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Five Lessons From The HBO Hack

The Web is Dark and Full of Spoilers: Five Lessons from the HBO Hack Winter came early. In late July, a summer dominated by the appointment television of Game of Thrones turned frigid when a group of hackers heisted 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO. Since the breach, they’ve been strategically leaking Game of Thrones […]

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3 Secrets to Successfully Managing a Distributed Workforce

Whether you’re managing a team of employees in geographically separated offices, or freelancers living the “digital nomad” lifestyle across the world, overseeing a distributed workforce can be likened to herding cats. Nevertheless, business trends favor managers who keep that figurative catnip handy: from 2008 to 2015, the freelance workforce grew from 1.4 million to 1.91 […]

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The Doctor will Skype You Now: How Telepresence is Changing the Medical Industry

Telepresence – technology that lets a user project their presence over long distances – has taken a turn. Thanks to Moore’s Law, the state of the art has improved to the point where interaction has become more seamless, even with users thousands of miles away. A number of industries have benefited from this breakthrough, but […]

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2016: The Year the Cloud Goes Personal for Business

It seems the past few years have all been proclaimed “The Year of the Cloud.” It’s no surprise that the functionality provided by cloud services has grown increasingly important to individuals, and such services — like Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud, and mobile banking — have gained increasing market share. In their personal lives, people have […]

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Today’s Lesson: The Top 3 Trends in Education

The old saying goes, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” This is true as teachers and parents continue to seek ways to keep students interested in learning, now with the added distraction of technology invading kids’ lives. While smartphones may distract them as much as sports and raging hormones do, such […]

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Hosted Workspaces are Changing the Way we Work

A hosted workspace can solve many problems that companies have long wrestled with. As businesses expand; as workers use their own devices to work in almost any location; and as clients require more intimate connectivity with business operations – new technology like hosted workspaces can make all the difference between profits and loss. And it’s […]

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How can a Hosted Workspace Benefit You?

In today’s business environment, portability is everything. Smartphones, tablets and ultrabooks have allowed executives to stay connected at all times, even in the middle of a flight! Smart workplaces implement BYOD (bring your own device) policies to encourage their staff to stay productive even when outside the office. But they represent a minority at this […]

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Technology Trends: 5 Leading Areas of IT Investment

We’ve talked before about IT’s expanding role and contributions to business operations; now we are looking at the IT provider – business partner relationship from the client’s perspective. Even there, the rules have changed: organizational leadership’s growing affection with technology has ensured IT’s continued seat at the table, and its involvement in long-term planning and […]

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Mobile Device Management: Managing the Risks, Maximizing the Benefits

Sending work emails on personal iPhones. Accessing databases on personal laptops. And collaborating via self-bought iPads. As BYOD (bring your own device) becomes more commonplace at workplaces all over the US, you hear more rave reviews from workers who report increases in productivity and satisfaction from using their own devices for work purposes. Not everybody’s […]

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