Adding value to your company’s blog

Blogging has gone from being a fun side project for aspiring creatives to an absolute necessity for businesses of all sizes. For many companies, especially small to medium-sized ones, it’s likely to be just about the only web page that is updated with any regularity on their websites. And that’s why you need to be […]

Your guide to smart BI planning

You have finally decided your small or medium-sized business is ready to utilize Business Intelligence (BI) software. This is a big step for your company and one that must be approached with diligence. If you are not careful the cost of BI software, not to mention training, could far outweigh the actual benefits you end […]

Boring brands can succeed on social media

For many business owners who have dabbled in social media, they may think their efforts have been in vain and growing a large social media presence is impossible. They may go as far to believe that social media simply doesn’t work, especially when you don’t have an exciting brand like Nike or Google. The truth […]

Communication before the storm is key

As it is only a matter of time before the first winter storms hit in many places, you might want to consider taking a look at your company’s business continuity plan. Each year heavy snowfall and other weather-related incidents interrupt services and cost businesses money. One way to prevent this from happening is by communicating […]

Microsoft pulls Patch Tuesday security fix

Source: www.zdnet.com

By Charlie Osborne

Tech giant Microsoft has recommended that an update released in the latest Patch Tuesday be removed, after users reported incidents of the "blue screen of death" after installation.

Microsoft released two critical security updates and others rated as "important" for Windows and Internet Explorer as part of its latest round of Patch Tuesday updates.

BYOD Lawsuits Loom as Work Gets Personal

Will BYOD lead to a rash of lawsuits from employees who feel violated? Or maybe a headline-grabbing, class-action lawsuit? Your company better make sure it has an explicit terms-of-use BYOD agreement. Here are ways companies can protect themselves.

Source: www.

Data backup is good, Continuity’s better

Business continuity - the act of ensuring that business activities are available at all times, including during disasters - is a practice all businesses, regardless of their size, should be implementing in their organization. While many businesses backup their data and think that they’re protected, they will find that during times of disaster they aren’t.

Here are five things you should be doing, aside from backing up your data, to ensure you're ready for anything.

Tech firm wants to ban office e-mail

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

An IT services firm plans to ban internal e-mail from company communications
CEO estimates only 10% of the 200 messages employees receive per day are useful
Instead, employees will communicate mostly through instant-messaging tools

Imagine: A workday without e-mail.

Net-Tech Launches Newsletter

Net-Tech, is pleased to ring in the new year by launching our new monthly newsletter. We constantly have our ear to the ground for the latest in technology tidbits, and we like to share the wealth. So, we’re finally launching an informative newsletter that includes:

Simple tech tips to make your life easier
Interesting tech news relevant to your business
Deals and special offers from Net-Tech

Just as with our IT services, we believe in providing value without wasting your time, so this newsletter is only sent out once a month.