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How to Build Your Team’s Productivity in the Workplace

How to Build Your Team’s Productivity in the Workplace

Boosting team productivity is a key goal for any organization, yet it's often challenging. Impediments like unclear goals, poor communication, and inadequate resources can hinder progress toward this objective. Nevertheless, your business must be able to overcome these obstacles. Let’s explore how to track team productivity and some effective tips to help foster a more productive work environment.

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How to Implement VoIP with Confidence

How to Implement VoIP with Confidence

Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is a powerful communications platform that can help your business save money and improve operations. However, an unprepared business might find its network not optimized for VoIP, resulting in lesser results than expected. Let’s review some potential hangups your business could encounter when implementing VoIP.

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Setting Up a Robust Wi-Fi Network

Setting Up a Robust Wi-Fi Network

These days, with bandwidth rising substantially, most businesses have to have a robust and secure wireless connection to support all the devices that are in need of connection. This opens up a lot of questions on how best to go about doing this. Today, we will discuss some of the very best practices you should consider when you are putting together your business’ Wi-Fi network. 

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How to Make Autocorrect Less Ducking Annoying

How to Make Autocorrect Less Ducking Annoying

While autocorrect has saved us all from embarrassing typos and other miscommunications countless times, it can prove to be just as confusing when it unexpectedly changes something we intentionally meant to type to something else. Let’s go over how to adjust what autocorrect knows to fix or—if you wish—how to disable it altogether.

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Here’s How to Set Your Homepage in Chrome

Here’s How to Set Your Homepage in Chrome

What’s your favorite website, or the one you use most frequently? You can set this website as your Homepage to quickly access it using the Home button in the Google Chrome window. You could also just use a bookmark, but rather than sifting through your list of bookmarks, the Home button makes it quick and efficient to click on.

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How to Keep Your Device’s Battery in Good Health

How to Keep Your Device’s Battery in Good Health

Everyone has been in a situation when their mobile device’s battery is too low for comfort, but if you know the right tips, you can prolong your battery’s life well beyond what you might expect. Let’s go over some of these methods.

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How to Spot (and Fix) a Network Bottleneck

How to Spot (and Fix) a Network Bottleneck

Sometimes your network will get bogged down for apparently no reason. Well, we hate to break it to you, but there is almost sure to be a reason, one of which could be a network bottleneck. A network bottleneck could very well harm your network to the point where productivity and efficiency are impacted. How do you discover a bottleneck and resolve it?

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Tip of the Week: Learn How to Map a Network Drive to Create a Shared Network

Tip of the Week: Learn How to Map a Network Drive to Create a Shared Network

Many businesses rely on the concept of a shared network, where all computers have access to centralized folders and drives so documents can be accessed by everyone. While it is likely that your IT department has already taken care of the nitty-gritty details of this, we thought it might be helpful to put together a short guide on how you can map a network on your personal device on the off-chance you want to set up a shared network for your own personal reasons.

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Internet Images, Part 2: Resizing Images

Internet Images, Part 2: Resizing Images

In part one of this tutorial we discussed the types of images you will encounter online and how they can be used. Today, we will go a little bit further and talk about how to best alter your images without sacrificing quality. Let’s dive right into it. We will be using Adobe Photoshop, but there are several image editors that you can utilize to edit images for online publication.

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Internet Images, Part 1: Image Formats

Internet Images, Part 1: Image Formats

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. If that is true (or even close to true), images can do a lot for what you are trying to accomplish online. We thought it would be useful to put together a little tutorial about the use of images online and provide some useful information about the types of images you’ll encounter there. 

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An Introduction to Working With Google Drive

An Introduction to Working With Google Drive

In the nearly ten years it has been available, Google Drive has firmly established itself as one of the best cloud platforms for businesses to use. In case you’re just getting started with it, we’ve put together a cheat sheet to help you out with a few processes.

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Feeling Burned Out? Here’s How to Be Productive Anyway

Feeling Burned Out? Here’s How to Be Productive Anyway

Torpor. Lassitude. Languor. Somnolence. Burnout. Whichever term you use to describe it, the occasional lack of motivation is a big problem for many workplaces. However, if you find yourself feeling its effects, there are some ways that you can prevent these phases from impacting your professional and personal life. Let’s go over a few ways that you might be able to maintain your productivity despite any feelings of burnout.

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How to Provide Your Healthcare Practice’s Guests with Wi-Fi Access

How to Provide Your Healthcare Practice’s Guests with Wi-Fi Access

Regardless of how long they stay in a medical facility, patients and their visitors now expect that they will have access to wireless Internet during their time there. While it was once just a convenience, it is now an essential part of ensuring that they remain comfortable. As such, it is now the responsibility of the healthcare facility to ensure that their Wi-Fi is fast, reliable, and accessible.

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Scammers are Using Economic Impact Payments to Phish People

Scammers are Using Economic Impact Payments to Phish People

It may not be a surprise to you that hackers and other scammers are trying to get between you and your stimulus money. Using the COVID-19 pandemic to prey on unsuspecting or ill-prepared people, they have already made off with more than millions of the $290 billion that the U.S. government has earmarked for its citizens. Let’s look at how you can avoid being another unfortunate victim of the modern cybercriminal. 

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Tip of the Week: Building a Knowledge-Based Wiki in OneNote

Tip of the Week: Building a Knowledge-Based Wiki in OneNote

Despite its name, Microsoft OneNote can serve as far more than a basic note-taking application. One of these uses is as a rudimentary, but effective, wiki system. This week, our tip will go over how you can set up an internal wiki in OneNote.

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