Why You’re A Risk To Be Hacked And What You Can Do About It Now

Most companies look at hacking as a NIMBY situation. NIMBY stands for Not In My Backyard. It’s usually used to describe the reaction from homeowners or the general public when something questionable — like a landfill or a prison — is scheduled to be built in their neighborhood. Everyone understands the need for landfills and prisons, but nobody wants them … Read more...

Why Most Job Interviews Are A Waste of Time, And How To Fix It

The hiring process hasn’t changed much in the past 100 years, especially in the IT strategy field. A job is posted. An applicant expresses interest. An interview is conducted. And, for the right candidate, an offer is extended.

Is this one of those situations where you don’t try to fix it if it isn’t broken?

Not necessarily. Maybe the process

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How To Clean Your Computer

Monday, February 12, is National Clean Out Your Computer Day. I know, you likely did not need to be reminded that the second Monday in February is already here and that means it is time to spend a few hours deleting unnecessary files and backing up your systems.

Of course, the first thing that should be noted is that the … Read more...

Creating a Culture of Continuous Process Improvement

Perhaps no company has been as good at creating a cycle of continuous product development than Apple. There is no better example of that than how it has evolved the iPod.

Remember the first iPods? They were white and had that trackwheel on them and an LCD screen. They were a huge hit. But that wasn’t enough. The screen got … Read more...

Top 5 Security Concerns for Small Business Owners

Many people look at security as a binary issue — either you are or you aren’t. But in reality, security is more like 50 Shades of Grey.

Security can cover a lot of different areas of a business, ranging from physical security to information security. Here are the top five conversations you should be having about your security policies and … Read more...

How To Test a Disaster Recovery Plan

The things that cause us the greatest disruption are those that are the least expected.

The tragic events unfolding in Texas and the storm that is heading toward Florida are opportune times for us to ask an important question: How quickly would your business be able to recover from a disaster?

I’m going to go out on a limb and … Read more...