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For Chicago Businesses: The 9-Step Security Checklist to ensure safe, recoverable data

For Chicago Businesses: The 9-Step Security Checklist to ensure safe, recoverable data

It seems like the news mentions a new cyberattack or cyber threat almost daily, so how could you possibly relax knowing that these innovative and creative hackers are constantly designing new ways to catch you and your data off-guard? A well-designed secure computer network can give you the confidence that “all systems are go,” whether you’re at home or in the office.

7 disaster recovery tips to help your Chicago business avoid data loss

7 disaster recovery tips to help your Chicago business avoid data loss

You stride into the office early one Monday morning. You grab a cup of coffee, flip on your computer and start checking email…

A note pops up that rivets your attention, announcing that your files have been encrypted and will only be returned upon payment of a ransom.

Read these tips to help ensure this doesn’t happen to you!

MXOtech CEO Joanna Sobran honored as one of the 15 Top Business Women in Illinois

MXOtech CEO Joanna Sobran honored as one of the 15 Top Business Women in Illinois

“I’ve had my ups and downs since I launched MXOtech in 2005, but part of what has helped me persevere has been my amazing network of people I’ve surrounded myself with – people that have supported my vision and helped me to make it a reality.”

Joanna Sobran is included among the state’s most inspiring female executives, influencers and achievers who are impacting various industries in corporate America.

What exactly is a business process improvement (BPI) assessment?

What exactly is a business process improvement (BPI) assessment?

A BPI is defined as the strategy a business uses to automate processes in order to contain costs. It consists of integrating applications, restructuring labor resources, and using software applications throughout the organization.

7 “need to know” secrets to choosing the right software

7 “need to know” secrets to choosing the right software

I recently had the honor of being invited to participate on a technology panel of experts in front of a group of 300+ technology companies. Despite teaching best practices learned over 10 years in business, MXOtech knows that the technology industry is constantly changing, and that means there is always more to learn.

The struggle is real: why software solutions often suck

The struggle is real: why software solutions often suck

By: Sean Blair, Chief Technology Officer at MXOtech

Business owners, managers, and employees are often frustrated by the software they engage to do their jobs. Do either of these sound familiar? “This expensive accounting program I bought takes me ten times as long as it would with my old process,” or “I bought this system used by everyone in my industry, but it takes me three times as long to use it than my manual process! Plus, it crashes!” If so, you’re not alone.

The power of women!

The power of women!

By: Joanna Sobran - Author, Speaker & CEO/Founder of MXOtech

I recently attended a Women in Leadership networking and educational event at Riveredge Hospital in Forest Park. It was a nice change of pace for me, as most IT events I join tend to be male dominated.

Redefining healthcare claim analytics

Redefining healthcare claim analytics

By: Sean Blair, Chief Technology Officer at MXOtech

In healthcare, the claim is central to virtually all parties involved in caring for patients. The claim contains every detail of a patient’s care – the diagnosis, procedure codes, status codes, condition codes, information about how other insurance companies paid the claim, and much more.

Wonderful sales advice

Wonderful sales advice

By: Joanna Sobran - Author, Speaker & CEO/Founder of MXOtech

"If you're not making me money, you better be saving me money." That’s the rule that every CEO wants their sales people to live by!

I recently had the pleasure of talking with Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful.