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4 Tips for Tech this Holiday Season

Published on Dec 6, 2016 at 4:31 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.
Christmas

‘Tis the season for holiday gifts! From virtual reality to the latest and greatest smartphones, there’s a lot to keep in mind this year, especially when looking for the ultimate tech-y gift for tech-obsessed loved ones. In order to help prepare you for the onslaught of gadgets and gizmos, our very own director of technology […]

Empowering Nashville through Internet Connectivity

Published on Jun 23, 2016 at 8:08 pm in Tennessean Articles.
Nashville connectivity

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The early days of the internet are a little hazy to most people. What started out as a fun luxury for a select few quickly became a daily requisite for the vast majority. Despite its prevalence, there are still many people around the world, and even in Nashville, who have little to no access to […]

Company Culture is Critical to Building a Strong Team

Published on May 13, 2016 at 10:05 am in Concept Culture, Tennessean Articles.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Good talent is hard to find. And it’s even harder to retain. Knowing this, many companies will do whatever it takes to keep their top people around. Even if it means saying “yes” to just about any request. Recently, Concept Technology hosted a panel on company culture with the Nashville Chamber of Commerce. The panelists, who […]

First down: Technology and the Super Bowl

Published on Feb 5, 2016 at 8:20 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 1967, two football teams competed in the AFL-NFL World Championship Game. The event included 30 minutes of pre-game programming and one marching band at halftime, and it was broadcast on two stations. It was the first Super Bowl ever, and it was a long way from the game that millions of Americans will watch […]

Face Off as a Tech All-Star

Published on Jan 22, 2016 at 5:40 pm in Tennessean Articles.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In one week, the city will swell with fans as the excitement of the NHL All-Star Weekend kicks off in Nashville. Not only has our city been given the honor to host the event, it’s exciting to see that three Predators, Shea Weber, Roman Josi and Pekka Rinne, were also selected for the All-Star festivities. […]

The Ultimate Techie Gift Guide

Published on Nov 27, 2015 at 5:01 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.

We all know someone who is tethered to a smartphone. Technology is ubiquitous and always improving, which can make gifting the latest and greatest gadgets seem like a futile endeavor. But don’t despair! This holiday season, the most innovative technology ranges from home security software to the newest toy droid on the market. Here are […]

Chat Apps In the Workplace: Collaboration or Chaos?

Published on Nov 13, 2015 at 7:47 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ever since the days of Internet Relay Chat (IRC), information technology enthusiasts have been using chat apps as a means of external communication. Being in the same “room” with others interested in some esoteric topic was addictive. It was incredibly cool to discover and create new IRC channels devoted to whatever subject crossed one’s mind […]

4 Steps to Avoid an IT Nightmare

Published on Oct 16, 2015 at 4:59 pm in Tennessean Articles, Tips & Tricks.

As a business owner, you likely depend on your IT employees to manage technology issues within your organization — but what would happen if these people suddenly left your company? Do you have the knowledge to keep IT operations running smoothly? If you’re anything like the average small business owner, the answer is probably “no.” So, […]

Heard of Spear Phishing? Hackers Hope You Haven’t

Published on Oct 2, 2015 at 1:56 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.
IT security

Cyber crime is a lucrative business. According to a report by The Guardian, cyber attacks cost the U.S. economy roughly $100 billion each year. That’s right, $100 billion, with a “B.” These attacks aren’t just on big-name brands like Target, JP Morgan Chase and Sony, either. Small businesses are just as vulnerable to this kind of […]

Don’t Bring Your Own Device Without Mobile Device Management

Published on Sep 18, 2015 at 3:16 pm in Tennessean Articles, Tips & Tricks.
Mobile Device Management

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] You may be reading this article off of your personal mobile phone. Or is it your company desktop or family tablet? Either way, with the excess of digital devices, these lines are becoming blurred. Bring your own device (BYOD), a term that refers to workers using personal devices to access company data and systems, […]