Why You Need to Update Your Technology NOW

There’s no denying that technology has good and bad. One of those features that goes either way is the need to update your technology. Whether that be devices or software, the truth of the matter is that we often times don’t want to update. It takes time. It takes money. It takes effort. As business […]

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What You Need To Know About Malware

We fear malware. This software that is designed to harm or completely disable your systems can be harmful for anyone or any business. So if or when malware is detected, it may seem typical to run from malware. The reaction reminds me of this scene from “Monsters, Inc.” Source: Docter, P., & Silverman, D. (Writers). (2001). […]

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Does the Internet Need an Age Requirement?

Last month, The Verge posted an article about Europe’s talks of changing the age of Internet consent to 16, up three years from the current age of consent. In many ways, this shift can be seen as a good thing or a bad thing. On the one hand, this has the potential to protect youths […]

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Automation: Victory Through Video Surveillance

Video surveillance has been around for decades. The footage collected from cameras have become evidence in numerous court cases, have been the smoking gun for prosecutors to make arrests, have saved accused citizens from being charged with crimes they did not commit, and have brought to light what exactly occurred in a non-biased format. According […]

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Tis the Season for Holiday Technology Solutions

The holidays are upon us, and with that, many changes. With so much excitement, why would your technology stay stagnant? It wouldn’t! Holiday technology solutions can be temporary or on a more permanent basis and can make a significant difference in your business this holiday season.   According to comScore, mobile Internet usage has almost […]

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Local Businesses Grow With Technology

Everyone loves local businesses. These shops aren’t big chains giving more and more money to rich big-wigs. Local businesses are your neighbors, your friends, maybe even you. The money spent at these local businesses goes back into the community in payments for piano lessons from the woman down the block, dinner made from fresh ingredients […]

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Thankful for Technology: Encouraging Progress

An essential part of a happy existence is recognizing the good around you. While we celebrate all that we have to be thankful for this month, we first look at the reason our company exists: technology. There are so many amazing features of technology that we take for granted each and every day, and it’s […]

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Thankful for Technology: Increases Productivity

An essential part of a happy existence is recognizing the good around you. While we celebrate all that we have to be thankful for this month, we first look at the reason our company exists: technology. There are so many amazing features of technology that we take for granted each and every day, and it’s […]

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Uncovering Shadow IT

It’s on your computers. It’s on your smartphones. It’s on your devices. It’s shadow IT , and it could be lurking in your office. Shadow IT may not be the scariest sounding thing, but trust that it’s capabilities can cause great problems–or great success–for your company. First thing’s first, what is shadow IT? Shadow IT […]

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Heart Marks the Spot: Heart Technologies Celebrates Oktoberfest

On Thursday, October 1, Heart Technologies joined the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce for their Business Expo, called Oktoberfest, at Par-A-Dice Hotel in East Peoria. This year’s theme was “X Marks the Spot,” and in true Heart fashion, we went all out to create a fun, interactive booth to show visitors that we’re “‘Hook’ed on […]

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