The Rise of the Hackathon

In recent years, a peculiar event has gained in popularity among the technology crowd – the Hackathon. The word “hack” may make it sound sinister given the negative connotations that surround it, but in this case hack is being used to describe building or making something. If you are not yet familiar with the term,…

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Social Media Tips for Employees

If there is one thing we tend to see many reports of these days, it is how Social Media is affecting companies all around the globe. Companies use social media websites and applications like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pintrest, Instagram and others. How, as an employee, do you know that something you post online won’t have…

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Happy 10th Anniversary to Google Chrome!

On September 4th, 2008 Google launched their much-anticipated internet browser – and now on the same date 10 years later, they celebrated by releasing a new version, Chrome 69. This update features a fresh design with a visually updated user interface and new colors, and also new productivity features. Here is a list of some…

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8 Advantages to Cloud Computing

Cloud computing, in the simplest terms, is computing based on the internet. In today’s technological climate, many people don’t recall a time when computing WASN’T internet based! Yes – a long, long time ago, in a land far, far away…companies relied on information stored on actual computers or servers located at their business. Well, actually,…

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Pros & Cons of BYOD Policy

Pros and Cons of a BYOD Culture Bring your own device (BYOD) is the strategy of a company allowing employees and partners use their personal electronic device, such as phone, tablet, or laptop, for use and connectivity to access corporate data, or directly access the secure corporate network. This seems like a fairly common practice…

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5 Steps to Project Management Success

When it comes to managing a project, many people may already have their own set of criteria or ways they go about it. But for those people who are new to project management or who just may be looking for some quick advice on how others come at it, then I have compiled a list…

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How to write stellar LinkedIn recommendations

Whenever we get a LinkedIn recommendation from someone we admire and respect professionally,  we feel honored and encouraged to return the favor. But the hesitance to write comes in the way . The feeling of never knowing how to start or what to say never, replicating recommendations is all that comes to our mind. Below are a few…

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