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Are You Productive or Busy?

Posted by Steve Riat on Jan 23, 2018 3:12:44 PM

I have to ask myself, "Are you productive, or busy?" several times a day and have discovered my benchmark of productivity is that day before vacation. You know, you want all those little things off your plate so you can enjoy those days off without thinking about work. That last day of work I am laser focused, I have a list, I don’t respond to the ding of messages on my cell phone, it is all about getting those final tasks completed.

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Topics: Carrier, Productivity

Staying Ahead of the Curve

Posted by Olga Detrixhe on Jan 15, 2018 3:03:22 PM

I recently had a prime opportunity to accompany Steve Riat, our Director of Sales, and Justin Dempsey, our IT Manager to a Heartland Technology Group meeting. For anyone in the IT space, that might ring a bell (“Oh cool”), but for most of you, that probably doesn’t mean anything.

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, Managed IT, Heartland Technology Group, Network Assessment

Into the Future with Cloud Fax

Posted by Roy Inlow on Jan 15, 2018 2:37:23 PM

Are you still hanging on to your good old fax machine? Are you secretly enjoying the familiar high-pitched beeps and low hums as you receive or send faxes? Well, it’s time to face the reality of today’s technology and upgrade to a Cloud Fax solution. Here is why:

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, Cloud Fax

Nex-Tech Assumes Dobson Technologies’ CALEA Contracts

Posted by Dustin Schlaefli on Jan 11, 2018 4:42:07 PM

Nex-Tech is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement to assume Dobson Technologies’ CALEA contracts. The transition was finalized on December 31, 2017.

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Topics: Carrier, CALEA

We Can Learn a Lot from Our Cars

Posted by Doug Kuntz on Jan 11, 2018 4:27:57 PM

If you haven’t been shopping for a new vehicle lately, you will be impressed with all the technology that has been added in the way of driver-assist features. Are these advanced features making us better drivers or allowing us to become distracted as our cars are doing the driving for us?

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Topics: Network Monitoring, Carrier, NOC

Google Advertising – Too Intimidating?

Posted by Aubree Broyles on Jan 11, 2018 4:09:02 PM

The type of business you have might gear your marketing efforts in several directions, but there’s one thing we know for sure. Every business should  have an online presence, whether you are the local floral shop or a farm implement dealer.

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Topics: Marketing, Carrier, Google, Campaigns, sales

Cybersecurity Lookout

Posted by Olga Detrixhe on Jan 11, 2018 3:24:21 PM

Here's my update on cybersecurity, how it's affected businesses in 2018, and what you can do about it.

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, cybersecurity

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Brand

Posted by Ryan Murphy on Jan 11, 2018 3:15:54 PM

Without a brand, your business is lost. A brand represents how your business looks, feels, acts and behaves. A brand is how you want your business to visually and emotionally present itself to its consumers. You are never too small of a business to need a brand identity, as businesses of all sizes need a brand. Here are 5 quick reasons why your business needs a brand:

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, Branding, Marketing, Logo, Design

How to Kill Culture Through Lack of Accountability

Posted by Steve Riat on Jan 11, 2018 2:16:13 PM

I started my professional career working at a RadioShack and really enjoyed the work. It had all the aspects I enjoy! We served customers, learned all about the new technology and worked with a progressive team of peers. I still remember my first manager Randy. Randy was more than just a manager, he taught us financials, selling skills and much more.

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, corporate culture, culture, accountability

Making the Most of Your IT with Virtualization

Posted by Andy Miller on Nov 10, 2017 3:12:55 PM

 

In today’s technology world, we are continually finding ways to do more with less. Virtualization is a perfect match to eliminate multiple problems, because you can run several servers on a single piece of hardware. With the traditional setup of a single server running directly on a piece of hardware, you will find that over time you run into a number of setbacks.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Business Technology Watch, Nex-Tech