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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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Improve your security by following NIST password guidelines

Most people are guilty of using the same password for many accounts. This widespread password reuse makes your an easy target for cyberattacks. Based on NIST guidelines, we compiled the following suggestions to help you improve your password creation processes and educate your employees accordingly.
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What to look for in a business partner

Entering into a business partnership with someone is a lot like marriage. You are looking for the person who shares your vision, drive, and goals- who you can count on when the going gets tough. You may have to kiss a few frogs in the beginning but, eventually, you'll find your perfect fit.
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7 common HIPAA compliance pitfalls and how to avoid them

When it comes to healthcare, patients expect that their private information will be protected. HIPAA was created to help standardize the process of safeguarding this information. Here are seven of the most common HIPAA compliance pitfalls, along with tips for overcoming them.
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7 ways to stay current on compliance regulations

Federal government agencies issue thousands of rules every year. If your business is required to follow these regulations it can seem overwhelming keeping up with all the requirements. Here are tips on how to stay up-to-date and keep compliant.
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5 tips to stay compliant during disaster recovery

Every business needs a backup and disaster recovery plan. But having a recovery plan isn’t enough, you also need to make sure you’re staying compliant during the recovery process. Here are 5 tips to help you stay compliant during disaster recovery.
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5 Ways to Boost Productivity with Office 365

Microsoft's Office 365 is the go-to productivity suite for businesses of all sizes. But did you know there are plugins that can make the your favorite programs even more useful? Get more out of your Office 365 subscription by adding these free plugins today.
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How to document your IT Infrastructure

As a small business owner, you know that if if something goes wrong with your technology, you need a fix—quick. One way to help achieve that quick fix is to do what many others don't. You need to maintain accurate documentation of your IT infrastructure.