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What CCPA Means For Your IT Strategy in 2020 (and beyond)

November 24, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
California Consumer Privacy Act IT Implications

The Jan 1, 2020 deadline to comply with the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) is fast approaching! If your organization handles the personal information of California residents, CCPA's new rules will likely apply to your business and impact your IT strategy. According to IAPP, over half a million businesses in the US will need to comply with this new law. In today's article we'll cover 3 ways the CCPA will inform your IT strategy and resources in 2020 and beyond.

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Google Hangouts Conference Call Setup Guide

November 18, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Hangouts Conference Call Setup Guide

Video calls are a huge part of everyday life in the office these days, and often it is necessary to have virtual meetings with multiple stakeholders so you can communicate effectively with a distributed workforce. Google Hangouts Meet is a productivity app included with G Suite that allows video conference calls with up to 250 people. In this article we'll guide you through the process of setting up a Google Hangouts conference call.

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IT Budget Allocation & Spending Per Employee by Industry

November 17, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
IT Spending Per Employee by Industry

One of the most important aspects of a business is making good decisions in how budgets are allocated and spent. Global IT spending has surged over the past few years according to the research director at Gartner. The trend of integrating IT into all services and products (not only as a backend system), allows companies to truly understand the value of their IT teams. In this article we'll dig into the data and share how companies are spending their IT budgets in 2019.

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Google Team Drive Limitations and How to Overcome Them

November 11, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Team Drive Limitations

You are likely already familiar with Google Drive, the file storage and organization app that Google uses to store documents in the cloud. But with Drive Enterprise you'll enjoy access to shared or Team Drives, which improve the ability for teams or businesses to collaborate. In this article we'll look at Google Team Drive limitations, and how you can overcome them to leverage this powerful cloud storage product to help your teams work together better.

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Google Slides vs Powerpoint

November 11, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Slides vs Powerpoint

Visual aids add a professional tone to any presentation or pitch that you are trying to make, capturing your team's attention or driving your point home to potential clients or investors. While many people use the old standby of Microsoft Powerpoint in their office environment, there are now a number of other options on the market, such as Google Slides. In this article we compare Google's Slides to Microsoft's Powerpoint, take a look at the differences between the two presentation apps, and analyze which may better suit the needs of your business.

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Google Voice Conference Call Guide

November 11, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Voice Conference Call

Conference calling is instrumental in the day to day activities of many companies. Conference calls have replaced conference room meetings for many with a remote workforce. Google Voice has become an amazing VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) option for professionals to use, and in this guide we'll share how Google Voice offers an easy, affordable solution for business conference calls.

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Google Team Drive Pricing and Features

November 11, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Team Drive Pricing and Features

Having the ability to quickly share files, information, and data within a company is instrumental in creating a productive work environment. Google Team Drives or shared drives have been introduced as a way for teams to quickly share and collaborate a set of centrally located and shared documents and files, all accessible from anywhere in the cloud. In this article we'll introduce you to pricing and features of Google Team Drive.

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Google Hangouts vs Meet

November 11, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Hangouts vs Meet

For businesses in the modern age, digital communication is vital to productivity. Although in-person meetings are great, sometimes everyone involved is not in the same vicinity. Whether you are having a meeting with your employees or you are introducing a new product to potential investors, the ability to do so digitally and remotely is vital to modern businesses. In this Google Hangouts vs Meet comparison post we'll shed light on the differences between classic hangouts and Google's new Hangouts Meet.

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LibreOffice vs OpenOffice

October 27, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
LibreOffice vs OpenOffice

There are many online marketplaces in which you can find and download apps to promote productivity and create an all-around better business. In this article we'll provide an in-depth comparison: LibreOffice vs OpenOffice, sharing the history of these two free office productivity suites, contrasting their size and key features, and sharing a few reasons why you may decide it's worth the money to invest in G Suite instead of going open source.

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How to Create Your Own Email Domain

October 27, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
How to Create Your Own Email Domain

Having a registered domain name for your business increases how professional your online appearance is. If you're wondering how to create your own email domain free of charge or for a low cost, we'll explain your three best options in this article.

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