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Technology Unwrapped

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

Why do I need to restart my computer?

CoreTech Staff
Just thinking of the possibility of having to shut down your computer can stress some people out. Many of us have gotten to the point where we're logged in to several programs, working on multiple assignments at once. Thus, having to restart your computer and start-up/log-in to each application again seems like a lot of work. But what you don't realize is that you're actually wasting more time and causing more problems for yourself by never rebooting your computer.
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Topics: The Workplace, Trends

How to Keep Your Business Secure while Allowing Staff to Work Remotely

CoreTech Staff
With the right company culture and technology tools, it’s possible to work effectively and efficiently while outside of the office. Given access to email, chat, video conferencing, cloud collaboration tools, and more, there aren’t a lot of office jobs that can’t be done off-site. Studies show that flexible work options reduce turnover, improve morale and to top it all off, over two-thirds of employers report increased productivity among their telecommuters. Taking all this into consideration, ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Trends, Network Security

Strengthen your competitive advantage with these technologies

CoreTech Staff
All businesses, regardless of size, are constantly faced with the challenge of keeping up with their competitors. Technological innovation is quickly becoming the driver of marketplace competition. New technologies have changed the pace and expectations of business processes. While you can’t predict future technologies, here are five that are currently fueling the competitive advantage of small and midsize businesses.
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Topics: Trends

Top 5 technology trends for Omaha small business

CoreTech Staff
Technology has grown to become an intelligent, digital mesh of people, equipment, and services. While advancements in technology are improving the way in which we conduct business, it means we must also keep up with it. Adopting new technologies for your business not only can save time and money, but can efficiently speed up business processes as well. Small Omaha businesses are implementing these advanced technologies to not only improve business functions, but give themselves a competitive ...
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Topics: Trends

Mobile device app security

CoreTech Staff
What mobile device apps do you use on a daily basis? From weather to news to games, mobile devices come with it all. Apps are easy to download, often free, and they are so convenient to download that you might not be thinking of some key security questions before installing that application on your device. People who would never open an email attachment from a stranger buy apps without considering the possible consequences. You need to watch out for apps that are malicious. Hackers could steal ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Trends

iPhone quick tips

CoreTech Staff
The iPhone is a very impressive tool with hundreds of brilliant features, but there are many tips and tricks you may have not taken advantage of--until now. Take a minute to read through these quick tips to help you stay organized, conserve time, and learn new features of the iPhone.
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Topics: Trends

Take the initiative to implement green IT

CoreTech Staff
You may be wondering, what exactly is green IT? Green IT is the practice of environmentally sustainable computing. How we operate day-in and day-out can have a negative impact on the environment, however if companies take the right steps they will be able to minimize all of these negative impacts.
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Topics: Trends

How virtual reality technology is changing marketing

CoreTech Staff
Marketers constantly tap their creative resources, including new technology, to promote their company, products and services effectively. So, when it comes to Virtual Reality (VR) the question is not really "if" but when, where, who, and how. When will marketers use VR to communicate their company, product or service experience? Where is it best used? Who will most benefit from the VR experience? How will VR contribute to the bottom line? If used wisely, VR is a springboard to competitiveness ...
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Topics: Trends

Growing your business with virtual reality

CoreTech Staff
Growing your business with virtual reality Imagine the day that businesses can step into the virtual reality (VR) world. Surgery centers being able to visualize operations, trucking companies being able to train employees without a vehicle, and furniture companies allowing consumers to visualize the placement of items in their home before buying. You no longer need to imagine that day – we’re here! From the healthcare field to farm equipment manufacturers, businesses are incorporating virtual ...
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Topics: Trends

The future...virtual reality for business

CoreTech Staff
The latest transformative technology is building speed, and poised to impact business in a major way. You’ve seen the headlines, and maybe some hype, however what’s really happening? Read on and we’ll get you up to speed on what virtual reality is and where it is headed. What is it? Virtual reality (VR) is a technology that lets users interact with an immersive, simulated world.
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Trends