For those individuals who have been out of the education system for some time now, stepping into a modernized classroom may leave them feeling slightly bewildered. Where are the chalk-coated erasers, the spiral notebooks, and the crisp, red apples on the teachers’ desk? While you may be hard-pressed to find those apples in a traditional sense; one piece of technology, donning quite the similar name, has become commonplace in the classroom.
Along with its Android counterparts, the Apple iPhone has assisted in breaking down the communication barriers between students, teachers and parents. While the benefits of using a smartphone for educational purposes are readily apparent, an over-saturated marketplace of applications can make finding truly impactful apps somewhat difficult.Read More
On this episode of the Rocket IT Podcast, Matt and Eric of Rocket IT sit down with Robin Bienfait, Founder and Accelerator of Atlanta Tech Park, and CEO of Emnovate, an executive advisory firm based inside the Park’s facilities.
As an executive from AT&T, Blackberry and Samsung, Robin has both led innovation from within corporations, as well as invested herself in innovative technologies outside of these corporate hubs. Now, in an effort to share her expertise, Robin has created an ecosystem that curates innovation, engages entrepreneurs and accelerates business growth.Read More
As the processing power of computers continues to increase, an emphasis has been placed on the speed in which individuals are able to complete standard workplace tasks.
While it is easy to assume that this escalation in productivity is directly correlated to the quickness of the PC, other technological elements may have an equally great impact on an individual’s cognitive abilities. By simply increasing the display space and resolution quality in which content is viewed, individuals may quickly find themselves adhering to a better workflow, while experiencing a greater sense of satisfaction.Read More
When developing a relationship with another individual, it’s fair to say that some time is needed before you begin to share private information with the other party. That said, many social media sites expect a user to completely forgo this exploratory process, taking it upon good faith that the developers of the site have created an environment in which this information can be shared securely. Unfortunately, this is not always the case; and with information on expansive data breaches continuing to surface, users may quickly discover that their perceived trust with these organizations is easily violated.Read More
Over the past few weeks, we’ve covered everything from password complexity to the management that sustains it. Now, we’re ready to make the leap into a slightly more complex layer of password security, two-factor authentication. In this final installment, we’ll wrap things up by highlighting the benefits of implementing one of these services, while helping you decide which method may be right for you.Read More
With everything you can do from any of your devices, technology can sometimes be more of a distraction than a help. But there are several great tools and tricks to keep you on track with your tasks. From waking up early and engaging in regular exercise to attempting to manage all of your social media…Read More