Data Location & Privacy

From Orwell to NSA, how much of your workplace communication is being monitored?

By Suzie Blaszkiewicz, 10 March 2015

When it comes to monitoring internal chat conversations within a business, the decade-old question of privacy versus practicality comes into play. You want your employees to have a place where they feel comfortable communicating one on one (more…)

9 reasons you should have more than one email address

By Suzie Blaszkiewicz, 28 January 2015

You may want to centralize all your emails into a single account, but when it comes to work, it’s easy to get overloaded with more emails than you can easily manage. (more…)

Ten Best Business Intelligence Software to Seize Opportunity, Every TIme It Knocks

By Todd Spear, 9 October 2014

"All the history (and, in many ways, the future) of a company is hidden in its data," Nicolas Raspal, Chief Technology Officer for BIME Analytics, recently told GetApp. (more…)

Seven Enterprise-Grade File Sharing Apps to Revolutionize Your Business

By Todd Spear, 25 August 2014

As a consumer, you are surely familiar with file sharing applications like Dropbox, Box, and Google Drive by now. And, like many business people, you may have tried those tools for your business, only to find that for sharing sensitive internal documents, none of them is ideal. So what we're talking about here might be something new to you: enterprise-level file sharing software. (more…)

Game-changers: Five ways Apple’s newest updates will revolutionize business apps

By Todd Spear, 10 June 2014

If you watched Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) on June 2, 2014 you surely heard presenters Tim Cook and Craig Federighi repeat the word “Continuity” several times. Continuity is a feature set that Apple has developed. (more…)

The Benefits of Mobile Device Management for All Company Sizes

By Jessica O' Loughlin, 17 April 2014

As technology advances and mobile devices become more and more prominent in the workplace, Mobile Device Management has become a major consideration for businesses of all sizes. With an increased demand for MDM solutions has come an influx of cloud-based SaaS applications, implementing an over-the-air method of connecting multiple mobile devices, moving away from the previously used but less comprehensive EAS (Emergency Alert System). With the increased popularity of corporate mobile devices as well as BYOD (bring your own device) being used by businesses of all sizes, companies need a way to connect, control and protect these devices. The main features most users are looking out for are security, protection and access control; mobile application enablement; data control and synchronization; common configuration settings and policy management; and monitoring and reporting functions. (more…)

Intralinks VIA Review – Share Large Files Securely

By Stephanie Faris, 16 September 2013

Anyone who has ever tried to share large files with someone knows that finding a venue can be tricky. Most e-mail programs have size limits and FTP solutions can be complicated to navigate. Intralinks VIA is a SaaS solution that allows users to exchange and store files securely with the ability to access all content via a mobile device. This Intralinks VIA review will examine the app's features and benefits to determine how it stacks up against competitors like Dropbox. The file-sharing service says it provides the most secure way to share files across multiple devices. We'll see how Intralinks VIA compares to free solutions in both security and features. (more…)

Cloud Computing Is Inexpensive, Safe And Green

By Stephanie Watson, 7 August 2012

When people find out that I work from home using Internet technology to do everything from meeting with clients (Skype), to final delivery of end projects (Dropbox) and that I leverage the cloud from start to finish because it saves me time, money, energy and effort, they are usually shocked. They'll say things like, "What do you mean you don't meet clients in person?" and, "What do you mean you don't have that software on your computer?" I've been doing this since the mid 1990's, with wonderful results, but it has only been lately that others have jumped on the cloud business apps bandwagon. This makes my job a bit easier in convincing a client to use cloud-based systems. I don't have to explain near as much about how it all works. Unfortunately, there are still holdouts. If you're still waiting in the wings and are worried about the expense, safety and security of the cloud, read the following to learn more. Let me know what you think! (more…)

Big Data And Small Business — Where "Big" And "Small" Are No Contradiction

By Christophe Primault, 20 June 2012

Oh yes, Big Data is the IT Buzzword of 2012! But what is actually Big Data? What does it have to do with cloud computing and is it something small businesses should be aware of? This article attempts to clarify all these questions and gives insights into expert opinions on Big Data. (more…)

Is Your Data Really Safe In The Cloud? — Tips from Nicole Black, Legal Technology Expert

By Christophe Primault, 25 May 2012

Cloud computing has "unique attributes that require risk assessment in areas such as data integrity, recovery, privacy  and an evaluation of legal issues," Gartner says. Now that businesses  are increasingly tapping into the cloud, they need to pay close attention to these risks more than ever. In line with such concern we had an interview with Nicole Black, a lawyer and legal technology author. In this post, Nicole introduces us to the world of legal technology and addresses the topic of data safety in the cloud. (more…)