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Doing a survey, and wish you could incorporate data from an existing database? That's called data pre-population. Read More
A comparison of five online survey tools that help businesses create surveys, get input, and analyze the results. Read More
For many people, making an idea come true isn't intimidating. But asking for money, talking about oneself, and explaining your strengths? That's downright terrifying. So PCMag compared five of the top-rated business planning software solutions to help you construct a polished business plan for your Read More
With the transition of data from the datacenter to the cloud – or perhaps more lyrically, from the core to the edge – we’re going to see a lot of changes in how businesses protect that data, analyze it, and access it. It’s a good idea for IT leaders to contemplate what those changes mean, and to pr Read More
The use of Yellow Pages has declined over 50 percent in the last five years. People now conduct quick searches on one of the many popular online directories. Since Internet search is the primary tool to finding businesses today, it’s vital to make sure your business is listed on all applicable onli Read More
Everyone in IT wants employees to be educated about security -- if for no other reason than it’s a major pain to clean up the mess when the lesson doesn’t “take.” But judging by the number of security breaches and corporate data left unprotected, the message isn’t getting through. Really: IT has t Read More
It can be tempting to retrofit an older solution to add new technology or features. But just because you can make the jerry-rigged contraption work doesn’t mean it’s a good idea. Herewith: a few examples that went Oh So Wrong when someone tried to “duct tape” old technology for new uses – and the l Read More

It's not like this is a surprise to experienced sysadmins: If you care about your company's security, particularly with regard to mobile devices, don't expect your users to follow the rules. But now we've research to back that up. Read More
With any workflow problem, the aim is to work as efficiently as possible – not in a “buzzword” way, but in the sense of making life easier for everybody. I learned this philosophy from R. Buckminster Fuller, who coined the term dymaxion, by which he meant “world-energy efficient.” Read More
Most small businesses turn to Internet-based services to help them get work done, and grow ever-dependent on them. Until, you fear, those services fail them.

Do service-level agreements (SLAs) scare you? SLAs are often (and unfortunately) misconstrued as unattainable goals levied on system owner Read More

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