Why Your Small Business Needs an IT Partner

September 13th, 2019 Posted by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Why Your Small Business Needs an IT Partner”

“Before you decide to put on your IT hat, consider finding a dependable IT partner for your SMB. It could play a key role in the success of your endeavor.”

– Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Sales, marketing, product development, the list goes on. If you’re running a small business, you are probably wearing many different hats. One of the most critical areas for many small businesses is technology, and that is an area where most experts agree SMB owners can use some help.

There are many reasons why an IT partner makes good business sense for SMB’s. In this article for Business.com, Tiffany Bloomer highlights three of the top reasons most SMB’s need a reliable IT partner to succeed.

Before you decide to take on or expand the IT portion of your business, consider finding a resourceful IT partner that can help drive you to success.

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Do you know what these 17 common workplace buzzwords and phrases really mean?

September 5th, 2019 Posted by Technology 0 thoughts on “Do you know what these 17 common workplace buzzwords and phrases really mean?”

“If you’re going to survive in the corporate world, then you better learn to speak the language.”

– Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Corporate jargon is sometimes challenging and can even be annoying. If you’re new to the corporate world or just “getting back into the game,” you’ll likely find yourself in a situation where someone sprinkles or stuffs a conversation or presentation full of the latest corporate buzzwords. So, whether you’re responsible for “moving the needle” or picking the “low hanging fruit” this brief insight into 17 of the most common corporate buzzwords from Jacquelyn Smith and Áine Cain for Business Insider may be right “in your wheelhouse.” Take a few minutes to brush up

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9 Common Dorm Room Tech Troubles & How to Fix Them

September 4th, 2019 Posted by Technology 0 thoughts on “9 Common Dorm Room Tech Troubles & How to Fix Them”

“New surroundings, meeting new people, academic challenges all await your student at school. The last thing they need is a dorm room with tech troubles!.”

– Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


Going away to school can be stressful and most students rely heavily on technology for research, viewing schedules, assignments and keeping in touch with family and friends. If your student is living in the dorms, the chances are that their dorm room technology has a bit to be desired vs. what they are used to at home. Dorm room tech troubles can increase already high-stress levels. Don’t worry, many of these tech issues can be fixed with a little knowledge from the experts. Look at this informative article by Tim Fisher for Lifewire to gain some helpful insights. In the article, Fisher looks at 9 common dorm room tech troubles and provides excellent DYI fix ideas for all of them.

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The Ultimate Guide: Buying a Computer for School

August 9th, 2019 Posted by Technology 0 thoughts on “The Ultimate Guide: Buying a Computer for School”

“Technology continues to grow in our student’s educational experience. Selecting the right computer will help make that experience more rewarding.”

– Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


School is in, and it may be time to upgrade your student’s technology. Today, computers play a critical role in almost every student’s educational experience as they rely on them for research, communication, and often for multi-media presentations as well. The importance of these activities makes selecting the right computer for your student essential to enhancing their educational experience and maximizing their success.

There is more to the decision-making process than meets the eye, and choosing the right solution can often be daunting. This article by Mark Kyrnin for Lifewire provides an excellent roadmap to selecting the right computer with the best features for your student, whether for use at home or away.

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Guidelines for Setting Camera Field of View

August 8th, 2019 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Guidelines for Setting Camera Field of View”

“While it may seem simple, setting up a security camera’s field of view is critical to its overall effectiveness in protecting your business or home.”

– Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


Security cameras are a useful tool in protecting your business or home; however, setting them up correctly significantly affects their usefulness. One important aspect of setting up a security camera is its field of view. Getting the proper field of view for your specific application takes a bit of skill and some patience as well. Forget about the rules you follow when taking a photo or recording video for entertainment purposes and remember what you need these cameras to “see.”

This article by ERIC OLSON for Security Infowatch provides you with some critical guidelines that will help ensure that you get your cameras set up correctly to see the whole picture.

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How To Avoid The Most Common School Security Design Mistakes

August 8th, 2019 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “How To Avoid The Most Common School Security Design Mistakes”

“If you are responsible for or concerned with physical security in your school or facility, this article, and related webinars could help you avoid critical mistakes.”

– Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


Having good security equipment is only part of the equation, as pointed out in this article by Ray Bernard for SECURITYINFOWATCH. Shortcutting proper security design in the rush to “do something” can have devastating consequences for educational and other types of facilities. According to Bernard, there is a typical security design mistake that occurs in many types of facilities, but the impact of it can be significantly higher on schools, whose incident response requirements are greater than many other organizations.

Check out this valuable article and the links to related webinars to learn more about the most common security mistakes. While much of what is covered is common knowledge among trained and experienced security design consultants, security practitioners and others responsible for facility physical security risk management it may be helpful to you when implementing a new system or updating your current one.

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