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CEO Message
// March 4, 2021

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While this month marks one year since COVID-19 caused disruption in most of our lives, it also marks one year of adapting and pushing through many obstacles. We’ve had to pivot with the rest of the world and learn how to move forward. As we’ve pushed through the uncertainty, we’ve met countless opportunities to reflect,…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// March 4, 2021

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At this point, few places know us better than our favorite fast food restaurants. Is your coffee ready before you order it? Are you smiling behind your mask as you pick up your online dinner order? You are not alone. Though the hospitality market has seen its share of devastating challenges over the past year,…

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Commercial
// March 4, 2021

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Home has always been a special place, but how we view our homes has changed substantially over the past year. No longer are our homes simply our main places to eat and rest. Now, they have turned into our workplaces, classrooms, fitness centers and places of entertainment. As a result of spending so much more…

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Commercial
// March 4, 2021

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March will mark the one-year anniversary of the stay-at-home order in the U.S. This has necessitated many changes in our daily lives that will have long-term impacts. One positive from this increased time at home is the uptick in home improvement projects. According to NerdWallet, 61% of Americans have invested in their homes by completing…

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Personal
// March 4, 2021

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Over the past year — even amid a pandemic — the demand for rental dwellings in suburban U.S. communities grew considerably. Why? Because most people are spending more time at home and need more space. According to the Wall Street Journal, buying a home was not possible for many, as the pandemic and a low…

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Nonprofit
// March 4, 2021

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Though many sports leagues throughout the U.S. have had to adapt to various health concerns and ensure their compliance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations, the warmer months mark the beginning of the season for many teams. Even with added precautions recommended by the CDC, sports participation naturally puts participants at risk…

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Professional
// March 4, 2021

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Volunteering as a board member can be a rewarding and engaging experience. People who volunteer for these positions usually do so with the best intentions, but with responsibility comes the reality that claims can arise. Condominium, co-op and homeowner’s association boards are just a few examples of associations that should make sure their board members…

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Services
// March 4, 2021

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Monday morning rolls around, and you log in to your email; after you eyeball to see if anything is a top priority, you review your calendar to see what is upcoming for the week. You’ve got a few videoconference calls that will require some heavy preparation. Other than the calls, your week is balanced, and…

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DPSI
// March 4, 2021

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The attack on many major businesses and federal agencies via SolarWinds software was first made public in December 2020, and the reverberations are still being felt. In one of the largest security breaches of its kind, SolarWinds’ Orion software, a software used by businesses and government agencies to monitor their computer networks, was hacked. This…

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DPSI
// March 4, 2021

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In today’s fast-paced society, consumers want their purchases delivered right to their doorstep — and quickly. Companies like Amazon have completely changed the way people shop, allowing for the click of a button to bring anything, from a pair of socks to a flat screen TV, to your doorstep in less than a day or…

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