Microsoft SharePoint is an invaluable addition to any business environment, and is a central repository for web based applications. SharePoint is a powerful tool, but it can be daunting to first time users to understand the many things this software can accomplish. To that end, here are a few things you may not know about Microsoft SharePoint 2010. Read more »
Anyone who owns a website, personal or business, is always looking for ways to get more traffic. If it’s a business website, you also want to be able to actively market to your potential customers and visitors. While words and text on a page are great for their SEO value, visual and audio support help engage your audience in an all-encompassing way. So, here we’ll look at some of the basics of web streaming so you can add video to your website. Read more »
Once upon a time we had a magical box that lit up in technicolor, and came alive when plugged it into our wall. It was the invention that changed how the world and people would view each other, their countries and themselves for years to come. This mystical item was called a, TV. Read more »
At the end of 2010, the cable industry saw a record-breaking 711,000 subscribers give up cable television. Just in the last quarter, from April-June, eight of the nine largest subscription-TV providers in the U.S. lost another 195,700 subscribers. As the economy plummets (again) and unemployment rises (again), cheaper entertainment options are in high demand. Read more »
Cloud hosting services are becoming increasing popular amongst entrepreneurs and small web-based sites. And as this trend picks up more steam we become increasingly aware of the pros and cons that this option presents. First, a little background: Read more »
Your Online Social Life is up for Grabs: Google+ vs Facebook Parodies
Let the battle for your online social life begin. Google+ has been rapidly invading the lives of tech and business professionals over the past couple of days, and is said to soon take over everyone else. Seriously, everyday there is a new article about how “awesome” Google+ is or about how Google’s profits are exploding thanks to Google+ and yadda yadda. Read more »
When it comes to hosted email services, Google’s Gmail service and Microsoft Exchange are at heads. Both boast an array of great features—email management, convenient collaboration tools for both desktop and mobile…But in organizational setting Exchange still seems to offer a reliability and security that Gmail has not yet lived up to. Read more »
There has been a lot of talk about the dangers of geo-tagging lately. The explosion of the Smartphone market has caused the atomic bomb of location-based services, which use geo-tagging as a key feature in their applications. If you use Foursquare, Facebook Places, Gowalla, or Twitpic on your mobile, (Hosted Exchange for mobile is safe from this, by the way!) unless your geo-locator is turned off, the applications will automatically add geo-tags to the places you check-in to and the pictures you upload, specifying your exact location. That’s information you wouldn’t want in the hands of criminals. Read more »
Everyone wants web traffic. Web traffic means you’re popular and opens opportunities for revenue. Of course there are certain factors that come into play in order to get the web traffic you want in the world of websites. Read more »
You’re not a developer until you’re a SherWeb developer!
The cloud computing industry is booming, and SherWeb has big projects in the wind, or should I say, in the cloud! The company received considerable press coverage in the last few months, especially after being awarded the 2011 OCTAS for business achievement.
SherWeb’s success is undeniable. Founded in 1998 in Sherbrooke, the company employs almost 100 employees, which correspond to the number of countries where they do business.
Now, let’s get down to cases. SherWeb has recently signed an important contract and wishes to employ more qualified programmer analysts. There are a number of projects and challenges to be tackled, and this will allow the company to grow even more. Read more »