Category Archives: Continuing Education

The Business Impact of Microsoft Teams

The Business Impact of Microsoft Teams    Microsoft Teams has received a lot of attention lately, and for good reason.  Organizations and businesses of all sizes are embracing the tool to see very impactful improvements in communications and productivity.  It doesn’t take long before these organizations look to take Teams to the next level.  For 3rd Element […]

Opportunities and Drawbacks of Remote Work

Opportunities and Drawbacks of Remote Work Changes in Work  With the pandemic and all the changes to the wat we work, there have been opportunities and drawbacks of remote work.  Many organizations have adopted a work from home or a hybrid model where they work from home part time.  Some employers have decided what hours employees need to work.  Some employers […]

National Clean Out Your Computer Day

National Clean Out Your Computer Day There’s a day for everything anymore and today is no exception.  Did you know it’s National Cleanout Your Computer Day?  Not exactly the best holiday, but IT people everywhere will rejoice if you join us in celebrating and cleanout your PC. Cleaning out your pc is a lot like […]

4 Tools to Increase Productivity and Communication

Goal Setting with 4 Tools to Increase Productivity and Communication Every year we tell ourselves we are going to set goals, plan things, play well with others, not run with scissors and this will be our best year yet!  I’m still running with scissors, how about you?  The tools we use are a big part […]

How To Protect Your Mobile Devices

How To Protect Your Mobile Devices Every year, an obscene number of mobile devices are stolen and lost; however, the exact number of devices suffering from these fates is up for debate. We casually leave our phones and tablets in shopping carts, public restrooms, and on top of restaurant tables.  Sometimes they grow legs and jump […]

Onboarding Neurodiverse Employees

Onboarding Neurodiverse Employees

Onboarding Neurodiverse Employees 3rd Element has been hiring, training and retaining neurodiverse employees for more than three years.  While we were creating a program to hire, train and retain the neurodiverse, we ended up with a robust onboarding program for ALL employees.  So, whether you have a neurodiverse or neurotypical employee, this article will lay […]

Active Content and Cookies for Cybersecurity

Active Content and Cookies for Cybersecurity

Active content and cookies are aspects of modern web-browsing experiences that many people may not understand. This lack of understanding may lead some web users to compromise the security of their personal information. Fortunately, a basic understanding of the ways that active content and cookies work on your system can help. What is Active Content? […]

Cloud Computing – To Cloud or Not to Cloud

That is the question. Where is the cloud? Everyone is talking about cloud computing these days and for good reason. The cloud is revolutionizing how computing power is generated and consumed. Cloud refers to software and services that run on the Internet, instead of locally on your computer. When tech companies say your data is […]