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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Collaborating with Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Posted by: Bart Bushong
on: 24 April 2012
in: productivity

With busy schedules and more employees working remotely, it seems increasingly difficult to have a one-on-one discussion with your coworkers and keep everyone up-to-date on important company information. One of our favorite collaboration tools to keep everyone on the same track is Microsoft SharePoint 2010. SharePoint has six primary features that can be customized to fit your business’ needs...

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Small Businesses Are Often Easy Prey for Hackers
Posted by: Bart Bushong
on: 10 April 2012
in: business , security

Sometimes being a small business can give you an illusion of safety. You may think hackers won't concern themselves with small businesses. But according to a PC World article, small businesses can be very appealing to hackers...

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Website Update
Posted by: Bart Bushong
on: 20 March 2012
in: rfx

You know the saying about the cobbler's kids not having shoes? The same can often be said about IT companies and their websites. We've been so preoccupied keeping our clients' websites up-to-date that our own website has been sadly neglected. But we finally managed to carve out some time to take care of our own slice of the web and we're proud to show it to you. Nick Morris, our web designer, designed the new site with some guidance from Senior Partner Bart Bushong. They put a lot of time and thought into creating a website that is both attractive and functional...

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Keeping Up With New Technology
Posted by: Bart Bushong
on: 6 March 2012
in: productivity , technology

A couple weeks ago my mom purchased an iPad 2. She called me a few days later, sighing, “They're about to release an iPad 3.” (Sadly, she did not seem interested in my offer to take the iPad 2 off her hands so she could go get herself the iPad 3.) One of the more frustrating aspects of technology is that as soon as you make the financial investment in a new product, it can take only hours before it's outdated. Here are some tips to keep you from getting left behind in the technology arms race...

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Get Out of Your Chair
Posted by: Bart Bushong
on: 21 February 2012
in: life

There's nothing quite like opening the website of your favorite news source and learning that your job is slowly killing you, but I've read a lot of articles lately about the dangers of desk jobs. The main threat seems to be the ill effects of sitting. Even if you work out regularly, if you spend the bulk of your day sitting, you will likely still struggle with slower metabolism and weight problems. It might seem like a hopeless cause, unless you're interested in a career change, but there are several alternatives to sitting from 9 to 5...

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