Making a habit of unplugging ourselves from technology is key to improving our effectiveness in all aspects of life. As strange as it sounds, there are some technology tips that can greatly assist in helping to unplug throughout your day.
Although many of us prefer to believe that we are protected and that our IT department, antivirus and malware tools are keeping us safe from all account hacking threats, it is vital that we understand our role in keeping our own accounts safe.
Here are five key tips that will help improve your work-from-home experience. Even if you are starting to return to the office, these tips will remain helpful when the need to work remotely arises, and some will even come in quite handy in the office.
Although Microsoft Teams was initially released more than three years ago, it is “still on the front end of the adoption curve” by users, according to the company’s corporate vice president for Microsoft 365. The ultimate mission is to persuade us to replace the combination of products many currently use for instant messaging, video conferencing, screen sharing, task management and file sharing with a central “Teams” hub.
As we officially say goodbye to Windows 7 in January 2020, the conversion to Windows 10 may cause a bit of uneasiness to many. Just as when the local supermarket rearranges the aisles, users may feel like they can’t find anything. To combat this apprehension, we have captured 10 of the top features to help ease your transition.
Many of us fail to realize that we are sitting targets for hackers to infiltrate our computers and demand a ransom or even steal the confidential data we have stockpiled on behalf of our firms and clients, and even our personal information.
Never-ending speculation about eavesdropping swirls around Facebook as it proclaims it takes privacy very seriously. While users can adjust settings, many are unaware of options at their fingertips.
As we approach the time of year when we all attempt to put down our phones, pause and reflect upon things for which we are thankful, we often get sidetracked and pick our phones back up. You may not even realize there are a couple of new iPhone features that will help you retrain yourself to spend more time pausing and reflecting.
With so many emerging technologies, it can be difficult to know which solutions are the most beneficial to implement and which are just this year’s jargon that will ultimately result in financial waste.
Swimming in a sea of sticky notes and piles of follow-up items, spring cleaning often includes time for desk reorganization. Technically speaking, there are several tools that can help reduce the need for these paper reminders.
With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season just around the corner, many of us need time-saving tips to keep us on task. Oftentimes, the details of upcoming appointments and events lurk just a few clicks away and can be easily added to your Outlook calendar.
While there is no way to completely prevent malware attacks, this strain is a great example of why it is important to ensure your computer is always kept updated. These updates include things such as patches and fixes to the computer’s operating system, security software updates, and anti-virus definition updates as they become available.
Most of us probably assume the contents of the file are far more important than what we name it and do not realize that improper file names can make it both harder on us and our computer to find and open the file again in the future.
One of the most mismanaged items across businesses today is the email inbox.
With a rise in the number of mobile-friendly offices, voluminous PDF files have quickly become the norm in today’s society. PDFs have retained popularity with their innate ability to easily share across operating systems, protect content and ensure formatting remains intact across platforms.
Regardless of practice area, Microsoft Word is an application that most of us spend significant time utilizing. Unfortunately, it is often amidst looming deadlines, preventing us from having time to truly explore features that could ultimately make us more efficient.
Oftentimes firms select software based upon performance during a software demonstration rather than evaluating what will provide the best results for specific firm needs. Finding the right software requires identification of job requirements including process workflows prior to selecting the tool.