Comparing the top business dashboards

July 1, 2019 Computer St. Louis

Business Intelligence

A dashboard is a single display that provides all the information you need to make important business decisions and manage your company. While dashboards are generally helpful, you need to choose the one that works best for your company’s objectives and goals. Here are three types of business dashboards to consider. Strategic dashboards Ideal for […]

What you need to know about hosted Exchange

June 28, 2019 Computer St. Louis

Windows Email

A server can host most business programs, and many businesses rely on at least one server — most commonly Microsoft Exchange — to host their email platform. Some companies, however, don’t have enough room for a server. Hosted Exchange solves this dilemma. What is Microsoft Exchange? Microsoft Exchange is a messaging system that offers businesses […]

Keeping your email safe

June 27, 2019 Computer St. Louis

Email Padlock

If you think your email is safe from hackers, think again. A lack of sufficient email security measures can result in data theft, unauthorized access to sensitive information, and malware attacks. Here are some tips to secure your email account from unwanted intruders and the many troubles that come with them. Use separate email accounts […]

Software challenges for virtual environments

June 21, 2019 Computer St. Louis

Software License

Since the very first software release, software licensing was already considered a challenge. In the past, many software licensing models were based on concurrent connections or number of installations. Today, virtualization and multicore CPUs add a new level of complexity, making it more difficult to track costs and how many licenses you’ll need. Let’s take […]

How to keep your laptop from overheating

June 20, 2019 Computer St. Louis

Hardware Blowing Up

More employees are opting for laptops because they’re compact and easy to carry around. However, small frames mean less space for computer chips, transistors, RAM, hard drives, and other hardware components. This leads to overheating. Causes of overheating Laptops generate heat when in use. That’s why they have internal fans that blow out hot air […]

How much does a VoIP system cost?

June 19, 2019 Computer St. Louis

VoIP Phones

There are so many VoIP phone systems in the market that you’re bound to come across a few with similar features and add-on services. This might tempt you to compare their prices and purchase the more affordable option. But don’t just look at the initial price of the VoIP system; you must also look at […]

Improve your PowerPoint skills with these tips

June 18, 2019 Computer St. Louis

Microsoft Office

Office workers are far too familiar with slideshow presentations that are either more soporific than cough medicine or are horrible time sinks that make them miss their deadlines. To avoid becoming the next target of their ire and resentment — and perhaps become the presenter everyone actually enjoys — here are some tips on how […]

Why should you automate SMB marketing?

June 14, 2019 Computer St. Louis

Computer Laptops

One of the biggest innovations in business and technology is marketing automation. Previously reserved for well-funded enterprises, marketing automation is now accessible to small businesses, thanks to affordable cloud solutions. Here are five profitable benefits to automating some of your most mundane marketing tasks. Instant responses to email requests If a customer or prospect sends […]

The benefits of a cloud-based ERP

June 14, 2019 Computer St. Louis

The Web Cloud

Businesses seeking to integrate their various systems may be intrigued by a cloud solution. An increasingly popular cloud solution for small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) is the enterprise resource planning (ERP). Find out what a cloud-based ERP is, and how your business can benefit from it. Define: Cloud-based ERP ERP is management software, usually offered […]

Windows 10 May 2019 Update introduces new features

June 12, 2019 Computer St. Louis

Windows 10 Specifications

Microsoft is constantly rolling out new versions of its Windows operating system, and the latest is finally here — the first major update of Windows 10 in 2019. Find out what you can expect from the Windows 10 May 2019 update and how it can help you be more productive. Light theme If Windows 10’s […]