• August 15, 2017

    Is Your Data Safe and Secure?

    Summer is upon us. Time for a stroll in the park; softball; fishing; a few rounds of golf. So how can you relax during this year’s getaway time and still have confidence your company’s computer data is safe and secure? Here’s a quick nine-step checklist you can use to ensure that your company’s computer network, […]

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  • August 10, 2017

    Security You Can Control – 3 Tips!

    The number one recommendation from our techs is that you lock your workstation or laptop when you walk away! By leaving the computer unlocked, anyone can sit down and have access to anything and everything you have rights to see and do on that machine, on the network, on the internet, remembered passwords, etc. This […]

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  • August 03, 2017

    Moving Your Payroll In House… It Might Be Time

    I’m watching a growing trend, and I’m loving it!  Clients are moving their payroll back in house and back under their control, and the reasons are quite interesting. Payroll services make mistakes, and I’ll bet that’s not news to you. We’ve seen wrong hours, wrong rates, wrong dues deductions; we’ve seen wrong state unemployment rates […]

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  • July 28, 2017

    So Your Copier Company Wants to Get Into Managed Services…

    Copiers – don’t know what any of our offices would do without these machines! They scan, they fax, make copies of course; they collate; some of the big ones can staple and even bind. These are amazing and we love doing our part to keep them working over your network. But, the copier companies and […]

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  • July 21, 2017

    Team of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal, U.S. Army Retired

    I had the opportunity to hear General McChrystal talk about his experiences and the war on terrorism. We were better funded, better trained, better equipped, but we weren’t winning! This book is eye-opening – not only does it discuss the challenges we faced and are facing waging this battle, it dives into the structures of […]

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  • July 14, 2017

    Summer Heat vs. Computers – Heat Wins Every Time

    Every summer we hear from a client that has turned off the air conditioning over a long weekend to keep the electricity expenses down, only to find the server room equipment is ‘frozen’ and unresponsive. High temperatures can be a death sentence for your electronics. A server that becomes overheated usually costs more in energy […]

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  • July 09, 2017

    Updating S100C v19 Datasets – ALL of them, please!

    As we work with some new clients and guests, I’ve come across several instances where prior year datasets have been moved to a separate folder (other than the MB7/). This would be OK if each time there’s a software upgrade, they’re all moved back to the original folder, then Reindexed to the latest version – […]

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  • July 04, 2017

    FedEx Email Scam; Do Not Open!

    I received a very good-looking email from FedEx (or so I thought) with a tracking number and links to see the progress of my package.  We have a FedEx account, and we just shipped some packages, so I thought it was an update on their status.  I was kind of surprised because Friday afternoon, these […]

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  • June 20, 2017

    Microsoft Audit Notices: Did you get the Email?

    We’ve seen a new round of Microsoft Audit email notifications. They seem to come in waves, and there’s a wave out there right now. The first step is to make sure it is a legitimate request, not just a scam. If it’s from a legitimate source, and Microsoft uses third parties to perform these audits, […]

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  • June 14, 2017

    Our first Version 20 Horror Story!

    Here’s what happened: Their tech decided to install the Sage 100 Contractor upgrade just like all the prior upgrades, but all of YOU know version 20 doesn’t work that way. During the installation, the server didn’t meet the necessary requirements, so the installation failed, shutting down the network. No problem, they’ll make the changes to […]

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