Wednesday, February 1, 2012

How to Handle a Data Breach

"...Most channel partners are well versed in helping clients protect their data from outside attacks. But what should they tell their customers to do when the bad guys get in, despite their best efforts?"

Distinguishing Yourself

"...We’ve all seen them: those individuals to whom everyone is attracted, be it for challenging missions, professional counsel or even personal advice. They are accomplished, ambitious and seem to be great at pretty much everything they do. So how do you become one of them... and distinguish yourself from the rest of your fellow soldiers, officers and competing job seekers in the civilian workforce?"

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Peering Into the Crystal Ball

"Predicting the future – or, at least anticipating it – is never easy, even in the best of times. For businesses, this task has become an even greater challenge over the past several years. At the same time, any organization that wants to position itself for survival must look ahead with this question in mind: How will things play out for 2012?"

Is 3D Flat?

"...As Hollywood studios and video game developers continue to push 3D projection into the home, the technology is starting to be adopted by commercial and government organizations as well. With the advent of numerous professional "pro-sumer" and consumer products available, the benefits of 3D projection technology applies to any company that works in design, marketing, styling, scientific visualization and even training..."

Evaluations Promote Peak Performance

"...It’s an exercise that many professionals tend to dread: the annual employee performance evaluation. Without them, however, it’s difficult for employees to ascertain what’s expected of them, in what areas they are performing well – and what they need to improve upon. For branch managers, employee evaluations are arguably the most effective vehicle through which they can work toward the goals they have set out for their specific locations, and the objectives that the company’s headquarters has established as well..."

Steady Does It

"...There was much talk of an economic ‘comeback’ during the first few months of 2011, but as the year moved on, holding steady was the best that many businesses could hope for. That said, there remain a number of promising opportunities for systems contractors, provided that they’re willing to position themselves to benefit from them..."

Monday, December 5, 2011

Pursuing Innovation as an SMB Business

"It’s a familiar story. You created your business filled with bold new ideas, but before long you found yourself doing the same things in the same way as the competition passed you by. So how do you jump-start — and maintain — a culture of continual innovation in everything from what you sell and how you sell it to how you support your customers?"