Simple Cybersecurity Measures For Any Business

According to a 2015 press release by Small Business Committee, 71% of cyber attacks occur at business consisting of less than 100 employees. Does your business fall into this category? If so, you could be next! No one wishes for their company to be attacked. Thankfully, taking the proper steps helps prevent malicious online activity. […]

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Top Finance & Payment Trends of 2016

The last year has brought so many changes to the financial aspect of business. Last year’s big push toward chip cards, presented a lot to work through to standardize this payment method. As you’re probably aware, these issues and tweaks are still being worked through. The end result will provide us with safer transactions and […]

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Top Mobile Trends of 2016

When it comes to technology, one of your first thoughts should be mobile. We are always on the go, and in 2015, 51% of all web connectivity happened on mobile devices. The numbers are only growing from here. When using mobile devices, messaging rules. Business Insider states that the top four messaging apps have close […]

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Seven Sins of IT: Choppy Changes

As a kid, my dad liked to teach me life lessons. Some of these came in typical ways, like how to tie your shoes or how to ride a bike, while others were more unconventional, like the rules of comedy. Rule one (and to be honest, I’m not sure we ever got past this rule) was timing […]

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Seven Sins of IT: Missing Metrics

As a business leader, you know the importance of metrics. The flowery stuff doesn’t matter: show me the numbers. Show me the impact this will have on my business. If you can’t back up what you’re proposing with cold, hard stats, I’m not interested. Sound familiar? Here’s the thing: stats can be flowery, too. There […]

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Seven Sins of IT: Subpar Scheduling

Once your IT is set up, what happens next? Is there talk of scheduling another visit, or does your IT service provider leave your parking lot, never to be heard from again? Is that the level of service you’re wanting from your technology provider? If your provider is only interested in selling you technology solutions, […]

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Heart Takes on Springfield!

On Thursday, Heart Technologies attended the Springfield Business Connections at Prairie Capital Convention Center. We were able to share our services, solutions, and causes with those who came to this well-attended event hosted by the Springfield Chamber of Commerce. What made this expo so unique was that there was so much for Chamber members and […]

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Heart and Barrack’s Hosts After Hours

On Thursday, April 21, Heart Technologies and Barrack’s Hospitality Group teamed up to host a Business After Hours for East Peoria Chamber of Commerce. The event took place from 5–7pm at EastPort Banquet Center in East Peoria, IL. Guests were welcomed to the banquet center with artichoke parmesan on toasted bread rounds and filo-wrapped asparagus […]

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Join Us at Business After Hours!

We hope you’ll be joining us at our Business After Hours! On April 21, Heart Technologies and Barrack’s Hospitality Group will cohost a Business After Hours at EastPort Banquet Center from 5–7pm. East Peoria Chamber of Commerce is serving as the chamber sponsor for this event. This event will be unlike most Business After Hours […]

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