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WorkSmart Team Members Deconstruct for Humanity

Three of WorkSmart’s team members joined Habitat for Humanity of Wake County on Friday, April 16 for a charity Deconstruction event. Joined by other Triangle-based business people and the Habitat for Humanity Deconstruction team, WorkSmart helped gather useable building materials from a residential home being torn down. These salvaged materials are donated to the Habitat […]

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Team Member Spotlight: Andrew Pawlowski, Web Developer

WorkSmart strives to be the premier provider in Information Technology services. With colleagues like Andrew, this initiative is possible. “Andrew keeps the Charlotte office running. He is willing to contribute his technical abilities as well as his time to help things run smoothly. Andrew is very professional has does a great job of assisting clients […]

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Upgrade your Desktop

Dates: 11/13 in Durham at Microsoft office, 4825 Creekstone Drive, Durham NC 27703 11/20 in Charlotte at Microsoft Office, 8050 Microsoft Way, Charlotte, NC 28273 Both events start at 9 am, with doors opening at 8:30 with continental breakfast. Event Details: Is your company searching for the right tools to help you meet new business […]

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Your Organization in the Clouds

Similar to virtualization, another trend is affecting how many organizations conduct business. Brick-and-mortar businesses are now moving to the “Cloud”. And no, there is no relation to nebulous. Cloud computing is basically using the Internet for applications and tasks normally performed on our computers. A broader definition is utilizing off-site servers for applications. The hardware […]

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Virtualizing Your Organization

The goal of technology is to enable businesses to maximize their resources most effectively and efficiently. Many small businesses are utilizing Virtualization for just that. Virtualization is the technology that allows hardware to run multiple operating system images simultaneously. The idea of running one application on one machine is being replaced by the ability to […]

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Business Blogging

No doubt, you’ve heard the term web log, better known as blog, but you may not know how blogging can actually benefit your business. By definition, a blog is a website that hosts entries-or posts-of commentary, descriptions of events, graphics, videos and more. No longer just a way for controversial thoughts to be heard, small […]

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Simple Protection during the Termination Process

Internal threats are dangerous to IT Security. When a team member ceases to be employed at your company, it’s important to have a consistent process, even for your best employees. It is critical that an organization take measures to protect themselves during the termination process. After all, employees have access to your most sensitive information […]

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Protect Your Organization from Your Organization

Did you know the greatest information security threat facing your organization may be sitting in the office right now? This threat has the ability to bypass the physical and logical controls in place to protect the perimeter of your organization’s network and has already obtained credentials to access a significant portion of the organization’s infrastructure. […]

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Make Social Networking Work: 7 Tips

by Christopher Elliott reprinted with permission from the Microsoft Small Business Center Social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter connect millions of like-minded people every day through the Web. But did you know they also can help your small business connect with customers? “Social networking can help promote a small business in two ways,” […]

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The Business Value of Social Media Marketing

If you could connect to the world’s business professionals, in the time it takes to check your email, wouldn’t you? Welcome to the world of online networking, where valuable business connections are made every day on social and professional networking sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Social and professional networking simply refers to the interaction […]

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