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How to buy a Mac and use it at work with Windows

A CEO recently wrote that he would like to use his Mac at work, but his IT professionals do not know how to support it. One solution that many executives enjoy is to run both Windows and OS X on the Macintosh. Read more…

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How do CEO’s feel about employees using Twitter?

Here is a short video about how most CEO’s feel about employees using twitter: http://www.articulate.com/community/blogdemo/Werner-Twitter/player.html

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Prepare for users working from home during Swine Flu

There is concern about the Swine Flu causing problems this fall. Will your workers be able to work from home? The government web site about the Swine Flu is http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/

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For real–beware attachments in e-mail

Everyone should know better, but executives seem to think they are special. Organized cyber-gangs are sending an e-mail message directly to small and midsized company’s CFO with an attachment that installs a tool to steal banking passwords. Then the criminals transfer money out of the company’s accounts.

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Do you have endearing nicknames for your IT professionals?

I did a review recently for an organization who refers to their in-house IT professional with an endearing nickname. Click here to find out more including what they call him…

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