Tip of the Week: An Intro to Windows 10’s Built-In Virtual Desktops

Tip of the Week: An Intro to Windows 10’s Built-In Virtual Desktops
On a Windows machine, look at your taskbar, near the Start button and the search function. The next little icon, the one that almost looks like a bit of film, is the Task View button, the button that (among other purposes) allows you to create and manage virtual desktops. For this week’s tip, we’ll discuss how to use this handy feature, starting with why you might want to. What is a Virtual Desktop? To be completely clear, this blog is referring to a very specific...

Tip of the Week: Business Improvement Resolutions

Tip of the Week: Business Improvement Resolutions
A full week into the new year, have you resolved to make any improvements to your business? In light of all the resolutions that may (or may not) have been broken by now, we decided to share a few resolutions you could put into place to improve your business and its processes. Make S.M.A.R.T.er Goals I know, I know… it isn’t as though you don’t already have goals for your business to reach, whatever they may be. However, not all goals are set equally – there...

Tip of the Week: Warning Signs of a Phishing Attack

Tip of the Week: Warning Signs of a Phishing Attack
The modern cyberattack is more of a slight of hand than it is a direct attack. With encryption protecting a lot of business data, hackers need to find ways to circumvent that technology. They often do this though phishing. This week, we will take a look at some of the warning signs of phishing to help give you a little better awareness. 1. There’s an Unexpected Attachment or Link Phishing can happen in multiple mediums, but most of the phishing attacks will come...

Tip of the Week: Managing Your IT Inventory Management

Tip of the Week: Managing Your IT Inventory Management
IT inventory management is the process of making sure that your information technology resources are maintained to be their most effective, such as what needs to be updated, which licenses need to be renewed, and whether your resources are helping you accomplish your organizational goals. It is essentially a fancy way of saying asset management, specific to your IT – and it is a very important process for any business.Here, we’ve put together a few...

Tip of the Week: How to Automate Sorting Your Emails

Tip of the Week: How to Automate Sorting Your Emails
Emails are a wonderfully useful solution, and quite possibly one of the most commonly used ones in the workplace today. However, not everyone is using every capability that their email solutions offer – and it has led to a lot of time being wasted in the workplace. For this week’s tip, we’ll review how to help cut back on the time spent organizing your emails.Adobe releases an Email Usage Study each year, and in July 2019, their study returned...

Tip of the Week: Some Google Search Tips to Help You

Tip of the Week: Some Google Search Tips to Help You
For many tech-savvy individuals, the expression “Google it” is a well-tested, and approved, method to researching. Are you getting the most out of Google search? Today, we share useful tips on how to better optimize your Google search queries.Quotation MarksIf what you are searching for is a phrase, your conjunction of words might bring up a lot of results, but with little relativity to what you are trying to find. This is a scenario which can easily...