Bart's Blog

News and updates from RFX

We here at RFX like to share some of what's going on around our house. Not only updates about the latest technologies that we're using, but also updates on what is going on in our lives. Bart’s Blog is a culmination of articles contributed by a variety of RFX Team members. We hope that what you read will be informative, funny, thought provoking and more. Enjoy!

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The Importance of Company Culture
Posted by: Bart Bushong
on: 10 July 2012
in: life , rfx

When brainstorming on how to improve business and profits, we first tend to look outward to the customer or client: how to attract them, care for them, and keep them. But maybe we need to start by looking inward at our employees. Are your employees “engaged”? Not just happy employees, but employees who are actively engaged in the mission of your company and won't hesitate to go the extra mile. Having engaged employees is not something that can simply be bought or created with a couple rounds of free donuts. Employee engagement grows out of an excellent company culture...

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Microsoft Joins the Tablet Scene
Posted by: RFX Staff
on: 26 June 2012
in: life , productivity

Christmas came early for Microsoft fans last week with the announcement of two Microsoft tablets. Of course, with a few months to go before the tablets' release, Christmas might be right on time. The Surface for Windows 8 RT, similar to the iPad, should hit the shelves with Windows 8 in a couple months. You'll have to wait a little longer for Windows Pro, which is more comparable to an Ultrabook. Only time will tell if the Microsoft Surface can loosen the iPad's grip on the tablet market, but in the meantime, let's check out some of its great features...

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Continuing Education
Posted by: Bart Bushong
on: 12 June 2012
in: life

Staying educated on what's happening in your industry is essential to being a valuable employee and strong leader. Here are some of my favorite places to get technology and business news with a sample article to get you started...

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Staying Organized with Apps
Posted by: Bart Bushong
on: 29 May 2012
in: productivity

Lately I’ve been choosing to procrastinate by downloading and setting up to-do apps. Once I get one organized with my priorities for the upcoming week, I decide to put off those priorities another hour by researching, downloading and organizing a new app. I tend to have a short attention span for apps, so here’s what has caught my eye lately...

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Making the Most of Your Time with Podcasts
Posted by: Bart Bushong
on: 8 May 2012
in: productivity

Stop and think about how much time you spend in the car each day: on the way to work, stopping at the drive-through to get coffee, going to lunch, creeping home through traffic. The time can add up and start to feel like time wasted. Thankfully, there are all kinds of free podcasts available so you can be entertained and educated while waiting at the stop light. Here are some recommendations for business-related podcasts...

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