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The Lighter Side: Glowing Clouds Above Los Angeles

The Lighter Side: Glowing Clouds Above Los Angeles

In the early 1990s, southern California was hit by a major power outage. During the outage, a number of people in Los Angeles called 911 to report very strange, glowing clouds in the night sky. It was something the worried callers had never seen. With the acid-rain scare still in many people’s minds, their concern was understandable.

Employee Spotlight: Meet Arely Esquivel

We enjoy shining the spotlight on our employees. It gives you, our extended family, a chance to get to know us a little better. It also allows us to share our peers’ accomplishments and stories. Take a few moments and enjoy our spotlight on Arely Esquivel, PalmTech’s Client Account Manager.

Office 365’s ‘Clutter’ Learns Your Inbox Habits to Tamp Down on Distractions

Office 365’s ‘Clutter’ Learns Your Inbox Habits to Tamp Down on Distractions

Google employed a tabbed inbox to help organize the chaos of daily email a while back, and now Microsoft has a new option for Office 365 users to get things sorted. Using its Office Graph, a feature called Clutter learns from your behavior, relationships, and preferences to show only what's important in that main repository.

Think Through Social Media Actions In A Heated Moment

If you wouldn’t say it to your grandmother, don’t write it on Twitter. The oldest test in the book is the grandma test. It still holds today. If she would be appalled, odds are that others will be too. It feels good to blast an opponent, but such outburst can easily be used against you.

Shiny New Gadget Of The Month: Sony Xperia Z3

Every fall a batch of cool new phones from nearly every major manufacturer hits the market. People are clamoring for the new, larger Apple iPhone or the new Google Nexus phone. This October saw the release of a rather interesting new Android phone from Sony called the Xperia Z3 Compact.

The Ultimate Small Business Guide To Setting Up A Work-From-Home System For Your Staff

You will learn:

What telecommuting is and why so many small businesses are rapidly implementing work-from-home programs.
The single most important thing you MUST have in place before starting any work-from-home or remote office initiative.

Reducing Distractions In The Workplace

Distractions are everywhere. Our phones, our computers, our tablets, our co-workers, and on and on. When we’re trying to get work done, there is always something, and it’s getting worse. We’re more connected to the Internet than ever before, and there is always one more thing we want to check.

Your Company’s Hidden Security Weakness: Your Home Wireless Network

As a business owner who also spends time working from home, do you make assumptions about your home’s wireless network security? Between your home and business, chances are your home wireless
security is lacking. This can prove to be a serious liability.

Employee Spotlight: Meet Matt Heuer

We enjoy shining the spotlight on our employees. It gives you, our extended family, a chance to get to know us a little better. It also allows us to share our peers’ accomplishments and stories. Take a few moments and enjoy our spotlight on Matt Heuer, PalmTech’s Senior Consultant.

Barn Movers

In 1981 Donna and Herman Ostry bought a farm in the small town of Bruno, Nebraska, about 60 miles outside of Omaha. The farm came with a and a problem for the Ostrys. IIn 1981 Donna and Herman Ostry bought a farm in the small town of Bruno, Nebraska, about 60 miles outside of Omaha.