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No matter how much businesses know how important it is to innovate, managing ideas online is met with suspicion and skepticism instead. It seems to be the online element of idea management software that worries managers the most. They feel that it is not possible to be truly creative without direct engagement, because that is what drives creative, personal exchange. However, the world is becoming increasingly digital, and it is undeniable that having a software package in place to capture ideas and other forms of data is ideal. So what are businesses to do? The official recommendation is: both! Combine…

Over the past few decades, technology has changed the lives of millions. Cell phones keep us in touch wherever and whenever. Fiber optic cables carry hundreds of channels at one time. The internet allows users to buy just about anything, from anywhere. Innovative companies and individuals alike are now making fortunes from technology. Hundreds of new opportunities have opened up to people thanks to new technologies. Here are four of the most popular. Content Writing No longer do newspaper and magazine editors hold the fate of budding freelancers. The internet has opened the door for writers of all skill levels.…

As a mobile telecommunications reseller and service provider, you know that people come to you looking for all kinds of different solutions. In an era of hyper-surveillance and spying on digital communications, there is a growing market for high-security mobile devices. An ever-growing market is looking for a solution to the weak spots in their security and privacy, namely, email, an older electronic technology that has not kept up with contemporary threats. Cybercriminals have many motivations for spying on both personal and organizational emails, whether it’s to steal patents, financial information and client information, or to send DDOS attacks or…

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We all love our gadgets. Most of us would be lost without our Smartphones, fitness trackers and games consoles. Our thirst for new technology knows no bounds, which is why every year we dump up to 50 million tons of e-waste into landfill sites. This is putting a huge strain on our environment, and storing up trouble for future generations. You can read more about the problems e-waste cause, here. Fortunately, people are waking up to the issue, and consumers are now looking for new ways to use their gadgets. Increasingly people are opting to get their electronics repaired rather…

  Hollywood’s fascination with the hacker ethos has been on display since at least 1983, when the teenaged computer whiz portrayed by Matthew Broderick in War Games accessed a Defense Department computer simulation and nearly started World War III.  The movie industry’s portrayal of the hacker as a lone wolf operator fighting against corrupt corporate interests was perhaps sparked in 1995 by Sandra Bullock’s portrayal of a software engineer who uses her hacking skills to recover her identity and to gain a measure of retribution against evil corporate interests in The Net. The eponymous Hackers also debuted in 1995, and…

If you have use for digital pressure gauges or any number of other items that you’re not going to find in your neighborhood store, where do you go to find them? Given today’s digital age, more and more consumers are discovering that the online buying experience is oftentimes their best call of recourse. For those not aware of their place in the world, such gauges are used to give an individual a well-placed reading with a connected digital display (oftentimes used to monitor pumps etc.). The display receives a message (signal) from the transducer and performs an action tied to the settings. This provides the user with a pressure reading within the measured unit they select. Keep in mind that digital gauges are constructed to withstand demanding conditions such as water, notable vibrations, constant pressure etc. So, if you’re in need of a digital pressure gauge (good for both local and remote indicators for the pressure at hand) going online can be your best bet.

Touchscreen technology has become a critical part of the medical field, used in everything from monitors and tablets to glucose readers and thermometers. They’ve become important tools in the operating room, they’re used by nurses to monitor patients, and they have even been implemented in self-patient kiosks to streamline service in hospitals and pharmacies. In only a matter of years, they have reduced dependence on peripheral equipment (mice and keyboards, for example), reduced the frequency of mechanical failures, reduced the size of equipment, and overall improved the efficiency of monitoring equipment. Medical professionals need large quantities of information immediately whether…

One of the reasons purchasing a used coordinate measuring machine is a smart move is that the mechanical structures of these instruments tend not to change much over the years, and you can purchase equipment made decades ago that operates the same as one today. There have been several changes over the years, such as a move away from granite tables to allow for more out-of-lab inspections, but by and large you can confidently buy vintage instruments and upgrade or retrofit them later. While the core mechanics of a coordinate measuring machine have changed very little, metrology as a field…

You love your shopper. That’s why you dedicate yourself to providing the best products and customer service on your ecommerce site. But did you know that lurking in your web traffic is a malicious force, hell bent on preying on your customer base? It’s sad but true. Ecommerce sites are a prime target for hackers since they house personal and financial information on dozens, hundreds or maybe even thousands of customers. While privacy is a vital concern for store owners, it is also important to impress the importance of cybersecurity on your customers too. Here are a handful of tips…

The board room meeting existed for a hundred years or more until the video conference came along and took them online. While the older method still has its uses in some cases and will never go away completely, there are still numerous benefits to online conferences that many people have already felt improving their businesses and personal lives. If you are still on the fence about making the switch, are worried about the technical aspects, or haven’t yet made an online call and are considering it, think about these four largest drawbacks that you have probably experienced and how they…