RIP XP – April 8, 2014. Are You Ready?

August 8th, 2013

April 8, 2014. Businesses who are still running Windows XP on their systems need to mark this date, and circle it several times with a big red pen. If you're wondering why then this is because that's the date Microsoft is pulling support for XP. What this means for your business is a potentially increased security risks, no more support and ultimately the possibility of increased IT costs.

How to Flip Data in Spreadsheet?

August 7th, 2013

Productivity software can be found in pretty much every business. While there is usually a bundle of software available, the most useful is arguably the spreadsheet. Google users have a solid spreadsheet program in Google Drive. However, at first glance you may think this is missing some key features, such as the ability to transpose data.

Big Data Supports Decision Making!

August 3rd, 2013

As a business owner or manager you likely need to make small decisions on a regular basis, and have likely gotten good at making them. There has also likely been a time when you have had to make a big decision that had a big impact on your business. This can involve a challenging process and is one reason why many businesses are turning to Business Intelligence (BI). While BI is popular, there is a new sector that is gaining business fans: Big Data.

18 Keyboard Shortcuts for Excel 2013

July 19th, 2013

Navigation and interaction with a computer is typically done through a keyboard and a mouse. In some programs, worksheets for instance, many users will rely on the keyboard simply because it's quicker. This is one of the reasons why programmers have implemented keyboard shortcuts into programs like Microsoft Excel.

5 Reasons Business Continuity Fails

July 11th, 2013

Each year there seems to be an increasingly large number of disasters that affect an ever growing population. It would therefore make sense to take action to prepare your business for disasters, whatever they may be. To prepare, most business owners or managers will adopt a Business Continuity Plan.

New Features of Windows 8.1

July 6th, 2013

The most popular operating system (OS) in the world is Microsoft's Windows. The latest version of Windows - Windows 8 - was released in October of 2012, and has been slowly adopted by companies and users alike. With the release of this new OS, Microsoft stated that they would move to a yearly update schedule, the first of which - Windows 8.1 - has recently been announced.

How to Protect Your Word Documents

July 2nd, 2013

There are many tools that business owners and managers have at their disposal that enable them to do their jobs more effectively. One of the most important is the word processor, with the most popular being Microsoft Word. Word is favored because of the multitude of features available for users.

It’s Time to Upgrade From Office 2003

May 17th, 2013

The tech industry is always moving forward, it seems that a new concept or system is introduced on a near weekly basis. This often comes at the cost of older systems which are left behind when developers stop supporting them. Unfortunately, many businesses still use these older systems or programs and are often left without valuable support.

Upcoming Seminar on our Cloud Connect Solution

May 17th, 2013

Demystifying the Cloud with Cloud Connect - the ideal solution for small to midsize companies.

Join us as we give you an in-depth look at Cloud Connect and all it's features. This seminar will be more than theory...we'll have iPad's, laptops, and more so you can experience Cloud Connect and how it works.

5 Disaster Recovery Tips

May 17th, 2013

When it comes to running a successful business, the last thing an owner or manager wants to think about is a disaster that could cause their business to go bankrupt. While there are many things you can do to minimize the potential fallout from any disaster, the most important is implementing a comprehensive disaster recovery plan that covers more than just data backup.