The future hurtles toward us, and never do we sense this more than at the turn of the calendar year. What will 2018 bring? Advancements in technology continue to dramatically shift the business landscape and our society. Keeping on top of it all can seem like a full-time job. So we’ll try to make this […]
The days of staring at spreadsheets, trying to make sense of rows upon columns of numbers are over. (On this, I think we can all agree: thank goodness.) As the ability to gather data from nearly every aspect of your business grows, organizations need to improve how they acquire, organize and ultimately analyze that data […]
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Most companies rely on Microsoft Outlook as a primary tool for communication, supported by an Exchange Server or Office 365 hosted cloud service. For many employees, it surpasses the telephone in importance. So it’s intriguing to see Microsoft announce changes that may indicate it hopes to consolidate how companies manage communication onto a single platform […]
The Equifax data breach is the latest and one of the largest in a series of alarming, high-profile incidents exposing sensitive information. For companies that have responsibility for securely managing similar types of data, it should serve as a wake-up call to review your own policies and processes. Here’s what you can learn from Equifax’s […]
For decades now, two IT components have dominated daily business: email and the PC. Although they each present challenges and frustrations, both have shown remarkable resilience against alternatives. But as two recent surveys reveal, office workers’ use of them is evolving. Here’s some food for thought as you look at your own IT. Out with […]
Epicor recently announced a new version of Prophet 21®, its ERP for distributors. Prophet 21 2017 offers some exciting changes that make upgrading worthwhile — although for now, you should probably only test some promising web-based functionality. Here’s a brief overview of what has caught our attention and how you should approach updating your system. […]