Hmmmmm…What Is Yam Jam?

Hmmmmm…What Is Yam Jam?

Yam Jam – The Virtual Town Hall Experience That Brings Your Organization Together If you are an avid user of Office 365 or have in some way expressed interest in Microsoft’s online environment, then you’re probably familiar with Yammer – the freemium enterprise social networking service that is used for private communication within organizations. Also, […]

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Sensitive Data Stolen From Naval Contractor By Chinese Hackers

Sensitive Data Stolen From Naval Contractor By Chinese Hackers

Officials recently revealed that a data breach occurred involving a Navy Contractor where hackers working for the Chinese government gained access to highly sensitive data regarding submarine warfare. Included in the breach were top secret plans for the design of a supersonic anti-ship missile system that was to be used in U.S. submarines by the […]

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Psst… Do You Want to Know a Secret?

Psst… Do You Want to Know a Secret?

Amazon’s Alexa Has Some Answers to Questions You Probably Don’t Even Know to Ask. Alexa is a top-selling gadget for Amazon, and the list of things it can do is ever increasing. Most people who use Amazon Alexa ask the same things over and over -but this virtual assistant can answer a lot of questions […]

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Northcentral Technical College in Wisconsin Targeted by Cyber Thieves

Northcentral Technical College in Wisconsin Targeted by Cyber Thieves

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) in Wisconsin has experienced a crippling cyber attack that shut down most of its classes from Monday through Wednesday. The cyber attack triggered system outages all over the school causing school officials to issue a public notice on the homepage of the college website that read: “We apologize for the inconvenience but […]

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Thinking About Moving Everything to the Cloud?

Thinking About Moving Everything to the Cloud?

Check Out These Pros and Cons First. Many of today’s business owners have decided to move their IT infrastructure to the cloud. In a large company, the number of services and workloads can be staggering, making the transformation a hugely complex procedure. Even in smaller businesses, there are pitfalls to be aware of. If you […]

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Has Someone Been Hacking Into Your Servers?

Has Someone Been Hacking Into Your Servers?

In this famous children’s story, Goldilocks walks out of the woods and into the three bears’ house. She had no fear because the three bears weren’t at home. She ate their food, tried out all the furniture, and tested the comfort level of each of their beds before settling on the one that suited her for a nap.

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Microsoft Reveals Innovative Features for Its New Outlook 2018

Microsoft Reveals Innovative Features for Its New Outlook 2018

The new features in Outlook are designed to help users save time and be more productive. Since we spend so much time writing and answering emails, this is one area where most of us would love to be able to get done faster. Microsoft designed Outlook with lots of thought and effort. In addition, they […]

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What Are Code Signing SSL Certificates and Why Use Them?

What Are Code Signing SSL Certificates and Why Use Them?

The concept of Code Signing SSL Certificates includes protecting users against phony software and assuring that the software is not infected with a virus. Most reputable companies require this certificate before accepting a product and using it. In today’s world, it’s the safest method of guaranteeing that software has not been altered or compromised. Types of […]

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THE 7 C’S OF COMMUNICATION

THE 7 C’S OF COMMUNICATION

From the word go, the term communication indicates that there is more than one party involved in the conversation. For there to be effective communication, both parties must understand what the other is saying. Communication in business is somewhat different from casual communication, say among friends. In business, the stakes are higher. Much more is […]

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What Are Code Signing SSL Certificates and Why Use Them?

What Are Code Signing SSL Certificates and Why Use Them?

The concept of Code Signing SSL Certificates includes protecting users against phony software and assuring that the software is not infected with a virus. Most reputable companies require this certificate before accepting a product and using it. In today’s world, it’s the safest method of guaranteeing that software has not been altered or compromised. Types of […]

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Wish That You Could Use Excel Like A Pro? Now You Can!

Wish That You Could Use Excel Like A Pro? Now You Can!

Excel Like A Pro Part III  This is the final of a three-part series about using Microsoft Excel 2016. It will cover some of the more advanced topics. If you aren’t great with numbers, don’t worry. Excel does the work for you. With the 2016 version of Excel, Microsoft really upped its game. Excel’s […]

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Top 5 Business Challenges Facing Today’s Accounting Firms

Top 5 Business Challenges Facing Today’s Accounting Firms

Accounting, just like every other profession, is affected by our ever-changing world. The increase in technological advances alone can leave your head spinning.  Though technology endeavors to make work easier for everyone, it requires your full attention to keep up. However, technology is responsible for numerous positive changes in every field or industry. An accounting […]

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