By: Tech Electronics
The Coronavirus health crisis has disrupted nearly every aspect of everyday life, and the way that we conduct business is no exception. Many cities and states have introduced stay-home orders, including all of the regions Tech Electronics serves. As a result, we’ve all had to confront some harsh realities about our preparedness for a remote workforce.
By: Laura Wasson, Executive Director of Healthcare
In the last few weeks, the coronavirus strain COVID-19 has progressed from a distant concern to a global pandemic. Schools and businesses are closing and the CDC is encouraging “social distancing”. Perhaps most importantly, this virus is testing the capabilities and protocols of our healthcare industry, which rarely faces challenges of this scope all at once.
By: Adam Baer, Director of IT Services
A world where everything is connected is a world with endless possibilities, for better and for worse. Your network unlocks the potential of your business, helping it to function more efficiently. Unfortunately, it also opens you up to cybersecurity threats, which are constantly evolving and finding new ways to attack your business.
By: Alex Wasson, Director of Security
Of all the hot-button issues in security and surveillance technology at the moment, few have generated as much controversy as facial recognition. When the technology first emerged several years ago, it seemed destined to be the industry standard before long.
By: Dave Bruns, Senior Solutions Designer
If your business caught on fire, what could you afford to have destroyed? The question might sound absurd on its face but is a practical consideration that every business owner needs to make. Do you carry, handle, or use unique items that cannot be replaced? Do you rely on critical, expensive systems to run your business? How painful would it be if you experienced downtime?
When it comes to buildings, green is the new black. Ecological responsibility is a hot-button issue, and measures promoting energy efficiency are becoming more and more common. In the United States, buildings account for 41% of total energy consumption, and nearly 40% of all CO2 output, making them key targets for improvement.
By: Joe Dorsey
For many educators, the rapid technological growth of the digital era has presented unique challenges. Ask a high school teacher, and you’re likely to hear about students distracted by their phones, conditioned to multiple screens and constant streams of content.
By: Laura Wasson
No matter your relationship to the long-term care industry – resident, caregiver, business owner or otherwise – falls are a nightmare. The recovery process is painful for all involved, whether physically, emotionally, or financially.
They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it should be. The holiday season brings several concepts to mind: family, gifts, food, vacation – but one that too often goes unnoticed is danger. Unfortunately, house fires spike during winter months – particularly around the holidays – and robbery and personal larceny both peak during the month of December.
According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), U.S. fire departments respond to calls about residential fires every 86 seconds. And while firefighters are incredibly efficient and effective at their jobs, fires still result in 2,650 civilian deaths and over $7 billion in property damage each year.