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5 Ways to Use Mass Notification Software

Caroline Duncan - Jun 20, 2018 3:57:18 PM

The modern business environment is a fast-paced one, thanks in part to technology and thanks to advances in society. We are increasingly living and working in a switched-on, constantly-connected, 24/7 world.

Topics: Mass notification

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Desktop Messaging Software: What Type Is Right for Your Business?

Caroline Duncan - Jun 19, 2018 12:31:26 PM

Forward-thinking organizations are always striving to improve and optimize their internal communications practices. Desktop messaging services are gaining in popularity to help improve communications within companies, large and small.

Topics: Alert Software

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5 Ways to Reduce Stress for IT Services Managers

Caroline Hamilton - Jun 15, 2018 3:32:17 PM

The IT services manager has a tough gig. Workplaces are changing at a rapid pace as a result of advances in technology – and the IT services manager is responsible for seeing that technology – hardware and software and systems – run smoothly and perform their intended role as the backbone of an organization.

Topics: Helpdesk

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The Most Horrible Helpdesk Requests

Caroline Duncan - Jun 14, 2018 6:08:29 PM

When you work on the IT help desk it can feel like you hear the same things over and over and over again.

Topics: Helpdesk- IT Issues

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The Top 5 Reasons CIOs Get Fired

Caroline Duncan - Jun 13, 2018 2:55:10 PM

There’s a joke that the acronym for a Chief Information Officer – CIO - stands for “career is over”. Like many jokes, there is some substance to it. A CIO has a lot of responsibility and a lot on his or her plate – and when things go wrong, they often go spectacularly wrong, spelling the end of the line for the CIO’s tenure in a company and potentially the end of their entire career.

Topics: IT Issues

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Emergency Preparedness Training for Employees

Caroline Duncan - Jun 7, 2018 4:03:09 PM

No organization wants to be caught up in a disaster, but every organization needs to be prepared just in case.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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How to Reduce the Probability of a Cyber Threat

Caroline Duncan - Jun 6, 2018 4:32:23 PM

Cyber crime is big business for cyber criminals… and it’s a threat that’s increasing all the time. In fact it is predicted that the cost of cybercrime will cost the global economy as much as $6 trillion a year by 2021.

Topics: Internet Security

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7 Biggest Mistakes CIOs Make in Critical Situations

Caroline Duncan - Jun 5, 2018 3:50:51 PM

Chief Information Officers (CIO) have one of the most important roles in any organization – they’re the most senior technology executive and help set and lead the technology strategy for their company.

Topics: Internet Security

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How to Manage Workplace Safety with DeskAlerts

Caroline Duncan - May 31, 2018 2:47:38 PM

Employers have a duty of care to employees to provide a safe working environment – both physically and emotionally – free from health and safety risks. There are also laws around the world that mandate this.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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Top 10 Workplace Safety Tips Every Employee Should Know

Caroline Duncan - May 30, 2018 2:50:01 PM

Workplace health and safety is important for every organization, no matter how big or small. Employers have legal and moral obligations to keep their employees safe. But workplace safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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