• Are You STILL Using Outdated Tape Backups? - If your computer network and the data it holds got erased or corrupted because of a virus, hard drive crash, fire, flood or some other random, unforeseen disaster, how confident are you RIGHT NOW that your business could be back up and running again FAST? If your answer to that is, “I don’t know,” or […]
  • Business Execution—Are You REALLY Getting Focused? - Here we are, the last quarter of the year. Have you stayed focused on your goals and achieved those things you set out to do before the year’s end? It takes discipline to focus. Many of us might fool ourselves into thinking we are focused. Here are some signs that you may not be as […]
  • How Long Would It Really Take To Crack Your “Strong” Password? - How many @’s, %’s and other crazy symbols are in your password right now? Are they really all that necessary? According to a recent Carnegie Mellon study, the answer is no. The only thing that really influences your password strength is its length! Not whether it has X minimum characters or Y maximum characters. And […]
  • Shiny New Gadget Of The Month: TimeTrade Online Appointment Scheduling - Do you struggle with scheduling appointments with clients and vendors, trading e-mails back and forth to find the right time to meet? With TimeTrade.com’s self-service scheduling solutions, you automate the scheduling process— accelerating your sales and customer service while completely eliminating email tag with clients or prospects. With products ranging from a free personal site […]
  • Spooky Silliness - What's a ghost's favorite dessert? I Scream Sandwitch Cookies Knock knock. Who's there? Phillip. Phillip who? Phillip my bag with candy, please! Why didn't the skeleton go trick or treating? Because he had no guts! Do zombies eat popcorn with their fingers? No, they eat the fingers separately (gross) What's a mummy's favorite kind of […]
  • The Difference Between Disaster Recovery And Business Continuity And Why You Should Care - Face it—downtime is depressing, difficult and downright dumb. You can’t afford to lose business, customers and your reputation because of failed computer systems. That’s why it’s so important to pay attention to Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC). Almost every business depends on secure, reliable computer systems. It doesn’t matter if you’re a retail […]

October 2012 Technology Times Newsletter