ARC Reads: January 2023 Edition

This Month: Cybersecurity, Cloud & Coding demand in 2023, A Time Hack, Innovating in Uncertain Times – Lessons from 2022, Cybersecurity Strategies for Small to Midsize Businesses & More

In this January edition (Happy New Year!) of ARC Reads we continue to share the latest tech and business articles that have piqued our interest.  

What We’re Reading This Month

Cybersecurity, cloud and coding: Why these three skills will lead demand in 2023 – The demand for digital skills has accelerated considerably in 2022. As more companies lean on technology to innovate and future-proof their business, the pool of available software talent capable of achieving these goals continues to shrink. More here. 

The Time Hack Everyone Should Know – Much like Dorothy discovers at the end of “The Wizard of Oz,” the key to hacking time is a tool we’ve had all along: Choice.  I’m in a complicated relationship with my phone. So much so that I’ve never used the screen time function, choosing to live in denial rather than dealing with the hard truths of our relationship. Read the hack here

Innovating in Uncertain Times: Lessons from 2022 – Economic uncertainty, social and political unrest, environmental catastrophe, and global health crises continue to impact people and businesses worldwide. Yet, amidst each of these disruptions, managers must maintain forward momentum to ensure their teams achieve success stays ahead of competition.

4 Cybersecurity Strategies for Small and Midsize Businesses  We have entered a new era of cyber threat. If it were measured as a country, cybercrime would be the world’s third-largest economy after the U.S. and China. Midsize businesses are often considered a soft underbelly for cybercriminals. A common misconception exists among cybercriminals that midsize businesses do too little to strengthen their cybersecurity, which makes them an appealing target. Read the article

In pictures: The hidden net-zero community paving the future of sustainable living – The first self-sufficient neighbourhood in Italy is full of innovations to keep carbon footprints down.  Since 2008, the Loccioni Company (a world leader in mechatronics and automated robotic systems) has transformed its industrial and residential buildings into the ‘Leaf Community’, the first eco-sustainable community in Italy, with a net-zero carbon footprint.

Movember – ARC Business Solutions had some fun in November 2022 and we put together an ARC team to raise funds for Movember. Everyone grew their best ‘Burt Reynolds’ mustache. Thank you to everyone who participated and supported us and men’s health! we truly appreciate it. The team raised $7,920!  Look at our pictures here. 

Interested in what you’ve read? Want to learn more about what we do? Contact us today. In addition to keeping on top of tech trends, we provide IT and business solutions to clients across North America.

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