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How To Be More Productive: 5 Strategies For Working Smarter

Tech Tips from CoopSys – Episode 4: How To Be More Productive In this episode of Tech Tips from CoopSys we’re tackling something that every single one of us has to deal with day by day: We are constantly challenged to “work smarter” and be more productive without making more work for ourselves. Most of…

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Is The Cloud Right For Your Business?

In this episode of Tech Tips from CoopSys, we explore a hot topic in the world of business IT: The cloud. So many small and medium businesses just like yours are hitting a critical crossroads. Whether your server is at the end of its life and you are considering whether to purchase a new physical…

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Company Leadership Must Drive Organizational Change

Posted: 05/09/2019 in: Business Planning, Management, New Technology

In today’s digital economy, your business should be prepared to adapt and open doors. If you don’t, you will lose a competitive edge. Modern organizational change accounts for all facets of the operations, including the technology that drives them. The question becomes: Who in the business is held responsible for this process? IT people drive…

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Preparing for Windows 7 End Of Life

Preparing For Windows 7 End Of Life

Posted: 05/02/2019 in: Business Planning

Tech Tips from CoopSys – Episode 2: Navigating Windows 7 End Of Life Even with Windows 7 End Of Life upon us, about 1/3 of all PCs running Windows are reported to still be running on this favorite operating system. Unfortunately for those people and businesses, even though it has been a hugely successful operating…

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How Does Your Current IT Support Resource Stack Up?

Posted: 04/12/2019 in: Business Planning, IT department, Top Lists

How can you tell if you are receiving substandard service from your IT support resource? How do you know if your current IT support person or team is doing what is necessary to secure your network from down-time, viruses, data loss, and other frustrating, expensive, and potentially catastrophic situations? Take the below “quiz” to find…

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Intelligent Manufacturing Trends and Challenges

The term manufacturing often triggers a thought of the 1913 introduction of Henry Ford’s assembly lines. This brought mass production, standardization, and reduction of production time to manufacturing everywhere. Thanks to this, production went up and prices could go down: A win-win for all parties involved. Existing ideas about manufacturing were mixed with some invention…

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How To Decide Whether To Repair Or Replace Hardware

Small and medium businesses are constantly under pressure to maximize their resources. In instances of damage or breakage, is it most cost effective to repair or replace hardware? It is so important to consider the contribution that the actual hardware in question is making to your operations as well as the guarantees on performance and…

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Do Not Overlook Your Physical IT Security

Posted: 02/14/2019 in: Business Planning

IT security is more than your cybersecurity protections. Are you skipping past perhaps the most obvious form of security? Don’t open the door for data thieves! There’s a stereotype of computer hacking where someone types frantically for a few minutes and suddenly gains access to control a target’s digital life. This is looking more out…

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IoT For Manufacturing

Interested in learning how enabling IOT for manufacturing can benefit your operations? IOT, also known as the Internet of Things, is revolutionizing the way businesses across many industries operate. It helps them work smarter with efficiency. Access to data is at the core of the insights that will help your operation streamline operations, but you…

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January 28 Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day 2019

Cooperative Systems joined the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) in the global efforts to support Data Privacy Day (DPD) by becoming a 2019 champion! This is an internationally recognized effort made each year on January 28. It is intended to empower people to protect their digital footprint, highlighting and escalating the protection of data and…

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