The reputation of an individual matters in today’s world, both professionally and personally. There are numerous times when others may use a simple search via the web to garner more information about a person, whether it is for checking credentials, following up on information provided, or simply out of human curiosity. Often times the search yields results including legal history, public records, newspaper clippings or mentions, and social media pages, among other online results that may pop up. Continue reading
Growing a business can be a real challenge. Even though your business might be having steady income and profits, you will find that there is always room for growth. The Internet is a unique outlet for the promotion of your business. However, getting to know the ins and outs about networking solutions or web hosting can be tricky. Rest assured that you won’t have to worry about these features when you ask a full-service company to help you. Continue reading
If we were forgetting how critical are the massive computer systems that help run our society, then this headline is a massive wake-up call. Montreal’s CGI faces scrutiny over troubled Obamacare site.
This is unforgiveable as Uwe E. Reinhardt of the New York Times reminds us.
Anyone familiar with corporate management would have thought that for as ambitious and technically a complex project as the initial rollout of HealthCare.gov, the chief executive would have remained in very close touch with the management team overseeing the project. Continue reading
Almost everyone is aware of the growing number of social media that allow you to stay in touch with your friends and spread the word on matters and events that are important to you. That goes from Presidents of countries to stay-at-home moms and includes their young teenagers as they move around on their social whirl. Companies now see that this is an ideal way to communicate with their customers and prospects. Everyone wishes to make the most of this new dimension in their lives. Continue reading
Most of us may be unaware that our communication via the Internet is based on light signals rather than electrical signals. Fiber optics is the method by which most information flows around the world. Given the cost of the fiber is only a tiny fraction of the cost of setting up fiber optical communication, it is not surprising that extra fibers are included to cope with unexpected increases in demand. Continue reading
Every business owner dreams of experiencing ultimate success within their business. However, very few business owners or operators possess the necessary marketing and advertising skills necessary for achieving their goals. Instead of hiring your own personal in-house team of professionals, companies such as Pulse Marketing are available to help get you the most exposure available. Continue reading
If you need any confirmation of where the sales action is, an IBM report comparing Cyber Monday 2012 with Cyber Monday 2011 provides some interesting reading.
Consumer Spending Increases: Online sales increased 30.3 percent over 2011.
Mobile Shopping and Mobile Traffic Increase: On Cyber Monday more than 18 percent of consumers used a mobile device to visit a retailer’s site, an increase of more than 70 percent over 2011. Mobile sales reached close to 13 percent of all sales, an increase of more than 96 percent over 2011. Continue reading
Almost every day, there is a news story about some potential loss of privacy. Today’s headline for example was Privacy debate looms as Canada prepares to share bank data with U.S. Continue reading
If you aim to grow your business, then at some time you’ll be thinking about advertising. If you’re thinking advertising, then at some time you’ll be thinking about using the Google Adwords program. Continue reading
There are clear advantages in doing all your computing in a central location with highly reliable and powerful hardware. If that central occasion is only accessed via the Internet then usually quite simple dumb terminals can be used to provide the interface with the corporation’s systems. That is the value of of Cloud Computing. Continue reading