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Is Your Productivity at an All-time Low? [QuickBooks Growing Pain #8]

Software programs that don’t “mesh” or are uncommon to each other often have the effect of reducing staff productivity. The unfortunate result can be limited insight into your overall business operations. Entry-level accounting software often introduces you to automated processes and better business management, but it can fall short in connecting your office for increased productivity.

April 03, 2014
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Is Your Router Exposing You To Security Threats?

If the router you’re using in the office was purchased at Best Buy, the answer to the question in the title is probably ‘Yes.’ That’s because you’re using a consumer grade router, which doesn’t include the same security measures you can find in an enterprise class device. Consumer routers are great for keeping all your non-essentials connected, but your mission-critical data needs more protection.

March 27, 2014
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Dynamics CRM 2013: What Is Social CRM? (And Why Does It Matter?)

Social media integration is the clock radio of software features – they stick it on everything, whether it needs it or not. On the other hand, there are applications that benefit from a social focus and CRM, with its emphasis on communication, collaboration and customer tracking, is at the top of that list. So, what makes a CRM ‘social’?

March 26, 2014
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Dynamics GP 2013: Finding Data For Report Builder 3.0

Report Builder is a report authoring environment for business users that prefer working in the Microsoft Office environment. Designing a report involves specifying where to get the data, which data to get and how to display that data. When you run the report, the report processor retrieves all the data you have specified and combines it with the report layout to generate the report.

March 20, 2014
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How The End Of Windows XP Makes You Vulnerable

Windows XP has been a workhorse since it was released in 2001 but it’s finally being put out to pasture on April 8, 2014. If that surprised you – because it’s still around or because you just realized you need to update – you’re not alone. Windows XP still powers 29.23 percent of all PC’s, which means the issues created when Microsoft stops supporting it are going to affect you whether you’re running it or not.

March 06, 2014
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