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TS Monitoring Software, Terminal Server Sessions Recorder

January 31st, 2018

When a business grows and expands to multiple locations, at some point it may be very useful creating Terminal Server environments to allow employees access their files and applications from any location around the Globe. In fact, Windows Terminal Server is a perfect platform for those who need multiple users to access the same system, share applications and data simultaneously via the Internet.Read More

The futility of manual monitoring

November 29th, 2015

3297533849_a32573b118_zWhat you might have assumed already is now official: human beings have worse attention spans than your common goldfish. Hundreds of thousands of years of evolution, turning us into hyper-alert hunters and gatherers at the top of the food chain, has been undone by less than a decade of Twitter live-streams and Facebook viral stories. Goldfish (who apparently don’t use the Internet – who knew?) can pay attention to what’s in front of them for nine seconds, while your average joe on the street now struggles to stay focused for eight.

It’s just one more piece of evidence showing that people are more distracted than ever; and what technology has broken, technology can hopefully help fix. In business, computer monitoring software isn’t just helpful – it’s essential for overworked IT folks who can’t possibly have eyes everywhere at once.

Indeed, we saw just a few weeks back that in one of the most highly regulated, technical industries around, manual monitoring can be disastrous. In this case, it was airline cockpit pilots who chillingly can’t seem to stay focused on all those buttons and dials on their dashboard while their planes are in flight:Read More

What is Your Policy for Monitoring Employees?

July 20th, 2015

Companies have rights, such as being able to ensure that their employees are performing the work they’re being paid to do. They have the right to take measures to protect their ‘secret sauce’ or intellectual property. That said, employees working in a company have a reasonable expectation of privacy. How does that square with companies using employee monitoring software?

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Getting Employees to Work Smarter. Tips from the Productivityist

July 6th, 2015
Office Productivity Tips from Mike Vardy

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You’re looking at an employee computer monitoring solution because you’re just not getting a good level of productivity out of your people. Instead of doing their work on your computers, they’re leveling up as panda shamans in MMO games or updating their social network. Computer monitoring is part of the solution – but if you want your workers to be their best, you need to run your office in the right way. We chatted with renowned productivity coach Mike Vardy of The Productivityist about how to achieve that:

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Outlook Email Monitoring, Outlook Spy Software

February 26th, 2013

Since its appearance, email still remains one of the most cost-efficient communication channels in the business environment. Billions of emails are sent and received every single day Globally to get in contact, share and exchange various information, papers, etc. and for marketing goals as well. Rather often, emails may contain sensitive corporate information, including trade secrets. That’s why, it is essential to keep track on the whole way your employees send and receive emails.Read More