Category: DPSI

DPSI
// September 2, 2021

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The commercial real estate market has had it woes over the past year and a half. Despite the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, mobile and manufactured home parks posted a 12% increase in property values since 2020 and are now a top-performing commercial real estate class. These parks have become a solution for quality and…

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DPSI
// September 2, 2021

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The global specialty trade contractor market is anticipated to grow at a considerable rate between 2021 and 2025 according to market surveys and analysis. As the U.S. economy recovers from the pandemic and projects on hold since 2020 recommence, the need for specialty trade construction is expected to increase. Specialty trade contractors are construction industry…

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DPSI
// June 1, 2021

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Despite the resilience of various sectors within the tech industry, COVID-19 and the shifts in our economy have created new obstacles for tech business owners. Tech component manufacturers are expected to see supply chain interruptions and delays in production precipitated by pandemic lockdowns, an especially significant concern for tech manufacturers with few or international suppliers….

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DPSI
// May 25, 2021

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The U.S. has seen a lot of changes over the past year; however, one industry was shuttered in a unique way: the commercial real estate market. Businesses like retail stores, restaurants, hospitality locations and offices have either closed or moved to a home-based model, leaving a sea of vacant commercial spaces. According to Risk 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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DPSI
// December 3, 2020

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Even with the growth from bullish markets over the past few years, manufacturers have faced unique challenges that jeopardize their financial stability and long-term sustainability. The emerging effects of COVID-19 have accelerated and exacerbated these obstacles. A recent COVID-19 impact survey conducted by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) reported: 78.3% of manufacturers anticipate a…

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DPSI
// December 3, 2020

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This year has brought unforeseeable challenges to many business owners.  Across the country, businesses are slowly reopening, but it could be some time before things return to normal. Some businesses might progress better than others. Experts predict that the construction industry could emerge from the pandemic even stronger than before. According to Associated Builders and…

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DPSI
// September 3, 2020

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Ransomware continues to be a vexing problem for businesses. Ransomware is a special type of malware designed to encrypt a victim’s computers, where the only hope of restoring their computer systems is by paying a ransom to the hacker. Ransom demands can range from the tens of thousands of dollars up to multi-millions depending on…

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DPSI
// September 3, 2020

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The way we work and vacation in 2020 has changed drastically. With most people currently working from home instead of an office, many have realized that “home” can be anywhere. Additionally, current social distancing guidelines have vacationers shying away from crowded cruises and hotels and opting for more private getaway lodging. This combination has made…

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DPSI
// June 8, 2020

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There is no question that the COVID-19 pandemic that has rocked society over the past few months will leave a lasting mark worldwide. It will change many things, from how we wash our hands to how we do business to how we shop. In a recent report from Capgemini Research Institute, a global research firm,…

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DPSI
// June 8, 2020

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On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law to assist employees who are unable to work for specific COVID-19-related reasons. FFCRA mainly applies to certain public employers and private employers with fewer than 500 employees. Small businesses with fewer than 50 employees may qualify for exemptions. In general,…

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