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BEI recognized as 2019 Best of Reston honoree

BEI is happy to announce that we have been named a 2019 Best of Reston Honoree. This award is given each year to organizations and individuals that have demonstrated significant contributions to the greater Reston/Herndon area through their philanthropy and volunteerism.
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4 Cybersecurity Tips Every Business Owner Needs to Know

Almost half of all cyberattacks target small to medium-sized businesses. Instead of laboring under the delusion that this will not happen to your business, it’s time to take action to secure your network. These are the most important cybersecurity tips business owners need to stay prepared.

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4 ways the cloud can boost productivity

Did you know the average worker only spends 39% of their time on role-specific tasks? The cloud offers better ways to communicate & collaborate, which can improve productivity & give your employees more time to work on what matters. Here are 4 ways the cloud can boost productivity in your workplace.
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Our CEO was recently featured in a TechGen blog

Our CEO, Ellen Jennings, was recently featured in a TechGen blog, Why Your Small Business Needs an IT Network Diagram Before Trouble Hits. Read an excerpt and link to the full blog here.
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4 reasons you should be using the cloud

What's stopping you from switching over to the cloud? Hopefully, it's not a reason founded in myths. Although cloud computing is not perfect for all situations, it does offer tremendous benefits across the board. Here's a look at 4 reasons you should be using the cloud.
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5 Professional Development Books to Read Right Now

How do some of the brightest minds in today's business world stay at the cutting edge in both their personal and professional lives? The answer is so simple that it may surprise you- they read. Take control of your professional development right now by chiseling out the time to read.
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You Gotta Spend Money to Make Money: The Impact of Investing in Business Technology

Just like accounting and legal services, technology has become an essential component of all businesses today. But just like those services, the cost can leave small business owners with sticker shock. As a business owner, you need to understand the benefits associated with adopting new technology.
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4 top tech trends to watch in 2019

It's amazing to consider how far business technologies have come in the past few decades. At one time, you or your parents may have used typewriters, mimeographs, and file cabinets every day. In 30 years, every office may be replete with humanoid robots and teleportation machines.

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VR in business: Who's using it and what's the potential?

VR has practical commercial applications, and more and more companies are taking advantage of them. Indeed, businesses of all sizes and in practically any industry can utilize it.
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Time is Money: Measuring your Return on Technology

It might be a bit cliché, but, when it comes to your business, time really is money. You need to make sure you are not spinning your wheels troubleshooting useless tech. Remember- technology should be there to help you conduct business, not deplete your time and financial resources!