January 18, 2018 Rapid Growth for Iris Recognition Biometrics

Posted on 7:17 pm in Security & Surveillance.

Iris recognition for access control is gaining acceptance as one of the most secure and accurate biometric identification modes for security and surveillance applications. First used in the defense, military and government sectors, its use is spreading to the automotive, banking and finance, consumer electronics, health care, and travel and immigration sectors.[1] Market researchers forecast … Continue reading “Rapid Growth for Iris Recognition Biometrics”

Determining Your Capital Needs

Posted on 7:16 pm in Small Business.

Capital is money you use to finance the purchase of equipment, supplies and products. Working capital is money you use to cover the day-to-day operating costs of your business. You must consider both when determining your business’s fiscal needs. For any small business, potential capital outlays can include: ▪ buildings and facilities ▪ major equipment … Continue reading “Determining Your Capital Needs”

Young Professionals Move Up

Posted on 7:12 pm in Office Technology.

Millennials are the largest segment of workers and they will comprise 75% of the U.S. workforce by 2025.[1] With the steady stream of baby boomers moving into retirement, millennials are beginning to attain management positions in companies across the country. This predominant cohort has its own set of views about the workplace and careers. Millennials … Continue reading “Young Professionals Move Up”

Accommodating Freelancers in Your Workforce

Posted on 7:10 pm in Information Technology.

Freelancers, contractors, temps and on-call workers represent a large portion of the U.S. workforce. McKinsey Global Institute estimates there are between 54 million and 68 million independent workers, and their numbers are growing.[1] Nearly half of working millennials freelance, and by 2027 experts believe the majority of the U.S. workforce will comprise independent workers.[2] While … Continue reading “Accommodating Freelancers in Your Workforce”

B2B Digital Marketplaces Simplify Purchasing

Posted on 7:09 pm in Franchise News.

Digital marketplaces for business-to-business (B2B) purchasing are growing rapidly. These platforms provide consumer-like experiences for business buyers and are modeled after business-to-consumer (B2C) sites such as Amazon, eBay and Alibaba. Business buyers like having the convenience, pricing transparency, personalized service and purchasing ease they know so well from consumer platforms. A study found 94% of … Continue reading “B2B Digital Marketplaces Simplify Purchasing”

December 19, 2017 Rethinking Office Design

Posted on 4:50 pm in Office Technology.

Technological advancements and demographics are dramatically changing office design. Gone are rows of file cabinets — most data is stored in the cloud. Cubicles and large private offices have been replaced by workstation benches or huddle areas for team projects. Privacy pods are quietly emerging in office settings. As millennials and Generation Z employees dominate … Continue reading “Rethinking Office Design”

Avoiding Losses and Ensuring Business Continuity Through Risk Management

Posted on 4:44 pm in Small Business.

Regardless of your company’s size, risk management is an important function. The aim of risk management is to identify potential loss-generating events and try to prevent them or at least mitigate the financial effects. Commonly associated with insurance planning, risk management also encompasses loss prevention and control to provide a holistic view of what can … Continue reading “Avoiding Losses and Ensuring Business Continuity Through Risk Management”

Streamlining Your Insurance Coverage with a Business Owner’s Policy

Posted on 4:37 pm in Small Business.

Almost all small-business owners require several types of insurance to address specific risks. Companies with relatively straightforward needs may be able to save money and time by combining their insurance needs under a business owner’s policy (BOP). By providing a package of insurance coverage, a BOP can help business owners blend property and liability coverage … Continue reading “Streamlining Your Insurance Coverage with a Business Owner’s Policy”

Police Departments Seeking Registration of Private Surveillance Cameras

Posted on 4:32 pm in Security & Surveillance.

Violent crimes are increasing across the country, growing 4.1% in 2016 to 1.2 million incidents.[1] The number of property crimes exceeded 7.9 million in 2016 and victims of property crimes (excluding arson) experienced losses of $15.6 billion.[2] Police departments across the country are increasingly turning to homeowners and businesses to assist in crime investigations. They … Continue reading “Police Departments Seeking Registration of Private Surveillance Cameras”