I Want Highly Informative Excel Spreadsheets

If you are giving a presentation and part of it involves a shared display or handouts of a spreadsheet what can you do to keep the group awake? Let’s face it, Microsoft Excel is an excellent tool for organizing and manipulating statistical data, but when sharing your spreadsheet with others, your spreadsheet has to be interesting and informat

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We’re Delivering More Expert, Reliable Baton Rouge IT Solutions Than Ever 

In this day and age, there are many reasons why you need the most reliable IT services and solutions you can get. It’s obvious to anyone who’s been paying attention to technology news in the last decade, but for those who are still unsure or uncommitted to securing professionally-qualified Baton Rouge IT solutions and services for their busines

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Remember Everything with Evernote

Evernote is a powerful note-taking application that’s designed to keep you organized.  You can add text, audio, images, scanned documents, videos—all kinds of files. Plus, Evernote syncs across all your devices automatically. Capture anything: Save your ideas, and things you like, hear and see. Access your notes from anywhere with near

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A Cyber Security Assessment is a Crucial Step in Any Acquisition Process

As Verizon recently learned as they continue their plans to acquire Yahoo, failing to conduct a cyber security assessment as part of M&A due diligence can be costly; any business considering an acquisition should learn from Verizon’s misstep.   While companies generally understand the importance of conducting thorough due diligence

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Weekly Tech Tip: Create a mobile device action plan

Mobile devices can create significant security and management challenges, especially if they hold confidential information or can access the corporate network. Require users to password protect their devices, encrypt their data, and install security apps to prevent criminals from stealing information while the phone is on public networks. Be sure t

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Weekly Tech Tip: Control physical access to computers and network components

Prevent access or use of business computers by unauthorized individuals. Laptops can be particularly easy targets for theft or can be lost, so lock them up when unattended. Make sure a separate user account is created for each employee and require strong passwords. Administrative privileges should only be given to trusted IT staff and key personnel

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Get Organized Across Your Business and Personal Life with Microsoft One Note.

What is OneNote? Some people call it a note-taking program, but it’s so much more!  It’s a great Microsoft application that can be used for both your business and personal life. Use it in your business life for content gathering, sorting, sharing, project management and coordination with colleagues. Or use it in your own life to keep organi

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What Is The Financial Impact Of A Ransomware Attack?

Ransomware creates a nightmare scenario for every business it targets. It results in lost access to critical systems and data, prolonged downtime, lost productivity, and lost profits. And as ransomware continues to become more sophisticated, the level of risk small and mid-sized businesses face increases. The impact to business continuity, producti

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Budget Mobile Computing: Windows 10 or Chrome OS?

The most significant difference between a regular Windows 10 laptop and a Chromebook is the operating system. Companies with extensive field operations often look for the best ways to save money. Google, or Alphabet as the parent is now known, has created an OS they call Chrome OS. It is the OS used on Google OS laptops that are called Chromebooks.

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How Our Baton Rouge Computer Support Gives You Quick Computer Fixes and So Much More

With Puryear on the job, you get the quick computer fixes, such as being able to recover a hard drive or remove a virus, plus the entire spectrum of A-level IT services. Because we’re able to look at both the big and small picture (and all points in between) where your computer network is concerned, we’re able to offer the most engaged and effi

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Boosting Your Presence On Google Searches

By optimizing your website for the Google Knowledge Panel, you can reinforce your business’s good reputation and improve the likelihood of customer conversions. Google searches are the bread and butter of modern marketing. As the world’s most widely used search engine, Google provides access to billions of potential customers. Thus no

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Wisdom Wednesday: Twelve Shortcuts Saving Maximum Time Using Microsoft Outlook

The latest version of Microsoft Outlook is designed to be a personal information manager, not just email. Learn the shortcut tricks and a user can become a power communicator very quickly.   While many wish there might be another choice, it is unlikely that Microsoft Outlook as a user interface is going to go away anytime soon in the workplac

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Microsoft to Cease Providing Support for Office 2013 Software On February 28, 2017

Microsoft will be ending support for Office 2013 at the end of February. Are you ready to make the transition to feature-rich Office 2016? Microsoft has made an announcement to inform Office 365 users that support will no longer be offered for the 2013 version of the software. The last day of support from the company for Office 2013 will be Februar

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How We’re Leading the Charge for More Reliable Baton Rouge Computer Support Companies

Many of you are looking for computer tech support that won’t let you down in a pinch, and are struggling to find it. Well, worry no more – Puryear IT has all the technical solutions you’ll need to be able to end your search for quality computer support companies in Baton Rouge and reap all the rewards for your investment we can deliver. Th

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Why Small and Medium-sized Businesses Thrive With Computer Managed Services

Managed service providers and small and medium-sized business’ have a synergistic relationship that offers business the ability to multiply their IT service capabilities at an affordable cost. Many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have at least one person dedicated to handling IT. The idea propelling the maintaining of at least one IT

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Weekly Tech Tip: Make backup copies of important business data and information

Regularly backup the data on all computers. Critical data includes word processing documents, electronic spreadsheets, databases, financial files, human resources files, and accounts receivable/payable files. Backup data automatically if possible, or at least weekly, and store the copies either offsite or on the cloud.

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Wisdom Wednesday: Out Of Office In Microsoft Outlook

How Do I Set My Out Of Office In Microsoft Outlook To Only Send From One Date To Another? In Outlook, click on File, Info then select Automatic Replies (Out of Office). Click on Send Automatic Replies and check the Only send during this time range check box. Specify a start and end time for the reply to activate and deactivate using the Start time

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