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Technology Unwrapped

The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

Out with the Old, In with the New: Is Outdated Technology Impacting Your Business?

CoreTech Staff
Perhaps “good enough” isn’t really good enough. Is holding off on updating your technology holding your business back? What factors do you need to consider when holding on to outdated technology?
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Topics: Equipment Purchases, Owners & Managers

What Makes CoreTech Unique

Angela Wight
Why should your Omaha or Lincoln SMB work with CoreTech? All businesses have technology needs, goals and pains—that is a given. They need a partner to help them maintain and upgrade their systems—another given. And yet what makes CoreTech unique? Why choose CoreTech to support your business technology? We’ll give it to you in our words, but more importantly, we'll share what our clients have to say, too!
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Topics: Owners & Managers

How To Take Charge of Your Business with Data, Measurements & Technology

Wynn Obermeyer
“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.”                      -Peter Drucker, Management Consultant While reporting from various business systems, such as accounting, HR, and your CRM, are important, they are also very overwhelming. Not to mention, you likely have numerous other spreadsheets with numerous data points.  You could spend hours poring through reports and spreadsheets—and still not come up with the data you need to truly measure company or department performance.  If you've ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers

What Businesses Need to Know About Malvertising

Chris Vilim
One question that frequently comes up when our clients review their CoreCare reports focuses on malware infections and user habits. The report shows how many malware objects were recently blocked and on which computers. They typically ask what the end user may have been doing to instigate this. The answer is likely that the end user did nothing wrong. Many new malware infections are being distributed through “malvertising” which requires no involvement from the end user other than viewing a ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers

I thought going to the cloud was cheaper?

Chris Vilim
You thought your business IT was under control, but then the clouds rolled in. Before the clouds rolled in most of our small businesses had an onsite server hosting data, business applications, and Microsoft Exchange for email. We supported the server and the network, and the software companies supported the business applications. The applications and data were very centralized, and the network design was relatively straight forward. Then the cloud entered the conversation. It presented a whole ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 will arrive later this month! Get in on the advance details here.

CoreTech Staff
It's always exciting when a new gadget hits the market, especially one that's so useful.  We don't normally highlight product releases, however I know that many of you are interested in technology tools for your business, so here it is. I sat in on a technology webinar conference today and they happened to have a Surface product release launch. I admit, I was impressed! Released with Windows 10 Pro installed, the Surface Pro 4 is slightly larger than the 3 at 12.3 inches, however thinner, ...
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers

10 things SMBs need to know about Windows 10

Chris Vilim
What is important for a SMB owner or manager to know about Windows 10? As you may have heard, the Windows 10 release brings changes to the product which impacts your business differently than some operating system implementations have in the past. Take a look at this article that succinctly outlines items you need to know.
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers