Why Slack is replacing Email, Chat, and Video Conferencing

via GIPHY Slack is a central hub for most (if not all) of your day-to-day business communication. If utilized correctly, project meetings, water-cooler discussions, and office announcements will become less time consuming. From dragging and dropping files or links to performing quick searches relevant to project ideas, it’s a very solid attempt at reshaping how… Read more »

3 Simple Ways to Stream Audio Throughout the Office

Consider Your Environment. Setting up the office to stream music in multiple rooms is a fun (but potentially expensive) little project. There are numerous options available to you to stream audio. Just fitting the office with speakers might not be ideal -or could cause frustration. In most cases, streaming audio works best with granularity. The sound… Read more »

Top 7 Questions for Security and your Business (with Video)

Cyber Crime is on the rise. Today, business owners are challenged to be in the know when it comes to security and IT leadership decisions. Without this knowledge, the tasks to maintain a secure workforce grow increasingly more complex. It is not the staff’s responsibility to understand all the specifics of most technologies. However, it is… Read more »

Keep Your Email Secure: Best Practices Checklist

via GIPHY In today’s busy world, email is fundamental to communication. But what happens when something goes wrong and your security is compromised? Viruses, phishing scams, and information breaches are not uncommon and have high costs. Email security is something that can often slip to the wayside, but it’s not complicated to put measures in place… Read more »

About Time: Twitter Changes Character Limit

Welcome to 2016, You Beautiful Blue Bird Twitter hasn’t changed much since its early days. Sure, now we have cover photos and other visual overhauls, but that key component, the 140-character messaging, has been stagnant over the course of all these updates. While this concept of super short form is what made the site what… Read more »

Introducing Ripple Custom Portals

A Secure and Simple Solution, Custom Built for You Our recent acquisition of Avision Technologies means a better Ripple® altogether, including our brand spankin’ new offering: custom portals and virtual workstations. These computers and interfaces can be tailor-made to any specifications, and provide a one-stop shop for any software or service your team might need…. Read more »

Ripple® Acquires Avision Technologies to Make a Better Ripple

At Ripple, we’re always looking for straightforward ways to expand and enhance our offerings. If making a positive change means stressful drastic shifts, we’ll wait until it makes more sense. See, the key is to make positive ripple effects that simplify and secure the IT process, not big massive waves that upset the harmony we… Read more »

Slack Starter Pack: 5 Tools to Get Going

Nearly every month, an app is introduced that promises to revolutionize the way we work. Best case scenario? It’s total BS and you can move on with your life. There’s a slim chance though that your worst fears will come true and it might be actually worthwhile. This means creating a login (boo!), downloading a… Read more »