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How to Save Time Using MyAnalytics And The Cloud

As a certified facilitator, I have the privilege of enabling the attendees of our free Amaxra Customer Immersion Experience sessions to get hands-on with solutions that truly help them be more productive. It's always fun to see their faces light up when they discover tools and features in Microsoft Office 365 they didn't even know were available. One ...

Just what is a complex password (and how do I create one)?

In a previous blog, I discussed seven common-sense cyber protections you can do that immediately and inexpensively make you, your business, and your family safer from cyber attack. So far, I've covered #1 – Keep your software patches up to date and #7 – Do not give your primary user account administrator privileges, and #3 – Back up your computer ...

Which is worse: #ransomware or hard drive failure?

It’s a trick question. Both impact your business the same way – you lose access to your valuable business data when you are not expecting it. One of the most important things you can do about cybersecurity is to stop thinking about it like a mysterious disease whose only cure is to buy specialized protection software. To be sure, some businesses that...

7 Common-Sense Cyber Protections That Really Work

We all use the Internet regularly to communicate with colleagues, share vital information, and carry out our business duties. Think of trying to get through your workday without access to your e-mail, your documents, or your spreadsheets. Nevertheless, that same Internet we depend upon is viewed by cyber criminals as a pathway into your company – one ...

The 2 Things That Best Protect You From Cyber-Attack

We are excited to announce a NEW guest blog series by Dr. Ken! In future blog posts, he will discuss ransomware, encryption, and other critical cyber-security issues all business people need to know. Stay tuned! UPDATE Friday May 12, 2017: Massive ransomware cyber-attack hits 74 countries around the world says a headline in today’s UK Guardian news...

How Amaxra Uses PowerBI To Gain Customer Insights

Since 2014, I've been a fan of PowerBI, a suite of business analytics tools from Microsoft used to analyze data and share insights. As an early adopter—I was introduced to PowerBI while working with the Enterprise Commerce team at Microsoft so I've seen firsthand how the application evolved into an impressive business tool since its infancy....

Defend Your M&Ms: How To Find Your Organization's Cybersecurity Sweet Spot

Today’s young professionals have a more mobile, just-in-time work style. However, many companies find their current security models slow to adapt to these modern scenarios. A great analogy I heard in a recent security conference compares life to the famous candy that melts in your mouth—not in your hand. Hard crunchy shell, chewy cente...

Auditing Unsubscribes with a Customer Feedback Survey

Have you ever wondered why your recipients decide to unsubscribe from your emails? Acquiring this information can help you improve your email marketing campaigns and target the right recipients. To collect this data, all you need to do is integrate a ClickDimensions survey with your subscription management page. Start by building a survey. Your su...

Evolving Business

Out with the old and in with the new. It is a common phrase and, when it comes to the workplace, it has never been more appropriate. In recent years, a change in workplace culture have occurred around the world. The reason? Millennials. Young workers entering the job market are shaking things up, calling for a reform of the old ways and a reevalua...

Power Up Your Business with Dynamics CRM

Today Amaxra wrapped up our webinar series, Power Up Your Business with Dynamics CRM. The series was led by Rosalyn Arntzen, President & CEO at Amaxra, and Jay Templeton, Amaxra CTO. Dynamics MVP, Rick McCutcheon, and Senior Account Manager from ClickDimensions, Leigh Ann Martin, joined us as guest speakers and demonstrated how we can better l...