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2019 SMB Technology Trends: A Mid-Year Review

Business and technology publications that cover the SMB market have a habit of predicting trends at the start of every year. SMB Group’s “Top 10 SMB Technology Trends of 2019” report, which was sponsored by Oracle and published in January, stood out as a particularly comprehensive review for this year.

Focus on Tech each week during SBAM’s Focus on Business show

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Each week, we'll showcase a managed service provider that exemplifies greatness.  This week, we bring you Providence from Lansing, MI.  Jeff and team host a weekly show focused on making technology easy!

Tune in each week or watch online for a fresh look at using technology to power your business success!

How to Create a Domino Effect of Good Habits

Creating good habits tends to make you feel healthier, more controlled, and proud of what you are doing in this chaotic world of events. It's important to form a routine and prioritize the chores and tasks that your day needs from you.  Which is why I am here to introduce the domino effect.

How to Make Time Slow Down

Our days seem to be getting busier and time isn't getting any slower.   We fill our calendars to the brim to make sure that we are getting the most out of our day.  Since, nowadays, slowing down or taking a break feels somewhat like a weakness.

But here's a good reminder - slowing down is necessary and productive for your health.

Do These Two Things After Every Meeting

We tend to fill our calendar with meetings, chats over coffee, and membership mixers. But then what?  Are you getting the most out of these meetings?

Let's Talk Results:
Steve Jobs insisted that every item on a meeting's "to-do list" should have a designated person that is responsible for that task and any follow-up work that needs to happen accordingly.

Legal Technology: Paper Free, Save a Tree

Why go paperless? This is a difficult feat, especially in the profession of law. Why invest in the transition to digital documents when paper documents were still required in many different legal contexts?

Well, here's why.
Getting With the Technical Times:
It is now 2019, there has been progress, and things have changed (for the better). Many lawyers are now required to understand technology, and e-filing is being mandated in many jurisdictions.

What You Didn’t Know About Google Sheets

There’s much more to Google Sheets than meets the eye. Learn more about these advanced options and get more productivity out of your day.

Give Me More, Google Sheets:

1. The next time you need to create a new spreadsheet, save yourself the trouble of opening up the main Google Sheets site and clicking through the commands there.

The Transformative Effects of Technology

I recently found a great article on the transformative effects of small changes and wanted to share some of the points that seemed most important. As well as add a little extra commentary. The Legal Technology article that I am referencing can be found here.

InfoSight – HPE Storage and Now… Servers

HPE's acquisition of Nimble a couple of years ago made a lot of sense for them.  As I tell people today, no one buys storage or servers because of the specs.  It's now all about management.  In fact, if you sit through a Nimble Storage dog and pony preso, you probably will notice, there are no slides on hardware.

The decision to switch to an entirely new IT support model isn't easy, but our free eBook certainly makes it clear.CLICK!
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