The Power and Promise of Micro Apps

At the intersection of business and technology, there’s lots of talk about “micro apps” and how they can be used to make humans more productive. While it might seem intimidating to have to learn another aspect of the Internet, the truth is, you’re probably using micro apps on a daily basis without realizing what they are.  For …

Tech Tools to Communicate with and Track Your Remote Team

From all indicators, it appears that working from home is set to become a semi-permanent or hybrid version of how we do business. Many small to mid-size companies have at least some of their team working remotely (some are fully remote). For many companies, it’s actually proven to be workable and cost-effective. A recent survey showed nearly …

Internet of Things (IoT) Technology—Where It’s Headed, and How It Can Make Life Easier

The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing new—and in fact, we utilize this technology more and more daily without even realizing it. From our smart TVs and vehicles to a surprising number of household appliances, more and more of our devices transmit and receive data via the Internet. And it’s only expanding. Some reports predict the market …

Do Smart Digital Assistants Live Up to the Hype?

For Amazon users, it’s Alexa. For Google Home, it’s “OK Google.” For people who use Apple devices, it’s Siri. These days, AI-driven “smart” digital assistants are super hot, making it easier for people to keep their shopping lists, turn on the furnace, organize playlists, pick something to watch, or get directions—all with voice command. Tech …

3 Horror Stories of Compromised Corporate IT and What You Can Learn

It’s often said that experience is the best teacher—but we don’t have to have had the experience personally to learn from it. If we can gain insight from someone else’s mistake or failure, we can often keep from repeating those mistakes. In honor of Halloween—the scariest day of the year—let’s talk about three real-life horror stories …