Tech Insights From Your Chicagoland Technology Partners

Spring Forward This Sunday

Daylight Saving Time for 2019 starts on Sunday, March 10th. I’m sure you know how Daylight Saving Time (DST) works, but did you know not everyone in the US observes this time change? Arizona hasn’t observed DST since 1967, and Hawaii has never used DST. Michigan skipped DST from 1969 – 1973, while Florida is in the process of moving to keep DST year round! Daylight Saving is a great excus...

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Importance of Managed IT Services in Improving Your Business Operations

The sudden development of IT problems can quickly throw your team’s workday off track. Even simple login issues can prevent you and your employees from getting any work done until you can fix the problem. To do so on your own, you may have to spend hours troubleshooting, sometimes without getting anywhere. If you have managed IT services, however, resolving the issue could only take a quick pho...

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Inside The Anatomy Of The Human Firewall

Each year, around 61% of small businesses become the victims of a malware attack. While many small businesses may think no one would ever come after them because of their size, know that over half of the total global attacks hit small businesses and, for thieves, getting access to your systems is becoming increasingly lucrative. We’re collecting more about customers than ever before: medical ...

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Why You Need A Plan For Sharing Critical Passwords

Many companies password protect their files and applications and for good reason. There are hackers trying every day to break into a system and obtain files and information. Most businesses are smart about applying passwords to protect their information. However, many of them fail to think about sharing them within the organization. Anything can happen at any time and if one person holds the pass...

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Understanding the Value of Managed IT Services

Depending on their scope and impact on your workday, tech issues can take hours to resolve, if not days. In some cases, you may spend far too much time tracking down a problem, only to come up empty-handed in the end. In others, such as security breaches, you may not even know there is an issue until the damage has been done. If you and your team have been handling any tech issues that arise on y...

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Microsoft Office 365 For Chicago Law Firms (Questions/Answers)

Can Your Law Firm in Chicago Benefit from Using Office 365? Microsoft Office 365 has become a favorite tool for law firms in Chicago. It can give your staff all the tools they need to be productive. You can create documents, build spreadsheets or create an amazing PowerPoint presentation. Microsoft continually adds to its suite of Office programs. For instance, MS Teams is a great chat app that l...

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How Do You Measure Your Company’s Cybersecurity Effectiveness?

Many companies are finally taking cybersecurity seriously and have implemented programs to meet their organization’s specific needs. Having a program in place, however, is only the first step. Measuring the effectiveness of a cybersecurity plan is equally important. There are several steps a company should take to adequately measure the effectiveness of their plan. How Does A Company Measure Se...

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How Advanced eDiscovery In Microsoft 365 Helps Manage Data

  Do you have a lot of data? Are you able to organize your data in a convenient logical way and then search for it with ease and/or with advanced search criteria so that the results are not in the hundreds but in the tens or less? Is managing it or finding specific data at any given time proving time-consuming? Does that consumption of time eat into your budget? If any of this is true, you may...

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9 New Game-Changing Additions To Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft recently announced several new updates to Office 365. These nine additions and help organizations streamline efficiencies and remain compliant with new regulations across numerous industries. They will also help your business effectively manage a professional digital presence. What Are The 9 New Updates And Additions To Microsoft Office 365? Embed 3-D animations into Word documents...

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Feeling The Love?

There is a lot to love about the work that you do, and hopefully, your technology is part of that. Loving your IT means having a great relationship not only with the devices, software, and applications you use each day, but with the folks who look after them.   If you’ve stopped feeling that spark with your IT or your IT provider, now is the time to find a relationship that works. Get in tou...

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