Remote Working: The Way of the Future

In 2013, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer decided to no longer allow Yahoo! employees to work remotely. The company was sent this message: When news broke out of this, many people–including employees–took to the Internet to share their two cents about this decision. One of these opinion-sharers was Jason Fried, Co-Founder of 37 Signals. Web magazine […]

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Creating Remote Team Magic, No Spells Required

There are many elements necessary to making a business work, and because of technology, being in the same proximity of your coworkers is no longer a necessity. Device unification and apps are just the surface of what is vital to a successful distributed team, or team with workers in different physical locations. We’ve boiled it […]

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How Technology in Summer is Worse Than Not Getting a Rose, and How to Fix It

If you’re anything like us, you love your technology. It’s what keeps us running, in touch with our family and friends, and connects us to the (virtual) world around us. If you’re anything like us, though, you probably also love this summer weather. After work, on your lunch break, or on your day off, you could find us […]

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Remote Networking the Right Way

  As a remote worker, it can be hard to build and expand your professional network. A good portion of your working time is spent on a computer in different places, or maybe one central location, and perhaps not interacting face-to-face with others as often as necessary to create a solid network. Creating and upholding […]

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The Number One Rule to Follow in Remote Teamwork

Working remotely can be tricky on its own, and with remote teamwork, there is an added level of complexity. At Heart, we understand that, but with this one key piece of advice, your team can obtain that same unity no matter the distance apart. If communication is the key, then clarity is the doorknob. Taking advantage […]

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Top Ways to Keep Focused

  When working on a computer all day, it can be easy to get distracted regardless of location. When you’re on the clock and may have someone looking at websites you visit, though, it can become increasingly more important to stay on task. Keeping to your planned agenda is not always that simple. Today, we’re […]

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Distraction Averted: Timers & Noise Reduction

A while back, we shared this article from LinkedIn about working remotely on our social media accounts. This post got a lot of buzz, so we thought it would be a good idea to expand upon it for you all. When discussing working remotely, one of the biggest worries for your employer is that your […]

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Ups and Downs of Unified Communications

What can unified communications really do to benefit your business? Quite a lot, really. We’ve broken down what will boost and what will drop just for you, our valued audience members and current and potential customers. The Ups Functionality Have you been getting the most out of your devices? Probably not. Unified communications, or UC […]

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Working Remotely Never Sounded So Good

We are officially in summer. The sun is shining, the days are longer, and we’re dreading going into the office more and more. On beautiful days, it can be tough to work inside when you’re longing to be in the outdoors. Today’s technology allows you to get the best of both worlds by working remotely. […]

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Data Breach–Now What?

Data breaches are no walk in the park. Unfortunately, 43% of companies in 2014 experienced data breaches,  resulting in billions of dollars in losses and recovery expenses. Once it happens, what do you do? Here are some tips: Isolate Your Network Change your account information for all servers and online accounts that contain important and/or […]

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