By: Chris Wilhelm
In 1871, the Great Chicago Fire caused the destruction of nearly 3.3 square miles of the metropolitan Chicago area, the loss of 100,000+ resident homes, and the deaths of over 300 people. In commemoration of this devastating event, National Fire Prevention Week was established to act as an annual reminder of the importance of fire safety education and awareness.
By: Scott Knapp
Schools have been in session nearly two months now; routines have been established, and kinks smoothed as the year is fast underway. It’s during this time that the administration is already looking ahead towards next spring’s planning and project lists.
By: Alex Wasson
The physical security of our employees and buildings are a far higher priority to business leaders and decision-makers than they have traditionally been in the past. It is unfortunate that nearly every day there are reports or threats of violence in the workplace and schools around the nation. Although it’s hard to imagine, = the “all mythical and mysterious” Cloud can play a significant role in decreasing or even preventing a potential tragedy from occurring.
By: Alex Wasson
When you’re a smaller business competing with a giant chain or big box company, every dollar makes a difference and theft can be the divide between making it or breaking it. So how do you deter theft from dishonest patrons or employees? A video surveillance system is probably one of the first solutions that come to mind.
By Laura Wasson
Today everyone is talking about “the cloud,” put this in “the cloud,” send that to “the cloud,” but what does that mean for your business systems? There tends to be a more complicated perception of what moving your systems to “the cloud” entails when actually it is quite simple. Running your business systems through the cloud means that you are accessing and storing data and programs over the internet. By moving your business systems, such as your telephone or access control to the cloud, you are removing it from your physical location and relocating it to an offsite data center.
By: Adam Baer
Wireless technologies are more reliable, secure and dependable than ever before, making it easier to work from anywhere on any device. With your mobile users itching to, ditch their desktops for Surface Pros, laptops and tablets, a wireless refresh is at the top of your business’s technology roadmap.
By: Amy Petersen
The holidays are behind us which means it’s time for you to make good on your “” New Year’s resolution. My might have been empty since Thanksgiving but not anymore. This is what we HR people like to call our busy season and to help you help us I have compiled a few interview tips that will set you apart from other candidates.
By: Nick Cable
With any computer connected to the Internet problems appear that make it nearly impossible to use your PC. These issues can range from failed Microsoft updates to malicious files hackers have embedded inside your applications. The solution used to be to reinstall the Operating System by hand, which tends to be a longer, more drawn out process than intended.