Software

Be Safe on the Information Highway

While we are on the Internet, either doing business or for fun, I’m sure the question has come to mind, How safe am I? To put it bluntly, as safe as you want to be. In some ways you could compare the Internet to walking the streets in a big city. Most of the time, […]

6 Ways to a Greener Office

Use Reusable Items Use Mugs with advertising for coffee and water. Give each employee two mugs, one to use at their office workstation and another to use at home. When serving coffee to a client or prospective client give them a mug promoting your business to take with them. Read Then Print For some it […]

What’s Your Password?

Just about everything has a password associated with it. But many of us are not doing a good job at password creation as usage. Do you … Use the same password? Many of us create one password and use it everywhere. Once the password is discovered by a scammer/hacker then it can be used. Have […]

Google Voice Open for All

Earlier this week Google opened their Google Voice service to all. Google Voice offers a single phone number that can ring on all of a user’s phones, either all of the time or by a schedule that can be applied to each number. The service also has a voice mail box which can transcribe the […]

Will You Do One of These in 2009

It seems as no matter what we do to try to keep from doing something, we will end up doing one or more of these during the upcoming year. Email: Use Reply All when intending only to reply to the sender. Send a list of email address embedded within the body of the message to […]

Acronym: SLA

So far I have discovered that businesses may run into this acronym dealing with technology in three different areas and meaning three different things. SLA – Service Level Agreement An agreement between a supplier (usually a telecommunications carrier, but also could be a maintenance provider) and the customer (the SMB), which details the service provided […]

Parts of an eMail

There are 3 major parts of an email. They are the Header, the Body and the Signature Line. Header The header has information about the sender. Some of the information is kept hidden to the reader by the email software (either web-based services such as GMail or software readers such as those by MicroSoft and […]

Ideas to keep your PC performing smoothly

Other than the telephone the most important technology tool for many businesses is the computer. In many businesses it may even be more important than the telephone. When the PC is running smoothly the business runs that way too. When it’s not there’s usually panic. There are things that can be done to help prevent […]

How safe are you on the Information Highway?

While we are on the Internet, either doing business or for fun, I’m sure the question has come to mind, How safe am I? To put it bluntly, as safe as you want to be. In some ways you could compare the Internet to walking the streets in a big city. Most of the time, […]

Would you be ready for a software audit?

Computers have made doing business quicker and in many cases easier. But the computer by itself is nothing more than a box with a screen. You have to have software programs to make the computer a productive tool. Do you know what software reside on your computer?  If you don’t know it’s probably time to […]