Since its release, Facebook has gone from a college-only network to international site that connects millions of people. With more than half of adult users having more than 200 friends on average, our News Feeds have become a highly congested and constantly changing collage of stories and posts.
Virtualization has become common place in small to medium size businesses. After all, the idea of moving physical systems to virtual ones that not only usually costs less but also allows owners to get rid of physical hardware, makes it an appealing option.
Apple prides itself on producing products and systems that simply work. This has proven to be a successful concept, as is evident with the sheer number of Apple products out there. The iPad, for example, is arguably the most popular, and useful, tablet with many business owners and managers owning one.
Google’s mobile operating system Android has become one of the most popular systems installed on phones. While the system is feature heavy, many businesses are wary about the overall openness of the system. Earlier this year, Google announced the next version of Android – Android L – which will have a number of business-specific features called Android Work.
Most business users are familiar with using work applications like Microsoft Excel. While Excel creates charts and tables to make information easier to read, there’s a function that most users tend to forget, or are unaware of – headers and footers.
Earlier this year, Microsoft introduced Office for the iPad. These apps are touch-optimized versions of the popular Office programs. They enable users to access, edit, share, and create various Office files. From Excel to Powerpoint and Word, the major apps are all represented, and are fully featured if you have Office 365. In an effort to enhance the functionality of Office on the iPad, Microsoft has recently released a number of updates specifically for Excel and PowerPoint.
A large percentage of business these days is carried out over the Internet, often without talking to someone face-to-face. While for some situations this form of interaction works well, there are times where so-called face-time is preferred. The only issue is, we may not be in the same room, office, city, or even country.
These days, the security of various technology based systems is constantly being called into question. From attacks on mobile devices to ever increasing types of malware, many businesses are struggling to stay on top of their security. One of the best ways to help ensure your systems are secure is to be aware of common security issues.
Many businesses are constantly facing a potential disaster. It could be a major fire that wipes out your business, or something as simple as accidentally deleting an important spreadsheet. Regardless of the severity of the potential disaster, businesses need to be prepared and one of the best ways to prepare is to back up your data.