Small business owners are keenly aware that protecting their assets is a top priority. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs have a blind spot when it comes to cybersecurity. Some SMB owners believe they are unlikely to be the target of hackers specifically because of their size; they assume hackers are more...
Biometric time and attendance systems use fingerprint, facial, palm or iris scans to record work time. Illinois, Texas and Washington all have laws in place governing how the biometrics are recorded, stored and used. Businesses in those states need to understand the laws and make sure they have...
Machine learning and deep neural networks have spurred significant advances in artificial intelligence. Major AI applications in healthcare include diagnostics, robotic surgeries and virtual nursing assistants. Healthcare AI is projected to reach $6.6 billion in value by 2021. Adoption of AI could save the U.S. healthcare industry $150...
Between poor internet connections, annoying background noise, participants not knowing what is being discussed and off-topic conversations, a video conference call can quickly run off the rails. With remote work on the rise, video conferences have quickly become the meeting method of choice for many organizations. Joe Manuele, CEO of...
For 40 years, Vicky and Kyle have lived in their suburban home. The house is where they’ve collected a lifetime of memories. Every square foot of their three-bedroom split-level is a monument to their shared life’s work. But the aging couple now finds this symbol of their shared success...
Quick, name an app used by 1.5 billion people. Did you immediately think of Gmail? Or did you one of the social media or video apps? For business users, Gmail is like the old reliable coffee machine in the break room or the Toyota Camry you drive to work....
Since its creation, the Amazon Delivery Service Partner program has helped create more than 200 small businesses. For the first time, the program is offering a $10,000 incentive for Amazon employees who leave their job to start a package delivery service. Amazon's employees in the U.K. and Spain...
Google's CallJoy service launched yesterday on an invite-only basis. The system was created to give SMBs "access to the same customer service options that have historically only been available to larger corporations." It handles multiple phone answering needs for $39 per month. For a small business owner, communicating with...
Owing to software-defined data center technologies, many of today's data center certifications require supplementary skills, including virtualization and cloud computing. Other trends affecting this space include big data, the internet of things and network virtualization. Here are some of the very best options for data center certifications in 2019. Because...
Following a strong 4-month rally, the tech sector might once more be a stock-picker's environment. Which is to say, generating good returns is likely to require a greater level of selectiveness than it has in recent months. Valuations and business trends could both figure prominently in determining which tech companies...