The TekReport September 2014

by | Sep 23, 2014 | Blog, Newsletter


September 2014

In this


New Server or Move to The Cloud?

Are Bad Email Habits Wasting Your Time?

Basic Forms in Microsoft Word 2013

Business Continuity Tip –

Business Continuity Tip
Pack Your BagsThis
month, millions of students will fill their backpacks and head back to school.
And during this time of year, it’s also the perfect time to pack another type of
bag, a “bug-out-bag.”
This quick and easy to access bag is essential to
any preparedness plan. During an evacuation, you’re often left with little to no
time to gather essential supplies such as a first-aid kit or other important
items including insurance documents.Learn more on what to pack in your
bug-out-bag by downloading Agility’s Free Checklist:

What to Take When You Evacuate
for Laughs
of the Month
No matter what people tell you, words and
ideas can change the world.



Did you know that September is National
Preparedness Month? When was the last time
you thought about what would happen if your
business was affected by a fire, theft,
broken water main, earthquake, or some other
event that kept you and your employees from
your office building? We have long partnered
with Agility Recovery to provide businesses
several options for disaster and continuity
planning. Agility is hosting several
webinars this month to discuss what you can
do to protect your business from these

Sign up here.

Please contact me
if you would like help reviewing or creating
your business continuity plan.

Scott – President, Tekmanagement Inc.

Your comments are always welcome via email

New Server or Move to The Cloud?

used with permission from HTS

Many organizations we talk to are starting to think about
their next server upgrade. Here are some common questions we


  • Do I need a server?
  • What about the cloud?
  • Is there a less expensive way?

These are all good questions. The answers can really depend
on your needs.


Are Bad Email Habits Wasting Your Time?

used with permission from HP Technology at Work

Are bad email habits distracting you, wasting your time,
and causing miscommunications with clients, employees and others?
Making a few simple changes to the way you handle email will
help you improve focus, save time, and communicate more effectively.

Here are five bad email habits that could be holding you
back—and positive alternatives to get you moving forward.

Bad habit #1: Sending emails late at
night, early in the morning, and on weekends. This sends clients
the message that you’re on call 24/7, so they treat you that
way—which ultimately stresses you out. It also sends employees
the message that you expect them to be on call 24/7—which stresses them out.

Read more

Basic Forms in Microsoft Word 2013

Do you want to insert checkboxes for list options, textfields
for names, or automatically formatted date fields in a Word

Using basic form options can make life easier for people
filling out your documents. They can also make your document
appear more professional.

In this tech tip, you’ll learn how to access the
Developer tab
on the Ribbon, insert the most basic
and useful fields, and using the Properties
of drop-down lists to add the necessary options.


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