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Five Controversial Technologies You Need to Be Careful With

Five Controversial Technologies You Need to Be Careful With

With many compliance and regulation laws existing in today’s business world, it’s no small wonder that ethical dilemmas surrounding business technology are more common than you might expect. Let’s go over five of the more controversial uses of technology so you can avoid facing them during the course of your operations.

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4 Ways to Get More Productivity Out of Your Smartphone

4 Ways to Get More Productivity Out of Your Smartphone

Smartphones are incredible productivity tools that anyone can take advantage of for personal computing or business purposes. Thanks to the large amount of mobile applications available, there are countless ways that people can reimagine various aspects of their lives for the better. To help you out, we’ve put together four of our favorite smartphone tips that you might find useful.

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Google and Microsoft Both Offer Work Profiles for Businesses

Google and Microsoft Both Offer Work Profiles for Businesses

Microsoft and Google offer work profile systems that can help you keep your personal life and professional life on the same mobile device, albeit separate. These are often found with enterprise settings that allow for greater security and control over how employees use their devices for work duties. Let’s look at how the work profiles function for Microsoft and Google.

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A Digital Detox Might Be Just What You Need

A Digital Detox Might Be Just What You Need

You and your employees are likely exhausted from dealing with technology day in and day out. Even if it is what allows businesses to flourish, you still might want some time away from it from time to time. When it feels like too much, know that a digital detox can be a valid way of temporarily moving away from technology—even in the workplace.

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Docking Your Laptop Can Make it Feel More Like a Desktop

Docking Your Laptop Can Make it Feel More Like a Desktop

Do you prefer to get your work done on a desktop? If so, you’re not alone; laptops are great for mobility, but they do have certain limitations placed on them that you might find difficult to work with. Thankfully, you can make most modern laptops work and feel like a desktop with a couple of modifications and components.

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Your Business Can (and Should) Use Technology to Streamline Operations

Your Business Can (and Should) Use Technology to Streamline Operations

Your business should always strive to prevent interruptions and issues related to operations. With the right technology and appropriate management of it, you will find that you experience far fewer of them. Let’s examine some strategies you can use that will help you build better processes and how technology can aid in this.

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3 Productivity-Sapping Behaviors to Look Out For

3 Productivity-Sapping Behaviors to Look Out For

Technology helps us do more than we’ve ever done before. Unfortunately, the more that we do, the more that is expected of us. That means the search for more productivity is endless, and therefore considerations on how to be most efficient in the way that you go about doing this is extremely important. Unfortunately, there is a limit on how productive people can be and there are definitely some situations that exacerbate this limit. This month, we thought we’d take a look at some of them:

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What is (and What Can Be Done About) Technology Fatigue?

What is (and What Can Be Done About) Technology Fatigue?

We use a lot of technology nowadays—enough that a phenomenon known as “technology fatigue” has started to set in. A lot of today’s employees are using technology at unprecedented levels, and with more being called for all the time, it can stress out these employees and actually act as a detriment to the businesses that hire them. Let’s take a few moments to talk about technology fatigue and how the burnout it causes can be tempered.

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Tip of the Week: How to Create a Windows Shortcut

Tip of the Week: How to Create a Windows Shortcut

It can be frustrating having a file or folder on your PC that you need to access all the time, without having a shortcut to access it with. Thankfully, Windows makes it easy to add a new shortcut for just about anything, be it a file, folder, program, and so on. Here’s how you can create new shortcuts for specific files or folders on your Windows PC.

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How Much Are Your Meetings Hurting Your Business’ Potential?

How Much Are Your Meetings Hurting Your Business’ Potential?

Meetings are often considered the black sheep of many business processes, and as such, are commonly used as the scapegoat as to why not much can be accomplished. As it turns out, this reputation isn’t without its reasons.

In short, meetings can and do create obstacles to productivity. Let’s consider what a recent survey has revealed about this phenomenon.

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Manage Workplace Stress

Manage Workplace Stress

Productivity is important for any self-respecting business, but how much can you realistically expect from your employees? For many, their level of output and productivity will vary, in large part due to stress, and when stress is involved, you can bet there will be more tension than you’d like around the office. Let’s go over some strategies you can use to keep cool when your job gets to be a bit too much.

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The Productivity Suite Brings a Lot of Value to Any Organization

The Productivity Suite Brings a Lot of Value to Any Organization

One of the most underrated tools your business can implement to facilitate day-to-day productivity is, well, a productivity suite. If this is a term you haven’t heard before, you can think of it as an overarching term for solutions like the Microsoft Office products or Google Workspace apps. Basically, it’s all of your necessary productivity tools in one location, and having one can be an incredibly valuable investment for your business.

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Outsourcing Can Work, but Keep these Three Things In House

Outsourcing Can Work, but Keep these Three Things In House

Today, you have a lot of options for how to go about doing things. There are many outside vendors that do a portion of your business and you can sometimes gain a lot from outsourcing. On the other hand, some things work better when you perfect them in-house. This week we thought we would take a look at some of the processes inside your business that you should seriously consider doing yourself. 

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Build Workforce Focus With These Strategies

Build Workforce Focus With These Strategies

Business is hard enough even without having to manage your technology. There are plenty of people to manage, tasks to organize, and operations to streamline. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways you can leverage technology to make a big difference in the way you focus your time and energy throughout the day. Let’s take a look at some innovative tools you can use to keep your employees engaged while they go about their duties.

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Businesses Aren’t Using as Much Office Space as Hybrid Work Takes Hold

Businesses Aren’t Using as Much Office Space as Hybrid Work Takes Hold

The COVID-19 pandemic had many businesses switch to remote or hybrid workplace functions, something which has had a significant impact on the way that employees prefer to work. Many of them have simply not returned to the office, or they have returned in a more limited capacity. Following this trend is a decrease in the amount of space offices use to fulfill their daily operations.

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How to Keep Your Device’s Battery in Good Health

How to Keep Your Device’s Battery in Good Health

Everyone has been in a situation when their mobile device’s battery is too low for comfort, but if you know the right tips, you can prolong your battery’s life well beyond what you might expect. Let’s go over some of these methods.

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Avoiding Major IT Problems can Shift Your Business’ Fortunes

Avoiding Major IT Problems can Shift Your Business’ Fortunes

One of the biggest letdowns a business can have is when its IT malfunctions, rendering its operations interrupted. Nowadays, there are plenty of actions you can take to ensure that you are in the best position to avoid such occurrences from happening. Let’s go through a few practices that circumvent technology problems and will put your business on the path to productivity.

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Advanced Collaboration Can Significantly Speed Up Business

Advanced Collaboration Can Significantly Speed Up Business

By now most people that work in business understand the demands and merits of our collaborative efforts. Unfortunately, many businesses struggle to get everyone on the same page and it hinders organizational productivity to a point where it can really negatively impact the bottom line. Today, we’ll give you three really useful tips on how to take advantage of your collaborative strategies to better manage situations you may run into.

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Create a Space You Can Be Productive In

Create a Space You Can Be Productive In

Being productive isn’t always easy. There are a lot of things that can derail productivity, from distractions to simply discomfort. It’s important to set yourself up for success so today, we thought we’d go through some tips on how to set your workstation up so that you can improve your productivity. 

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Is Returning to “Normal” Really the Right Thing for Your Business?

Is Returning to “Normal” Really the Right Thing for Your Business?

Now that employers are calling their employees back to the workplace, the question has become one of whether or not pushing for this return to the office (RTO) is the appropriate call for your organization. Let’s examine what variables might go into making this decision and certain scenarios in which returns to the workplace have not been successful—or, at least, not as successful as the decision-makers expected.

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