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Cloud and data breach prevention

Cloud and data breach prevention

Today’s technology advancement has one obvious parallel: increasing security threats. One such issue which has been growing both in number and intensity is data breach. And while many businesses have turned to the cloud in the hope of improving security, there is still a chance of a collision between data breaches and cloud usage.

Tech not working? Here’s some tips

Tech not working? Here’s some tips

Technology is an important part of almost every role in every business. We have come to rely so heavily on it, that when we do have a problem with a device or system our productivity can easily grind to an almighty halt. While many of us know our systems will eventually breakdown, do you know what to in this situation? Are you prepared?

What to do when your systems stop working

Often, our first reaction when our technology or systems stop working is to either panic, or get angry.

The Face of IT: Michael Dougherty

  This month’s Face of IT is Michael Dougherty, who is a Service Desk Engineer who is A+ certified. What do you do here at designDATA? I've taken on a new role as a ticket administrator. It’s my responsibility to go through open tickets to ensure we are providing our users the best possible support.

You won’t believe how much IT is like your car

IT services are much like car and automobile maintenance. Once you drive a car off the lot, it depreciates dramatically - much like servers, personal computers, and other hardware. After your initial purchase, you may get some regular maintenance, like changing oil and rotating tires, but due to time and expense you may fail to check the transmission or question why your brakes are making a grinding sound all the time.

Tips for successful content marketing

Tips for successful content marketing

Many business owners and managers are well aware of the fact that if they really want to maximize their customer base they need to have a presence on the Internet. It used to be that having a website was enough to satisfy this, but now many customers are looking for businesses that are active online.

Successful business impact analysis

Successful business impact analysis

Business operators know that when it comes to business continuity, everything is about time. It doesn’t matter if you can recover your business activities if this isn’t achieved in reasonable time. But what is considered “reasonable”? This is what the business impact analysis (BIA) determines.

Putting camera pics on Instagram

Putting camera pics on Instagram

Many businesses rely on visuals to sell their products. From bakeries to hotels, an attractive product will bring in the customers and ultimately profits. This is why social media services like Instagram have become so popular. Business owners are increasingly wanting to find out how they too can create high quality images on the mobile platform.

The Face of IT: Karl Wappaus

Welcome back from the ASAE Annual Meeting! We hope everyone enjoyed the conference, and would like to extend a sincere thanks to all who visited our booth. In the wake of the Annual Meeting, we present this month's Face of IT, Karl Wappaus. Karl has engaged the association community for years as a business development specialist, and offers expert insight into the future of IT for associations.