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Credit Unions and Financial Institutions: 3 Technology Tools That Will Make Your Customers Happier

There is humongous opportunity right now for credit unions and financial institutions to create a better customer experience. Just a few small changes could mean higher customer satisfaction as well as more new and returning business. For credit unions to do a great job protecting clients and their assets, and to help those entities grow…

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6 Ways For Employees To Be More Productive Using Technology

Can you imagine if your team could get twice as much done in a single day? Technology can be so much more than just a distraction! It truly offers a world of useful tools and ways for helping to boost productivity in the workplace. Whether it be improved care of customers or patients, or remote…

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Microsoft Azure To Make The Most Of Your Data

We are seeing a huge, definitive shift toward more technology-driven businesses in the modern IT world we are coming into now. More and more businesses are bringing in cloud as a component of their operations strategy, using web capabilities,leveraging business intelligence, and engaging with their employees to get better results. As we have seen for…

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Should I Upgrade My Microsoft Office Version or Subscribe to Office 365?

Posted: 11/14/2018 in: Business Planning, Cloud, Management, Productivity

“Should I upgrade my Microsoft Office version or subscribe to Office 365?” This is a question we get asked often when we meet with our clients.  “Should our company subscribe to Office 365, or should we just keep purchasing Office licenses every few years?” The high-level answer is this: If your business model or industry…

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How Much Is It Costing Your Business To Run Outdated Technology?

Living, breathing organizations are constantly under pressure to do more with less, and you want to have a pulse on what is costing your business and what the returns are. Teams are getting more done (hopefully) with fewer people and everyone’s conscious about whether the company’s investments, including capital ones, are lasting and efficient. The…

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SharePoint For Small Businesses

Every business needs a means tto securely store, organize, share, and access information, and Microsoft offers SharePoint for small businesses to do this and keep their operations running smoothly as a result. SharePoint is Microsoft’s intranet solution for enterprises of all shapes and sizes, and for SMB’s it is certainly worth looking into for data…

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Cooperative Systems Renews Status As Microsoft Authorized Education Partner

We’re excited to report that we have officially renewed our status as a Microsoft Authorized Education Partner (AEP). This is a demonstration of our ability to meet Microsoft academic customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. The AEP program is designed to train participating resellers like us on Microsoft’s Academic licensing, authorize them to purchase…

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IT Monitoring & Management For Business: How To Be Proactive With Your Office Technology

Technology is getting smarter and, thanks to recent big advances in machine learning, it can now automate many of the functions that used to be performed by humans. Self-healing automation is the next step in this revolution. This term for proactive maintenance refers to the applications, devices and systems that can discover system faults or…

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Are Passwords Leaving Your Network Unlocked?

Passwords today are like spare keys that have been given out to too many friends and neighbors. Common password content like birthdays, favorite sports teams, or names of children or pets are easily found on social media accounts. Cybersecurity is vital to a successful business, especially as hackers try to exploit the companies they expect…

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March 31 is World Backup Day 2018

Small and medium-sized business owners must take every precaution against cyberattacks, and being that March 31 is World Backup Day 2018 it is the perfect time to assess the cybersecurity tools in your arsenal. In the current high-threat environment, it is good for business to add as many layers of digital protection as possible. That’s…

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