Archive for May, 2016

Five Tips for Avoiding Tech Trouble

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Avoiding future tech troubles Hardware downtime is expensive in almost every modern business. Employees can’t work, and IT staff are engaged in remedial action. Prevention and preparation, as always, are the best cure. 1. Keep software updated You don’t need to be an IT expert to know computer problems are more commonly caused by software […]

How IT Affects Employee Happiness

When the gurus talk about their recipes for happy workers, they seldom mention technology. Information technology is normally only discussed in terms of productivity. But it turns out employers looking for a happy (and productive) workforce ignore technology at their cost. “Lifestyle IT” reaches the office Technology is marketed as aspirational. Phones are not sold […]

What is the “Internet of Things?”

The “Internet Of Things” is the existence of uniquely identifiable devices interconnected via the Internet. The interconnection of these devices is expected to introduce automation in nearly all fields. There is a lot of hype about IoT, and we are at the point of wondering what it will mean for us as individuals, employees, and […]