Posts Categorized: Technology

Creating Beautiful and Functional Letterhead in Google Drive

This post was contributed by Andrew Boardman of Manoverboard, a design and communications firm that focuses on socially responsible businesses and nonprofits. — While we use email for most correspondence these days, we should think of letterhead as the primary vehicle for important correspondence – documents that you want to share, print, archive, and remember. Unlike… Read more »

A Step-by-Step Guide to Changing your Primary Domain in G Suite

Chris Moody

We hear this a lot: “Due to organizational changes, we need to replace our previous Google domain with a new one.”   Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple button to switch to a different Google Domain -but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible! Requirements: G Suite Admin access to the old Domain (domain1) G suite Admin access to the… Read more »

What to ask before you buy new tech for your business

The moment you’re looking to buy any technology… Take the time to consider what you’re really looking to buy. Consider how you want this solution to integrate, store, and/ or access corporate information. There are endless amounts of applications out there. Many are very good and likely offer the exact business process you’re looking to improve. However, that shouldn’t negate the… Read more »

Learn to Use Google Apps Script: How and Why

Apps Script is a simple yet powerful programming language that lets you customize, extend, and automate the functionality of Google’s suite of business applications. Scripts can be used in conjunction with Gmail, Contacts, Calendar, Spreadsheets, Documents, Forms, and more. If you’re familiar with the concept of using macros in older applications to automate repetitive tasks,… Read more »

Yup, It’s Time to Purchase a CRM

via GIPHY It’s a big challenge to manage contacts. You’re not alone and here’s where most start: Stacks of sticky notes A large time consuming spreadsheet Multiple people doing the same work with no collaboration Sad face Why is it so hard?! Contacts could be colleagues, business partners, leads, vendors, or just folks that you… Read more »

How SD-WAN Makes Cheap Internet Faster, Safer, and more Cost-Effective

SD-WAT?! The short version: SD-WAN is a way to take cheaper commodity internet and make it viable for business critical applications (e.g. voice services, etc). What that means is you can run voice over the internet in a way that is essentially bulletproof. This is the same way that Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS; which is… Read more »

What is Meltdown & Spectre and what should you do?

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about Meltdown and Spectre -and you’ll continue to over the next several weeks. These bugs affect most CPU manufacturers, including (to various degrees) Intel, AMD, ARM and now Qualcomm. To be clear, this impacts essentially every network on the planet. What Ripple has already done We’ve been keeping a… Read more »