Thought Leadership

Tech Tuesday: LastPass

September 24, 2019

LastPass is a password vault platform. Keeping a strong password, and different passwords for different logins is incredibly important to keeping your personal data safe. Remembering all of these strong passwords can be a real pain. A password manager, also called a password vault, remembers your credentials by storing them for you and auto-filling your passwords when you need them. This storage is encrypted. LastPass extensions are available for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, [...]


September 23, 2019

We're upgrading feedback platforms As you know, when your service ticket has been completed, GadellNet sends a feedback survey. This survey is incredibly valuable to us as your feedback helps usmeet your needs better and continually improve our skills.  In order to keep improving, we have decided to change our feedback platform. We are going to start using CrewHu for these surveys and wanted to let you know a few of the finer details.  This is what you need to know:  You'll [...]

Tech Tuesday: 15five

September 17, 2019

15five is performance management software. 15five combines weekly check-ins with quarterly goals and annual performance reviews. Employees are able to create a priority list for the week that feed into their sprint goals. At the time they outline their weekly priorities, they are able to update their progress on their quarterly goals.  Employees and managers are both able to outline topics for 1-on-1 meetings. When you meet with your employees, it’s easy to see what objectives they’ [...]

trueU Learning Summit Key Takeaways

September 11, 2019

Nine members from the GadellNet team took a step away from the day to day hustle to attend true U’s Learning Summit aimed at leaders where individuals could explore, engage, and emerge themselves in professional development.  The environment at this event was supportive, inspiring, collaborative, and fresh.  After this day recharging day of learning, each GadellNet team member shared their key takeway.  “As the Gardner Grows, So Does the Garden”  Ashley is Gade [...]

Tech Tuesday: Presenter Coach

September 10, 2019

Microsoft’s new Presenter Coach, an AI-powered tool, will help you nail your next PowerPoint presentation through aiding you in improving your presentation and public speaking skills. As an artificial intelligence tool, Presenter Coach offers training and feedback integrated into the tool.  Presenter Coach, through PowerPoint Online, uses a rehearsal mode in which on-screen guidance for your pacing, inclusive language, use of filler words, and culturally sensitive phrases is provided. [...]

Cost of a Data Breach in 2019

September 9, 2019

Data breaches can be financially devastating, especially to a small business. More than half of small businesses that experience a data breach go out of business within 5 years of that breach. Costs associated with a date breach include remediation payouts, fines, and loss of business due to your damaged reputation. The Cost The average cost for a small business who experiences a data breach is over $3,000 per employee. Lost business due to the data breach, is what cost companies the most [...]

Tech Tuesday: Microsoft Planner

September 3, 2019

Microsoft Planner is a task management app available with your Office 365 subscription. Planner is easy to use, helps you organize tasks visually, offers transparency, and enables excellent collaboration.  Easy to use  Launch Planner from the Office 365 app launcher with a single click. You can then create a new plan, build a team, assign tasks, and update status—in a few easy steps. Organize work visually  Each plan has its own board, where you can organize tasks into [...]