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Get Social with the BCS Team at #CONV15

Get Social with the BCS Team at #CONV15

We're running two fun social media contests with prizes while at Convergence 2015! Contest 1: Post a photo and win a BCS keylight! • Take a photo with Bob or David • Tag them @dsgersten @MrBobBond plus @BCSTeam • Post it on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook and win a BCS keylight! (One photo/keylight per person please) • See David before Convergence ends to collect your keylight! Contest 2: Guess how many steps David took during Convergence! (Twitter only contest) • David will be rocking his Microsoft Band all throughout Convergence • If you can guess the cumulative total of steps he took from March 16 through closing night, you win a special prize! • After closing night, tag David on Twitter (@dsgersten) with your guess.

Implementing BI for small businesses

Implementing BI for small businesses

Companies are using business intelligence tools to assist in their business operations. Whether it’s collecting, analyzing or virtualizing data, or creating reports, business intelligence systems can do all this and much more. They also allow companies to make strategic business decisions to increase efficiency at an affordable price.

Office for Mac 2016 unveiled by Microsoft

Office for Mac 2016 unveiled by Microsoft

With the release of Office for Mac 2016, Microsoft brings a long overdue refresh to its flagship suite of productivity applications for Mac users. As well as design changes that deliver similarities to the Windows versions of the applications, the latest upgrade – currently free of charge while it remains in preview stage, prior to full release later this year – harnesses the power of cloud computing to deliver Office 365 collaboration features.

4 things to consider before selecting an MSP

4 things to consider before selecting an MSP

Incorporating technology into business operations can be a challenge, because technology is always on the move, and many businesses simply can’t keep up. Small businesses often put their faith in a single IT guy to look after their tech needs but, chances are, he won’t have the time or expertise to be able to deal with wide ranging issues.

Creating an effective business disaster plan

Creating an effective business disaster plan

You’ve been putting that business continuity plan off for months now, but you’ve finally decided to go through with it. You start by talking to members of your staff, partners and service providers. And it doesn’t take long to see that everyone has a different opinion about what to recover first when disaster strikes.

Improved internet security with 3 easy tips

Improved internet security with 3 easy tips

Are you concerned about internet security? Did you know there are a few simple ways to get increased protection that require only minimal investment of time? We’re not just talking about changing your passwords regularly or installing antivirus software.

Business continuity testing process

Business continuity testing process

Disasters can happen at any time, which is why it is important for your company to have a business continuity plan. In the event your business gets hit with an unforeseen disaster, you’ll be able to minimize damage, downtime, and impact to your business operations.

Built-in Windows Phone features for business

Built-in Windows Phone features for business

Integrating technology to reduce costs and increase productivity has always been a profitable approach for business owners. With the emergence of new technologies in recent years, businesses can take their pick from the best tools available. Among the best of these is the Windows Phone, the smartphone is packed with built-in functions suitable for various business activities.