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Fastest Growing Nonprofit Sectors

Charitable giving has been on a steady upward trend in the past few years. In fact, people have given more money to charity each year since 1977 with the exception of three years: 1987, 2008 and 2009. From 1977 to 2017, the average year-to-year increase in giving was $8.94 billion. In 2017 individuals and companies…

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Nonprofits have unique considerations during an economic downturn

Fundraising Strategies for Nonprofits Facing Economic Downturn

In 2019, the economy is growing fast but two-thirds of economists in the U.S. are predicting the start of another recession by the end of 2020. Many nonprofits were taken off guard by the last economic recession when it began in 2007. Being unprepared for a downturn can be detrimental to any type of organization…

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new developments in e-discovery

Acquisitions Allow Vendors to Compete with Global ESI providers

Electronic discovery, also known as e-discovery, is any process where electronic data is used in a civil or criminal legal case. The data may be investigated, searched and secured with the idea of using it as evidence. This has allowed for great advances in the legal industry, as digital data is much easier to work…

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Use cybersecurity best practices to lessen risk of a security breach

Cybersecurity Best Practices: Protecting Client Information

Cybersecurity breaches are on the rise. From small businesses to giant corporations, everyone is vulnerable to cyber attack. You don’t want to believe it but the unfortunate truth is: it could happen to you. Being aware of this is a good start. But if you’re faced with the reality of a cyber attack, you and…

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CRA Wins Again! 5th Time Earning a Place as a Top Managed Provider

Named a CRN Pioneer 250 in the CRN 2019 Managed Service Provider 500 List Computer Resources of America | CRA is proud to announce today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named CRA to its 2019 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes the…

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Growing Your Firm’s Operational Privacy Team in 2019

The European Union (EU) passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018. The United States is soon to follow suit by passing its own federal privacy laws. For example, the 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a recent tax privacy law that will take effect in January 2020. In the wake of…

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implementing technological change in law firms

Your Law Firm’s Guide to Implementing Change

The business landscape is in constant flux with technology as a major driver. A segment of this is often overlooked: law firms. In addition to the dense and confusing work of law, technology and law are not synonymous due to significant security and confidentiality challenges. But with cost savings a top priority and disrupting business,…

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How Blockchain Technology Is Changing Real Estate

This was one of our most popular blog posts of 2018. We’ve updated this post with new information to continue providing valuable content. We’ve shared how blockchain technology is shaking up FinTech but that’s not the only vertical in which its making waves. Real estate, both commercial and residential, are seeing the benefits of implementing the technology.…

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5 Things To Know About the New Tax Law on Financial Technology

This was one of our most popular blog posts of 2018. We’ve updated this post with new information to continue providing valuable content. There’s been a lot of chatter, online and off, about the new tax law. Here’s what everyone needs to know about how it affects FinTech (financial technology). How The New Tax Law…

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advancements in 3D printing

Multi-Industry Advances in 3D Printing

  2018 saw an explosion in 3D printing. In addition to growing as a consumer product (the millionth 3D printer was purchased in 2017), 3D printers have been in the news, and even the focus of art exhibits. Here’s a recap of the biggest advancements in 3D printing in 2018. 3D Printing Advances in 2018…

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