Modern business is powered by technology devices and software tools. But finding skilled and experienced software developers and designers on a limited budget or for individual tasks can be an overwhelming challenge. Because they are in high demand, local developers can be very expensive, have limited availability, and it can often be tough to determine the quality of their previous work. However, with the advent of online freelance services, the world is your oyster.
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If you want to take your business’s website to the next level and start offering e-commerce capabilities, there are a few things you need to consider. Selling goods and services online isn’t as hard as you might think, but doing it successfully takes a bit of extra care and consideration. Below are a few practical tips for setting up for online store.
Jillian Tobias is a communications professional with more than a decade of experience in strategic communications, marketing development and strategic social media campaign development. Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL, LogOn Media Strategies serve...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
If you’re starting or growing a service-based business, it’s likely that your website will be an essential part of your marketing toolkit. A website not only acts as a showcase for you and your services 24/7, at home and abroad, but it also gives your small business credibility: in our technology obsessed age, if your business doesn’t have a web presence, you may as well not exist.
With that in mind, we’re going to talk about how to go about creating a website for your new or growing business using WordPress.
Suzanne blends creative thinking with technical know-how and practical, hands-on experience of designing, developing and supporting WordPress websites. She has 18+ years of experience as a “techie”, 11+ years as a designer and website specialist...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
Data is on the mind of every executive and IT manager because it’s often the lifeblood of the organization. Companies should work hard to protect their most valuable possession and put in place some best practices to both prevent and recover from data loss.
David Zimmerman has been in the hardware/software industry for over 30 years, specifically in the data recovery software market for 18 years. During this period, he has been involved in the creation, marketing and support of the earlier drive re...View Full Profile
It’s always a great time for IT professionals to take an academic approach to ensure their website is best-in-class. Developing one from scratch may seem fairly straightforward, but it requires deep critical thinking in order to create a fully functional site. Instead of reinventing the wheel, there are several best practices that can help you build and enhance a custom and robust website while working side-by-side with your software-development team.
A self-proclaimed “geek-at-heart,” Mike Dolan has been fascinated with computers since the age of six and has been custom-building them ever since. As an early adopter and technology enthusiast, he is constantly researching and discovering new w...View Full Profile
Intellectual Property theft is committed by half of all employees and contractors, according to Symantec’s February 2013 Survey, “What's Yours is Mine: How Employees Are Putting Your Intellectual Property at Risk“. Employees routinely transfer company data to the cloud through personal emails and on to flash drives, as part of the day to day execution of their jobs, and then they never clean the data off of their systems.
David Sun, a digital forensics investigator, founded SunBlock Systems in 2002, after working with leading investigative organizations as an expert in computer forensics and electronic evidence acquisition. He earned his Master's degree in Electr...View Full Profile
Technology industry analyst Gartner predicts that by 2016, there will be 1.28 billion smartphones and 655 million tablets in use worldwide. With the “bring your own device” (BYOD) trend in full swing, personal devices are commonly used both at the workplace to conduct business and at home by kids, teens, and adults alike. This poses security risks that small to mid-sized business (SMB) owners and employees can’t afford to ignore.
Omer Faiyaz is the founder of Remo Software, which specializes in mobile device management for home users. Omer is an expert in analyzing and developing technology that makes life easier for consumers by keeping them connected, organized and eff...View Full Profile
As our lives in the twenty-first century become more digital, we need to do it safely to avoid online threats like malware. Malware is software that is meant to damage or disable computers, usually disguised in executable files like programs or pictures. Malware includes things like viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, adware, and other malicious programs. Once malware infects your computer or mobile device, it can go after your personal and financial information, and leave your life in disarray.
I perform analysis on the latest malware threats and am currently employed by Malwarebytes Corporation. I have over 5 years of experience working with US intel agencies where I analyzed malware through reverse engineering methods....View Full Profile
Cloud computing has become one of the most effective ways for any business of any size to save money, reduce IT admin requirements and lower overall operating costs. By eliminating much of the on-premises hardware—like expensive servers, racks, routers and switches—and adopting a variety of cloud services, companies ranging from sole proprietorships to the Fortune 100 can access more compute power at a much lower cost whenever and wherever it’s needed.
Kira is a widely respected entrepreneur and cuttingedge expert on enterprise software who has spent the last 30 years building product management programs for a wide array of business applications, including CRM and relational database companie...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
Many companies are coming to the realization that they have a data problem. Too much data is causing numerous unforeseen problems, both technical and business related. For the most part, technical problems can be overcome by throwing money at them. Not so when it comes to lost worker productivity, bad press from data leakage events, or seven figure legal review bills resulting from eDiscovery over-collections. So when do you know you have a problem?
Stephen O’Leary is a Member Partner and Executive Vice President at Controle, LLC. He leads the company’s global operations including product development, professional services and finance teams. Steve is the visionary leader and product strateg...View Full Profile
In today’s fast paced business world no one works solely from the office anymore. Employees and clients are always on the go, using mobile devices to stay connected both in and out of the office. We used to keep our work and personal life separate, but now we use the same digital devices, such as smart phones and tablets, to connect to both. While this technology is a boon to productivity, what private data, tradecraft, or intellectual property might, unknown to us, end up in the hands of corporate spies, hackers, or data marketers?
Tyler Cohen Wood is a senior officer and Cyber Branch Chief for the Defense Intelligence Agency. She has 14+ years of experience with Cyber forensics, supporting the Department of Defense and law enforcement. She is the author of Catching the Ca...View Full Profile
When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, many of us had underestimated the impact the storm would have on our daily lives. While I expected to be out of my office for a day or two due to the subway shut down, I never thought I would lose a week of work, with minimal ability to communicate during that time. My decisions to make my office paperless and as mobile as possible paid off in an unforeseen way, however, when they helped me get through with had minimal impact on my business.
Camille Mackler is a French-American attorney who has devoted her entire legal career to the practice of immigration and naturalization law in the United States. Ms. Mackler is a graduate of New York Law School (J.D. 2006) and the Georgetown Un...View Full ProfileRecent Articles