small business

Stuff happens

Stuff happens

We are just not good at planning for the worst; instead we hope for the best. But sometimes stuff happens. If you haven't taken the time to do a full disaster recovery or business continuity plan, you can still take a few steps toward protecting your business when the creek does rise.

Shadow IT coming out into the light?

Shadow IT coming out into the light?

Shadow IT thrived in the early years of desktop computing. But system complexity and security demands shut down the non-IT users performing IT functions. Cloud computing, software as a service and IT responsiveness issues are bringing Shadow IT back into the light. Good or bad? That jury is still out. 

What should you get when you pay for a logo?

What should you get when you pay for a logo?

Your identity is critical to your businesses and it needs to be carefully developed and protected. Your logo is very important and should be done professionally. But make sure you know what you should expect from a professional designer and that you inspect what you expect.

Smarter, safer credit cards: Why are we so far behind?

Smarter, safer credit cards: Why are we so far behind?

The US is the last industrialized country still clinging to the outdated and insecure magnetic stripe technology for credit/debit cards. But change is coming. Why our delays in adapting make us even bigger targets for the world's thieves and how do we protect ourselves?