Monday , 25 June 2018

6 Ways to exercise in the Office

You’ve probably already heard that sitting at a desk all day is bad for your health. According to the World Health Organization, physical inactivity is classified as the fourth leading cause of global deaths, causing an estimated 3.2 million deaths worldwide.1 But don’t quit your desk job just yet! There are new innovative gadgets that can help you stay fit while working. We take a look at the top fitness inspired solutions designed to help you power through your workday. Watch your posture Bad posture while sitting creates a host of problems, from jaw pain to pinched nerves in your back. New wearables are designed to help keep you sitting straight and tall at your desk. These posture-training devices are about the size of a lapel pin and attach to your skin or clothing. They gently vibrate when they sense slouching, training you to improve your posture throughout the day. …

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How hospitals are keeping patient data secure

Given the wealth of sensitive personal data healthcare organizations process and store, it’s no surprise that hospitals, medical offices, and other healthcare systems are prime targets for cybercrime. In 2014, an estimated 85 percent of large healthcare organizations faced a data breach, and one in five of those breaches cost the organization more than $1 million to rectify.1 Due to the costs a data breach can inflict on the operation, as well as the patients it’s entrusted to care for, healthcare organizations have become more vigilant and determined to battle cybercrime—and their efforts underscore important steps any business can apply to improve data security. Step #1: Ensure you’re using devices with multiple layers of security The problem: For the sake of efficiency, some healthcare operations favored the status quo rather than adopting new technologies designed with advanced security features.2 Many doctors’ offices, for instance, relied on pre-printed prescription pads, which stand particularly …

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Internet of Things security primer

The Internet of Things (IoT) provides convenience, comfort, and cost savings through a vast and growing collection of connected devices ranging from HVAC systems and printers to fitness trackers, medical devices, and automobiles. And not surprisingly, those benefits are attracting the attention of businesses big and small. “The alluring promise of an improved bottom line will encourage businesses to focus on IoT,” predicts HP Chief Technology Officer, Shane Wall. “It can lower operating costs, increase productivity, and help businesses expand into new markets or offer new products.” While it is true that IoT devices can help businesses drive improvements in areas such as operations, staff performance, and the customer experience, a serious issue bubbles below all of that promise: security.   Source : http://www8.hp.com/us/en/TechnologyAtWork/internet-of-things-security-primer.html?flexfield10=031705

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Don’t overlook your monitor

For some, the term “tech innovation” brings to mind new PC form factors and unique printing methods. But high-tech innovation doesn’t stop at hardware—it also includes displays. In recent years, display innovation has produced heightened resolution, connectivity, functionality, and ROI. Displays are sleek, stylish, more robust, and thoughtfully aligned with today’s dynamic, agile, and collaborative workspaces. Designed to drive work teams, the latest iterations of this oft-overlooked, but critical technology can boost your performance, productivity, and efficiency. Source : https://h41369.www4.hp.com/taw/article/ID/GB/TAW_001219?hprpt_id=TAW_001219

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Energy Saving Home Improvement in Michigan

Ecologically Clean Home Improvements in Michigan We specialize in energy savings that make existing homes energy efficient and maintenance free through insulation, siding, window replacement, gutters and seamless. Your Home Improvement Project Has a Green Solution! Ms. Green Construction is a home improvement and repair contractor specializing in home and outdoor home improvement. Our services include energy-saving attic insulation, retrofitting foam insulation walls , exterior cladding, window replacement and seamless gutters. We are based in Ann Arbor, Michigan and serve all South Eastern Michigan. Belongs to our family company, supported with more than 20 years of experience , was founded as a result of the need within the community to provide high quality Products for home improvement and services at reasonable prices. Our belief is that it is our responsibility to offer you the same care, reliability, high quality products, and the respect you would require and use in our own …

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6 stupid office rules that should be banned

Rules in the workplace. Without them we’d have anarchy. Or would we? According to an article by Dr Travis Bradbury in the Huffington Post most companies fall into the trap of instigating morale sapping rules for every employee based upon the inconsiderate actions of a small minority of transgressors. Hardly seems fair does it? Anyway, in this article, Dr B has outlined nine dumb directives and I have featured my top six… 1. Banning use of social platforms – now I think we would all accept the need to restrict access to some of the more (shall we say) ‘unsavoury’ sites available on the internet but why do some companies insist upon stopping access to the likes of LinkedIn, Facebook and Snap? The commonly held belief is that social media stifles efficiency but there is a counter-argument that these platforms are incredibly useful tools in the work environment – for example scoping someones profile whilst checking them out …

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