Category: Business

What the Fiscal Cliff Means for IT

While most of the country is worrying about how the so-called fiscal cliff will affect the U.S. economy – and their own personal finances – IT managers realize that this cliff could be especially treacherous for their industry, too. Have you considered how the fiscal cliff could affect your company’s IT operations? From the removal…

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Will China Be the Next Silicon Valley?

According to The Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds report released by the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), Asia will have surpassed North America and Europe combined by 2030, as it relates to global power. This “power” is based upon GDP, population size, military spending — and technological investment. Barring some horrific…

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How to Make Labels in Microsoft Word

By using Microsoft Word to create labels, you can save yourself the time it would take filling out each one by hand. The program has a number of built-in templates for label-making. These templates already have the right layouts and measurements for several sizes and brands of labels. Using a template means that you don’t…

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How to Buy the Right Tablet

Leading technology companies have filled the market with tons of tablet options. Here are some key considerations when figuring out which model is right for you. Intended Use When shopping for a tablet, first ask yourself "What will I be using this for?" Are you planning on using a tablet for just surfing the web…

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How to Use Technology for the Perfect Presentation

Making a smooth presentation is not just about knowing the material. You also need to familiarize yourself with the technology that will be available to you. The first step in the preparation process should be to check with the venue about their setup. Will there be a permanently connected computer or should you bring your…

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Multi-Factor Authentication: The Secret to Enhancing Security in Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-powered version of Microsoft Office. In addition to the standard features, this new version of Office now offers online conferencing, file sharing, business-level email, shared calendars, and website creation. Unfortunately, since Office 365 is cloud-based, there are new security concerns that should be considered when using it. Placing data in…

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How to Buy The Right Printer

Budget shouldn’t be your only consideration when buying a printer. You should think about what you’ll need in order to get the most out of your new purchase. Here are some of the most important things to take into account. First consider whether you need a simple printer or a multifunction printer (MFP). MFPs are…

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How to Use Images to Fill an Excel Chart

You can spice up your charts in Excel by using images, rather than colors, to fill each data series or point. While images won’t always be appropriate, they can bring life to certain data. For instance, if you have a bar chart related to statistics for your products, you can fill each bar with its…

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