News: Posts by Patrick

Maintaining the Status Quo

Blog, April 20, 2020

It’s been a little over a month now since workplaces shifted from in-person to online. Many have described social distancing and work from home, awkward meetings over Zoom and video happy-hours as a part of everyday life. But now that the dust is beginning to settle, we’re thinking ahead to... Read More »

On the Road Again

Blog, March 27, 2020

Right now, as we hunker down, get used to staying inside, and wait until we can get on the road again, we are looking for better ways to work and connect.  Working remotely, or with a slim crew, can be challenging as we are physically isolated from the outside world.... Read More »

Does my e-mail sound too mean? Too excited?

Blog, May 06, 2019

While researching post topics today, I came across a “meme” on Instagram that piqued my interest.  It depicted a flow chart describing the worries one might go through when composing an E-Mail. In the first step on the flow-chart, the author inserts an exclamation point.  Upon reflection, the author then... Read More »

Spoofs vs. hacks and how to protect your email security

News, The Daily Memphian, February 18, 2019

Having trouble determining if that email you just got is good or bad?  Join Patrick in his battle of good vs. evil emails in the article linked below!

Top tech trends to watch in 2019

News, The Daily Memphian, January 07, 2019

Wondering what tech is going to look like in the forthcoming year?  Take a look at Patrick’s article in The Daily Memphian to find out…

How technology dependency can affect critical-thinking skills

News, The Daily Memphian, December 13, 2018

Ever feel like things should be less dependent on technology sometimes?  Well, read my article and thoughts about how “too much” technology can just ruin one’s ability to figure things out on one’s own…

Four keys to properly budgeting for technology

News, The Daily Memphian, September 27, 2018

A good budget for IT is imperative for any company using it.  Employing Managed IT Services can be one way to help make it easy.  Read Patrick’s article from September 27, 2018 in “The Daily Memphian” to learn more about the importance of properly budgeting for tech in your business…

Summer Vacation Planning: Don’t Forget to Pack the LoJack

Memphis Daily News, News, May 24, 2018

Some time ago, our support center received a frantic email from a customer. His laptop had been stolen from his rental car while he was traveling in Texas for business. He wasn’t sure what to do, and was concerned about the loss of data in addition to the obvious concern... Read More »

Managing Your Email in 4 Easy Steps

Memphis Daily News, News, March 13, 2018

Email changed the way we do business by making the world smaller and moving at a faster pace. This form of communication was somewhat manageable until smart phones gave us the opportunity to read and send emails at any time of the day, from anywhere in the world.

Two-Step Authentication Adds Layer Of Security

Memphis Daily News, News, January 31, 2018

Cloud-based email and collaboration systems are gaining popularity because they offer so many benefits to businesses of any size, but they also can present new challenges.