead of the game, you’ll need...

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