Ripple Podcast: Ride the Wave

Providing Answers to the Most Common Business Questions This podcast is centered around chatting with industry leaders about common business questions. Topics range from brand awareness, moving to a new space, evaluating multi-cloud, and understanding how to get folks to know about your business. Prefer to listen on other audio services? Access Management & OneLogin… Read more »

Moving to a New Office: Your IT Checklist

So you’re ready to move to a new office? You’ve nabbed the perfect location, scheduled a moving company, notified your staff and customers, and now there’s just one thing left to do…organize your IT relocation. Sound overwhelming? It doesn’t have to be! Whether your IT department consists of one person, or you have a Managed… Read more »

Gone Phishing

How to educate your team and avoid embarrassment What is Phishing?

 Email Phishing is when someone pretends to be someone they’re not through a misleading email scam. For example, a common example would be a message seemingly from your CEO requesting you send her money via iTunes gift cards or a wire transfer.
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What’s the best browser: Chrome, Firefox or Safari?

On Sept 23, Google released an update regarding a new user experience in Chrome. The sole purpose was to simplify and secure the browsing experience. Most notably: A new look and a faster way to do anything: When you’re on the web, you’re on a mission. With redesigned tabs, easier password management, and richer search… Read more »

My Experience Using a Google Chromebook for Work

Overview. This was a four month experiment. I made the decision to use close-to-nothing but Chrome devices at the office. I do own a MacBook Air but decided to only use it if, and only if, my Chromebook will not complete the task. In a previous experiment, we tested if the iPad can replace a laptop. If… Read more »

Can the iPad replace a laptop?

I’ve done this once before with a Chrome Device and it was a very successful experiment. If you’ve been curious about Chromebooks or Chrome OS, take a look! In the spirit of its success, I wanted to replicate the experiment with an iPad Pro. What’s all the fuss about? If you Google “what’s a computer… Read more »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Chrome Devices

“Chrome OS is a super quick, super secure, super simple operating system.” -Google According to StatCounter, the Chrome Web Browser is approaching a 60% adoption rate over IE, Firefox, Safari, and others. Chromebooks take the familiarity of the world’s most popular web browser (Chrome) and pairs it with Google’s 100% Web-Based application suite (Google Apps… Read more »

Developers are not your Helpdesk

How to hire for IT What is your developer’s job? It’s not a helpdesk… Are you piling up helpdesk tasks on her lap while she could be spending time building and improving your core product? If so, stop. Rest assured, it’s not uncommon for computer-centric staff to become the default IT helpdesk support. Anyone who shows… Read more »