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Techie Tourism: Ideas for Non-traditional Summer Travels

Published on Jun 12, 2015 at 2:40 pm in Tennessean Articles, Tips & Tricks.

Beach chair. Check. Sunscreen. Check. So goes the traditional summer vacation packing list. Followed by a 10-hour drive, too much sun and some necessary R&R. While the classic escape is sure to do the trick for travel fever, less sandy getaways are also attracting attention. Technology has engineered experiences that would have been inconceivable 30, […]

Dear Grads: Here’s How to Land Your Dream Tech Job

Published on Jun 4, 2015 at 6:22 pm in Tennessean Articles, Tips & Tricks.

Dear recent graduate, welcome to the real world. We’re so happy to have you — you and your wide-eyed confidence, inherent tech savvy and key demographic insight. Now that you’ve graduated, your inbox is likely full of lists touting the highest paying, top hiring, most rewarding careers. (Thanks, Aunt Alice.) And jobs in technology probably […]

3 Key Moves Your IT Team Needs to Make

Published on May 4, 2015 at 11:13 am in Tennessean Articles, Tips & Tricks.

For many companies, the information technology department has long been a siloed and mysterious one. You’re not exactly sure what they do, but you’ve got them on speed dial when your email is acting up. They’re the folks with the flash drives, and your saviors when the server’s down. But, as technology evolves, so too […]

How Your Peers Can Be Allies for Better Business

Published on Apr 21, 2015 at 1:41 pm in Tennessean Articles, Tips & Tricks.

Some consider it a bad idea for business owners to consult with other business owners on how to solve problems and identify opportunities. For those who feel this way, getting too close to other owners risks publicly revealing too much about their business’ flaws and its formulas for success. However, while it may be initially […]

Backup & Disaster Recovery

Published on Feb 11, 2015 at 7:32 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.
Backup & Data Recovery

by James Fields On any given day, there are many unpredictable disasters that could strike your company. Most recently, there were earthquakes in Texas and snowstorms in the north surpassing record amounts of snowfall. When disasters strike, they affect power supply, the ability to get to work and a computer network’s ability to stay up […]

Mobile Device Management Must-Haves

Published on Jan 5, 2015 at 6:28 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By: Daniel Akridge, Lead Support Analyst Mobile devices are rapidly expanding into the enterprise space with more than 90% of companies having employees use personal devices to access their network and corporate content. A survey conducted on behalf of Raytheon suggests 1/3 of employees use mobile devices exclusively to do their work, while 60% […]

Would Your Systems Be Able to Prevent a Cyber Attack?

Published on Dec 1, 2014 at 12:06 pm in Healthcare, Tips & Tricks.

Recently, a virus known as “CryptoWall” infected the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office. This virus was able to encrypt a large number of critical files on the department’s network, and thus rendered them inaccessible. The hacker demanded a ransom of $572 to decrypt the files, giving the virus its nickname “Ransomware.” The department chose to pay […]

Cloud Storage Platforms Offer Business-Friendly Solutions

Published on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:00 am in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. By now, most internet users rely on cloud storage — whether they know it or not — to store, access and share any number of files. In business, cloud storage lets employees and clients easily collaborate and […]

Protect Your Business From Patent Trolls

Published on Jun 27, 2014 at 2:05 pm in Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. As a country, we’ve seen a dramatic uptick in patent litigation over the past 10 years. So it should be no surprise that we’ve also seen more and more complaints about “patent trolls” in our headlines. As companies […]