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‘Half a DBA’: An Odd But Cost-Effective Alternative to Full-Time DBAs

With the increasing data complexity and volumes, it may seem irrational to think you don’t need a full-time, in-house DBA. The reality is you really don’t need one. In-house DBAs often spend their time on mundane tasks, such as resolving simple issues and doing backups. This leaves little to no time for operations analysis. In addition, there is either not enough work or not enough budget to maintain a...

Message on a Bottle: EPA Tests New Campaign that Uses Canisters, GPS

The uses for Global Positioning Systems (GPS) have gone beyond navigation. Today, people are finding new ways to streamline their work by integrating GPS systems into their processes. Some companies, for instance, are starting to use GPS to track their mobile employees’ productivity. In other parts of the world, meanwhile, organizations are leveraging the technology to make the world a better place to live...

New Hire: Beefing Up Recruitment with Cloud-based Project Management Solutions

Recruitment can be a pain in the neck. It’s not easy to manage hundreds (or even thousands) of job applicants, go over their resumes and credentials, and sort them according to their capabilities. With the latest IT solutions today, however, recruitment has improved and become more organized. How Does Cloud-based Project Management Work? Cloud-based project management like Springboard systems helps simplify...

Enjoy a Wonderful Life as You Grow Older

It is quite difficult for someone to grow old. This is why the government has established a system that will make it easier for the elderly to find help and comfort as they start ageing. When you are already old, it would mean that you have already accomplished so many things in life. You have had your shares of triumphs and successes, and some heartaches here and there. While many people regard greying hair...

3 Things You Must Do After You Have Set Up Your Website

Setting up your business’ website is just the first step. You still need to ensure that your business will reach the market you desire and achieve its purpose. In this world dominated by technology, businesses would normally have their websites. Those businesses that don’t have a web presence are often regarded as untrustworthy. So, assuming you have already set up a great-looking website, do you stop there?...

Construction Estimator Software: Choosing the Best for Your Business

Construction cost estimation software, also called bidding software, helps business owners calculate the cost of labor and material. The program can also help in creating detailed proposals from estimates. Some of the features offered by its package are:Cost Database, which includes accurate figures on materials and costs to aid in preparing estimates Labor and Materials, which helps calculate labor and...

3 Effective Ways to Improve Customer Experience

In a survey conducted in 2011, researchers found that 78 percent of customers didn’t push through with an ongoing transaction or didn’t make a purchase because of bad customer service experience. Customers are the lifeline of every business. Without them, there’s really no point opening your establishment every day. It’s not enough that you have a good product or service; you need to...

Outsourced Customer Service: You Need It When…

Managing a business is no walk in the park; and, if it were, it would likely be a Jurassic Park – if you attempt to take on everything, all on your own. Businesses are demanding, especially during times of significant growth. In the early days, it’s easier to manage things – such as taking calls, applying suggestions, and handling all customer concerns – on your own efforts. But when...

How Mobile Satellite Services Help in Your Business Expansion

Getting mobile satellite services for your business expansion seems like an out of this world idea. You might ask: If companies in the early 1900s were able to expand without space technology, why should you consider such? But as you know, you are already competing in a 21st-century market, and advanced technology is deemed essential in running a business. The global market for mobile satellite services (MSS)...

Are Flight Simulations as Good as the Real Thing?

Flight simulation has increasingly become an important component of flight training. Depending on the program or module, students get to immerse in simulations for real-world flight training. What Happens in Flight Simulations To get the best training experience, you should find a simulation program that faithfully recreates the many eventualities a pilot may face while flying different aircraft models in various...