Tuesday, November 21, 2017

2018 ChMS Article is Published!


I get the privilege of writing an article that is the most referred-to resource for churches and ministries looking to make a ChMS (Church Management Software) purchase or change. Perhaps it is the most referred to resource because it is completely objective and free... regardless, I am blessed to do it.

If you'd like to read a free copy (an advanced copy because the journal publisher won't have it on the streets until next month!), click here!

Friday, September 22, 2017

New Article on Types of SPAM & What To Do About Them


I just released an article to the publisher on SPAM... here's the opening:
SPAM email can be dangerous and painful to the recipient and to any data they have access to. Whether it’s ransomware, phishing, pushing of malware, or impersonation, a strategy is needed to protect ourselves. I’ll address these different types of SPAM, and how each should be strategically managed.
If you'd like to read it, you can see a free copy on our website by clicking here!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

iOS 11 Update - What You Need to Know BEFORE Updating

Apple has an advisory on their website (see https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208136) that using email in iOS 11 may not work, and that they’re working on it.

We recommend you postpone updating until this is resolved if you use email on your iOS device.

UPDATE: Apple released iOS 11.0.1 to fix the issue-- you're good to update!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

New Article: Helpful Computer Hacks

A hack is no longer an inept person, but a helpful way of doing things that increases effectiveness and efficiency! Who knew!

I released an article to the publisher of some helpful computer hacks that will likely help every computer user. You can get to a free copy posted on my firm's website by clicking here.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

New Article: Lessons Learned in IT


History repeats itself if history is ignored.

Few today know who Novell was, but we still benefit from their inventive engineering. What can solution providers, IT professionals, and churches learn from Novell’s story?

I just released a brief article you may want to read; click here to see a free copy of it on the MBS, Inc. website! 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

New Article: Should Churches Continue to Reimburse Cell Phone Fees?


I just released an article for publication addressing whether churches and ministries should continue reimbursing some staff for their cell phone and internet connections. It's sure to cause a stir!

If you'd like to read a free advance copy on our website, click here!

Monday, May 22, 2017

New Article: Don’t Become a Cybercrime Victim


I just released an article for publication about how to avoid becoming a cybercrime victim-- including from threats like WannaCry (aka WannaCrypt). As usual, we've put a copy on our website; here's a clink if you'd like to read it:
http://www.mbsinc.com/dont-become-cybercrime-victim/

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Mobile Devices, Apps, & Other Exciting Technologies


I just released an article to the publisher with thoughts on how to manage all of the new options we have in technology. Want to read it? Click here to see the copy posted on our website!

Monday, March 20, 2017

New Article: What's Your Backup Plan?


Many believe the highest priority of IT (Information Technology) is disaster recovery preparedness; the ability to recover after a major data loss. Or after ransomware. We often call that a backup plan, because it all starts with good backups. So, what's your backup plan?

That's the opening of a new article I just released to the publisher. If you'd like to read a free copy on our website, click here!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

New Article: O365’s Email Solution – Caution!

 
Microsoft’s O365 has many features that interest churches and ministries– especially because of the generous charity license Microsoft provides. Some aspects of O365 are good, but we found enough problems with their hosted email service that it’s worth posting an Enter at Your Own Risk sign.

I just released an article to the publisher; want to see a free preview? Click here!

Monday, January 16, 2017

New Article: The Facts about Fax



Do you still have a fax machine? I just released an article for publication that may help you convince others it is no longer needed. The savings my firm realized was nearly $900 annually!

To read a free preview of the article on my firm's website, click here!