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Thanksgiving

By: Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer Thanksgiving is around the corner. And shhhhh… don’t say it too loud, but Christmas is only SEVEN Fridays away. Ahhh, the holidays! A lovely time of year for families to get together, eat, and be merry. But, as with everything else, technology is changing even the age-old traditions of […]

November 2015 SB152 Ballot Question

La Plata County community citizens will have the opportunity to vote on an exemption from SB 152 later this month. Colorado Senate Bill 05-152 (SB 152) is a measure passed by the Colorado Legislature in 2005. Its intent was to limit governments from competing with the private sector. Among other provisions, it requires local governments […]

WEAR is Your Data Going?

By: Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer No, this is not a grammar lesson – Today we are taking a look at the biggest technology fad since smartphones. Wearable technology, or wearables, continues to gain momentum in the sports, technology, and fashion industries. Everyone has something that tracks something that syncs up with something! I’m talking […]

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

By Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month – or NCSAM for those who love their acronyms! October was declared NCSAM by President Obama in an effort to engage and educate the people on the importance of cyber security awareness. Each week for the month of October, a new theme presents […]

Would the Real Slim Shady Please STAND UP… At Your Desk?

By: Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer Let’s face it. It is not a secret that we Americans are more dependent on the luxuries of living a comfortable life. From our luxury cars with plush, leather seats, expansive houses with overstuffed recliners and memory foam mattresses to our sophisticated offices with ergonomic chairs and leather couches. […]

Is Your Security Layered Like Your Bean Dip?

By: Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer So there’s this simile… Stop me if you’ve heard this one… That says you should layer your security like a seven-layer burrito. Sounds like a logical thought to me! If you prefer burritos over bean dip, you are welcome to sign up for The Seven Layer Security Burrito: How […]

Are your POS Devices EMV Ready?

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What is EMV? If you are a retailer, financial institution, or a regular old Joe who accepts credit cards for payment, you should be well-aware of the “Payment Network’s Liability Shift associated with EuroPay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV)” (para. 1). October 2015 is the highly-anticipated date in which you and your POS devices will need […]

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Free Windows 10 Upgrade!

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Free Windows 10 Upgrade We all dread the release of another Microsoft operating system because of the price tag that comes attached to it. It is the very reason why some people are still on Windows XP (hopefully no one is relying on an earlier version of Windows)! But what’s this? Microsoft is offering a […]

Think CEO to Present at Small Business Conference

Melissa Glick, CEO of Think Network Technologies, will be presenting “Using Improv in Business is No Joke!” at the 6th Annual Colorado SBDC Women’s Small Business Conference in Durango on Wednesday, July 29th. Her session will be fun and educational, and draws on her Second City improv training, as well as her business experiences. Audience […]

End of the Road for Windows Server 2003

By: Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer Ladies and Gentleman, this is the final curtain call for Windows Server 2003. Microsoft announced a long time ago that July 14, 2015 will be the end of the road for Windows Server 2003. Granted, it isn’t like at 12:00 A.M. on 07/14/2015 your WS2003 box will shut down, […]