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Technology and Business Insights
Make an Older Smartphone Like New Again

Got an older phone that has been misbehaving but you are not ready to buy a new one? This was the situation I was faced with recently. I like my Note 4 and am not super excited about any new devices to replace it, so I wanted to wait until upgrading. The phone is over 2 years old which, by today’s standards, can seem ancient. …

Cool Tech for May 2017

                             Pebby – Pet tech! Rolling robot with remote control, camera, and audio. Gita – Now this is a robot that could be REALLY useful to the masses. Storage that follows you around! RoadieTuner – An automated string tuner, that is quick, easy to use, and three times more accurate than the …

Technology Business Review – Microsoft Office 365

Date/Time Date(s) – 05/31/2017 9:30 am – 10:30 am Location 20 North Wacker – 15th Floor Gallery Monthly Technology Business Review Meetings – Last Wednesday of every month ──── Microsoft Office 365 What exactly is Office 365? Why use Office 365 instead my own internal servers/systems? Can I still use my “real” applications on my computer for Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.? Tips and tricks! Security, compliance, …

Technology Business Review – The Cloud

Date/Time Date(s) – 04/26/2017 9:30 am – 10:30 am Location 20 North Wacker – 15th Floor Gallery Add event to your calendar iCal Monthly Technology Business Review Meetings – Last Wednesday of every month ──── The Cloud What is “The Cloud”? How can you leverage the cloud for your business Is it secure and is my data safe? I like my own equipment in the office …

Technology Business Review – Ransomware

Date/Time Date – 03/29/2017 9:30 am – 10:30 am Location 20 North Wacker – 15th Floor Gallery Add event to your calendar iCal   Monthly Technology Business Review Meetings – Last Wednesday of every month ──── Ransomware – Don’t be a victim What is ransomware and tips for how to prevent it Be prepared so you do not have to pay the ransom How did I …

Cool Tech for March 2017

                                                                                  Here Active Listening – Amazing wireless earbuds on Kickstarter that allow you to tune the audio environment around you. Block out the screaming kids while you can still …

Spyware and virus infections used to be more of an annoyance more than anything. They could cause some pretty big problems with your computer, but were fairly rare and pretty much only affected that one machine. Sadly, those days are long gone. The new reality is that everyone needs to worry about the new ransomware infections and do everything they can to avoid them. A ransomware infection …

Technology Business Review – Security

Date/Time Date – 02/22/2017 9:30 am – 10:30 am Location 20 North Wacker – 15th Floor Gallery Add event to your calendar iCal Monthly Technology Business Review Meetings – Last Wednesday of every month ──── How can we be secure without it getting in the way of your job or business? Below are some of the topics we will discuss: The business side should be driving …

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