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Fireman, That’s My Name

Posted by Doug Kuntz on Apr 26, 2017 11:55:05 AM

I sometimes refer to my role within Nex-Tech as a firefighter.  We all have those days where we feel like a firefighter, working from one issue to another putting out fires.  Don’t get me wrong, these aren’t always fires, but issues customers may have that I can assist them with.

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Topics: Telecom Industry

Is Surveillance a Good Fit for Your Business?

Posted by Nathan Rohleder on Apr 19, 2017 3:08:21 PM

Surveillance in the business place is beginning to be the new norm and a requirement in some cases. Cameras in today’s society are everywhere, you just may not have noticed.  Once a topic of discussion regarding privacy concerns, surveillance has become a necessity for many businesses for a number of different reasons ranging from physical to financial loss. There are many considerations when determining whether surveillance should be implemented in your place of business. Here are a few:

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Topics: Business Technology Watch

When Did I Become a Juggler?

Posted by Lacey Lyne on Apr 19, 2017 3:06:25 PM

Running out the door again this morning, handling my workbag, a diaper bag, a toddler and of course my needed gallon of coffee. Finally get settled in the car, everyone is buckled and off we go for another fun filled day. However, let’s be honest, the chaos of our mornings or life in general are only replaced with our daily job tasks as we enter the doorways of the businesses we own or the companies we work for. 

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Topics: Business Technology Watch

A Close Shave in Business?

Posted by Steve Riat on Apr 19, 2017 2:52:43 PM

Last week when I was getting ready one morning, I was using a rechargeable razor and don’t you know it, half way through the battery dies.  The razor I have is one that you can’t just plug it in and you are good, it must charge before it will work again.  The battery on this razor runs several weeks before needing recharging (Maybe even a month) so I tend to let it run low before charging, or I charge it before I go on a trip. 

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Topics: Business Technology Watch

Tech Edge 4.0

Posted by Steve Riat on Apr 13, 2017 3:20:55 PM

Tech Edge continues to mature and change just as technology changes.  As technology continues to change at an increasing speed, the one thing that is a continual challenge is connecting that technology with business.  For 2017, that is one of our new goals - connect this technology with end users to increase business productivity.  Not to worry, we will continue to have all the great items in tech that you have come to expect from Tech Edge.

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Topics: Business Technology Watch

Your Local Chamber and You

Posted by Tammy Wellbrock on Mar 23, 2017 9:47:24 AM

In order to have a vibrant, growing area in which to live and work, progressive communities must have an organization like the Chamber of Commerce. Each Chamber includes a powerful team…a team of members, volunteers, and community leaders working together to constantly help area businesses and their employees be as successful as possible.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks

5 Simple Things to Protect Your Online Identity

Posted by Steve Riat on Mar 13, 2017 3:49:43 PM

Daily, we see news reports about companies that are hacked and had information leaked.  While large companies that are compromised make the press, your devices could be compromised and take you quite a while to realize that the leak is your device.  I created this simple list to help mitigate your risks.

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Topics: Business Technology Watch

Tech Edge 2017

Posted by Steve Riat on Mar 13, 2017 3:37:48 PM

Every year we learn and get better.  And, 2017 is no different.  We will put on the best Tech Edge ever, including some of the best from the past:

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Topics: Business Technology Watch

The Major Advantage of Digital Marketing

Posted by Olga Detrixhe on Mar 13, 2017 3:21:34 PM

If you are implementing any marketing at your business, have you ever had a problem deciding how you were going to track it?  After all, you don’t just want to blindly throw money where you cannot track an ROI, do you?  A lot of times this is what marketers are doing…casting a huge net to see if they can catch anything.  Tracking and targeting is a lot more cost-effective and gets your message to the correct audience.

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Topics: Insider, Business Technology Watch

3 Must-Have Technologies for Small Business

Posted by Megan Hawks on Mar 13, 2017 3:11:16 PM

When you own a small business, you wear so many hats that you can’t see straight most days. The amount of responsibilities seems endless. With handling all of the marketing, accounting, payroll, inventory, scheduling, customer service and ordering, among other things, it can be difficult to manage it all. Below are three must-have technologies that will make running your business much easier.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Business Technology Watch