Analyses

Big clouds aren't always the right fit for small businesses

Sometimes, you need just the basics from a smaller cloud provider for your SMB needs.

Why it's time to stop printing and wasting money on paper

Despite the profusion of gadgets we use in our everyday work, U.S. office workers still go through about 10,000 sheets of paper annually, with about 70% ending up in the trash. Here's how to reduce or eliminate it altogether.


Why your company should subscribe to podcasting

One popular, inexpensive, and easy communications medium can solve a breathtaking range of remote-work problems.

Zoom video conferencing  >  One user connected via laptop showing a grid of remote participants.

5 best practices for secure collaboration

How successful companies are facing the challenges of securing emerging communication technologies.

Where SMBs are with the cloud

While many small businesses still rely on in-house servers, they're also moving quickly into the cloud.

How remote work disrupted global supply chains

Many experts thought COVID-19-related lockdowns would reduce demand for hard goods. The opposite happened.

How remote work will improve lives — and destroy cities

The absence of tech and other workers is crushing city budgets and services, which could cause a chain reaction leading to the decay and shrinking of urban centers.

There's still a role for small business servers

Yes, cloud-based options are great, but office servers can still be your best business choice.

Considering a website redesign? Why not do it in public?

The rebirth of ADA.gov offers a real-time glimpse into how language and modern interface constructs can transform a visitor’s experience

Why meetings don't work anymore

It's time to talk about the elephant in the meeting room.

Old PCs can find new life with Google ChromeOS Flex

Do you have Macs and PCs from the last ten years running outdated OSes or gathering dust? Want to use them with a modern, safe operating system? It's time to check out Google ChromeOS Flex.

When it comes to building customer trust, service trumps sustainability

New PwC data documents a disconnect between customer and executive perceptions of what makes a business trustworthy

Why open-plan offices are a disaster for your company

The best thing employers can do for happy, loyal, and productive staff is to let them work when and where they want—the worst thing: an open-plan office.

Where, oh where are the new hires?

Do you need new employees? Join the crowd. Half of all small businesses are looking for staffers.

Words count: How the language you use arouses emotions in the people you’re trying to reach

Expressions of achievement, exclusivity, and gratification work best in email subject lines, but during COVID-19 lockdowns, all the rules changed.

Deepfakes come to remote job interviews

Is that a real person you’re interviewing, or are you talking to a stolen identity?

Yes, you can avoid 2022's business travel miseries

Business travel, especially by air, has become more of a pain than ever, but there are ways to avoid some of the problems.

Cookie conundrum: The loss of third-party trackers could diminish your privacy

Web giants who have been advocating for an end to a nearly 30-year-old technology that follows you around the internet may be motivated more by profit than altruism.

Here comes the 'destination workplace.'

Competition in office spaces for remote workers will result in breathtaking choices and a world of creative options.

Will COVID's legacy be a healthier workplace?

If there's any silver lining to disasters, it's that they can quickly change rules and behaviors in ways that save many more lives over the long term. It's the same with COVID.

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