Monthly Archives: September 2013

Favorite Sites and Apps: September 2013 Edition

Our Favorite Sites | Ripple IT

Ripplers are discovering and testing new sites and software on a near-constant basis in an effort to keep up with the latest and greatest innovations. And so, we thought it could be helpful to share a few of our favorites with you.This month we put together a list of sites and apps that make doing business… Read more »

Software as a Service (SaaS) for Small Business

We often guide our small business customers to software as a service, such as Google Apps, AppRiver Hosted Exchange, Rackspace web hosting, even Adobe Creative Cloud. Paying monthly only for what you use makes a lot of sense for any business, but especially for small businesses that might go from 10 mailboxes to 13 in… Read more »

Atlanta Tech Village Hosts Hadoop Users Group Meetup

Hadoop User Group | Atlanta GA

The Atlanta Hadoop Users Group meets on a monthly basis at the Atlanta Tech Village, and next week on Thursday, September 26th, they’ll be welcoming Google’s Big Data and Cloud Platform Expert James Chittenden, who will examine in depth what it takes to succeed in deriving business value out of Big Data. This meetup will… Read more »

The No-Spy Method to Managing a Mobile Workforce

James Bond Hates Spyware

As a two-year veteran Rippler, I’ve quickly become a strong advocate for the work-anywhere or, more specifically, results-only movement. It’s something that I end up talking about on a weekly and sometimes daily basis. And of course, as the content creator for Ripple, I often write articles and make videos about how our adoption of… Read more »

Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcase

Tech Cocktail Atlanta | Ripple IT

Photograph courtesy of Go Mojo Bags. The Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcase is coming to Atlanta in October, and companies interested in showcasing their products have until September 25th to submit an application for review. If the powers that be decide your product or company fits the bill, you’ll get an opportunity to demo your stuff,… Read more »

5th Annual Atlanta BBQ Festival at Atlantic Station

Atlanta BBQ Festival | Ripple IT

Tis the season to eat outdoors in Atlanta, at least for a few more weeks. And just in time the 5th Annual Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival plants down in Atlantic Station. The world of BBQ will be on display today and Saturday as participating teams serve up the many styles, cooking techniques and flavors in a 2-day celebration… Read more »

A Sick Day at Ripple

What’s a sick day like when you work for a results-only company? I can answer that. First, let me start out by mentioning how at other jobs getting sick often meant either coming into the office with a cold, or worrying whether a day of recovery would cost me some vacation time. And taking two… Read more »

Spotify Seeks New Investors

Spotify Seeks Investors | Ripple IT

Spotify is a music-streaming service that boasts about 6 million paid subscribers and tens of millions of ad-funded free users in 28 different countries. And if you’re one of the few that’s yet to decide on a streaming platform or are feeling lackluster about the one you use, then it’s definitely worth a look. Unlike… Read more »