Category: business manager

Apple Device Management Firm Addigy Finds Tailwinds In WFH, Mac Ramp-Up

Addigy is capitalizing on its specialty in cloud-based remote management of Macs and other Apple devices as widespread work-from-home continues, while Apple’s heightened focus on Mac signals further growth ahead, CEO Jason Dettbarn told CRN.

The Miami-based provider of Apple device management software is seeing the sort of growth that was reminiscent of what happened early on in the Windows MSP market, said Dettbarn, a veteran of Kaseya who founded Addigy in 2014.

[Related: Apple CEO: Mac, iPad Driving ‘Very Strong’ Growth During COVID-19]

The growth of Mac usage in businesses has already been “very solid,” he said–and now Apple is preparing to launch the first Macs with its own “Apple Silicon” processors by the end of this year.

“As we see Apple taking this as a very serious focus, we’re really excited,” Dettbarn said. “Because rising tides raise all ships, and fundamentally we’re the only platform in the market

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Utilize These Platforms to Increase Your Business’s Productivity

The transformations happening in the digital landscape seem to be occurring exponentially as the world combats the necessity of remote working and learning. But even prior to the pandemic, my company employed useful apps in the infrastructure of our business model to increase our productivity, and so should you.

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Here are seven time-tested tools that have proven key through their reliability, ease of use, user experience and overall quality. So while tech-anxiety is definitely a factor in today’s world, especially for those who have not grown up with an intuitive knowledge of these tools, I hope these suggestions will offer guidance and direction for entrepreneurs looking to integrate tech into the fabric of their companies. 


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Office productivity

Microsoft Office has come a long way since its early days, and I love how its transformed into Office 365, more or less with the

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Laura Painia Jackson, manager of the celebrated Dew Drop Inn in Central City, dies at 91 | Music

Laura Painia Jackson, the business manager of the legendary Dew Drop Inn, died Sept. 11 of kidney failure at her New Orleans home, her son, Kenneth Jackson, said. She was 91.


Laura Painia Jackson 

The Dew Drop, at 2836 LaSalle St. in Central City, was a magnet for Black entertainers when segregation was the rule. It was also a family business that Jackson’s father, Frank Painia, founded in 1939. In addition to a performing area, the Dew Drop had a barber shop, a restaurant and a hotel for traveling performers who, in the Jim Crow era, could neither eat nor sleep in New Orleans’ famed establishments.

“Deacon John” Moore, who played there frequently, called the Dew Drop “a one-stop shop” where traveling musicians could get free lodging in exchange for performing.

Ray Charles, who lived at the Dew Drop, frequently practiced on the piano at the home where Jackson lived

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Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions Business and Quantitative Manager QS Investors Join Forces – Press Release

SAN MATEO, Calif.–(Business Wire)–Franklin Templeton today announced its plans to combine the Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions (FTMAS) and QS Investors capabilities to form Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions (FTIS), a single best-in-class solutions business platform that will deliver an expanded range of investment capabilities to clients. Effective October 1, 2020, the combined team of more than 120 investment professionals will oversee more than $120 billion in multi-asset strategies, leveraging a broad spectrum of investment capabilities from fundamental to quantitative.

FTMAS is Franklin Templeton’s multi-asset “hub” that integrates the firm’s independently managed fundamental and quantitative research into customized solutions for clients around the globe. QS Investors is known for its innovative quantitative, factor-based equity and asset allocation strategies as well as customized portfolio construction capabilities. QS became one of Franklin Templeton’s specialist investment managers through its acquisition of Legg Mason on July 31, 2020.

“It became clear in ongoing discussions between QS

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Hospitality embraces co-working to entice a new kind of business client

Along with bars and restaurants, hotels have been one of the hardest hit businesses during the pandemic. With fewer international and business travelers, they’ve had to pivot and market themselves in different ways to try to attract the local population to avail themselves of their services.

Recently, in a move to increase revenues and entice guests, a number of hotels have announced that they have added co-working spaces and packages for individuals and groups, whether they choose to come for a few hours or stay longer.

In doing so, they have created yet another hybrid space, one that requires the ambiance of a well-designed hotel and the functionality of an office environment.

Well before the pandemic, hotels had been renovating their lobbies and other public areas to make them more suitable to business travelers who wanted spaces suitable for remote working but also for socializing with other guests. The rise

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SFU’s Shields School of Business announces new international business program | Lifestyle

LORETTO — The Shields School of Business at Saint Francis University announced the addition of a new international business program.

The Bachelor of Global Business Management program examines business management strategies and tactics used in other cultures. Graduates will gain a full understanding of the political, economic, and cultural characteristics of today’s multicultural business environment, along with the dynamics of international business.

Two aspects of the Global Business Management program are designed to differentiate it from similar international business programs, including:

  • A multi-disciplinary approach grounded in the liberal arts: Global Business Management students will complete six additional credits in one of the following areas: modern languages, history, and/or political science in addition to general education requirements.
  • Required study abroad or international business internship: Students will study abroad during their sophomore or junior years to broaden their international knowledge and experience base. Students may select one semester-long study abroad program, two
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Global Workflow Management System Market 2020 Upcoming Trends, Latest Innovation, Advance Technology and Top Companies to 2025

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Sep 22, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
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The report profoundly evaluated in the report covering scope, profitability, demand status, uncertainties, and development forecast. Then report compiles in-depth analysis on critical subjects of the global Workflow

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The Ferret seeks a business manager | by The Ferret | The Ferret | Aug, 2020

The Ferret is an investigative journalism platform for Scotland and beyond. We are a registered co-operative with places on our governing board for journalists and readers.

The Ferret launched in 2015, with the aim of producing investigative journalism in the public interest, holding power to account. We wanted to be different — a transparent, accountable media platform for the digital age, owned and run for and by its members.

Five years on, we are a highly respected, multi-award winning and growing media business. As of August 2020 we have over 1,500 paying members, an additional 1,500 members of our Ferret Underground network, and approaching 100,000 readers. There are further details on our transparency dashboard.

We have been funded by a mixture of grants, subscriptions and content sales, with grants making up approximately half of our income. In May 2020 we secured funding of $260,000 over three years from the Luminate

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5 Eye-Opening Benefits of Using Facebook Business Manager For Your Business | by IIB Council | Digital Marketing Made Simple | Aug, 2020

After creating your business manager account on Facebook, the first thing you’re probably going to do is add people under your account, and when you do, you will immediately see how everyone in your company will fit in.

As you can see in the screenshot below, all people will be added under one of four main categories (the last two shown here are seen once you click on “Show Advanced Options”).

Employee Access

This is the option that would be selected by default, and rightly so, as this will fit most of the users that you’re adding to your account. I recommend using that option for anyone on your marketing team, interns, or anyone on your payroll who is not an owner.

Admin Access

The second option is basically the highest level of access you can give on the business manager. With this level of access, users can have full

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Clearent Acquires Field-Services-Management Solution Wintac

Deal expands Clearent’s portfolio of software solutions serving companies in the field-services-management industry

ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) September 22, 2020

Payment-solutions provider Clearent has acquired Wintac, a field-service-management software solution primarily targeting residential contractors providing HVAC, plumbing, electrical and other home-repair services. Purchased from Dundee, Illinois-based Davisware, LLC, Wintac will become part of FieldEdge, a wholly owned subsidiary of Clearent. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Clearent announced the move as the latest example of its effort to grow market share in the mechanical contractor/field-services-management (FSM) segment. The addition of Wintac will help FieldEdge expand its current market-leading position as a provider of FSM solutions.

“We are happy to welcome Wintac customers to the FieldEdge family,” said Connie Certusi, president of FieldEdge. “We look forward to engaging with these customers in the coming year to understand their needs as they relate to managing their field-service organization, to address those

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