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Is Google’s new Chromebook worth $1,000?

Is Google’s new Chromebook worth $1,000?

If you’re a fan of Google’s Chromebook line of laptops, you may be excited about their latest addition – the Pixel. Stocked with advanced features, such as a high-resolution touchscreen and USB type C ports, you may be chomping at the bit to get your hands on this brand spanking new piece of technology.

5 ways to stay productive in a power outage

5 ways to stay productive in a power outage

Power outages can be a most unpleasant surprise, especially when you’re in the middle of an important task with your clients via Skype or using the Internet to assist in your daily business activities. With that in mind, what can you do when you’re facing a power outage for hours? You can hardly loiter around waiting for it to come back – the longer your business stays offline, the more trust you lose from your clients.

Measure your social media ROI to win business

Measure your social media ROI to win business

For many businesses, social media marketing is unchartered territory. It’s too easy to think that simply by creating a business page on Facebook or opening a Twitter account, you are giving yourself access to whole new markets. If only it was so easy! To gain business from social media, you need to know which of your marketing tactics are working for you and which aren’t. That’s why we’ve gathered some practical ideas that allow you to track your marketing progress and ROI.

Why it’s difficult to track social media ROI

The reason many business owners find it difficult to track social media ROI is because they don’t understand the purpose of the platforms from the perspective of traditional marketing.

4 essential components of a BCP

4 essential components of a BCP

Disasters can strike and ruin businesses at the most unexpected times, but observant companies will prepare for the worst – they will have a business continuity plan (BCP) at the ready. Not only can they survive a disaster, they also gain an increased competitive advantage over competitors due to quick responsiveness and recovery.

Securing your company’s data

Securing your company’s data

There have been many security breaches to big-name companies over the past few years – eBay, Adobe, Home Depot, and Sony Pictures to name a few. While large enterprises are primary targets for hackers, small and medium-sized businesses are also vulnerable, and therefore need to arm themselves against data security threats.

BI is easy when you ditch these mistruths

BI is easy when you ditch these mistruths

What does business intelligence mean to you and your company? Most business owners think they have a pretty good idea, when the reality is that our grasp on this most vital of business tools is all too often outdated and no longer fit for purpose. Just like other concepts and tools inside and beyond the corporate world, the ideas behind business intelligence have seen dramatic changes in recent years – fuelled not least by the arrival of a new generation of entrepreneurs who have set out to do things differently.

4 ways EMRs assist in medical operations

4 ways EMRs assist in medical operations

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) digitize your paper medical records and, when properly implemented, can generate a positive return on investment and improve organizational efficiency. The major drawbacks of paperwork are that it hinders a healthcare institution’s ability to treat patients, makes medical operations slower, and decreases overall efficiency.

WhatsApp adds VoIP voice calling for Android

WhatsApp adds VoIP voice calling for Android

Have you been waiting for WhatsApp to introduce voice calling? If so, the wait is over and free calls on the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) platform are finally here – at least they are if you happen to be an Android user. The instant messaging giant has finally released an update for the Android version of its app that enables free internet-based calls between WhatsApp users.

4 things to ask if you haven’t virtualized yet

4 things to ask if you haven’t virtualized yet

For decades, business owners have considered servers, data centers and IT staff a necessity for operations. 20 years ago, no one would have ever dreamed of a workplace without these integral tools. So it’s no wonder that virtualization has taken so long to catch on.