Staying Ahead of Phishing Email Attacks

Malicious email attacks continue to be a common security threat to individuals and businesses, with small businesses being targeted most often. Email messages asking recipients to click on unknown links or attachments are especially dangerous because the sender oftentimes impersonates a leader or another member of your organization.  Common requests can include: Making a financial […]

A User’s Guide to Safely Filing Your Taxes Online

It’s tax week, and whether you’re filing personal taxes or business taxes, you’re more than likely filing electronically.  Electronic filing has become the most popular method of filing, and though it’s convenient, e-filing can make you vulnerable to security threats and ultimately allow cybercriminals to fraudulently collect your refund. Only recently have we seen a […]

Offsetting Seasonal Productivity

There’s no denying the impact that seasons have on our productivity.  Studies tell us that everything from weather conditions to temperatures can have an effect on our levels of productivity which bodes the question, how do we combat seasonal change in a way that maximizes our focus and productivity? We especially understand how important this […]

Love Thy Customer

Everyone understands the importance of exemplary customer service, and how it weighs on the decision making process. Marketing expert, Seth Godin, also reminds us of the power of connection.   Basic human behavior tells us that people like doing things with each other.  By connecting your customers with each other, you build a sense of community within […]

Restaurants Serve Up New Trends in Technology

There are two weeks in every year when local foodies gather to relish the culinary fare of some of Nashville’s original establishments. On January 18th, Nashville Restaurant Week is back for its first flavor-filled installment of 2016. It’s no secret that technology in the restaurant industry has exploded in recent years, with more and more guests relying on digital […]

Apps to Jump-start Your Spring

After a few false starts and last minute snow days, spring is, thankfully, here. We’ve moved clocks up an hour and coats into the guest closet. With the sunshine finally melting away the winter-weather blues, we’re also organizing outdoor adventures, deep cleaning the house and dreaming of all the delicious seasonal produce. So whether you’re […]

5 Tech Trends for 2014

Where’s tech going in 2014? Here are five technologies that will make headlines next year. 1. Smart locks The key and lock have been around for thousands of years. The pin-tumbler lock, which uses varying-length pins to prevent a lock from opening without the correct key, has been around for hundreds of years. The simple […]