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    How Will Blockchain Affect Your Business?

    By: Trevor Akervik
    March 5, 2019

    Have you heard of blockchain? Whether or not you have, know this: Blockchain is here and it’s growing. In fact, one research firm projects that spending on blockchain solutions is forecast to reach $11.7 billion in the next four years. That, combined with the capacity it has to i…

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    UCaaS Will Move Your Mobile Workforce Forward

    By: Matt Kanaskie
    July 24, 2018

    The other night, at about 5:30 p.m., I got a call from a client. It went to voicemail. The voicemail, which had been transcribed into an email through UCaaS, was urgent. The caller had a technician on site waiting to activate a phone system and needed a couple of passwords. Of co…

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    Your Business Communication System Cheat Sheet - Find the Perfect Solution

    By: Matt Kanaskie
    February 5, 2018

    If you thought that getting a new phone system would be a breeze — a simple case of counting your employees and getting price quotes — you may need to rethink things. The number of options for your communications system has expanded in the last few years. Which is why I put toget…

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    Top 5 Tech Trends for 2018

    By: Steve Knutson
    January 18, 2018

    In my job, I am routinely asked to look out into the future to predict what technology trends will impact businesses so they can be better prepared. The effect of technology on business operations is becoming much more pervasive. It’s beginning to touch everything. Are you ready?

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    Does Your Voice Assistant Get You?

    By: Steve Knutson
    January 5, 2018

    Are you one of the millions who received a voice assistant last year? I’m not even talking about the voice assistants built into your smartphone. We are moving toward a voice-activated world. Why type it, when you can simply say it, right?

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    Top Tech Toys for Grownups

    By: Steve Knutson
    November 22, 2017

    If you’ve opened a toy guide for the 2017 season, you’ve likely seen the technology takeover of toys. I remember getting plastic or balsa wood models as a kid and how cool the first, really simple, interactive Wii gaming console was for my kids.

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    A Futuristic Notebook Is Here

    By: Steve Knutson
    March 2, 2017

    I have piles upon piles of notepads of my handwritten notes filed in my desk drawer. Some of them date back quite far and yes, I still pull them out and refer to them. Sometimes, it takes some searching.

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    5 Tech Trends That Will Impact Business in 2017

    By: Steve Knutson
    December 29, 2016

    I’m often asked to pull out a crystal ball and talk about where technology is going. Preparing for the future and identifying the right technology for it is a main role I play as Chief Technology Officer at Marco. I am energized by new technology and anticipating where the advanc…

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    Where Are You On the Technology Curve?

    By: Steve Knutson
    October 27, 2016

    My job is to stay ahead of the technology curve. That used to mean looking out three to five years – or even 10 years when I first started my career. Today, we expect some technology to be obsolete in 12 months.

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    6 Things We Know About Baby Boomers’ and Millennial Technology Needs

    By: Sue Swanson
    May 12, 2016

    Most articles will tell you that Millennials use technology very differently than the typical Baby Boomer – and that’s true – but most articles don’t provide ways to address the issue. In this blog, I'll cover six main differences between Baby Boomers and Millennials in the workf…

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