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Enhance output with managed print

Enhance output with managed print

Printing is an important part of any company’s infrastructure. Many infrastructure elements of companies have been integrated with technology to make them more efficient, or reduce operating costs. This isn’t true for printing - many companies struggle with high printing costs or inefficient output.

Three types of business dashboards

Three types of business dashboards

As you seek to better understand your customers and make more informed business decisions, dashboards are a critical addition to your business intelligence toolbox. But there are many types of dashboards out there, each with unique purposes – how do you determine which one is best for your company? We’ve listed three of the most widely used dashboards below.

Face of IT – Loreen Baker

Face of IT – Loreen Baker

The key to any organization is the people who make it work. The folks behind designDATA are highly skilled and dedicated who contribute to our culture and our mission to "make IT easy". Not only are they the best at what they do but they're a fascinating group.

Challenges in implementing a BCP

Challenges in implementing a BCP

Ensuring the implementation of effective business continuity planning (BCP) is an essential requirement for organizations today. Disasters strike at the most unexpected times and, when they do, you need to be prepared for the worst. While most organizations recognize the importance of BCP, their ability to execute a successful implementation is limited by certain challenges.

How Managed Services boost productivity

How Managed Services boost productivity

Have you heard of Managed Services, but are still unsure of how they can help your business? Do you often hear IT providers trying to sell them with words and phrases like “productivity” and “more profits”? If you’re looking for a clearer description of just how Managed Services can increase your productivity, today is your day.

Increase staff efficiency with technology

Increase staff efficiency with technology

When it comes to increasing your employees’ efficiency and productivity, technology can provide countless opportunities to streamline workflows, eliminate redundant processes and reduce costs within your organization. If you’re looking to stay ahead of the competition, you need to ditch the traditional ways of working and implement technology to your practices to encourage more employee productivity – here’s how.

Face of IT – Diane Young

Face of IT – Diane Young

The key to any organization is the people who make it work. The folks behind designDATA are highly skilled and dedicated who contribute to our culture and our mission to "make IT easy". Not only are they the best at what they do but they're a fascinating group.

The difference between 4 types of malware

The difference between 4 types of malware

Since many of us out there have been using the internet for decades, it’s likely that most of us have had our systems infected by malware at one point or another. But how many of us actually know what the differences are between malware, viruses, trojans, and other online threats? For those without a clue, here’s a description of four of the most common ones and the security measures you can take to keep your business protected.

4 common data visualization mistakes

4 common data visualization mistakes

Data visualizations, when done properly, are the best and easiest way for us to understand a vast amount of information. Businesses are able to utilize data visualizations to great advantage, from summarizing annual sales report to visualizing marketing strategies in an easy-to-understand format, and much more.

Survey reveals common productivity busters

Survey reveals common productivity busters

People like to speculate about what the most disruptive productivity killers are in offices around the country, but do they really have a clue? It’s easy to point fingers at email, social media, or lack of discipline as sources of common distractions, but what are the real issues? In a survey of 2,175 hiring and human resource managers released by CareerBuilder last month, the true sources of lost productivity on the job are revealed.