September 18, 2017 The ABCs of Today’s Workplace

Posted on 6:26 pm in Office Technology.

Trends affecting today’s workplace — such as automation, boomerang employees and contract workers — illustrate how companies are rethinking their work environments for greater connectivity, improved productivity and higher employee satisfaction. Automation For years, experts have predicted automation will dramatically change work processes, and now companies and employees are experiencing this trend firsthand. Many employees … Continue reading “The ABCs of Today’s Workplace”

Video and RFID Combine to Better Protect Retailers, Offer More Insights

Posted on 6:19 pm in Security & Surveillance.

Retailers are finding the combination of video surveillance and radio frequency identification (RFID) technology not only improves inventory protection but can provide insights into customer preferences and buying habits. RFID uses wireless radio waves to read and capture information stored on a tag attached to an object. The tag contains a unique serial number and … Continue reading “Video and RFID Combine to Better Protect Retailers, Offer More Insights”

August 9, 2017 Organizing Your Disaster Recovery

Posted on 7:35 pm in Small Business.

Every business faces the risk that a natural or man-made disaster could disrupt normal operations and ultimately threaten the viability of the enterprise. Fires, floods, earthquakes, thefts and terrorism are all potential threats to a business. Having a disaster recovery plan to deal with such threats is critical. You may want to organize the preparation … Continue reading “Organizing Your Disaster Recovery”

Evaluating a Franchise Opportunity

Posted on 7:24 pm in Small Business.

Owning and running a business through a franchise arrangement has become a popular way to fulfill dreams of entrepreneurship. Franchise businesses include everything from restaurants to retail stores to auto service centers. When you buy a franchise, you are often able to sell goods and services that already have name recognition. The franchiser typically provides … Continue reading “Evaluating a Franchise Opportunity”

Better Protection with Cloud Security

Posted on 7:12 pm in Security & Surveillance.

Initial apprehension about the safety of data and network security systems housed in the cloud has slowed the transition from in-house services. However, the trend is shifting, due in large part to the creation of new cloud-based security tools and significant investments made by leading providers such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google … Continue reading “Better Protection with Cloud Security”

Companies Expand Use of 3-D Printing

Posted on 6:50 pm in Information Technology.

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing, has been used primarily by companies to create prototypes. The process enables product engineers and designers to tweak product models quickly, easily and affordably before entering into full production using traditional manufacturing methods. Currently, only .01% of manufacturing output is done using 3-D printing methods.[1] However, 3-D printing … Continue reading “Companies Expand Use of 3-D Printing”